Republic of Ireland vs Portugal: Predictions, odds & betting tips
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With plenty at stake for the visitors there should be serious interest in backing them to get among the goals when they visit the Irish capital

Republic of Ireland

form

All
UKR 1 - 1 IRL
D
IRL 3 - 0 SCO
W
IRL 0 - 1 UKR
L
ARM 1 - 0 IRL
L
IRL 1 - 0 LTU
W
IRL 2 - 2 BEL
D
LUX 0 - 3 IRL
W
IRL 0 - 0 POR
D
AZE 0 - 3 IRL
W
POR 2 - 1 IRL
L
Portugal

form

All
SUI 1 - 0 POR
L
POR 2 - 0 CZE
W
POR 4 - 0 SUI
W
ESP 1 - 1 POR
D
POR 2 - 0 MKD
W
POR 3 - 1 TUR
W
POR 1 - 2 SRB
L
IRL 0 - 0 POR
D
AZE 0 - 3 POR
W
QAT 1 - 3 POR
W
Head to Head
15 Matches (3 Draws)
4 Total wins 8
4 Home wins 5
0 Away wins 3
Last 5 Matches
1 Wins
2 Draw
2 Wins
IRL 0 - 0 POR
POR 2 - 1 IRL
IRL 1 - 5 POR
IRL 1 - 0 POR
IRL 1 - 1 POR
4 Goals Scored 8
Games Over 2.5 Goals 2 / 5
Both Teams Scored 3 / 5
Team Comparison
  • Attack
  • Defence
  • Distribution
  • Discipline
Player Comparison

Match Facts

  1. Republic of Ireland haven’t hosted Portugal for a match since February 2005 at Lansdowne Road under Brian Kerr, winning 1-0 with a goal from Andy O’Brien.
  2. Portugal have lost three of their last five away matches against the Republic of Ireland (W1 D1), with their one win in this time coming in a 1996 friendly, winning 1-0 with António Folha scoring the winner.
  3. Republic of Ireland are looking to win three consecutive matches for the first time since November 2016, having beaten Azerbaijan and Qatar in their two previous games.
  4. Portugal have won their last five matches in all competitions, scoring 16 goals and conceding just twice. They last won six in a row between July and November 2017.
  5. Republic of Ireland have scored 17 goals in their last 10 matches in all competitions – one more than they’d scored in their previous 24 international matches (16). They’ve netted 3+ goals in three matches in 2021 (4-1 vs Andorra, 3-0 vs Azerbaijan, 4-0 vs Qatar), their most in a calendar year since 2013 (four times).
  6. Portugal have scored 33 goals in all competitions in 2021, one of only five instances they have scored more than 30 goals in a single calendar year. They last scored more goals in 2017, when they netted 35 times.
  7. Republic of Ireland striker Callum Robinson has scored five goals in his last two international appearances, a brace against Azerbaijan and hat-trick against Qatar. No player has ever scored 2+ goals in three consecutive international appearances for the Republic of Ireland.
  8. Cristiano Ronaldo has been directly involved in 31 goals in his last 18 World Cup qualifiers (28 goals, 3 assists), netting his 10th international hat-trick in their 5-0 win over Luxembourg in their last World Cup qualifier.
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