Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Portugal v. Ukraine Preview
Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Portugal v. Ukraine Preview

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MATCH DETAILS

Portugal vs Ukraine

March 23, 2019

Estadio da Luz, Benfica

MATCH PREVIEW

Defending champions Portugal will begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign at home against in-form Ukraine at Estadio da Luz on Saturday. The return of Cristiano Ronaldo to the Portugal squad for the first time since the end of World Cup will be the huge boost, and he should be straight back in to Fernando Santos' team. And while Portugal did score five in their last six games they played without him, his presence will add some extra firepower to the attack. However, with the likes of Bernardo Silva, Joao Cancelo, Goncalo Guedes and Andre Silva in the Portugal's squad, they should cause plenty of problems for the visitors.

Ukraine will also be high on confidence after finishing top of their group in the UEFA Nations League, losing just one of their last six matches. Andriy Shevchenko could hand a debut to Shakhtar Donetsk attacker Junior Moraes, who has had an excellent season with 16 goals and five assists in just 21 appearances.

PREDICTED LINEUPS

Portugal: Rui Patricio (GK), Joao Cancelo, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Mario Rui, Bernardo Silva, William Carvalho, Pizzi, Raphael Guerreiro, Andre Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo

Ukraine: Andriy Pyatov (GK), Oleksandr Karavaev, Mykyta Burda, Serhiy Kryvtsov, Vitalii Mykolenko, Marlos, Taras Stepanenko, Ruslan Malinovskiy, Viktor Tsygankov, Junior Moraes, Oleksandr Zinchenko

COMBINED XI

PLAYERS RECOMMENDATIONS

Defender: Joao Cancelo (8.5

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Ajay Patil
Ajay Patil writes about fantasy cricket and soccer for RotoWire. He has been active in DFS cricket, NBA and soccer since 2015 and is an big fan of the Chennai Super Kings and Liverpool.
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