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    Georgina Rodriguez stuns in low cut dress at Portugal vs Spain but can’t inspire Cristiano Ronaldo to victory

    GEORGINA RODRIGUEZ stunned in a green dress in the stands at Portugal versus Spain – but she could not inspire Cristiano Ronaldo to victory.The 28-year-old was spotted in the crowd during the crunch Nations League match..
    Despite his best efforts, Ronaldo and Portugal fell to defeat against SpainCredit: Getty
    Georgina Rodriguez cheers on Portgual in the Nations LeagueCredit: EPA
    Georgina has over 37 million Instagram followersCredit: Instagram @georginagio
    Georgina began dating Ronaldo in 2016Credit: Georgina Rodriguez/instagram
    Despite the support, Ronaldo and his teammates fell to a 1-0 defeat.
    Georgina watched from the stands, wowing in a low cut dress and big sparkling earrings.
    She watched a game that was goalless until late on – when Spain’s Alvaro Morata hit a winner just before stoppage time.
    The former Chelsea striker popped up to score in the 88th minute after receiving a header from Nico Williams.
    The win means Spain leapfrogged Portugal into the top spot in Group B.
    They can now look forward to a Nations League semi-final in the summer of 2023.
    They join Croatia, Italy or the Netherlands in the final four.
    Portugal can look forward to the World Cup which is now only weeks away, but they will be disappointed to be heading out of the Nations League.
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    A draw against Spain would have seen them into the finals.
    It’s been a particularly challenging week for Ronaldo, who remains the star of the show.
    The 37-year-old had earlier been left with a bloody nose and black eye after being clattered by goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik as Portgual won 4-0 against the Czech Republic.
    His challenging week on international duty, which has seen class from the Portuguese media for him to be dropped, comes after a difficult few months at Manchester United.
    After a failed bid to spring himself from Old Trafford in the summer, he has struggled to elbow his way into Erik ten Hag’s first XI.
    The superstar has so far been limited to Europa League action but will be hoping to start in this weekend’s Manchester derby. More

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    Watch Man Utd and Chelsea transfer target Benjamin Sesko score stunning ‘Marco van Basten’ goal for Slovenia vs Sweden

    MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea target Benjamin Sesko scored a sensational volley while on international duty for Slovenia versus Sweden. The striker peeled off at the back post and was found with a long pass before unleashing a first time left footed volley that lobbed the keeper and went into the back of the net.
    Benjamin Sesko scored a Marco van Basten-esque volleyCredit: EPA
    Marco van Basten netted five goals during the tournament in 1988Credit: Getty – Contributor
    Marco Van Basten’s iconic goal was scored before he went onto to lift the trophy for the NetherlandsCredit: Getty
    Sesko’s goal has drawn comparison to Dutch legend Marco van Basten’s strike in the Euro 1988 final.
    Van Basten’s right footed volley from a tight angle versus the Soviet Union is widely considered one of the greatest goals of all-time.
    Fans online also compared the goal to that of another Netherlands striker – Robin van Persie versus Aston Villa in 2013.
    Sesko is just 19-years-old but has already attracted the attention of top clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea.
    It was reported that United had an eye on him if Cristiano Ronaldo departed Old Trafford over the summer.
    The teenager is scoring goals for fun at RB Salzburg and he has already agreed to join RB Leipzig from next year for £55million.
    He’s netted four goals this season for the Austrian club and netted 11 in the last campaign in all competitions.
    His record on the international stage is as equally impressive scoring four times in 15 appearances.
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    Sesko netted three times and assisted another in his last three matches for Slovenia helping them retain their League B status in the Nations League.
    Slovenia drew 1-1 with Sweden last night with Sesko’s effort enough to relegate the Swedes.
    The talented youngster will not have a chance to show his quality at the World Cup as his nation failed to qualify. More

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    Cristiano Ronaldo shows off nasty black eye before Morata’s late sucker punch robs Portugal of Nations League semis spot

    CRISTIANO RONALDO sported a painful looking black eye as Portugal lost 1-0 to Spain in the Nations League.The defeat means Ronaldo and Portugal miss out on the last four of the Nations League with Spain overtaking them to finish top of group A2.
    Cristiano Ronaldo played against Spain with a black eyeCredit: Reuters
    Alvaro Morata netted a late winner to send Spain into the Nations League last fourCredit: Getty
    Ronaldo’s girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez (right) watched on from the standsCredit: EPA
    Ronaldo played the entire match and missed a chance to score before former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata notched a late winner.
    CR7 showed off his black eye days after being whacked in the face by Czech Republic goalkeeper Tomas Vlacik.
    The striker was left in a bloody mess following the collision but later returned to the pitch with a bandage on his nose.
    He then conceded a penalty for handball and fans joked he was trying to protect his hooter.

