PORTUGAL begin the defence of their Nations League crown with a crunch clash against World Cup finalists Croatia.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Co won the inaugural competition after defeating Holland 1-0 back in June 2019 thanks to a strike from Goncalo Guedes.
When is Portugal vs Croatia?
- This Nations League clash is set for Saturday, September 5.
- It will be held behind-closed-doors at the Estadio do Dragao in Porto.
- Kick-off is at 7.45pm BST.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
- You can catch this game live on the Sky Sports Red Button service.
- If you're a Sky Sports subscriber, head to any sport channel and hit the red button on your remote before choosing Portugal vs Croatia from the menu.
- For those of you unable to tune in, here at SunSport we'll be running a dedicated LIVE BLOG from 6.30pm to bring you all the action as it happens.
What is the team news?
Cristiano Ronaldo is a major doubt for the hosts after being struck down with a foot infection.
Barcelona starlet Trincao is part of the squad and may feature, while Man Utd's Bruno Fernandes looks set to start in midfield.
For Croatia, they will have to make do without injured duo Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic who will also miss the clash with France.
- Portugal to win – 10/11
- Draw in Porto – 23/10
- Croatia victory – 16/5
- Both teams to score – 10/11
*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.
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