Belgium vs Portugal Head to Head (H2H): Score Prediction | Trivia | Lineup | Euro 2020
Belgium vs Portugal: Head to Head Preview
The reigning European champions, Portugal, go head to head against top-ranked nation, Belgium in what is expected to be a box office clash in Seville.
Portugal’s group stage journey was a roller coaster as they started off with an impressive 3-0 victory against Hungary and followed it with a 4-2 loss against the Germans. They managed to finish 3rd after drawing 2-2 against France, all thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s consistency from the spot.
Euro 2020: Match Details
Round of 16: Belgium vs Portugal
Date: 27th June
Venue: La Cartuja, Seville, Spain
Kick-off time: 9:00 pm (CET)
Belgium vs Portugal: Sportco Euro 2020 Trivia
✦ This is for the first time Belgium and Portugal go head to head in a major tournament.
✦ This is the second time in a row Portugal National Football Team qualified for the Euro knockout stages after finishing 3rd.
✦ Roberto Martinez’s Belgium has scored in 56 of their last 58 games. Portugal was one of the teams they failed to score against in June 2018, which ended with a 0-0 draw.
✦ Portugal has been undefeated in 23 of their last 25 games in the European Championship.
Belgium vs Portugal: Head to Head Results
Belgium vs Portugal: Head to Head Results Last 5 games (All competitions)
|02 Jun 2018||Belgium 0-0 Portugal||International Friendly|
|29 Mar 2016||Portugal 2-1 Belgium||International Friendly|
|02 Jun 2007||Belgium 1-2 Portugal||Euro 2008 Qualifiers|
|24 Mar 2007||Portugal 4-0 Belgium||Euro 2008 Qualifiers|
|23 Feb 2000||Belgium 1-1 Portugal||International Friendly|
Belgium vs Portugal: Performance at Last 5 Euros
Portugal are a seasoned team when it comes to the European Championships. The Portuguese always make a deep run in the tournament. On the other hand, Belgium are short on knockout experience at the Euros as compared to their opponents on Sunday.
If we compared the head-to-head finishes at the last 5 Euros, we have a clear winner. This experience would give Portugal a clear edge over Belgium.
Belgium vs Portugal: Head to Head Form Guide
Belgium’s last 5 games: D, W, W, W, W
Portugal’s last 5 games: D, L, W, W, D
Belgium vs Portugal Head to Head: Predicted Lineup
Belgium: Courtois; Alderweireld, Vermaelen, Vertonghen; Meunier, De Bruyne, Witsel, T. Hazard; Carrasco, Lukaku, E. Hazard
Portugal: Rui Patrício; Nélson Semedo, Rúben Dias, Pepe, Guerreiro; Palhinha, Renato Sanches, João Moutinho; Bernardo Silva, Ronaldo, Diogo Jota
Belgium vs Portugal: Head to Head Prediction
Both countries have highly talented individuals upfront. However, we believe the real battle would be won in defense.
We feel Portugal might be able to edge their round of 16 head-to-head duel against Belgium with the scoreline of Portugal 2-1 Belgium. Portugal is known to perform when it matters the most.
The Portuguese have the European pedigree and experience in the knockout games, and with Cristiano Ronaldo on their side, anything is possible.