The Portugal national football team will host Ireland in their final UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying game at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal. The Group J POR vs ICE match will start at 1:15 AM Indian Standard Time (IST) on Monday, November 20.
Under head coach Roberto Martínez, Portugal have been one of the dominant teams in the ongoing UEFA Euro 2024 qualifiers. Having won all their nine qualifying games so far, Portugal have already qualified for Euro 2024.
The 2016 UEFA European Championship winner will head into their last qualifying game after beating Liechtenstein 2-0 in their previous fixture.
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 128th international goal to open the scoring for Portugal in the 46th minute before Joao Cancelo doubled the lead 11 minutes later to power his side to another convincing victory.
With 27 points from nine matches, Portugal are placed at the top of the Group J standings.
On the other hand, the Iceland national football team will aim to bounce back after succumbing to a 2-4 defeat against Slovakia in their previous qualifying match.
With three wins, one draw and six losses, Iceland are placed fourth in the Group J standings with 10 points from nine games.
The Age Hareide-coached Iceland side can still qualify for Euro 2024 via the UEFA Nations League B playoff path.
Having scored 10 goals in eight matches, Ronaldo is the joint-leading goal scorer in the Euro 2024 Qualifiers and will look to continue his scintillating form against Iceland in their final home game.
Portugal vs Iceland football head-to-head
Portugal have a dominant head-to-head record against Iceland in international football, winning three of the four matches that they have played so far. The other match ended in a draw.
The last time these two sides met, Portugal pipped Iceland 1-0 in the reverse fixture of the ongoing UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers at the Laugardalsvöllur in June.
Where to watch Portugal vs Iceland UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers live in India?
The Portugal vs Iceland UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers will be telecast live on Sony Sports Network’s TV channels in India.
Live streaming of POR vs ICE UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers will be available on SonyLIV app and website in India.
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