Soccer Prediction The Portuguese club will host the Azerbaijan team in the Gup A matchday of the 2022 European zone World Cup Qualification on Us 25/3/2021. Considering the situation facing Covid-19, the match which was held at Juventus Stadium, Turin, Italy made Portugal submit a request to move the venue for the match against Azerbaijan from Lisbon to Turin.
The request was finally granted. Cristiano Ronaldo, always the captain who strengthened Juventus, seemed to be playing at home.
In fact, until recently, Portugal was still one of the areas included in the United Kingdom’s red list for Covid-19 cases. This means that Premier League players returning to the club are required to undergo quarantine. However, currently Portugal has left the red zone. Even so, the Portugal vs Azerbaijan match was still held in Turin. Many of the Italian mass media have reported that there is a role for Ronaldo behind this step.
Portugal and Azerbaijan are both ready to put in their best efforts. Portugal and Azerbaijan are joined in this group along with Serbia, the Republic of Ireland and Luxembourg. Officially recorded, Ronaldo and his friends are the main favorites.
At the same time between the Portugal vs Azerbaijan match, Serbia will challenge the Republic of Ireland in Belgrade. In the next matchday, three days later, the Republic of Ireland will host Luxembourg and Portugal will play Serbia.
Soccer Prediction Portugal coach, Fernando Santos, has called up his best players. Raphael Guerreiro (Dortmund), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Joao Moutinho (Wolverhampton), Sergio Oliveira (Porto), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), until Ronaldo is ready to play against Azerbaijan, Serbia and Luxembourg at the international break this time.
Apart from being superior to the quality of the squad, Portugal’s current position FIFA (5) compared to Azerbaijan (108) is also the reason why A Selecao is so favored to win.
Predictions of the Composition Player Ball
Azerbaijan (5-4-1): Emil Balayev; Azer Salahli, Maksim Medvedev, Badavi Huseynov, Abbas Huseynov, Anton Krisvotsyuk; Gara Garayev, Joshgun Diniyev, Khayal Najafov, Vugar Mustafayev; Ramil Sheydayey.
Coach: Gianni De Biasi.
Portugal (4-3-3): Anthony Lopes; Joao Cancelo, Jose Fonte, Ruben Dias, Cedric Soares; Joao Moutinho, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva; Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva, Joao Felix.
Coach: Fernando Santos.
Head-to-Head and Performance
Portugal wins: 5
Portugal goals: 18
Azerbaijan wins: 0
Azerbaijan goals: 1.
6 Previous Meetings
27-03-2013 Azerbaijan 0-2 Portugal (World Cup Qualification)
12-09-2012 Portugal 3-0 Azerbaijan (World Cup Qualification)
13-10-2007 Azerbaijan 0-2 Portugal (Euro Qualification)
08-10-2006 Portugal 3-0 Azerbaijan (Euro Qualification)
04-09-1999 Azerbaijan 1-1 Portugal (Euro Qualification)
26-03-1999 Portugal 7-0 Azerbaijan (Euro Qualification).
Portugal’s Last 5 Matches (S-M-M-K-M)
12-10-20 France 0-0 Portugal (UNL)
15-10-20 Portugal 3-0 Sweden (UNL)
12-11-20 Portugal 7-0 Andorra (Friendly)
15-11-20 Portugal 0-1 France (UNL)
18-11-20 Croatia 2-3 Portugal (UNL).
Azerbaijan’s Last 5 Matches (K-S-S-S-S)
10-10-20 Montenegro 2-0 Azerbaijan (UNL)
13-10-20 Azerbaijan 0-0 Cyprus (UNL)
12-11-20 Slovenia 0-0 Azerbaijan (Friendly)
15-11-20 Azerbaijan 0-0 Montenegro (UNL)
18-11-20 Luxembourg 0-0 Azerbaijan (UNL).
Soccer Prediction and Score
Portugal has never lost to Azerbaijan, won 5 times in 6 meetings (W5 D1 L0), scored a total of 18 goals and only conceded 1 goal.
Portugal always wins by a margin of at least 2 goals and conceded in its last 4 matches against Azerbaijan.
Portugal have won 7 of their last 10 matches (W7 D2 L1).
Portugal has always scored at least 3 goals in 6 of its last 9 home games.
Portugal has recorded 6 clean sheets in its last 8 matches.
Azerbaijan has only won 1 time in its last 10 matches (W1 D4 L5).
Azerbaijan has always conceded at least 2 goals in 5 of its last 6 away games.
Azerbaijan has always failed to score in its last 5 matches.