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Portugal vs Spain: Match Preview & Betting Tips

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Ronaldo.com previews the UEFA Nations League round 6 match between Portugal and Spain who meet up this coming Tuesday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.

Portugal take on Spain for a match in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday at Estadio Municipal de Braga. As the Group A2 leaders, Cristiano Ronaldo and co will qualify for the finals if they can avoid defeat to their second-placed opponents.

Position in the UEFA Nations League standings: Portugal vs Spain

The current standings in Group A2 show us how Portugal and Spain have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 6 clash.

Portugal vs Spain – Fixture History

Portugal continue to bang in the points

Portugal look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Portugal beat the Czech Republic by 2-0, lost 1-0 against Switzerland, and then defeated the Czech Republic again by a stunning 0-4 scoreline.

Spain hope to boost points tally

It is difficult to point a finger at recent results for Spain, as they have performed according to their level. Spain won twice in their last three matches as Switzerland were defeated by 0-1, before they beat Czech Republic 2-0. Switzerland proved too strong last time out, though, and a 1-2 defeat followed.

Latest encounters between Portugal and Spain

The last match between Portugal and Spain ended in a 1-1 draw in Seville on June 6, 2022. Alvaro Morata put Spain ahead in the first half before Ricardo Horta snatched an 82nd-minute equalizer for Portugal.

Highlights from the last time Portugal and Spain met:

Betting stats and facts for Portugal and Spain

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Portugal and Spain played across all tournaments.

  • Portugal have scored in the last 12 home matches in a row
  • Portugal have won 7 of the last 8 home matches
  • Portugal have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Portugal have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Portugal have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Spain have scored in 35 of the last 37 away matches
  • Spain have scored in the last 18 matches in a row
  • Spain have not lost 11 of the last 12 matches
  • Spain have not lost 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Spain have won 6 of the last 8 matches

Top goalscorer

Even though the goals have been a little hard to come by recently, Cristiano Ronaldo can never be ruled out. The Portugal captain has hit the target two times in his last 6 international games and will surely be raring to go against Spain, whose top scorer in recent games has been Pablo Sarabia.

Portugal vs Spain Match predictions

To summarise, the upcoming match between Portugal and Spain 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.

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