The match in Kiev will be decisive, is the head coach of the Portuguese national team before the match with Ukraine

Матч в Киеве будет решающим, – главный тренер сборной Португалии перед матчем с Украиной

Head coach of Portugal Fernando Santos remembered the match against Ukraine, who expects his wards. It happened after the victory of Portugal over Luxembourg.

According to Santos, his team thought about the game with Ukraine after the second goal against Luxembourg. This goal, incidentally, was scored by Ronaldo. It was his 699-th in career.

“After the break in a match against Luxembourg we added, took the match under his control. And after the second goal the players started to think about the match with Ukraine and to manage their energy. The match in Kiev will be crucial. We had four finals. Now there are three. We want to finish first in the group,” said Santos in comments to the official website of the football Federation of Portugal.

I should add that the national team of Ukraine ahead of Portugal by five points. However, the Ukrainians have played one game more. In case of victory of “blue-yellow” in the match in Kiev on Monday, 14 October, Ukrainians will leave the group in the first place. A draw will guarantee our national team exit for Euro 2020.