The Portugal national football team will lock horns with Slovakia in the UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers at the Tehelne Pole in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Group J match will start at 12:15 Indian Standard Time (IST) on Saturday, September 9.
Under manager Roberto Martínez, Portugal have made an impressive start to their UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers campaign so far.
Led by their talismanic captain Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal thrashed Liechtenstein 4-0 in their UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers opener.
Roberto Martínez’s side continued their scintillating form as they hammered Luxembourg 6-0 next, and followed it up by securing a 3-0 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina in Lisbon.
Portugal later pipped Iceland 1-0 in their last UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers away from home.
With 12 points from four matches, Portugal are currently at the top of the Group J standings.
On the other hand, the Slovakia national football team is also unbeaten in the ongoing UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers so far.
Coached by Francesco Calzona, Slovakia kicked off their UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers campaign with a goalless draw against Luxembourg.
They later beat Bosnia and Herzegovina (2-0), Iceland (2-1) and Liechtenstein (1-0) to emerge as one of the strongest contenders in Group J.
Having registered three wins and one draw, Slovakia are placed second in Group J with 10 points from four matches, two points behind Portugal.
Ahead of the clash, all eyes will once again be on Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, who has already netted six goals and provided four assists for Al-Nassr in the Saudi Pro League 2023-24.
Slovakia vs Portugal football head-to-head
Portugal are unbeaten against Slovakia 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 beat Slovakia 2-0 in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match in 2005.
Where to watch Slovakia vs Portugal UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers live in India?
The Slovakia vs Portugal UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers will be telecast live on Sony Sports Network’s TV channels in India.
Live streaming of Slovakia vs Portugal UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifiers will be available on the SonyLIV app and website in India.
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