The Spain-Portugal clash focuses on Thursday the first day of the new edition of the League of Nations, while Patrick Schick’s Czech Republic challenges Switzerland.
Spain, finalist last October in this young UEFA event, receives Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal, winner of the first edition played in 2019: the match to be held in Seville is quite a duel.
Portugal will have Cristianowho has held the record for goals scored with a national team since last year (115) and was the author of a hat-trick in the 2018 World Cup in Russia against the same opponent (3-3) in the group stage.
‘CR7’ could jump to the grass accompanied by Bernardo Silva and Joao Cancelo, recent English league winners with Manchester City.
At the same time, in another match of group 2 of League A, in which 16 teams dispute the final victory, the Czech Republic will face Switzerland.
In Prague, the Czechs, who are not qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, will have their striker Patrik Schick, second best scorer in the Bundesliga this season (24 goals).
For the Nati as for the other nations that will play the World Cup at the end of the year, these Champions League matches they serve as preparation for the great planetary appointment.
At the same time, Dusan Vlahovic’s Serbia hosts Norway on Thursday of Erling Haaland, two top-level young goalscorers, in Group 4 of League B, while Sweden visit Slovenia.
The Nations League match schedule Thursday, June 2 (Bolivian hours):
(14:45) Spain – Portugal
Czech Republic – Switzerland
(14:45) Israel – Iceland
Serbia – Norway
(12:00) Cyprus – Kosovo
(14:45) Northern Ireland v Greece
(12:00) Georgia – Gibraltar
Bulgaria – North Macedonia
(12:00) Estonia – San Marino