Portugal hosts Spain and Andorra in private matches

Portugal hosts Spain and Andorra in private matches


THE portuguese football team, current European champion and holder of the League of Nations, will face Spain and Andorra, in private games, in October and November, respectively, today announced the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF).

Portugal, which has yet to play a match in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic, faces the Spaniards in Lisbon on October 7 and, a month later, on November 11, also in the capital, receives Andorra.

The national team already had a private scheduled with Spain, in June, in Madrid, which would serve as preparation for the final stage of Euro2020, but the meeting was eventually canceled because of the pandemic.

In September, Portugal begins to defend the title of the League of Nations against Croatia and Sweden, in a Group 3 that also includes France, which will also be a rival of Portuguese formation in the final phase of the next European, postponed to 2021.

The national team receives Croatia on September 5, at the Estádio do Dragão, in Porto, and three days later they travel to Solna to face Sweden.

In October, after the private match with Spain, Portugal plays away with France, in 11, and receives Sweden, in 14. The following month, the 'quinas' team closes this phase of the League of Nations with the reception to France, on 14 November, and with a visit to Croatia on 17.

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