Portugal played outstanding well in the world cup 2018 qualifiers and they finished on top of the points table with 9 wins and 1 loss. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most dominated player for the national side and score couple of goals in the qualifier matches. The European Champions now looking forward to win the mega event (Fifa World Cup 2018) held this June and July in Russia. Fernando Santos the head coach of the team made big changes to the squad before world cup qualifiers.
André Silva and Bernardo Silva the two young football players to watch for Portugal team in world cup 2018. Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the team from front as skipper. Luís Neto and Bruno Alves play key role in the defense of the Portugal. Well before the world cup 2018 journey began the official squad of Portugal will be announced.
Portugal Fixtures for World Cup 2018:
Portugal drawn in the group (B) of the world cup where they will play their matches against (Spain Morroco, Iran). They need to beat Spain in their group to get in the next round of the world cup 2018.
Portugal vs Spain – 15 June 2018
Portugal vs Morocco- 20 June 2018
Iran vs Germany – 25 June 2018
Currently no official details about the squad and team line-ups announced by the Portugal football association. The 23 men based team squad for world cup 2018 will be announced a week before the world cup started untill 4th June.
|Rui Patrício||Goal-Keeper||Sporting CP|
|José Fonte||Defender||Dalian Yifang|
|Fábio Coentrão||Defender||Sporting CP|
|Cristiano Ronaldo (Captain)||Midfielder||Real Madrid|
|João Mário||Midfielder||West Ham United|
|Bernardo Silva||Midfielder||Manchester City|
|Rúben Neves||Midfielder||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|William Carvalho||Midfielder||Sporting CP|
|André Silva||Forward||AC Milan|
|Gelson Martins||Forward||Sporting CP|