Nations League: Sweden vs Portugal



Portugal will be looking to win six points in Group 3 of League A as they continue their UEFA Nations League 2020-21 away against Sweden on Tuesday night. Fernando Santos's side, who held the trophy, beat Croatia 4-1 on Saturday in the first game of the latest edition, while Sweden lost 0-1 at home to France.

Sweden coach Andersson is expected to stick with most of the squad starting against France on Saturday, with Robin Quaison likely to maintain his position at center with the striker. Marcus Berg. Juventus attacker Dejan Kulusevski appeared from the bench against the world champions for a second shirt and can now start off in a winger position. Manchester United midfielder Victor Lindelof and Pontus Jansson of Brentford should kick in the center of the defense while RB Leipzig attacker Emil Forsberg will be selected again as conductor. Sweden could be pleased with their performance against France last time, with just one effort by Kylian Mbappe at the end of the first half leaving them empty. 

The main focus revolved around Ronaldo, who missed Saturday night's game against Croatia due to a toe infection. However, the Juventus striker is expected to return to the main squad for this match, and will seek his 100th goal for the national team. Anthony Lopes could once again get a nod to Rui Patricio mid-frame as Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes and Manchester City's Bernardo Silva will both hold their positions in midfield. Jota could be the player to make way for Ronaldo as Joao Felix will play again, while Joao Moutinho could be playing against Wolverhampton Wanderers teammate Ruben Neves for a place in the middle of the pitch. However, Andre Gomes of Everton was forced to withdraw from the squad due to injury. Portugal excelled in the 2020-21 opener on Saturday.  




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