The Portugal national football team will return to action this weekend when they face Bosnia and Herzegovina in their Group J UEFA European Championship qualifiers 2024. The match will start at 12:15 AM IST on Sunday, June 18 at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica.
The Portuguese side has made a great start to their UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign under new head coach Roberto Martinez.
They beat Liechtenstein 4-0 in their first Group J encounter and followed it up with a 6-0 triumph over Luxembourg to sit on top of the group with six points, 10 goals scored and none conceded.
Ranked 9th in the FIFA rankings, Portugal will be heavy favourites to win this contest by getting the better of a Bosnian side that’s ranked 58th.
Portugal will have a strong pool of players to call upon. They have the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, and Goncalo Ramos spearheading their attack while also boasting creative talents like Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandes in midfield.
Their defence looks pretty settled as well with the experienced Pepe, Ruben Dias, and Diogo Dalot among a few of the top defenders in the team.
Bosnia, on the other hand, finds themselves third in Group J with one win and a loss so far. They beat Iceland 3-0 but fell short against Slovakia courtesy of a 0-2 scoreline.
Needless to say, they are likely to have their backs against the walls when they face a star-studded Portuguese outfit and will need their experienced players like Miralem Pjanic and Eden Dzeko to stand up and be counted.
As far as head-to-head is concerned, Portugal has played Bosnia four times and won thrice while drawing the other contest.
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