Portugal will be taking on the Republic of Ireland in an international friendly, looking to bounce back in style after a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Croatia in the last game. The result kind of pegged Portugal back as it was their first big encounter against a top side in a while. The team has been flawless in the qualifiers but much of that has come against struggling teams. In the Euros, Portugal will need to be at the very best in order to repeat the 2016 results. Opponents Ireland defeated Hungary in their last match and they can be a bit of tough nut to crack, when in form. Portugal versus Republic of Ireland starts at 12:15 am IST. Will Cristiano Ronaldo Play Tonight in Portugal vs Republic of Ireland International Friendly Football Match? Here’s the Possibility of CR7 Featuring in Starting XI.

Cristiano Ronaldo did not make it to the field against Croatia and he is likely to return to the starting eleven here. His will have Diogo Jota and Bernardo Silva for company in the final third with Bayern Munich bound Palhinha shielding the backline in a midfield three. Bruno Fernandes and Vitinha will look to drive the team forward from the central areas. Ruben Dias will be the key man in the backline for Portugal.

Adam Idha scored the winner for Republic of Ireland against Hungary and he is all set to start as the central striker again. Seamus Coleman, the team captain, will feature in a back three, that also has Shane Duffy and Dara ’O Shea. Matthew Doherty and Robbie Brady will be deployed as the wingbacks in a 3-5-2 formation. Cristiano Ronaldo Wishes Fans on Occasion of Portugal Day 2024, Poses in Portugal Jersey for UEFA Euro 2024 (See Pic).

When is Portugal vs Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2024? Know Date, Time and Venue

The Portugal national football team vs Republic of Ireland national football team international friendly will be played at the Aveiro Municipal Stadium in Portugal and it starts at 12:15 am IST (Indian Standard Time).

Where to Get Portugal vs Republic of Ireland Live Telecast of International Friendly 2024?

Sony Sports Network, the official broadcast partner of UEFA Euro 2024, will also broadcast this friendly match. Fans in India keen on watching Portugal vs Republic of Ireland live telecast can do so on the Sony Sports Ten 2 TV channel. For Portugal vs Republic of Ireland online viewing option, read below. Cristiano Ronaldo Plays Football With 'Special Kids' During Portugal Training Session (See Pics).

How to Watch Portugal vs Republic of Ireland Live Streaming Online of International Friendly 2024?

SonyLIV, the official OTT platform of Sony Network, will provide the Portugal vs Republic of Ireland live streaming online. Fans in India can watch the Portugal vs Republic of Ireland live streaming online on the SonyLIV app and website but at the cost of a subscription fee.  Portugal will be keen to enter the Euros in positive frame of mind and expect them to do well here.

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