    Ronaldo still had not fully recovered for the Spain clash with a bruise around his eye and cut on his nose still visible.
    But the superstar will likely feel more pained by Portugal’s exit from the Nations League, having won the competition in 2019.
    Ronaldo’s Spanish girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez watched on from the stands in Braga.
    Portugal had dominated the match but Spain stayed in the contest.
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    And in the 88th minute a long ball into the box from Dani Carvajal was headed by Nico Williams across to Morata, who lashed it into the net to silence most of the sold-out stadium.
    Spain finished top of League A-Group 2 on 11 points from six games, one point above second-placed Portugal who only needed a draw to secure a place in the semi-finals.
    The Spaniards join Croatia, Italy and the Netherlands in next year’s finals tournament. More

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    Portugal 0-1 Spain LIVE: Nations League reaction as Morata hits dramatic late tap-in – latest updates

    ALVARO MORATA scored a late winner as Spain defeated Portugal 1-0 to reach the Nations League finals.Cristiano Ronaldo played the full 90 minutes, and was sporting a nasty looking black eye after a collision in the 4-0 win over Czech Republic from the weekend.
    The teams now go forward to the World Cup, which kicks off in just SEVEN weeks.

    Result: Portugal 0-1 Spain
    Portugal XI: Diogo Costa, Cancelo, Danilo, Ruben Dias, Nuno Mendes, Carvalho Fernandes, Ruben Neves, Bernardo Silva, Ronaldo, Jota
    Spain XI: Unai Simon, Carvajal, Guillamon, Pau Torres, Gaya, Soler, Rodri, Koke, Ferran Torres, Morata, Sarabia

