Sweden Women face Portugal Women in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 at the Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester on Sunday, July 17. The match will start at 9:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Swedish women’s football team come into this game on the back of a 2-1 win over Switzerland. Fridolina Rolfo and Hanna Bennison were the two goal-scorers for the hosts. The Swedish side is second on the points (Group C) table having won one and drawn one out of their two games so far.
The Portuguese women's football team is third on the points table (Group C) having lost one and drawn one out of their two games. The visitors lost their previous game to the Netherlands by a margin of 3-2. Diana Silva and Carole Costa were the two goal-scorers for the visiting side.
Sweden Women vs Portugal Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Sweden Women: 1.37, Portugal Women: 7.70, Draw: 5.29
Betwinner odds: Sweden Women: 1.37, Portugal Women: 7.70, Draw: 5.00
Betway odds: Sweden Women: 1.36, Portugal Women: 8.00, Draw: 5.00
10CRIC odds: Sweden Women: 1.36, Portugal Women: 7.05, Draw: 4.93
1xBet odds: Sweden Women: 1.34, Portugal Women:7.60, Draw: 4.90
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Sweden Women vs Portugal Women head-to-head
Sweden Women and Portugal Women have played each other three times. The hosts have won two games while the visitors have won one.
Sweden Women beat Portugal Women 4-0 in their previous head-to-head encounter. Amanda Ilestedt, Hanna Glas, Kosavare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson were the four goal scorers for the hosts.
Sweden Women vs Portugal Women probable starting lineups
Sweden Women: Hedwig Lindahl (goalkeeper), Amanda Ilestedt, Nathalie Bjorn, Magdalena Eriksson, Hanna Glas, Filippa Angeldal, Caroline Seger (captain), Hanna Bennison, Kosvare Asllani, Fridolina Rolfo, Lina Hurtig.
Portugal Women: Ines Pereira (goalkeeper), Catarina Amado, Diana Gomes, Carole Costa, Joana Marchao, Andreia Norton, Tatiana Pinto, Dolores Silva, Ana Borges (captain), Jessica Silva, Diana Silva.
Sweden Women vs Portugal Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 top picks and players to watch
Sweden Women: Fridolina Rolfo will be the player to watch out for from the Swedish side. The Barcelona striker has scored three goals in five matches in UEFA Women’s Champions League. The 28-year-old has also scored four goals in matches in the 2021-22 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. She has scored nine times in 26 games for Barcelona in Primera Division 2021-22.
Portugal Women: Jessica Silva will be the top pick from the Portuguese side. The 27-year-old scored two goals in eight games at the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Portuguese forward also scored two goals in seven games in the UEFA Women’s Championship.
Sweden Women vs Portugal Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 prediction
Sweden Women are clear favourites going into the game against Portugal Women. The hosts also have a better head-to-head record against the visitors.
Portugal Women have struggled in the tournament so far and are likely to lose the game against Sweden Women. The visitors would want to put up a good fight against the hosts.