Italy Vs Portugal (Friendly): Match preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 | 0

Italy Vs Portugal – International Friendly 2015 – Match Preview

Italy and Portugal is going to play their 4th international match and 2nd friendly in this year and it will be their 24th head to head since 1925 so far. The match will held up at Stade de Geneve (Carouge) and the match day was fixed up at 16th June, Tuesday, 2015. Watch this match live and on online on the match day at 12:30 PM BST (Wednesday), 10:30 PM Local, 6:30 PM GMT. For both team it will be their first international after Euro qualification’s 6th round.

Italy Vs Portugal live

Matches Information’s:

Match Schedule: International Friendly 2015

Match: Italy Vs Portugal

Venue: Stade de Geneve (Carouge)

Match Day: 16th June, Tuesday, 2015

Start off: 12:30 PM BST (Wednesday), 10:30 PM Local,6:30 PM GMT

Live Coverage TV Network of Italy Vs Portugal Match:

Univision Deportes USA

beIN Sports 1 HD

Univision USA

Ssports Live Streaming

Canal de las Estrellas

Sky Mexico

Foxtel Play


SuperSport Select 2

Possible Line Ups:

Italy’s Squad against Portugal:

Gianluigi Buffon, Mattia De Sciglio, Emiliano Moretti, Matteo Darmian, Davide Astori, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Daniele De Rossi, Marco Verratti, Alberto Aquilani, Emanuele Giaccherini, Mario Balotelli, Fabio Quagliarella, Andrea Pirlo, Alessandro Matri.

Portugal’s Squad against Italy:

William Carvalho, Moutinho, Ricardo Carvalho, João, V Antunes, Eliseu, Danny, Ricardo Quaresma. Nani, Joao Mario, Cristiano Ronaldo (captain), Rui Patricio, Bruno Alves, Jose Fonte,

Match Points, Record and Honour:

  • This year on 3 international Portugal have won in 2, both were in Euro Qualification and lost their only friendly vs. Cape Verde by 0-2 goals.Portugal defeats Armenia in their last match at Euro Qualification after C. Ronaldo’s hat-trick.
  • Other hand Italy have no victory in their international arena so far this year. Had played 3 matches and got drawn all of 3. Very last match was vs. Croatia, ended up by 1-1 goals drawn in Euro Qualification.
  • Italy is currently very close to the lowest FIFA ranking of 16, where they were the world no.1 team at November 1993 and February 2007. Currently they are in 14th
  • Portugal have no surprise, as they are staying their place at no.7. Their best was 3rd on June 2010 and lowest no. 43 at August 1998.
  • Portugal have 6 world cup appearances and become 3rd place holder on their very first world cup appearances at 1966.
  • And 4 time world champion Italy have 18 world cup attendance since 1934.

Match Head to Head:

There have been 23 match played among each other. The first match was at 1925 and very first match was won by Portugal. But in the dominating part, Italy have 17 wins vs. Portugal in this 23 matches against Portugal’s 4 wins. And they have 2 drawn as well. After 1992 Italy got 6 consecutive wins vs. Portugal and Portugal have got there most recent wins over Italy at 1976. In the run on the way. Italy scored 49 goals and Portugal scored 20 goals. Italy is unbeaten since 1976 and 11 match so far.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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