Portugal vs Albania is an upcoming match of UEFA 2016 qualifier. Read match preview, time & TV telecast channels of this game right over here. It is scheduled to be played at home ground of the navigators i.e. Estadio Da Luz. After group stage disqualification in summer World Cup, the Portuguese are now looking for the UEFA Euro championship. Being top goal scorer and captain of national team, Cristiano Ronaldo failed to win major trophies for his national side. Can he do it this time as a captain?
Portugal vs Albania 2014 Time & Telecast
|Competition||UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers|
|Date||7 Sept [GMT], 8 Sept [IST]|
|Time||6:45 pm [GMT], 12:15 am [IST]|
|Stadium||Estadio da Luz|
|Seating capacity||65,647 spectators|
|Home team||The Navigators|
|Away team||The Red and Blacks|
|Sport TV1, Supersport 2 Digitalb,|
Sky Go, Sky Go Extra, Watch ESPN
List of telecast channels of this match in other nation is given below.
Portugal: Sport TV1
Albania: Supersport 2 Digitalb
Spain: Movistar TV
Sweden: Viaplay Sweden, Kanal 9 Sweden
Argentina: ESPN Play Latin America, Moviestar T
United Kingdom: Sky Go, Sky Go Extra, Sky Sports 5 / HD
United States: Watch ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Canada: Sportsnet 360
Norway: Eurosport 2 Norway
Malaysia: Astro On the Go
Japan: Sky PerfecTV Live, WOWOW
India: Sony Six HD, Sony Six SD
Netherlands: Sport1 Tennis
Chile: Moviestar TV
Australia: ESPN2 Australia
Portugal vs Albania Euro 2016 Qualifier Preview
The navigators have won 3 games out of their last 6 international games. Cristiano Ronaldo’s squad faced huge loss against Germany in group stage game which turned to their disqualification from World Cup of Brazil. They won last game against Ghana which by 2–1 but that was not enough to qualify for round of 16.
Albania have never won against Portugal in last 5 meetings. Out of last 5 head to head matches between these two sides, the navigators have on 4 games. Remaining one game was a draw. The Red and Blacks have scored 4 goals in last meetings, whereas their rivals have scored 12 goals.
Both teams are categorized in Group I of UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers. Their other rivals in this group are Armenia, Denmark and Serbia. The competition will be hosted by France which begins from 10th June 2016 and ends on 10th July 2016.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the top goalscorer of his national side. The player have scored total of 50 goals for his national teams so far. After FIFA World Cup 2014, the team dropped to number 11th spot in FIFA ranking. Erjon Bogdani is the top goal scorer of Albania.