Portugal will take on Iran in their next scheduled group stage match of FIFA World Cup 2018. This big match is fixed on 25th June 2018 and Mordovia Arena, Saransk will host this game. The upcoming match holds more importance for Iran football team as their position in group standings will be determined on the behalf of the results of this match and victory is necessary for Iran in that match in order to stay alive in FIFA World Cup 2018.
Portugal football team looks comfortable regarding to their upcoming match as Iran football team is easy target for them to hunt and Portugal knows that very well. Iran in order to give tough time to former FIFA champions needs to focus on their defending strategies as in recent matches their poor defending plans cost them in shape of defeats.
Portugal vs Iran Live Stream
- Event: FIFA World Cup 2018
- Teams: Iran vs Portugal
- Venue: Mordovia Arena, Saransk
- Date: 25th June 2018
- Time: 21:00 Local Time
Portugal vs Iran Match Preview – Telecast Channels & Lineups
Iranian football team show off their brilliant game of football in FIFA Qualification Rounds and their back to back victories against top notch teams of Asia allow them to confirm their seat in the main rounds of FIFA 2018. The fans and supporters of this team are expecting same kind of performance by this team in the upcoming matches of FIFA World Cup 2018.
Iran in recent practice matches of FIFA World Cup 2018 performed really well and secured victory in 4 games out of 6 they had played whereas defeated in 2 matches. Iran during their practice matches defeated many good teams of Europe including Algeria by 2-1, Uzbekistan by 1-0, Sierra Leone by 4-0 and Venezuela by 1-0.
Portugal football team on the other hand of spectrum holds vast playing experience in FIFA World Cup editions as compare to Iran but this team is still seeking for their best performance in this tournament as the best ever performance showed by Portugal in FIFA World Cup was back in 1966 where they succeed to finished on 4th place.
Iran vs Portugal Match H2H
Well the performance graph of Portugal football team in recent few matches shows off the average scores as Portugal out of six games only become victorious in 2 games whereas lost 1 game and 3 matches of this team ended as draw. Portugal won its matches against Algeria by 3-0 and Egypt by 2-1 whereas lost its match against Netherlands by 3-0.
Portugal football team had never played Iran in recent matches so it is going to be for the 1st time that both these sides will play each other in FIFA World Cup 2018 and their performance cannot be predicted on the behalf of their previous track record so it slips towards the previous matches performances of both teams to predict the winner of the upcoming game.
Portugal vs Iran Match Predictions
As per the prediction made by the football experts, Portugal football team holds more hot favorite contender votes than Iran and the reason behind the choice of Portugal as hot favorite is the experience playing squad of this team and Iran due to lack of experienced players in their team considered as less tough competitor in the upcoming match of FIFA 2018.