EURO 2016: Portugal vs Iceland

Portugal vs Iceland Betting Tip and Predictions. In the second match in Group F, on EURO 2016, Portugal take on Iceland at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne. Read below betting preview, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Portugal vs Iceland.


Portugal qualified on this EURO 2016 after they finished at the first position in their qualifying group. They are the main candidate to reach the next phase of this competition, because they don’t have some strong national teams in their group (Iceland, Austria and Hungary). The match against Iceland will be their first on EURO and they want to take all three points and make one step forward to the 1/8 finals. In the last test match before the EURO, Portugal smashed Estonia 7-0 and the atmosphere in squad is great. Cristiano Ronaldo and Quaresma hit the net 2 times each and these two players could be the most dangerous players for Iceland’s defence. Portugal have already played against Iceland in the qualifications for EURO 2012 and Portugal beat them twice (5-3, 1-3).

Iceland made an amazing success after they reached EURO 2016 and its their first major tournament in history. They beat Netherlands twice in their qualifications and leave Dutch side at home without participation on this competition. Iceland have already made success with their participation on this big tournament and they are underdogs in this group, but they still hope that can reach the 3rd position and qualify in the 1/8 finals. They know that the first game against Portugal will be very hard for them, but they have nothing to lose and will do their best in order to stay unbeaten and keep the chance to go through.

Portugal vs Iceland Team News

Portugal could be without Quaresma due to hamstring injury and he is doubtful for this game. On the other side, Iceland have no problems with injuries.

Portugal vs Iceland possible lineups

Portugal: Rui Patrício; Vieirinha, Bruno Alves, Pepe, Raphäel Guerreiro; João Mário, Danilo, João Moutinho, Adrien Silva; Nani, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Iceland: Halldorsson; Sævarsson, R Sigurdsson, Árnason, Skúlason; Gudmundsson, G Sigurdsson, Gunnarsson, Bjarnason; Sigthórsson, Finnbogason.

Portugal vs Iceland Prediction

Portugal are the big favorites against Iceland and they want to take all three points at the start of their European campaign. Visitors have solid team, but it will be very hard for them to avoid defeat. Home win.

Portugal vs Iceland Betting Tip: 1 @ 1.60 (Bet365)

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