Hungary v Portugal: Euros prediction, kick off time today, team news, lineups, venue, h2h results, latest odds

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Hungary v Portugal: Euros prediction, kick off time today, team news, lineups, venue, h2h results, latest odds
 (ES Composite)
(ES Composite)

Defending European champions Portugal finally begin their title defence against Hungary at Euro 2020 this evening.

The Portuguese beat France in the Euro 2016 final in Paris to lift the trophy, but have had to wait five years to defend their crown given Euro 2020 was delayed by a year due to the pandemic.

Portugal have been dealt a tough hand with France and Germany also in Group F, but an opening game against Hungary offers Cristiano Ronaldo and his side a great chance of getting off the mark with a win.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Hungary v Portugal is scheduled for a 5pm BST kick-off today - Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

The match will be held at the Ferenc Puskas Stadium in Budapest, Hungary.

Where to watch Hungary v Portugal

TV channel: The match will be televised on ITV for free.

Live stream: UK viewers will be able to watch the match online via the ITV Hub.

Hungary v Portugal team news

Hungary XI: Gulacsi; Botka, Orban, Szalai; Lovrencsics, Kleinheisler, Nagy, Schafer, Fiola; Sallai, Szalai

Portugal XI: Rui Patricio; Nelson Semedo, Ruben Dias, Pepe, Raphael Guerreiro; Danilo, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes; Bernardo Silva, Diogo Jota, Cristiano Ronaldo

Hungary squad

Goalkeepers: Peter Gulaasi, Denes Dibusz, Adam Bogdan

Defenders: Gergo Lovrencsics, Endre Botka, Adam Lang, Akos Kecskes, Attila Fiola , Willi Orban, Attila Szalai, Bendeguz Bolla

Midfielders: Loic Nego, Adam Nagy, Laszlo Kleinheisler, David Siger, Daniel Gazdag, Andras Schafer, Tamas Cseri, Filip Holender

Forwards: Adam Szalai, Roland Sallai, Nemanja Nikolic, Kevin Varga, Roland Varga , Szabolcs Schon, Janos Hahn

Portugal squad

Goalkeepers: Anthony Lopes, Rui Patrício, Rui Silva

Defenders: Nelson Semedo, Jose Fonte, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Nuno Mendes, Raphael Guerreiro, Diogo Dalot

Midfielders: Danilo Pereira, Joao Palhinha, Ruben Neves, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Moutinho, Renato Sanches, Sergio Oliveira, William Carvalho

Forwards: Pedro Goncalves, Andre Silva, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota, Goncalo Guedes, Joao Felix, Rafa Silva

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Hungary v Portugal prediction

Hungary will be up against it versus a talented Portuguese squad, but have home advantage in Budapest. Still, you’d expect the likes of Ronaldo, Jota or Fernandes to come good for three points.

Hungary 1-2 Portugal

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Portugal wins: 9

Draws: 4

Hungary wins: 0

Betting odds and tips

Hungary to win: 33/4

Draw: 37/10

Portugal to win: 2/5

Odds via 888sport (subject to change). Click here to find out more.

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