Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal begin preparations for the European Championship with a friendly against Spain in Madrid on Friday.
Spain and Portugal kick off their preparations for the upcoming European Championship in a friendly on Friday night at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano.
La Roja continue to collect points.
Spain will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings, Luis Enrique’s side ended with a 1-1 draw against Greece and went on to a 2-1 win against Georgia. Their latest game produced a 3-1 win against Kosovo.
A current strong home form of 10 wins from their last 11 matches since October 2018 could make the difference for Spain on Friday.
European champions in fine form
Portugal look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. In their previous 3 matches, Fernando Santos’ men claimed a 1-0 win against Azerbaijan and went on to a 2-2 draw against Serbia. Their latest match served up a 3-1 win against Luxembourg.
A current strong away form of 2 wins in the last 3 games since November leaves Cristiano Ronaldo and co in a sound position for Friday’s showdown.
Spain vs Portugal h2h (Friendlies Only)
Yet another stalemate?
Neither side managed a breakthrough in their last friendly. They ended up settling for a point in a 0-0 draw at the Estádio José Alvalade. 4 times in the past 8 matches between Spain and Portugal over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. La Roja boast a 3-3-2 record against the European champions.
Season facts for Spain and Portugal.
Facts are calculated for Friendlies
- Spain unbeaten in the last 14 matches in a row;
- Spain unbeaten in the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Spain scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Spain’s last 6 of 8 matches.
- Portugal unbeaten in the last 7 matches in a row;
- Portugal scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Portugal’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Portugal’s last 2 of 4 matches.
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Spain to win pays out at 2.35, the best price for a draw is 3.30, while an away win for Portugal returns you odds 3.10.