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    Thank you all for tuning into SunSport’s live coverage.
    We hope you enjoyed it as Spain pulled off a historic win over Portugal in tonight’s Iberian derby.
    We’ll be back with plenty of live sporting action as the Premier League returns this weekend.
    Stayed tuned for that, but for now, good night and take care.
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    Spain will play the UEFA Nations League final four for the second successive edition after finishing runners-up in 2020/21, the second team to do so after Italy (2020/21 and 2022/23).
    At 20 years and 77 days, Nico Williams has become the youngest player to provide an assist for Spain in the UEFA Nations League history.
    No player has scored more goals for Spain in all competitions than Álvaro Morata under Luis Enrique Martínez (13, level with Ferran Torres).
    Ferran Torres has failed to score in his last seven matches for Spain in all competitions (7 shots, 2 on target), having scored 12 goals in his previous 17 games (43 shots, 21 on target).
    Spain failed to register a shot on target in the first half of consecutive games for just the second time in all competitions since May 2006, the first being March 2016 under Vicente del Bosque.
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    A massive personality like Ronaldo deserves his very own breakdown.
    And frankly, it did look like a car which needed some urgent repairs.
    While his off-ball movement was superb, particularly with two big chances in the second half that were only prevented from ending in goals thanks to Simon in Spain’s net, it must be said Ronaldo had an elusive performance.
    It is a common theme of his play these days to not be too involved in proceedings, and once again that occurred today.
    However, when he was involved too often his passing or ball control was too loose or poor and resulted in him giving the ball away needlessly.
    One chance in the second half also showcased a Ronaldo who is appearing to lack confidence.
    The 37-year-old would normally hit a chance such as the one he had in the 47th minute first time and it would normally end in a goal.
    However, he took an unnecessary extra touch and it cost him the glorious opportunity that had been worked for him as a defender got back just in time to take it off his feet.
    Manchester United will be somewhat concerned with this look.
    He hasn’t looked like himself all season, but you can still tell the hunger and determination is there to succeed.
    Qatar will likely be his final World Cup appearance, and he will be desperate to go out with a bang.
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    In terms of Premier League stars in action tonight, most looked very good.
    Rodri had a good game at the base of Spain’s midfield and when he was asked to move into the back four following the introduction of Busquets at half-time.
    Cancelo also looked strong at right-back for Portugal, but this system doesn’t allow him to shine as much as he does at Man City.
    Ruben Dias was also generally solid, with not a whole lot to mention on him apart from questioning where he was for the goal.
    Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Jota both played well and also combined very well together.
    Silva was very quiet tonight, he was tidy but never got into his groove.
    So what’s next after tonight?
    Well with the Nations League group stage now concluded, club football can now return.
    But that will only be until November when the biggest football tournament in the world gets underway.
    The fruits of their labour tonight will be felt next year when the Nations League semi-finals and finals are played.
    Spain has joined Croatia, Italy and Holland in the final four, and they will be hoping to go one better than last year when they lost in the final to France.
    The key man for Spain? A kid from Pamplona
    Nico Williams has just showed the world a glimpse into a bright future.
    Prior to his introduction, Spain looked toothless, will lots of possession but no cutting edge or runners beyond.
    With his performance tonight the 20-year-old might have just muscled his way into the World Cup squad.
    His directness caused Portugal no end of problems as he popped up everywhere across the attack.
    It was his smart header back across goal which allowed Morata to send Spain into the final four of the Nations League.
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    The inaugural Nations League champions are out after Alvaro Morata’s late finish gifted Spain a 1-0 win over Portugal.
    Portugal 0-1 Spain
    90+4. Portugal relentlessly pressing but are also being sloppy on the ball.
    They need more quality immediately if they are to salvage their Nations League campaign.
    A minute to go of five added on now.
    Portugal 0-1 Spain
    The ball is played in behind the Spanish defence where Ronaldo runs onto the ball at a tight angle.
    He fires a shot at goal but Simon is able to save with his feet just about.
    If this result holds it will be the first time Spain have won a competitive game in the country in 88 years.
    Morata with a poachers finish
    88. Spain finally pick open the lock after a beautiful pass is played towards the far post where Williams is.
    The 20-year-old then heads the ball back across with a perfectly weighted header for Morata who was left unmarked in the middle.
    Portugal 0-1 Spain
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    87. Spain attacks just keep coming and coming at the moment but they are all being repelled by the stoic Portuguese defence.
    It seems as if Williams -if anyone could be the key to unlocking the chest here.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    84. Spain have looked largely toothless tonight, but Williams just gave a glimpse of his potential future.
    He got the ball and was immediately positive, cutting inside from the right wing and taking a shot at goal.
    Williams then gets the ball in a dangerous area again but has no support as he cuts the ball into the corridor of uncertainty.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    78. Jota now makes way for Leao.
    12 minutes to go with Spain currently having the lion’s share of the ball in the last few minutes.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    73. Portugal make their first change.
    Joao Mario comes on for Silva, who has been good when on the ball but largely anonymous tonight.
    Spain also bring on Nico Williams – Inaki’s younger brother – for Torres.
    It’s just his second-ever cap for La Furia Roja.
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    72. Morata and Ronaldo with decent chances.
    Spain work the ball well and the ball goes through to Morata on the left side, but his shot is straight at the goalkeeper.
    Portugal then opens Spain up well and the ball is played to Ronaldo inside the area for a one-on-one.
    But his touch lets him down again and a defender gets back just before he takes on the shot.
    He’s missing his usual sharpness tonight.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    A free-kick is whipped into the far post by Portugal.
    All the Spanish defenders miss it and Pereira finds Fernandes with room in the area.
    He hits a shot towards the far post but Carvajal is there to block it, though it goes skimming off his leg over the bar as opposed to away.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    65. Mendes take a bow. That was beautiful.
    Mendes gets the ball from Pino and then dribbles past the winger, he then jinks between a trio of defenders on the left flank to get into the Spain half
    Unfortunately, he decides to pass back instead of continuing his run and the attack dies out.
    This game needs an injection of magic just like that, and in fairness, Mendes could be the man to provide it.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    60. Luis Enrique rolling the dice with a trio of changes.
    Sarabia, Torres and Koke all off in favour of three teenagers.
    Pedri, Gavi and Pino all come on to try and force a goal.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    60. Luis Enrique rolling the dice with a trio of changes.
    Sarabia, Torres and Koke all off in favour of three teenagers.
    Pedri, Gavi and Pino all come on to try and force a goal.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    57. Game’s tempo has slowed thus far.
    Both teams likely just testing each other before really going for it.
    Soler did just fire a shot miles over for Spain though.
    To be fair the shot might well have landed in Spain.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    Portugal are off to a flyer this half as Ronaldo almost gives the lead.
    Santos’ side work the ball well down the left and Ronaldo gets a shot away from close range after Jota slips him in, but Simon is equal to it to keep the score level.
    Portugal 0-0 Spain
    46. Silva is given a card inside a minute.
    It perhaps a bit harsh considering he only extended it to push off the pressing Gaya, but after hitting him in the face there wasn’t a lot he could do.
    Half-time changes.
    Veteran Sergio Busquets has come on for the carded Guillamon.
    No changes for Portugal just yet.
    Back underway now.
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    Scotland book Euro 2024 play-off and secure Nations League promotion with point against Ukraine

