Nations League Match Preview: Portugal vs Netherlands






JUNE 8/19


When - JUNE 9, 2019


Where:  Porto, Portugal at Estadio do Dragao    Time: 19:45 WEST
















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Key Facts











- The last time Portugal and the Netherlands played in a competitive match was Euro 2012, a 2-1 victory for Portugal.

- Portugal are hosting their first tournament on home soil since Euro 2004.

- Cristiano Ronaldo has scored every year since 2004 for the Portugal national team, in total he has scored 88 goals for the national team.

- Portugal lost Euro 2004 in the Finals the last time the country hosted the tournament and will look to win their first senior side trophy on home soil.

- Netherlands defeated Portugal 3-0 in a friendly between both countries in March 2018.

- Daley Blind is the current appearances leader for this Netherlands squad at 63 caps and Memphis Depay the goal leader at 16.

- This is the first Final of the new UEFA Nations League tournament both countries won their semi-final games by a score of 3-1.  


WRITTEN BY JORGE CORREIA

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