From the Group A, Portugal will play against the Group B team Chile, who placed at the second position. Portugal played three games against Mexico, Russia, and New Zealand. In that, they have won two matches and drawn one against Mexico 2-2 (first game). The results of Chile has been inverse to the Portugal. The La Roja had won only against Cameroon and drawn two matches against Germany and Australia with the same results as 1-1.
As we all knew that, both of these two teams are debutant to this Confederations Cup. Also now, they both waiting for their final match on Sunday. Both of these two, the European champions and the Copa America champions will face each other at the Kazan Arena at 09:00 pm (local time) on Wednesday in one of the semi-finals.
Both of these two teams have met early on three times. In that, the current European champions have won two matches and drew one. So, the Red One is waiting to beat Portugal and trying to participate in the final game of FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.
Portugal have lost only one of their last 23 competitive fixtures (W17-D5, penalty shoot-out counted as a draw).
Match Result: Chile wins 3-0 on Penalty Kicks
In this match, the Portugal’s Pepe will not play the game through suspension after picking up his second yellow card of the tournament. But, Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Moutinho, Andre Gomes and Bernardo Silva are there to play against La Roja.
The Red One is ready to face their challenge in this Wednesday against the Champions of Europe, Portugal. The team performed well in their recent game against Australia, now they yet to play against Ronaldo’s team in this semi-final. Also, need to consider that the Chile have scored fewer goals than any of the semi-finalists in this tournament.
People and the fans can watch the Pre-Match Press Conference of both teams which held before of this match on FIFATV.
Before the kick-off, the players from both sides are standing together behind a banner of Say No to Racism.
Also, another banner which held up before kick off. It reads that “Kazan thanks everybody for the amazing football celebration. Looking forward to seeing you again.” The people and the fans can join the conversation on social media using the hashtag of PORCHI.
Check the Possible lineups of Portugal and Chile. The official lineups is available as per the announcement by the both National teams.
(Confirmed) Portugal Playing XI: 1 RUI PATRICIO (GK), 2 BRUNO ALVES, 6 JOSE FONTE, 7 CRISTIANO RONALDO (C), 9 ANDRE SILVA, 10 BERNARDO SILVA, 14 WILLIAM, 15 ANDRE GOMES, 19 ELISEU, 21 CEDRIC, 23 ADRIEN SILVA
Portugal Possible line-ups: Rui Patricio; Raphael Guerreiro, Bruno Alves, Jose Fonte, Cedric; Andre Gomes, William Carvalho, Adrien Silva, Gelson Martins, Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani
(Confirmed) Chile Playing XI: 1 Claudio BRAVO (C) (GK), 4 Mauricio ISLA, 7 Alexis SANCHEZ, 8 Arturo VIDAL, 10 Pablo HERNANDEZ, 11 Eduardo VARGAS, 15 Jean BEAUSEJOUR, 17 Gary MEDEL, 18 Gonzalo JARA ,20 Charles ARANGUIZ, 21 Marcelo DIAZ
Chile Possible line-ups: Claudio Bravo; Mauricio Isla, Gary Medel, Gonzalo Jara, Jean Beausejour; Pablo Hernandez, Marcelo Diaz, Charles Aranguiz, Arturo Vidal; Eduardo Vargas, Alexis Sanchez
Portugal people and the football fans can watch this semi-final on TV and online along with the Radio. The Live Streaming Online and TVs are EBU, RTP, and Radio TSF.
Also, the Chile having TVs and online services such as Mountrigi Management Group Ltd., DirecTV Latin America, LLC, CANAL 13, S.A, Bio Bio Comunicaciones, S.A., Radio ADN, Comunicaciones Luis Rojas Gallardo E.I.R.L. (RADIO UCV), Telefónica Móviles Chile, S.A., TVN, and Radio Cooperativa.