Categories: Fantasy Football
March 22, 2019
| On 2 years ago


By Kashif Sheikh

The POR vs UKR Match Preview

Defending Champions, Portugal, kick start their UEFA Euro 2020 qualification campaign against a stable looking Ukraine on Friday at the Stadio Da Luz in Lisbon.

The return of their captain Cristiano Ronaldo has been the talk of the town, as Portugal eye a repeat of their performance in France. Despite relying mainly on their skipper, Portugal boast of a heavily reliable defence.

Ukraine couldn’t have asked for a tougher start to their campaign as Portugal are currently one of the best sides in Europe. Add to that the fact that they’ll visiting their formidable opponents with a not so impressive away record. Andriy Shevchenko will be aware that Portugal are arguably their toughest opponent in Group B and even a point will be more of a positive result.

POR vs UKR Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction

When and Where?

It will be a home game for Portugal and will be played at Lisbon’s Stadio Da Luz on Saturday, 01:15 AM IST.

Where to watch POR vs UKR Live?

UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers can be streamed online via Sony LIV and will be available for live broadcast on Sony Ten Network.

Stats and Facts for POR vs UKR

POR vs UKR Recent Form (Last Five Matches)

Portugal: D D W W W

Ukraine: D L W D W

POR vs UKR Head to Head

Portugal Won – 1

Ukraine Won – 1

Drawn – 0

POR vs UKR Team News


  • Portugal are welcoming their hero, Cristiano Ronaldo, after he missed out all the games since the FIFA World Cup.
  • Bernardo Silva is expected to play higher up the field mostly as a Right Winger.
  • There is a debut expected for Benfica’s young gun, Joao Felix.


  • Ukraine look set to hand the 31-year-old Junior Moraes a debut after his impressive run in the Ukrainian League.
  • Mykola Matvylenko looks poised to replace Vitaliy Mykolenko at left-back.
  • Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko could get a start further up the field as a left winger.

POR vs UKR Probable Playing 11


Patricio (GK); Rui, Dias, Pepe, Cancelo; Guerreiro, Bernardo Silva, Carvalho, Pizzi; Andre Gomez, Ronaldo


Pyatov (GK); Mykolenko, Krivtsov, Burda, Karavaev; Zinchenko, Malinovskiy, Stepanenko, Marlos, Tsygankov

Players to look out for


  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Bernardo Silva


  • Oleksandr Zinchenko
  • Junior Moraes

Gambling India Info Match Prediction POR vs UKR

Portugal are aiming for a high flying start to their qualifier campaign and the return of Cristiano Ronaldo makes them all the more formidable. Ukraine do pose a decent threat, but Portugal look well armed to neutralise it. We expect the final scoreline to read Portugal 2-1 Ukraine.

POR vs UKR Dream 11 Team Predictions

Kashif Sheikh

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