Seleção Starts Preparations for Spain Friendly on Wednesday in Alvalade, Daniel Podence Talks About Upcoming Matches

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Domestic football takes a back seat for international football when Portugal will play the first of three October matches on Wednesday night against Spain in a friendly at Sporting’s Alvalade.

The Seleção come into the break with two wins against Croatia and Sweden last month in League of Nations play.

Daniel Podence was interviewed by FPF. Video below.

Probable XI as of Monday

Portugal: Lopes; Semedo, Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro; Carvalho, Moutinho, Fernandes; Silva, Ronaldo, Podence

Spain: De Gea; Navas, Ramos, Torres, Reguilon; Ruiz, Rodri, Ceballos; Torres, Rodrigo, Fati

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UPDATE – SC Braga‘s Nuno Sequeira replaces Mario Rui on the Seleção. The Covid-19 situation at Napoli will keep him away from the Seleção.

Seleção versus Spain (Friendly, October 7), France (League of Nations, October 11), and Sweden (League of Nations, October 14)

GK: Anthony Lopes, Rui Patrício, Rui Silva

D: João Cancelo, Nélson Semedo, José Fonte, Pepe, Rúben Dias, Raphael Guerreiro, Rúben Semedo, Nuno Sequeira

M: Danilo Pereira, Rúben Neves, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes, João Moutinho, Renato Sanches, Sérgio Oliveira

F: Podence, Rafa Silva, André Silva, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota, João Félix, Trincão

Health Authorities say they will test fans at the two home matches against Spain (5% capacity) and October 14 versus Sweden (10% capacity) in Sporting’s Alvalade.

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