In Group B together with Ukraine, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Serbia, Portugal start the qualification for the Euro 2020 at Estádio da Luz, with matches on March 22 and 25 against Ukraine and Serbia.
This is the return of the Portuguese national team to a venue that has been an authentic talisman. In the last 10 matches, Portugal won nine, the last of which against Italy (1-0) in the Nations League group stage, a competition in which the European Champion is in the semifinals.
Apart from the nine triumphs, the last ten matches in the Cathedral led to 27 goals scored (an average of 2,7 per match) and only six conceded (0,6 per match). There was an average of 56 169 spectators per game.
Last 10 matches at Estádio da Luz
|2018 World Cup qualifiers||Portugal-Switzerland||2-0||10.10.2017||61.566|
|2018 World Cup qualifiers||Portugal-Hungary||3-0||25.03.2017||57.816|
|Euro 2016 qualifiers||Portugal-Serbia||2-1||29.03.2015||58.430|
|2014 World Cup qualifiers (1st leg play-off)||Portugal-Sweden||1-0||15.11.2013||64.000|
|2014 World Cup qualifiers||Portugal-Russia||1-0||07.06.2013||54.697|
|Euro 2012 qualifiers (2nd leg play-off)||Portugal-Bosnia and Herzegovina||6-2||15.11.2011||45.000|
Text: Marco Rebelo
Pics: Cátia Luís / SL Benfica / Archive