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World Cup 2022: Portugal vs Ghana – prediction, team news, lineups

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Portugal vs Ghana: The Black Stars of Ghana begin their 2022 World Cup camapign a much anticipated game against Portugal.

Most of the talk surrounding Portugal ahead of the tournament has been about Cristiano Ronaldo’s explosive interview and whether, with two other Manchester United players in the squad, it would create a divide in the camp.

Following a careful review of the interview, the leadership of the club has terminated the contract of the Portugese captain.

They’ll be keen to prove that hasn’t been the case by getting off to a winning start against Ghana, but having just beaten Switzerland 2-0, the Black Stars will fancy their chances of getting something from the game.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

Where are Portugal vs Ghana playing?

  • Location: Ras Abu Aboud, Qatar
  • Stadium: Stadium 974
  • Date: Thursday, 24 November
  • Kick-off Time: 16:00 GMT

Portugal vs Ghana H2H Results (All Time)

  • Portugal: 1 Win
  • Ghana: 0 Wins
  • Draws: 0

Current Form (Last Five Games)

  • Portugal: WLWLW
  • Ghana: WWLWW

Portugal vs Ghana Prediction and Betting Tips

Under 2.5 goals is offered at 10/11 (1.91) which looks like a healthy price, while combining this with a Portuguese victory seems the odds jump to 11/5 (3.20).

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Portugal team news
Of the 26 players in the Portugal squad, all of them are fully fit and available for their opening World Cup match.

Ronaldo didn’t play in the warm-up match against Nigeria and Joao Felix impressed in his place, but the United man is more than likely to return against Ghana.

Portugal predicted lineup: Portugal vs Ghana

Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Mendes; Neves, Carvalho, Fernandes; Silva, Ronaldo, Leao.

Bench: Rui Patricio, Sa, Silva, Guerreiro, Dalot, Danilo, Palhinha, Otavio, Vitinha, Joao Mario, Nunes, Horta, Ramos, Silva, Felix.

  • Ghana team news

Ghana also have a fully fit group of players, with 17 of them getting some minutes in the 2-0 win over Switzerland on Thursday.

Ghana predicted lineup: Portugal vs Ghana

Ati-Zigi, Lamptey, Amartey, Salisu, Mensah, Partey, Samed, Kudus, J. Ayew A. Ayew, Inaki Williams.

Bench: Danlad, Nurudeen, Odoi, Rahman, Aidoo, Djiku, Seidu, Owusu, Fatawu Issahaku, Kyereh, Bukari, Afriyie, Williams, Sowah, Semenyo

Wilson Tenkoranghttps://wilsontrendit.com
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