Portugal vs Luxembourg LIVE: Follow all the latest from World Cup qualifier


GOOD EVENING

And welcome to the live blog for the World Cup qualifying game between Portugal vs Luxembourg.

Portugal welcome Luxembourg to the Estádio Algarve knowing a win takes them back to the top of Group A.

The former European champions find themselves a point behind Serbia with three qualifying games to go.

Top spot secures an automatic place in next year’s tournament. 
Whereas second place goes into a playoff with three spots up for grabs. 

Portugal come into tonight’s game in some fine form having won their last four games.

Luxembourg’s last win came against Azerbaijan at the start of September. 

In terms of team news,  Rafa Silva, Domingos Duarte and Raphael Guerreiro and Diogo Jota are all doubts for tonight’s game.

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to captain Portugal, and he’ll be hoping to extend his international goals record. 

Pepe, Ruben Dias, Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva are all expected to come into the line-up.

For Luxembourg, duo Christopher Martins and Gerson Rodrigues are expected to return.

Huddersfield Town’s Danel Sinani will want to keep his place up front for the visitors.

The teamsheets are due to be released shortly, so don’t go anywhere!





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