Italy vs Portugal UEFA Nations League 17/11/2018

Italy vs Portugal UEFA Nations League

Italy vs Portugal UEFA Nations League

Portugal has a foot and a half in qualifying for this first phase of the League of Nations. With 6 points, and 100% victorious, the selection of teams can guarantee the qualification already in this game at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, and for that you just have to lose. The Italian team plays their last game in this group 3 of League A, and at most reaches the 7 points in case of victory. This will allow him to overtake Portugal, but the Portuguese team has the last word in reception at Poland. Thus, Portugal has everything to guarantee the qualification, it remains only to know if already in Milan, or if it will have to postpone the decision to GuimarĂ£es. Italy continue to disappoint, after making history, by the negative, failing to qualify for the World Cup, also seems not to be the life of the League of Nations that will improve its performance. Even if you play at home and are one of the most experienced teams in the world of football, there is no favoritism in this match that promises great balance, which could be a three-way game.


Italy only won 1 match in the 3 that played in this League of Nations. They started with Poland (1-1), then lost to Portugal 81-0), and the victory came just last time (0-1) in Poland.

The Italian team remains far from the golden age, despite having more quality than it shows in the field. Verrati, Jorginho, Insigne, Chiellini, Bonucci or Bernardeshi are class players. It always feels like this selection can go much further …

Portugal are doing very well, even without their biggest star, Cristiano Ronaldo. In both games it added two victories, with 4 goals scored and 2 conceded.

The defensive system has been Fernando Santos’ biggest concern. Despite the renovation, this is the sector where Portugal has shown greater weaknesses, reason why the goals suffered in this competition prove it.

Free Betting Tips Italy vs Portugal

Italy will have to play their part, win the match, move to the lead and then hope that Poland can beat Portugal in the final round. There is no lack of attacking quality for this Italian team, and with the permeable defense that Portugal has had, squadra azzurra is expected to make at least one goal. Italy more than 1 goal.

Betting Tips: Italy more than 1 goal
Odds: 1.60

Prediction Today: Both teams to score
Odds: 2.0

Bet Tip: Draw
Odds: 3.24

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