The coach of the Portuguese national team, believes his team is the clear favorite of the match.

Head coach of Portugal Fernando Santos has shared his expectations from the upcoming match against the national team of Ukraine which will take place in the framework of selection for Euro 2020.

“It will be bad if we can’t win, but it could happen in any game, which plays Portugal. I’m sure we will show good game and win this match. I’m not ashamed to consider themselves the favourites because we play at home. Although on the other hand has a team that is also in the running to win, we must win.

They are a team with great players. They have a very quick, pacey players. This team likes to control the ball, she really likes to play the game. For this reason, they try not to give the opponent to seize the advantage.

Many of those players who will play tomorrow are the miner under the leadership of Paulo Fonseca. It is the coach that we know well. We are also aware of the characteristics of the national team of Ukraine. But our team will try to show great performance and win the match”, – quotes the words of Santos FPF.

Recall that in Portugal went 25 players, with the exception of Viktor Kovalenko and Vladimir Shepelev. On arrival in Lisbon, our team met the fans in national dress with Ukrainian flag.

Match Portugal – Ukraine will take place on 22 March at 21:45 Kyiv time. Follow the match online broadcast on our website.

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