As against France last Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo will be the holder at the forefront of the attack of Portugal, which challenges Croatia this Tuesday.
After his fatal defeat against the blues of Didier Deschamps last Saturday, Portugal will travel to Croatia this Tuesday, on the occasion of the 6th and final day of the League of Nations. For this meeting without a stake for the Seleçao, assured of finishing second in Group 3, Fernando Santos has decided not to spare his star Cristiano Ronaldo, holder in attack alongside Joao Felix and Diego Jota.
5 changes compared to France
In total, the Portuguese coach, who opted for a 4-3-3, made five changes in his starting lineup compared to that aligned against the France team. The neo-Parisian Danilo Pereira retains his place in the midfield, just like the Mancunien Bruno Fernandes. Lille’s José Fonte will start on the bench, leaving his place to Ruben Semedo.
The eleven of Portugal: Rui Patrício – Nelson Semedo, Rúben Dias, Rúben Semedo, Mario Rui – Danilo, Moutinho, Bruno Fernandes – Joao Félix, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota
The eleven of Croatia: Livakovic – Juranovic, Skorik, Lovren, Bradaric – Rog, Modric, Kovacic – Pasalic – Vlasic, Perisic