    THE heavens opened as the rain lashed down on crisis-hit Scotland.But Steve Clarke didn’t just go for any old Port in a storm.
    The Scotland team to face Ukraine tonightCredit: Getty
    In Krawców last night his sick and weary squad did him and the country proud.
    No-one moreso than surprise stand-in stopper Ryan Porteous.
    The rookie Hibs centre-back was handed his international debut in a potentially hazardous Nation League crunch with Ukraine.
    But the 23 year-old stood up to everything thrown at him throughout a sensational backs-to-the-wall performance.

    It was an all or nothing night for Scotland with so much at stake.
    Top spot in the group was up for grabs along with promotion to section A as well as second pot for the upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers.
    And of course, a back-up play-off to get tucked away just in case.
    ‘No Scotland no party,’ belted out the Tartan Army as they celebrated after the final whistle with the shattered Scotland players applauding them back.
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    This result was all about guts and determination not to be beaten.
    About digging deep against a tough Ukraine side and simply refusing to lose.
    And justification for Clarke when it came to his team line-up.
    Before kick-off Porteous was the name that leapt off the Scotland team-sheet.
    What a night for the Hibs defender to be thrown in at the deep end.
    The 23 year-old had never been capped before last night.
    Just a week ago he was being branded a cheat by Aberdeen boss Jim Goodwin.
    Yet Clarke was prepared to trust him.
    With Scotland needing a point from this final group game – and with key defenders missing – Porteous had the complete faith of the national team manager.
    Ryan Porteous challenging Artem DovbykCredit: Zuma Press
    It was a huge call to make.
    The big man was in the original squad but the smart money seemed to be on Declan Gallagher partnering Jack Hendry at the back.
    As one of the heroes of Belgrade – when Scotland qualified for the last Euros by knocking out Serbia in their own back yard – the St Mirren centre-back had the experience for a night like this. 
    It looked like that’s why he was drafted into the group as a late call-up.
    But no. Clarke saw something in Porteous that meant he was to play.
    It was likely down to his pace and ability to deal with the quick-footed threat of the Ukrainians.
    Whatever it was, Porteous was bursting with pride as he stood belting out the national anthem ahead of kick-off.
    It was clear to see what being picked for his country meant to him and his incredible performance in the night did himself and his family proud.


