Portugal vs France – Euro Cup 2024 Quarterfinal: A Battle of Heavyweights

Tonight, at 12:30 AM IST, football lovers are about to be entertained as Portugal goes head-to-head with France in a high-pressure quarter-final encounter at the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg. Both sides made it through to the last sixteen but their paths have been vastly different. Portugal finished top of their group and went on to win an exciting penalty shoot-out against Slovenia whilst France was second in their group and recorded a slender victory over Belgium by means of an own goal.

Portugal vs France – Euro Cup 2024 Quarterfinal: A Battle of Heavyweights

Showing Their Star Power

This match is not only a battle between two European football giants but also a contest involving two of the biggest stars in the game; Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal and Kylian Mbappé from France. The duo will want to lead their nations to victory during this vital clash while simultaneously making statements themselves.

The Tale of The Tape

Although considered as football powerhouses, both Portugal and France have disappointed during the tournament so far. Neither team can score goals easily, thus raising the stakes for this quarterfinal fixture.

Prediction Line Up

In a 4-3-3 formation, Portugal is expected to line up with Costa in goal, Cancelo, Dias, Pepe and Mendes forming the backline and Palhinha, Vitinha and Silva stabilizing the midfield. As for attack Fernandes Leao Ronaldo who are upfront will be responsible for scoring most goals.

France is most likely going for 4-2-3-1 formation where Maignan would be guarding between posts while Kounde Saliba Upamecano Hernandez forms defenders line whereas Kante Tchouameni control midfield position.Dembele,Griezmann,Mbappe will take forward positions where Thuram leads them all.

How To Watch It?

Indian viewers can watch this live match on Sony Ten 2 HD/SD with English commentary. Alternatively, they may choose to stream the game live on Sony LIV.

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It Is A Big Deal

Both Portugal and France are desperate for a place in the final four and will be going all out to book their places in this match. Will Ronaldo’s experience lead Portugal to triumph or would Mbappé’s youthful exuberance prove decisive for France tonight? Stay tuned to find out!