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Portugal vs Vietnam: Preview, Analysis and Prediction

Portugal vs Vietnam: Preview, Analysis and Prediction

Portugal vs Vietnam
Women’s World Cup
Group E
27th July 2023
Sky Stadium

Preview, analysis and predictions for the Group C Women’s World Cup fixture between Portugal and Vietnam.

Portugal form analysis

In the anticipated friendly match against Japan on April 7th, Portugal’s defensive resilience was put to the test as they allowed their opponents to breach their backline twice. This outcome raised concerns and highlighted potential vulnerabilities that the team must address.

However, on April 11th, Portugal displayed true grit and determination in their friendly encounter with Wales. Despite falling behind early, they showed commendable resilience and managed to stage a comeback, securing a hard-fought 1-1 draw.

A noteworthy performance came in their friendly match against England on July 1st, where Portugal’s defense shone brightly. The team put on an impressive display, managing to keep a clean sheet against the formidable home side, holding them to a goalless draw.

In their friendly fixture against Ukraine on July 7th, Portugal’s attacking prowess took center stage. They exhibited their clinical finishing, scoring two goals to secure a convincing 2-0 victory, much to the delight of their supporters.

However, the unofficial match against Norway on April 16th posed a challenge for Portugal. Despite their best efforts, they suffered a narrow 1-2 defeat, signaling that certain opponents might pose difficulties for them.

Looking back to the World Cup Group Stage match against the Netherlands on July 23rd, Portugal’s defense faced another stern test. Unfortunately, they were breached once again, and their inability to find the net on the other end led to a 0-1 loss.

Vietnam form analysis

In a thrilling and fiercely competitive friendly encounter on June 24th, Vietnam showcased their unwavering determination against the formidable German team. Their persistence bore fruit as they managed to breach the opponent’s defense and score a goal. However, despite their spirited efforts, Vietnam experienced a narrow 1-2 defeat, indicating the necessity for potential defensive improvements to thwart skilled adversaries.

Subsequently, Vietnam faced a challenging friendly match against New Zealand on July 10th, where they encountered difficulties in creating scoring opportunities. As a result, they suffered a 0-2 loss, highlighting the importance of refining their offensive strategies.

The stakes were high in the friendly match against Spain on July 14th. As Vietnam faced off against a powerhouse opponent. Unfortunately, their defense struggled to contain the relentless Spanish attack, resulting in conceding an unfortunate nine goals. This display emphasized the uphill battle Vietnam faces against top-tier teams.

In the much-anticipated FIFA Women’s World Cup Group Stage match against the United States on July 22nd, Vietnam’s defense once again faced a stern examination. Despite their unwavering resolve, they were breached three times by the formidable American squad. Moreover, their offensive endeavors were met with challenges, leading to a frustrating 0-3 loss.

Portugal vs Vietnam: Prediction

Portugal suffered a narrow loss against the Netherlands. Meanwhile, Vietnam suffered a sizable defeat against the USWNT. Những Cô Gái Kim Cương have proven in the past they hold their own against European sides. However, they are likely to suffer a loss, in a contest with goals from both sides.

Full time result: Portugal.

Both teams to score.

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