    Clarke’s decision to play Ryan Jack beside Callum McGregor in the middle of the park was much more predictable.
    With Scott McTominay suspended, it made sense to go with the hugely experienced Rangers midfielder.
    But opting to take Ryan Christie out of the line-up and draft in Kenny McLean was a surprise.
    It was maybe just asking too much of the former Celtic star to play his third game in a week.
    Clarke was mindful of maintaining the energy levels and McLean’s robustness was also key against an aggressive Ukraine outfit.
    It wasn’t by accident that Oleksandr Petrakov’s side had three men booked inside the first-half hour.
    Mykhailo Mudryk, Andriy Yarmelenko and Danylo Ihnatenko could have absolutely no complaints either as they rattled into challenges.
    It was a theme of the first-half with Scotland having to stand up to some hefty tackles.
    In terms of chances to score, Clarke’s had some big moments in that 45 minutes.
    Stuart Armstrong celebrates resultCredit: Reuters
    Che Adams could have hit the net inside the first few seconds with Jack firing another opportunity over the top.
    There was also the moment the Greek referee awarded Scotland a penalty in 24 minutes – only for VAR to point out that the ball struck Taras Stepanenko on the head, and not the arm, as the official first thought.
    Ukraine will feel they should have scored as least once themselves, though.
    Yarmalenko wasted great set-up play from £30m-rated Newcastle target Mudryk by blasting over.
    Craig Gordon then denied the striker with a superb save after be ran through one-on-one with the Hearts No1.
    The way Ukraine were finding gaps in midfield would have been worrying for Clarke at the break.
    Mudryk was a major threat whenever he got on the ball too with Aaron Hickey being tested to the limit.
    The Shakhtar Donetsk attacker was next to bring out a top class save from Gordon right at the start of the second half.
    By the hour mark the outcome was hanging in the balance with most Scotland supporters likely to have been watching the action through the cracks of their fingers.
    Ukraine just needed one goal to turn everything in their favour and with each passing minute they seemed to be more and more likely to get it.
    Clarke resisted the temptation to make any changes until the 70th minute when he threw on Christie, Stuart Armstrong and Stephen Kingsley for Ryan Fraser,  Greg Taylor and Jack.
    It was a much needed injection of energy for the final 20 minutes.
    The last few minutes were anxious and nervy but with Porteous careering into one final penalty-box challenge Ukraine had nothing left to give.
    And Scotland got the result they deserved.

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    Oleksandr Usyk spotted at Ukraine vs Scotland as heavyweight champion supports country in Nations League clash

    OLEDSANDR USYK was spotted at tonight’s Nations League clash between Ukraine and Scotland.Unfortunately he wasn’t there to support Steve Clarke’s side though as the world heavyweight champion cheered on his homeland Ukraine in their final fixture in the group.
    Oleksandr Usyk spotted in KrakowCredit: SNS
    He was seen proudly singing the national anthem before the match kicked off as he held his nation’s flag behind his head.
    Usyk is widely regarded as one of the greatest Ukrainian boxers of all time.
    He is a world champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles since 2021, The Ring magazine heavyweight title since 2022, and the undisputed cruiserweight title from 2018 to 2019.
    The undefeated heavyweight extended his streak to 20 victories after overcoming Anthony Joshua for the second consecutive time last month in Saudi Arabia.
    And now he is enjoying some time off as he takes in tonight’s Nations League fixture in Poland.
    Aside from boxing he is a big football fan.
    In another world he could have became a footballer instead of opting for the gloves as he even made his professional football debut for Ukrainian second-tier side FC Polissya earlier this year before taking on AJ in the rematch fight.
    His boxing career may be coming to an end as well as the champ revealed this month that he will retire in the near future but plans to fight Tyson Fury and Canelo Alvarev first.
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    He said: “I can have three more fights at the very most.
    “It is the most realistic to be in my top form. With Fury, Canelo and a farewell fight at Olympiyskiy.
    “With Canelo he said that he wanted to fight me. It would be a freak fight just for the sake of earning money.
    “I only need to beat Fury and then it is time to retire for me. The unification of all the belts is much more important than just a fight or another defence.
    “I want to outbox Fury and I don’t want to work that much just for another defence. There is much more that I can achieve.”
    While he’s admired across the globe for his skill and personality, you can guarantee most, if not all, of Scotland will be hoping he goes home unhappy once the final whistle goes in Krakow this evening.

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    Why does Cristiano Ronaldo have a black eye?

    CRISTIANO RONALDO is featuring for Portugal against Spain tonight in a crunch Nations League tie.But you may be wondering why CR7 is sporting a rather nasty looking black eye…
    Ronaldo suffered a horror collision with goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik to leave him a bloody mess
    Ronaldo played on with a bloody cut on his noseCredit: Getty
    Why does Cristiano Ronaldo have a black eye?
    Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in a sickening collision during Portugal’s 4-0 win over Czech Republic at the weekend.
    The 37-year-old was left a bloody mess after being clattered by goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik during their Nations League fixture on Saturday.
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    Ronaldo jumped up to challenge for the ball in the 12th minute at the Sinobo Stadium in Prague as keeper Vaclik went to claim it.
    It resulted in Vaclik’s arms smashing into the Manchester United star’s face, which left him sprawled across the floor as medics rushed to his aid.
    He was eventually able to return to the pitch after Portugal’s physios managed to stem the flow of blood.
    Which has now turned into a nasty black eye
    What time does Portugal vs Spain kick off?

