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Belgium vs Portugal Tips - Last 16 clash to go the distance

  • Belgium vs Portugal predictions, preview, tips & team news
  • Portugal have drawn 8 of their last 11 matches at the European Championship
  • Ronaldo has scored 6 goals in his last 4 internationals
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Bets.com.au Staff 26 Jun 2021
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Belgium vs Portugal Tips


Portugal are draw specialists at the European Championship. That should continue at Euro 2020 with Ronaldo backed to keep scoring. 

  • Belgium are undefeated in 25 of their last 26 matches (all competitions).
  • Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku has scored 8 goals in his last 8 international matches (all competitions).
  • Portugal have won 3 of their last 4 matches against Belgium (all competitions).
  • Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 3 goals in his last 2 matches against Belgium (all competitions).
  • Portugal are undefeated in 29 of their last 32 matches (all competitions).
  • Portugal have drawn 8 of their last 11 matches (European Championship).
  • Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 6 goals in his last 4 international matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Portugal have a 6-5 advantage against Belgium with 7 draws in 18 matches.

Belgium Form


Belgium are undefeated in 25 of their last 26 matches. They have won 10 of their last 12 including all three at Euro 2020.

The Red Devils beat Russia 3-0 with Romelu Lukaku scoring twice and Thomas Meunier on target. Belgium had 66% possession and 4-1 shots on target in Saint Petersburg.

Roberto Martínez’s side came from behind to win 2-1 against Denmark in Copenhagen. Kevin De Bruyne came off the bench at half time, assisting Thorgan Hazard for the equaliser and scoring the winner in the 79th minute.

Belgium then made light work of Finland, winning 2-0 in Saint Petersburg. They went ahead through an own goal in the 74th minute with Lukaku scoring his eighth goal in his last eight internationals to put it beyond doubt.

Belgium Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Matz Sels
Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Thomas Vermaelen, Dedryck Boyata, Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Meunier, Jason Denayer, Leander Dendoncker, Timothy Castagne
Midfielders: Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne (vice-captain), Youri Tielemans, Yannick Carrasco, Thorgan Hazard, Hans Vanaken, Nacer Chadli, Dennis Praet
Forwards: Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard (captain), Dries Mertens, Christian Benteke, Michy Batshuayi, Leandro Trossard, Jérémy Doku

Timothy Castagne was injured against Russia and likely to miss the rest of the tournament.

Roberto Martinez is likely to bring Youri Tielemans back into midfield here.

Romelu Lukaku has scored 63 goals in 96 internationals.

Portugal Form


Portugal are undefeated in 29 of their last 32 matches. They played two friendlies to prepare for Euro 2020, a 0-0 draw against Spain followed by a 4-0 win against Israel.

Fernando Santos’ side started Euro 2020 with a 3-0 win against Hungary. Raphael Guerreiro opened the scoring in the 84th minute with Ronaldo scoring twice.

The Seleção suffered a 4-2 defeat against Germany in their second game. Ronaldo opened the scoring but they found themselves 4-1 down in the 60th minute, Diogo Jota getting one back and Renato Sanches hitting the post.

Portugal got back on track with a 2-2 draw against France. Ronaldo scored two penalties in an even game in Budapest.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored six goals in his last four internationals and leads the way at Euro 2020 with five goals.

Portugal Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Rui Patrício, Anthony Lopes, Rui Silva
Defenders: Nélson Semedo, Pepe, Rúben Dias, Raphaël Guerreiro, José Fonte, Diogo Dalot, Nuno Mendes
Midfielders: João Moutinho, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Danilo Pereira, William Carvalho, Rafa Silva, Renato Sanches, Rúben Neves, Pedro Gonçalves, Sérgio Oliveira, João Palhinha
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (captain), André Silva, Gonçalo Guedes, Diogo Jota, João Félix

Right back Nélson Semedo and holding midfielder Danilo Pereira picked up knocks against France but are expected to start.

Renato Sanches and João Moutinho should continue in the starting side with Bruno Fernandes coming off the bench.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 109 goals in 178 appearances for Portugal. He finally equalled Ali Daei as the top international goalscorer of all time.

Belgium vs Portugal FAQs

Where can I watch the Belgium vs Portugal live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the Belgium vs Portugal live stream.

What time does Belgium vs Portugal kick off?

The Euro 2020 Round of 16 match is being played at 5.00am AEDT on Monday, June 28.

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Verdict

This should be a great game that is expected to go to extra time. Portugal’s Ronaldo is in fantastic form and backed in the goalscorers markets.

Value Bets: Draw Full Time Result @240.00 at Winnersbet - 2 Units
Value Bets: Ronaldo Anytime Goalscorer @162.00 at Sportsbet - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Ronaldo First Goalscorer @450.00 at Sportsbet - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: 2-2 Draw Correct Score @1600.0 at Neds - 1 Unit

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