Uruguay vs Portugal Match is going to Draw: …A lot of attention

Uruguay vs Portugal Prediction

Uruguay vs Portugal Match is the bone of contention now. Here is the complete preview. 

Uruguay vs Portugal Match Preview: 

The two-time champion Uruguay is taking on potential-contender Portugal, on 28th November 2022, during the most-awaited Group H Collision of the FIFA World Cup.

This edition of FIFA is possibly the last world cup for the Portuguese skipper Ronaldo, who has an onus of bringing in the trophy for his nation. CR7 is eyeing a win for his team, which missed the chance of lifting the coveted trophy 7 times earlier. CR7 is on the mission of Missed 7!

72 years have gone by since Uruguay won the World Cup (1930 & 1950). To relive the legacy of 72 years, Uruguayan Number-9 Luis Suarez holds the dream of his country, carrying 7-plus-2 on his Jersey (9).

Assumptions and analogies apart. This game of goals is no longer about assumptions, but about analytics. To predict a football game, you need quality data.

  • Last 5 Match Stats: Portugal – LWLWW. Uruguay – DWLWD. 
  • Head-to-head: Portugal – 1. Uruguay – 1. Draw – 1. 
  • Total goals scored in last 4 matches: Portugal – 11. Uruguay – 7. 
  • Portugal lost only 1 in their last 21 international matches. 
  • Uruguay lost only 1 in their last 12 matches. 

Uruguay vs Portugal – The Fence of “Defense”

Portugal’s defense is under the radar of questions and doubts, whereas Uruguay’s defense is getting stronger kick-by-kick.

If Portugal manages to find the chink in Uruguay’s armor, it will become a game with a high number of goals. The Uruguayan defenders reckon that it is unlikely to happen at any cost.

100 Years of Goalie-tude: 

Not even once in the last 100 years, Portugal had the best goalies in the squad. Top goalkeepers like Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich have never been part of Portugal. Diogo Costa is promising: can he fill that spot and be the man of nets?

The “Forward” Messages for Uruguay vs Portugal Match 

The message from the Forwards of both teams is clear. The top scorers of the Portuguese team are in prime form and scoring consistently, while the top scorers of Uruguay are keeping a clean sheet. In the match against Ghana, the Portuguese were kept scoreless during the entire first half of the game. 

However, within the next 45 minutes, the entire squad fired back with the captain’s first goal, which was followed by two more from the other players. 

Saurez is just one goal away from scoring his 50th international goal, which is long overdue. On the other hand, Ronaldo scored the first goal for Portugal in five World Cups.

Uruguay vs Portugal Prediction – Key Differences


– To attack is the best defense
– First time glory & nothing to lose
– Slow Start & High Finish
– To win the match against Uruguay


– To defend is the best attack

– Dire need to bring back the legacy

– Steady Start & Stable Finish

– To win the match against Portugal

This evenly-placed action is slated for Monday. Tune in. Be ready for the action. 
Portugal (probable playing XI): Diogo Costa; Raphael Guerreiro, Ruben Dias, Danilo, Joao Cancelo; Ruben Neves, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva; Joao Felix, Cristiano Ronaldo, Otavio

Uruguay (probable playing XI): Sergio Rochet; Mathias Olivera, Diego Godin, Jose Gimenez, Martin Caceres; Federico Valverde, Rodrigo Bentancur, Matias Vecino; Facundo Pellistri, Luis Suarez, Darwin Nunez

Our Prediction: 25% for Portugal. 25% for Uruguay. 50% for Draw. 

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