2014 Football World Cup. USA vs Portugal. Preview & Free Tips. 22/06/2014.

World Cup 2014 Tips

USA meet Portugal today at the 2014 World Cup, at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus.

Form

The two sides have met 5 times before, with each team taking 2 wins, and there being one played out draw.

USA edged out Ghana 2-1 in their opening match.

Portugal suffered a surprising 4-0 defeat to Germany in their opening fixture.

Injuries & Suspensions

It’s Portugal with all the problems going in to this match. Superstar Cristiano Ronalda is still nursing a knee injury, left-back Fabio Coentrao has been ruled out of the World Cup with a thigh injury, and centre-back Pepe is suspended for this match after being sent off for sensationally headbutting Germay’s Thomas Muller in the opening round.

Prediction & Tip

USA just managed to get past Ghana in the opening round, but are showing some promise. Portugal disappointed in the first round, and there is no doubt that their squad has some issues. We’re tipping that this one will be closer then many people think, and are going to take the 11/4 that Ladbrokes are offering¬† for a draw.

USA draw Portugal 1-1