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Ace Football Team previews the UEFA Nations League round 3 match between Portugal and Czech Republic who meet up on Thursday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.

The spotlight is on Lisbon for a top-of-the-table clash between joint-Group A2 leaders Portugal and the Czech Republic in the UEFA Nations League clash. The two teams meet on Thursday at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.

Position in the UEFA Nations League table: Portugal vs Czech Republic

The current Group A2 table in the UEFA Nations League shows these two sides on the same number of points so far this season. As such, both have an opportunity to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in this round 3 clash. There is every reason to keep a close watch on Portugal clashing with the Czech Republic over three points on Thursday.

Latest form and fixture history of Portugal against Czech Republic

Portugal aim to extend fine form

Portugal look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. In their last 3 matches, they first beat Macedonia by 2-0, before drawing 1-1 with Spain. They were back as winners last time out when they took out Switzerland 4-0.

Visitors continue to collect points

The Czech Republic go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against Wales. They went on to beat Switzerland by 2-1, before sharing the spoils with Spain in a 2-2 draw.

Latest games between Portugal and Czech Republic

This will be the first time in almost 10 years these teams have faced each other. The last meeting between the two dates back to 21 June 2012 when Portugal won 1-0 on the road at National Stadium, Warsaw, during the European Championship. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the game back then in the second half.

Betting stats and facts for Portugal and Czech Republic

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on stats from the last couple of games that Portugal and Czech Republic played across all tournaments.

  • Portugal have scored in the last 11 home matches in a row
  • Portugal have not lost 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Portugal have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • Portugal have won 6 of the last 7 home matches
  • Portugal have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Czech Republic have not lost 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Czech Republic have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Czech Republic played, both teams scored
  • Czech Republic have conceded in the last 4 matches in a row
  • Czech Republic have not lost 5 of the last 7 away matches

Players to zoom in on in Portugal vs Czech Republic

Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Cristiano Ronaldo. He is one of the players from Portugal who are in their best form. He managed to find the back of the net twice in his last game, and will surely want to add some more goals against the Czech Republic.

The visitors will be looking to in-form Jan Kuchta to find the net once again, as he has scored a goal in each of the last two games.

Best tips for the match: Portugal vs Czech Republic

In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Portugal and Czech Republic, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.