The European giants Portugal would be hoping to kickstart their World Campaign on a winning note when they face African side Ghana in a crunch encounter between both countries.
The recent performances of Portugal shows why they may get a comfortable victory over Ghana.
In their last four matches in all competitions, The Portuguese National Team recorded two wins and two draws. The European giants Portugal scored seven goals while they also conceded three goals to their opponent.
In the last meeting between both sides, the Portugal National Team got a 2 – 1 win over Ghana.
The Portugal head coach Fernando Santos would be hoping to get a good result in order to move on top of their group standings.
The Portugal tactician is also expected to name a strong line up for their crucial match against Ghana.
The Benfica goalkeeper Diogo Costa is expected to start in between the sticks for their crucial encounter against Ghana.
The Manchester City defender Ruben Dias is set to be named in the starting lineup and will be paired alongside Pepe in the center-back position.
The Portugal tactician is set to name the duo of Joao Cancelo and Diogo Dalot as full backs when they face Ghana.
The duo of Ruben Neves and Danilo Pereira are expected to operate in the defensive-midfield position.
The Manchester United superstar Bruno Fernandes is expected to operate as the lone attacking midfielder for their crunch encounter against Ghana.
The AC Milan attacker Raphael Leao is expected to operate in the left-wing position while Bernardo Silva is set to start as right winger.
The Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be preferred upfront when they face Ghana.
Let’s take a look at some possible lineups that could defeat Ghana in the FIFA World Cup;