    Portugal vs Spain is on Tuesday, September 27.
    It is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm UK time – same time locally.
    Estadio Municipal de Braga in Braga, Portugal is the allocated arena for this huge match and it can host around 30,286 fans.
    Ricardo Horta’s 82nd minute strike ensured Portugal held Spain to a 1-1 draw in June this year.

    What live stream and TV channel is Portugal vs Spain on?

    Portugal vs Spain will be broadcasted LIVE on Box Nation in the UK which is part of the Premier Sports pack.
    Build up is scheduled to commence from 7:35pm UK time – 10 minutes before kick-off.
    Subscription holders of Premier Sports can also stream entire action live through the Premier Sports website or Premier Sports Player app.

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    Portugal vs Spain: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for TONIGHT’S Nations League clash

    ALL eyes will be on Portugal vs Spain tonight when they go toe-to-toe in the standout Nations League fixture of Group A2.Cristiano Ronaldo captained his country to the first ever Nations League triumph in 2019.
    Portugal were the very first winners of the Nations League in 2019Credit: Getty
    And the Manchester United legend will be eager to do it once more despite being off the pace this season at club level.
    However, Luis Enrique’s men have unfinished business with this tournament having marginally lost in the 2021 final to France.
    But Spain have to navigate their way past their Iberian rivals first, which is an encounter that has ended as a draw on the past four occasions.
    What time does Portugal vs Spain kick off?

    Portugal roll out the red carpet for Spain on Tuesday, September 27.
    It is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm UK time – same time locally.
    Estadio Municipal de Braga in Braga, Portugal is the allocated arena for this huge match and it can host around 30,286 fans.
    Ricardo Horta’s 82nd minute strike ensured Portugal held Spain to a 1-1 draw in June this year.

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    What TV channel is Portugal vs Spain on and can I live stream it?

    Portugal vs Spain will be broadcasted LIVE on Box Nation in the UK which is part of the Premier Sports pack.
    Build up is scheduled to commence from 7:35pm UK time – 10 minutes before kick-off.
    Subscription holders of Premier Sports can also stream entire action live through the Premier Sports website or Premier Sports Player app.

    Team news
    Cristiano Ronaldo has been selected for Portugal despite only scoring one goal in nine matches this season.
    While the Manchester United’s former colleague Sergio Ramos is left out of the Spain side for the second consecutive time.
    Sergio Ramos hasn’t figured for Spain since 2021Credit: Reuters
    Portugal’s full squad for Nations League fixtures:
    Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (Porto), Jose Sa (Wolves), Rui Patricio (Roma).
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    Defenders: Danilo Pereira (PSG), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Joao Cancelo (Manchester United), Tiago Djalo (Lille), Pepe (Porto), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Nuno Mendes (PSG), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund).
    Midfielders: Joao Palhinha (Fulham), Ruben Neves (Wolves), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Mario (Benfica), Matheus Nunes (Wolves), Vitinha (PSG), William Carvalho (Real Betis).
    Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Pedro Neto (Wolves), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Rafa Silva (Benfica), Ricardo Horta (Braga), Rafael Leao (AC Milan).
    Spain’s full squad for Nations League fixtures:
    Goalkeepers: Unai Simón (Athletic Bilbao), Robert Sánchez (Brighton), David Raya (Brentford)
    Defenders: Pau Torres (Villarreal), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), José Gayà (Valencia), Hugo Guillamón (Valencia), Diego Llorente (Leeds), Eric García (Barcelona), César Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid)
    Midfielders: Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Rodri Hernández (Manchester City), Pedri González (Barcelona), Koke Resurrección (Atlético Madrid), Gavi Páez (Barcelona), Carlos Soler (Paris Saint-Germain), Marcos Llorente (Atlético Madrid)
    Forwards: Pablo Sarabia (Paris Saint-Germain), Nico Williams (Athletic Bilbao), Marco Asensio (Real Madrid), Álvaro Morata (Atlético Madrid), Borja Iglesias (Real Betis), Yeremy Pino (Villarreal), Ferran Torres (Barcelona) More