Portugal vs Azerbaijan: know where to Live Stream online and the likely lineups
Portugal starts the dream of playing in the 2022 World Cup against Azerbaijan this Wednesday, at 4:45 pm (Brasília time), for the European Qualifiers. Fernando Santos’ team is the big favorite to win the match and also to lead Group A, which has Serbia as the second force.
– This phase of the season is very stressful for the players. It is not worth crying or regretting. Athletes want to be in the World Cup and this start is fundamental. I’m sure they will go to every game with that responsibility in their heads. They have a lot of quality, delivery and performance – said Fernando Santos, Portugal coach.
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Due to the tight schedule, Portugal will hold three of the eight games of the World Cup Qualifiers this March and in a short space of time. After the duel against Azerbaijan, the team travels to Belgrade and faces Serbia on Saturday and plays away against Luxembourg next Tuesday.
TECHNICAL SHEET: Portugal x Azerbaijan
Date and time: 3/24/2021, at 4:45 pm (from Brasília) Location: Juventus Stadium, in Turin (ITA) Where to watch: TNT
PROBABLE SCALES: PORTUGAL (Coach: Fernando Santos) Lopes; Cancelo, Rúben Dias, José Fonte and Nuno Mendes; Pereira, Moutinho and Bruni Fernandes; Diogo Jota, Cristiano Ronaldo and João Félix
Absences: Raphael Guerreiro (injured)
AZERBAIJAN (Coach: Gianni De Biasi) Balayev; Medvedev, Huseynov, Badalov and Kryvotsiuk; Sadikhov, Qarayev, Diniyev and Mutallimov; Sheydayev and Emreli