Euro 2016: Hungary vs Portugal preview Line-up prediction & kick-off time

Euro 2016: Hungary vs Portugal preview Line-up prediction & kick-off time

Hungary v Portugal

Hungary tackle bunch F top picks Portugal at the Stade de Lyon in the sides’ last gathering match. The countries have met five times aggressively some time recently, with Portugal winning every one of the five.

Hungary head into the match on the back of a 1-1 draw with minnows Iceland that abandons them top of gathering F. The outcome implies that they are guaranteed of a main three complete and, given their count of 4 focuses, more likely than not a spot in the Round of 16.

A mistake from 40-year-old Gabor Kiraly gave Iceland a punishment just before half-time, and Gylfi Sigurdsson unhesitatingly opened it. Hungary appeared to set out toward annihilation, yet their ceaseless weight was compensated late on when Birkir Saevarsson packaged the ball into his own net in the 88th moment.

Portugal were left baffled after their goalless draw with Austria. Cristiano Ronaldo’s post-match remarks on Iceland after the primary match caused issues down the road for him as his woeful competition proceeded with a punishment miss late on. Ronaldo has now endeavored more shots (20) than whatever other player at the competition.

Beside the punishment miss, Nani and Ronaldo were both denied objectives by the woodwork and the linesman’s offside banner individually. Austria goalkeeper Robert Almer additionally pulled off various essential stops that kept his side in the amusement.


Portugal mentor Fernando Santo has his sights solidly set on Hungary.

Talking after the match he said: “I believe we’re having an extreme time however we can’t flounder in hopelessness. There is a “last” to play on 22 June. We’re going to concentrate on that and complement the positives. We can’t consider the missed chances, reasonable or out of line, this is football. The following match is a last for us.”

Portugal go into the diversion in third place on 2 focuses. Contingent upon the outcome amongst Austria and Iceland, which commences in the meantime, a draw for Portugal could be sufficient for them to complete second.

Hungary anticipated line-up


PortgualĀ anticipated line-up


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