Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal and Ghana start their World Cup campaigns in Qatar 2022 in Group H Thursday, November 24th at Stadium 974 in Ras Abu Aboud. The two sides are battling Uruguay and South Korea for a place in the knockout rounds.
When will Portugal vs Ghana kick off?
The game in between Portugal and Ghana starts on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at
11 a.m. ET
· 8 a.m. PT
How to watch Portugal vs Ghana
Preview Portugal vs. Ghana
One last World Cup for legendary captain Cristiano Ronaldo?
As always, The headlines surrounding Portugal were dominated by captain Cristiano Ronaldowho will be official play as a free agent at the World Cup after resigning from his contract with Manchester United following a high-profile interview in which he heavily criticized the club and several of its key figures. And at 37 years old surely this will be his last World Cup? Manager Fernando Santos has stressed this Ronaldo’s club situation does not affect his performances for Portugal, for which he scored an incredible 117 goals in 191 games. A Seleção have an incredible amount of talent at their disposal, however Santos was criticized for not knowing how best to use it, despite winning Euro 2016, their first international title. Portugal needed a playoff to qualify for the World Cup and failed to qualify for the Nations League finals.
Ghana’s expectations are low due to their poor form ahead of the World Cup
Ghana had never qualified for a World Cup until 2002, when they made it to three consecutive tournamentsIn 2010 she even reached the quarterfinals. Their controversial loss to Uruguay will make for interesting narrative when the sides meet again later in the tournament. The Black Stars only just scratched the qualificationDefeating Nigeria on away goals in a dramatic final, and Expectations for knockout football are pretty lowalthough there are some talented players in the squad including Arsenal’s Thomas Partey, Ajax’s Mohammed Kudus and Athletic Club’s Iñaki Williams. Ghana have won just two of their last 12 games before the World Cup and it seems like Head coach Otto Addo doesn’t know which his best team is it can be assumed that he has recently shortened and changed his starting eleven frequently.
Portugal vs Ghana Prediction
However, Portugal don’t always manage to convert their firepower into goals They should prove too strong for a Ghana side who are considered underdogs for a top 2 place.
forecast – Portugal 2-0 Ghana
Who officiates Portugal vs Ghana?
The referee for Portugal vs Ghana will be Ismail Elfath from USA.
Where will Portugal vs Ghana be played?
Portugal vs Ghana is being played Stadium 974 in Ras Abu Aboud, a temporary venue made from recycled shipping containers that’s just outside of Doha. The stadium will host seven World Cup games, the last of which will be a round of 16.
Have Portugal and Ghana played before?
Portugal and Ghana we have met beforewith the European Cup winners with a two-to-one goal in the group stage of the 2014 World Cup. On that occasion, neither side advanced to the knockout stages.