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POR vs MCD Dream11 Prediction for North Macedonia vs Portugal Preview World Cup Qualifiers Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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POR vs MCD Dream11: Portugal are set to play North Macedonia at the Estádio do Dragão on Tuesday for a FIFA World Cup qualifying game.

Portugal come into this game on the back of a 3-1 win over Stefan Kuntz’s Turkey recently.

North Macedonia, on the other hand, beat Roberto Mancini’s Italy. A late second-half goal from Aleksandar Trajkovic ensured victory for Blagoja Milevski’s North Macedonia.

The winners of this game will be heading to Qatar and both teams are on a high after their respective wins.

POR vs MCD World Cup Qualifiers Match Details

Date: 20th March, Wednesday
Kick-Off Time: 12:15 AM (IST)
Venue: Estadio do Dragao

 

World Cup Qualifiers Table

Portugal – 2nd Position Group A

North Macedonia – 2nd Position Group H

 

Watch World Cup Qualifiers Live

There is no live streaming of the game in India. The fans can follow the game on the official handles of the respective teams.

 

Recent Form

Portugal: W-L-D-W-W

North Macedonia: W-W-W-L-W

 

Head to Head (last 5 meetings)

The 2 sides have only met once in an international friendly that culminated in a draw.

POR vs MCD Dream 11 Prediction Details

Portugal Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy 

  • Nuno Mendes, Joao Cancelo, Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Felix have all been included.
  • There could be potential debuts for goalkeeper Jose Sa, centre-back Tiago Djalo, centre-back Goncalo Inacio and midfielder Vitinha.
  • Pepe is a doubt, having tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Goalkeeper Anthony Lopes and midfielder Ruben Neves are out injured.

Portugal Starting XI (Likely)

Diogo Costa

Joao Cancelo

Jose Fonte

Danilo Pereira

Raphael Guerreiro

William Carvalho

Bernardo Silva

Bruno Fernandes

Otavio

Cristiano Ronaldo

Diogo Jota

North Macedonia Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy 

  • North Macedonia have named goalkeeper Stole Dimitrievski, left-back Ezgjan Alioski midfielder Enis Bardhi, Elif Elmas and attacker Aleksandar Trajkovski.
  • There could be potential debuts for centre-back Nikola Serafimov, midfielder Valon Ethemi and forward Erdon Daci.

 

North Macedonia Starting XI (Likely)

Stole Dimitrievski

Stefan Ristovski

Darko Velkovski

Kire Ristevski

Ezgjan Alioski

Stefan Spirovski

Darko Churlinov

Boban Nikolov

Enis Bardhi

Aleksandar Trajkovski

Milan Ristovski

POR vs MCD Dream11 Team

GK

Diogo Costa

Costa was unable to keep a clean sheet in the previous game but did do enough to make Yilmaz miss his penalty.

Saves (National Team) Goals Conceded Clean Sheets
14 7 5

 

DEF

Jose Fonte

The veteran defender will count on all his years of experience to pull one over the North Macedonian attack. He has looked solid at the back against Turkey putting in timely blocks and tackles.

Tackles Won (National Team) Goals Interceptions
59 2 76

 

Ezgjan Alioski

Alioski has been putting his all both in defence and while going forward. His pace can be the difference with an aging Portugal defence.

Tackles Won (National team) Passes completed % Interceptions
251 75.7 138

 

MID

Diogo Jota

Lethal in front of goal, Jota scored the second goal in the tie against Turkey and will be key to Portugal’s success.

Goals (National Team) Assists Shots on target
9 5 15

 

Enis Bardhi

Bardhi has been prolific in the qualifiers scoring 4 goals and providing 3 assists in 9 games so far.

Goals (National Team) Assists Passes completed %
43 17 73.7

 

ST

Cristiano Ronaldo

The phenom will be looking to add to his record against a North Macedonia side that kept a clean sheet in the last game owning to missed chances. He has 36 goals in WC qualifiers o far.

Goals (WC Qualifiers) Assists Shots on target
36 5 19

 

Aleksandar Trajkovski

The man whose 92nd-minute goal led North Macedonia to the current stage of the qualifier will look to add to his 5 goals this campaign.

Goals (National Team) Assists Shots on target (per game)
19 5 1.2

 

 

Goalkeeper: D. Costa

Defenders: E. Alioski, J. Fonte, R. Guerreira, J. Cancelo

Midfielders: D. Jota, B. Fernandez, E. Bardhi,  Otavio

Attackers: C. Ronaldo, A. Trajkovski,

 

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Portugal have an easy their compared to their opponents but have a balanced team to see out this tie.
  • In the World Cup Qualifiers, North Macedonia has only suffered two defeats in the last 11 games.
  • They are primarily reliant on their attack, which has netted 24 goals in 11 games.

 

Odds to Win

The odds in favour of Portugal Win 2/9

The odds in favour of North Macedonia Win 19/1

Odds in favour of a Draw 6/1

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