Ace Football previews the Group D match between Portugal and France in Euro 2020 and offers betting tips, the best odds, and form guides.
Portugal take on France for a match in the European Championship on Wednesday at Puskas Arena. Portugal arrive at the Euro 2020 placed 5 in the FIFA world ranking, sitting fairly close to France who come here with a ranking of number 2.
While only qualifying via a 2nd place in the group stages their points tally would have been enough for Portugal to top most groups.
France have for a long time been considered a top favorite to win Euro 2021 and they should have little trouble qualifying as winners of their group.
Portugal vs France stats and analysis
Portugal embark on their Euro 2020 campaign with splendid stats in their last 10 internationals. Portugal hit the target 2.7 times on average per game, scoring 27 goals along the way. They conceded a total of 10 goals, an average of 1 per game, as they held on for a clean sheet in 5 of those matches.
France have not exactly set the world on fire lately when it comes to goal scoring. France scored a mediocre 19 times in the last 10 internationals creating an average of just 1.9 goals per game. They held on for a clean sheet in 5 of these matches, conceding 6 goals which is an average of 0.6 per game.
Portugal go into their final group match on 3 points and need to be fully focused, if qualification to the next rounds is to be secured.
Heading into their last match in the group stages on 4 points, France will be looking to stay undefeated as they have their sights on the knock out stages.
Stats and facts for Portugal and France.
Fun stats Portugal
- Portugal scored in the last 22 of 24 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Portugal’s last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Portugal’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Portugal have not conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Fun stats France
- France unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row;
- France unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- France scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in France’s last 5 of 7 matches.
Form Portugal vs France
Portugal continue to collect points.
Portugal will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. The last 3 times Portugal played out an international match they destroyed Israel by 4 goals, which was followed by a 3-0 win against Hungary. Their most recent international served up a 4-2 defeat against Germany.
France looking formidable.
France seem untouchable right now extending their winning run in their latest outing. The last 3 times France played out an international match they annihilated Bulgaria in a 3-0 win, which was followed by a 1-0 win against Germany. Their most recent international served up a 1-1 draw against Hungary.
Portugal v France Fixture History
The latest match between Portugal and France was a close affair with France grapping a small 0-1 away win.
Portugal have the following 1-2-5 meeting statistics with France.
Portugal will hoping Cristiano Ronaldo can find the back of the net once again. He is on 5 goals in their last 6 internationals and Portugal need him to shine. Antoine Griezmann arrives at the Euro 2020 very keen to continue the momentum he has build up in his last 6 internationals for France. Scoring 4 goals in half a dozen matches is a decent output.