Portugal vs Ghana: World Cup 2022 Prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds

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Quite how great he remains, however, remains to be seen.

Both Ronaldo and coach Fernando Santos give this freakishly talented Portuguese squad reasons to doubt themselves. The brand of football under Santos is hardly inspiring, while the idea that a 37-year-old Ronaldo is blocking emerging talent is just as prevalent on the international stage as it is at club level.

Ghana, meanwhile, edged past Nigeria in the qualifiers to book their spot, in the finals. Coach Otto Addo is working on a part-time basis as things stand in conjunction with his role as a scout for Borussia Dortmund and oversees a team in transition, with the continued presence of the Ayew brothers up-front a sore subject.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

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Date, kick-off time and venue

The World Cup group stage game is scheduled for a 4pm GMT kick-off time on Thursday November 24, 2022.

Stadium 974 in Doha.

Where to watch Portugal vs Ghana

TV channel: The game will be broadcast on ITV 1 and STV.

Live stream: The ITV Hub and STV Player (both free with subscriptions) will provide live streams.

LIVE coverage: Get minute-by-minute by updates via Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.

Portugal vs Ghana team news

While Ronaldo missed the warm-up win over Nigeria, the forward is almost certain to start in Doha, even despite Joao Felix’s impressive performance.

Santos has a number of other decisions to make in attack, with Bernardo Silva and Rafael Leao expected to start over Goncalo Ramos and Ricardo Horta. Diogo Costa looks to have ousted Rui Patricio in goal.

One last dance: Ronaldo is surely entering his last World Cup

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For Ghana, Tariq Lamptey will likely be thrown in at the deep end after only recently declaring to play for the country. Inaki Williams is almost certain to be flanked by the Ayew brothers.

Portugal vs Ghana prediction

Talented as they may be, Portugal have been adject of late. For that reason, it would not be a surprise to see Ghana take a point.

1-1  draw.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Portugal wins: 1

Draws: 0

Ghana wins: 0

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Portugal to win: 1/3

Draw: 7/2

Ghana to win: 17/2

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