2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Russia VS. Portugal 5th Match Prediction

It was on 17th June that the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup began in Russia. The series is a precursor to the 2018 FIFA World Cup and total 8 countries are participating in the league. As of now, 4 matches have been played with 5th match scheduled on 21st June. Speaking of the matches so played in the tournament, we have seen some obvious consequences while the others came out as a total surprise. The series which will end on 2nd July is giving its fans some of the most interesting matches in the world of football. The hosts easily defeated New Zealand in the opening match 2-0. On the other hand, team Portugal and Mexico ended up in a draw 2-2 in the second match of the league. Speaking of the 3rd match, teams of Group B Chile and Cameroon played against each other with Chile winning the match 2-0. Whereas, in the 4th match Germany beat Australia 3-2. Moving on to the 5th match, it is all set to be played on 21st June at 18:00 in Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow. The hosts Russia will be battling against team Portugal in the match. Which team will lead towards victory? Let’s find it out in the 5th match prediction. 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Russia VS. Portugal 5th Match Prediction

Luka Modrić
Luka Modrić

A Juxtapose of Performances

This is going to be one hell of a match. On one side there are hosts Russia who opened the tournament with a smashing victory over team New Zealand. On the other hand, there is team Portugal which played against team Mexico in the second match that concluded in a draw. Portugal has taken a lesson from the previous match and if the team wants its players to rest in the final match against New Zealand, winning this match is very important. Speaking of team Russia, the hosts are not overconfident at all and do not tend to make any changes in their lineup. Since Portugal is a much stronger team, Russia will not take any chance.

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Lionel Messi

5th Match: Who will win?

As per the performances of the teams in the previous matches, team Russia is quite likely to win the match. The team is all filled with zeal and is ready to beat team Portugal. Speaking of the match results, it could end 2-1. The first goal will be possibly from team Russia’s side with Fyodor Smolov being the goalscorer.

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