The coach of Portugal team is Fernando Santos. He put the Portugal into a quite tough team to beat. Portugal depends upon their strong foundation that was the Portugal surprise Euro 2016 win. In central midfield Portugal had a less spark but on the other hand with the Ronaldo at the helm they got a chance to beat anyone. Portugal had a strong and quality of players to attack at any team specially they had the conventional wingers Andre Silva and Goncalo Guedes they are anticipating taking the place of Nani and Quaresma in the coming time.
Andre Silva wants to take an open start with Ronaldo, Nani and Bernando Silva auxiliary in attack. The character of central midfield was taken by two of the three Jao Moutinho, Jao Mario and William Carvalho. Before the World cup if Pepe became healthy then he will lead the protection, he will also have joined the Luiz Neto on the other hand Joao Cancelo and Raphael Guerreiro should have the full back situations. The sporting CP is Rui Patricio got the goalkeeping job at the first choice of Portugal and he will keep his position in the opening lineup.
The significant and highest goal scorer player of Portugal is Christiano Ronaldo who makes the alteration when it matters. Ronaldo had a strong and inspiring partnership with Andre Silva.
In the world cup of 2018 the Portugal is at the position of group B. Portugal will play the first match with the Spain who is considered as the first challenger side. Iran and Morocco are the other two teams haggard in their groups.
The first match will be played between Portugal and Spain on 15 June 2018 and second will be played after 5 days between Portugal and Morocco on 20 June 2018 and on the third match will be played between Iran vs Brazil on 25 June 2018.
23-Men Squad of Portugal
The Portugal team will be revealed about 1 month before the opening game at the world cup. The 23-squad man is hoping to be announced on 15 May 2018.
|1||Rui Patrício||Sporting CP||32||GK|
|3||José Sá||FC Porto||30||GK|
|10||Raphaël Guerreiro||Borussia Dortmund||24||Defender|
|11||João Cancelo||Inter Milan||23||Defender|
|12||Ricardo Pereira||FC Porto||24||Defender|
|14||Bernardo Silva||Manchester City||25||Midfielder|
|15||João Moutinho||AS Monaco||30||Midfielder|
|17||Danilo Pereira||FC Porto||26||Midfielder|
|18||Manuel Fernandes||Lokomotiv Moscow||32||Midfielder|
|19||João Mário||West Ham United||25||Midfielder|
|20||André Silva||AC Milan||22||Forward|
|22||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||33||Forward|