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Portugal vs Ghana: What are the best betting tips for Ronaldo’s first World Cup game?

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 Our betting analysts at Ronaldo.com preview the World Cup round 1 game between Portugal and Ghana and offer stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.

Ahead of his team’s Group H opener in the 2022 World Cup, Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo looks to lead his squad onto the big stage by putting on an impressive performance against Ghana at the Stadium 974.

The world knows all about Cristiano Ronaldo and his outstanding ability, but can he and Portugal match up to the standards of competitors like France and Spain? Keep reading to find out!

Can Cristiano Ronaldo score against Ghana?

Cristiano Ronaldo has only faced Ghana once in his career, which was at the 2014 World Cup group stages in Brazil. He scored 10 minutes from time to hand Portugal a 2-1 win over the West African side back then.

However, as far as things are going this season, Ronaldo has struggled to reach his usual high standards. In his last 10 appearances for club and country, the striker has managed two goals and three assists.

His record in the World Cup, however, is decent, with seven goals and two assists in 17 games. He finished the last World Cup with an impressive four goals in as many games in 2018.

Portugal vs Ghana: Betting Analysis

Portugal look sharp

Fernando Santos’ side added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat the Czech Republic by 0-4. Their next match left them empty-handed in a 0-1 defeat against Spain, followed up by a 4-0 win against Nigeria.

Ghana in decent shape

Ghana look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Brazil, they were left empty-handed in a 3-0 defeat, but they bounced back by beating Nicaragua in a 0-1 win. They followed that up with a 0-2 win against Switzerland in their most recent outing.

Portugal vs Ghana: Head-To-Head Record & Stats

Here are the results of previous games that Portugal and Ghana have played against each other in the past, plus some useful stats from their most recent games.

Portugal vs Ghana: Betting tips

To summarise, the upcoming match between Portugal and Ghana appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.