Navegadores aim for perfect finish in qualifiers campaign

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Cristiano Ronaldo should start the match against Iceland. Portugal vs Iceland Live: Euro Qualifiers LIVE – POR vs ISL LIVE – Portugal welcome Iceland. Ronaldo and Co. failed to make their mark in last year’s World Cup. However, they’ve already sealed the table-topper position in their group with a spot in the Euro 2024 finals. Meanwhile, Iceland won’t be able to qualify for the finals even if they win against Portugal. Portugal had a disappointing campaign in the World Cup last year. Since then, new coach Roberto Martin has taken over the team and turned it around for them. Starting their Euro qualifiers campaign in March they’ve played 9 matches and won all of them. They will look for a win in this match against Iceland. Iceland are 4th in the Group J table with 3 wins, 1 draw, and 5 defeats. Their only chance of qualifying is through the path of Nations League B play-offs. Portugal have a number of injury concerns and will be missing their match against Iceland. Cristiano Ronaldo who opened the scoresheet for Portugal against Lichtenstein, was taken off on 67th minute into the match. He has already scored 10 goals in the qualifiers campaign. Hence, he should be seen featuring from the starting whistle again in this match. Iceland didn’t come out unscathed in their last match against Slovakia. The coach was forced to take off Arnor Traustason who got injured in 25 minutes into the match. In his absence, the captain of the team, Aron Gunnarsson should be starting the match. Match – Portugal vs Iceland Date – 20th November 2023 Time – 1:15 AM IST Live Telecast – The broadcasting rights for the Euro 2024 Qualifiers will be available with the Sony Pictures Network. Portugal Predicted XI: Costa; Cancelo, Inacio, Dias, Guerreiro; Fernandes, Palhinha, B Silva; Felix, Ronaldo, Jota Iceland Predicted XI: Olafsson; Sampsted, Palsson, Ingason, Finnsson; Hlynsson, Gudmundsson, Gunnarsson; A Gudjohnsen, Finnbogason, A Sigurdsson

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