Portugal will welcome Serbia to Estadio da Luz on Monday for the nations clash in Euro 2020 qualifiers matchday 2.
Portugal started the campaign with a goalless draw against Ukraine, while the Serbians played a friendly against Germany in midweek and managed to earn a respectable draw.
Portugal vs Serbia Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Portugal||Win||2 W/ 2 D/ 0 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Serbia||Loss||0 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the nations: 11.10.2015 Serbia – Portugal 1:2; Zoran Tosic 65′; Luis Nani 5′, Joao Moutinho 78′; Aleksandar Kolarov form the home side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 80′ and his teammate Nemanja Matic was quick to follow with straight red card in the 81′
Last game in Portugal: 29.03.2015 Portugal – Serbia 2:1; Ricardo Carvalho 10′, Fabio Coentrao 63′; Nemanja Matic 61′
Worth mentioning: Portugal are yet to taste defeat as they have recorded two victories and two draws in the four meetings between the nations. All of the encounters witnessed goals at both ends, while the last two which Portugal won featured over 2,5 goals. It is interesting that both draws finished with the same score of 1:1, while the Portugal victories were achieved by 2:1 scoreline. Cristiano Ronaldo have not scored any of the six goals his team has managed against the Serbians.
Portugal vs Serbia Stats
|As of 23.03||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Portugal||Draw||4 W/ 5 D/ 1 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L|
|Serbia||Draw||5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
Last game Portugal: 22.03.2019 Portugal – Ukraine 0:0;
Next game Portugal: 05.06.2019 Portugal – Switzerland
Last game Serbia: 20.03.2019 Germany – Serbia 1:1; Leon Goretzka 69′; Luka Jovic 12′; Milan Pavkov from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 90′
Next game Serbia: Ukraine – Serbia
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Portugal are unbeaten in their last eight outings, but the majority of those games ended in draws with the Iberian team able to win just three in the process. All of their last five matches produced under 2,5 goals, while two saw both teams hitting the back of the nets. The Portuguese are finding difficulties when it comes to scoring in their home games, as they have been unable to hit more than one goal past the opposing goalkeepers in the last five matches.
Serbia are undefeated in the last seven matches and were able to win four of them. Three of those featured over 2,5 goals, while four saw both teams scoring, including the last three. Their away form is even more impressive as the Serbians have not tasted defeat in their last eight visits. All the games in that run produced under 2,5 goals.
Portugal vs Serbia News
Both teams ended their recent games in draws.
None of Portugal last five home games or Serbia last eight visits produced over 2,5 goals.
Portugal vs Serbia Predictions
Portugal to win – 1.60 @ bet365