Welcome to Sportstar’s stay protection of the Portugal vs Ghana FIFA World Cup Group H sport. That is Nihit Sachdeva taking you thru the motion because it unfolds at Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar.
From the coach’s nook
Fernando Santos, Portugal
“What can this team achieve? I have a very simple answer to that: the world title. I think it’s possible and so do my players, so that’s what this team can achieve.”
Otto Addo, Ghana
“Picking a team for the Portugal game won’t be easy, but that’s what I wanted. In a tournament like this it’s very important to have 26 players on whom you can rely.”
PREVIEW (through Reuters)
Portugal can be eager to let its soccer do the speaking when it faces Ghana in its World Cup opener on Thursday amid controversy over Cristiano Ronaldo’s feedback about Manchester United and tensions between the squad and the media.
Euro 2016 champion Portugal hammered Nigeria 4-0 in its final warm-up match earlier than flying to Qatar, providing some encouragement to its followers after a poor run of type.
Costa (GK), Dias, Cancelo, Pepe, Mendes, Neves, Fernandes, Carvalho, Ronaldo, Andre Silva, Leao
Ati Zigi (GK), Lamptey, Amartey, Salisu, Baba, Partey, Abdul Samed A. Ayew, Kudus, J. Ayew, Williams
However Ghana – which reached the World Cup quarterfinals in 2010 – arrived on the Arabian Peninsula with wind in its sails too after beating Switzerland 2-0 in a pleasant.
The match on the 974 Stadium in Doha provides the perimeters the possibility to put down an early marker in Group H, which additionally contains Uruguay and South Korea.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos has come below stress from native media and followers following latest disappointments – together with a last-16 Euros exit final yr.
There’s additionally discuss of stress within the squad and worries amongst followers that the group is simply too centered on serving captain Ronaldo, who at 37 is previous his prime.
“The environment in the changing room is excellent. No problems,” five-times Ballon D’Or winner Ronaldo stated on Monday. “The group is shielded. And I take this opportunity to say: stop asking about me.” However the possibilities of Ronaldo stepping out of the highlight look slim within the wake of an explosive TV interview through which he stated he had been betrayed by Manchester United, prompting hypothesis that he’ll quickly go away the membership.
He led Portugal to triumph at Euro 2016 however World Cup glory has eluded him and Qatar represents his final likelihood.
Some followers say the time has already come for Ronaldo to step apart and let expertise corresponding to fellow Manchester United gamers Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot and Manchester Metropolis’s Bernardo Silva, Ruben Dias and Joao Cancelo take centre stage.
Lining up towards them for Ghana are more likely to be Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey, Leicester Metropolis defender Daniel Amartey and Athletic Bilbao striker Inaki Williams.
Coach Otto Addo, Ghana’s third supervisor in 12 months, has sought to rebuild the group after a disastrous exhibiting on the Cup of Nations in early 2022, bringing in additional European-born gamers corresponding to Brighton & Hove Albion wingback Tariq Lamptey.
However his plans suffered a setback when each of his main goalkeepers suffered accidents, which means third-choice Lawrence Ati-Zigi, who performs at St Gallen in Switzerland, can be entrusted to maintain out Ronaldo and his colleagues on Thursday.
The groups met on the 2014 World Cup in Brazil when Portugal gained 2-1 due to a late winner by Ronaldo.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
Portugal vs Ghana – Kick off, telecast and stay Streaming information
The place will the Portugal vs Ghana World Cup match kick-off?
Portugal vs Ghana match will kick-off at Stadium 974.
When will Portugal vs Ghana World Cup match kick-off?
Portugal vs Ghana match will kick-off at 9:30PM IST on November 24, 2022.
The place are you able to watch Portugal vs Ghana match in India?
Portugal vs Ghana World Cup match can be telecasted stay on Sports18 and Sports18 HD. On Android and nicely as iOS, the 2022 FIFA World Cup can be stay streamed on JioCinema.
The place are you able to watch the Portugal vs Ghana match outdoors India?
The next record exhibits the place you may watch the Portugal vs Ghana match outdoors of India
United States – TV: FOX, Telemundo; Reside Stream: fuboTV, Fox Sports activities app, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo
Canada – TV: CTV, TSN; Reside Stream: fuboTV, TSN app
United Kingdom – TV: BBC One; Reside Stream: BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Web site
Australia – TV: SBS; Reside Stream: SBS On Demand
New Zealand – TV: Sky Sports activities; Reside Stream: Sky Sport
Malaysia – TV: RTM, Astro; Reside Stream: Astro Go
Singapore – TV: Mediacorp Channel 5; Reside Stream: StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singtel TV
Hong Kong – TV: BeIN Sports activities, ITV; Reside Stream: Now TV, ViuTV
Nigeria – SuperSport and Showmax Professional.