First Semifinal match played tomorrow between Portugal and Wales. Portugal have reached 4th time in semis in their 5 appearance in the Euro cups.
On other end wales reached first time in the semis of the Euro Cup and they already created a history and Wales coach have faith in his players and confident to reach to final by beating Portugal in first Semi.
Portugal beat Poland in Penaly shoot out match by 3-5 while Wales beat Belgium by 3-1 goals and Bale had not scored in that match and Wales players proved that it was not one man show in Euro 2016.
Portugal win: 6/7
Wales win: 10/31
Portugal’s last three knockout games at the EURO have all gone to extra-time, which includes two penalty shoot-outs (v Spain in the semi-final in 2012, v Poland in this year’s quarter-final).
Portugal are unbeaten in their 12 competitive fixtures under Fernando Santos (W8, D4), all eight of their wins in that run being decided by a single goal.
Wales have lost only two of their 10 games at major tournaments, both by a one-goal difference: against Brazil in 1958 (0-1) and England in 2016 (1-2).
Bale has had more shots on target than any other player at EURO 2016 (14). He’s scored with three of them.
Ronaldo has only scored two goals in 13 knockout games at major tournaments (semi-final at EURO 2004; quarter-final at EURO 2012).
Portgual starting XI: Patricio, Cedric, Pepe, Fonte, Eliseu, Danilo, Sanches, Mario, Moutinho, Ronaldo, Nani
Wales starting XI: Hennessey, Gunter, Collins, Williams, Chester, Taylor, King, Allen, Ledley, Bale, Robson-Kanu
|Match||Portugal vs Wales – Semi Final 1|
|DATE||Wednesday , 6th July 2016|
|KICKOFF TIME||9-00 PM Local Time (6 July June), 12-30 AM IST (7 July)|
|TV CHANNELS||Sony Six, Sony Six HD (India) ESPN & ESPN Deportes (Spanish) (USA) ITV & BBC (UK) TF1 & beIN Sports (France) Telecinco (Spain)|
Form guide (all competitions, most recent first)
Portugal : DWDDDW
Wales : WWWLWL
Prediction, As per current form and matches they played in Euro 2016, Wales has more chance to win the match but Portugal also played good football.
Portugal not score more goals but on the other end they are also not concede more goals so it was clear that they more focus on defense rather then attack.
On the other end till quarter final wales whole team played around bale but in quarter final other player also proven that wrong.
So we may have cracker of the match and we may have penalty shootout as Portugal is famous for Draw in this tournament and Wales has to be ready for penalties.
Prediction for this match as per us Portugal may win the match and reach to final second time in their 5th appearance.