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Is Spain vs Portugal on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time, team news for TONIGHT’s UEFA Nations League game

Last season’s UEFA Nations League runners-up Spain open their campaign with a tough clash against neighbors Portugal.

French dynamic duo Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe broke Spanish hearts as La Furia Roja lost to Les Bleus in the 2021 final.

Spain lost the 2021 final to France despite taking a one-goal lead

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Spain lost the 2021 final to France despite taking a one-goal leadPhoto credit: Getty
Portugal won the first-ever UEFA Nations League Cup in 2019

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Portugal won the first-ever UEFA Nations League Cup in 2019Photo credit: Getty

And Spain narrowly missed out on the EURO final that same year after being unlucky to lose to Italy on penalties.

However, Luis Enrique’s side will be looking to put all of that behind them with a crucial opening win against Portugal in Group B.

But the Portuguese know a thing or two about this competition, having been the inaugural UEFA Nations League winners in 2019.

When will Spain vs Portugal kick off?

  • Spain continues to welcome Portugal Thursday June 2nd.
  • The aim is probably to 7.45pm UK time – 8:45 p.m. on site.
  • The Estadio Benito Villamarin in Seville, Spain will be the chosen venue for this eye-catching match.
  • Nothing separated the European giants as they faced off in an international friendly last year.
Latest TV information and team news about the big duel between two European giants
Latest news and updates from the Nations League opener plus information to watch

Will Spain vs Portugal be shown on TV and can I stream it live?

  • The match between Spain and Portugal in the UEFA Nations League will be broadcast live in Great Britain elite sport 2.
  • The insurance cover starts from 7pm UK time – 45 minutes after kick-off.
  • Subscription members can live stream the game via the Premier Player app, where membership prices start at £9.99 per month.

Team News

David de Gea will not take part in this game after not even making the Spain squad.

Athletic Club’s Unai Simon is likely to remain between the posts for La Roja.

However, former France international Aymeric Laporte and Barcelona star Pedri are both absent injured.

Ruben Dias is absent for Portugal as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury.

Diogo Jota is expected to play a week after the Champions League final, while world record international goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo is almost certain to be in the starting XI.

Spain’s squad for Nations League matches:

Goalkeeper: Unai Simon, Robert Sanchez, and David Raya

Defender: Inigo Martinez, Pau Torres, Dani Carvajal, Jordi Alba, Eric García, Aymeric Laporte, Cesar Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso

Midfield player: Sergio Busquets, Gavi, Koke, Marcos Llorente, Rodri, Thiago, Carlos Soler

Forward: Alvaro Morata, Marco Asensio, Raul de Tomas, Dani Olmo, Pablo Sarabia, Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres

Portugal’s squad for Nations League matches:

Goalkeeper: Diogo Costa, Rui Patricio, Jose Sa

Defender: Joao Cancelo, Diogo Dalot, Pepe, Nuno Mendes, Raphael Guerreiro, David Carmo, Domingos Duarte, Danilo Pereira

Midfield player: Ruben Neves, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Moutinho, Joao Palhinha, William Carvalho, Bernardo Silva, Matheus Nunes, Vitinha

Forward: Andre Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Otavio Monteiro, Goncalo Guedes, Ricardo Horta, Rafael Leao

Latest Odds

  • Spain wins 21/20
  • Draw 23.10
  • Portugal wins 11/4

*Odds courtesy of Betfair as of Thursday 2nd June

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