Betting tips for Portugal vs USA - 14.11.2017
The European champion receives in Leiria the United States, in one of the most interesting friendly matches of this stoppage of selections. Portugal won the ticket for Russia by winning in 9 of the 10 matches of the group stage, a fact that clearly speaks to the strength of Fernando Santos's men, who thrashed the Faroe Islands in Porto (5-1) , with Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick, and won by the minimum in Hungary (0-1), with a goal from Milan's André Silva. The following Saturday, the Lusos suffered to win on artificial turf Andorran by 0-2 before beating Switzerland in the group's key match 2-0.
Despite the good run of the European champions, the truth is that from the beginning, everything was against the men of Fernando Santos, after losing in the first game in Switzerland (2-0) taking advantage of the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo in that match. Since then, Portugal thrashed Andorra (6-0), Faroe Islands (0-6), Latvia (4-1), Hungary (3-0), Latvia (0-3) and Faroe Islands (5-1), before suffering in Budapest (0-1). The victory in the last day against Switzerland by 2-0 gave them the first place in the group and the direct pass for next year's event.
Cristiano Ronaldo, for rest, is the main absence of the Portuguese.
international friendly The United States has been left out of the World Cup, causing the departure of coach Bruce Arena. In just one year, the Americans have gone from winning their sixth Gold Cup to not performing in the games played in the last year.
The Americans fell at home in the key game to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Yankees lost 2-0 to Costa Rica at Harrison's Red Bull Arena and were unable to win on the final day in Trinidad and Tobago, being out of the option of repechage.
The box of the Stars and Stripes was for several days third in the Hexagonal tournament. A priori, the US team presented a solid team, with many of the usual of the last international championships and some of the young talents that are shining in the MLS. The team includes several players who play outside the United States, such as defenders Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca), Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest), Matt Miazga (Chelsea) and midfielders Paul Arriola and Joe Corona (Tijuana).
Portugal vs USA Prediction: X/1 5.00
Portugal vs USA betting tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
Portugal vs USA final score recommendations: 2-1 10.00