Sweden vs Portugal LIVE: Stream, TV channel, team news as Ronaldo STARTS

PORTUGAL continue their Nations League defence with a clash against Sweden tonight.

  • TV/Live stream: Sky Sports Red Button/Sky Sports App
  • Portugal XI: Lopes, Guerreiro, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Danilo, Joao Moutinho, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Joao Felix, Ronaldo.

Follow all the action from the game with our live blog below…

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    15. The two banks of four are proving to be difficult for Portugal to break down! They're going forwards, then backwards because they can't find any space to exploit.

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    13. First yellow card of the evening for Svensson, he takes out Ronaldo and is booked for doing so….

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    11. Good spell of possession from Sweden, they're looking to work a chance down the right wing.

    They've had a considerable amount of the ball in the opening 15 minutes, they have also created more and looked more dangerous than Croatia ever did.

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    10. Forsberg takes the free-kick but it sails way over the Portugal goal, It's an unusually poor delivery from the playmaker.

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    9. Danilo concedes the first free-kick of the evening inside his own half, a slightly raised foot is the reason why the decision has gone against him.

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    8. Sweden do well again to get down Portugal's right hand side of defence, Forsberg delivers another decent ball into the box which Pepe heads clear.

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    7. A very impressive start by the hosts, they've outworked their visitors in the opening ten minutes and they've had the better chance through Berg.

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    5. Felix is released into space by Ronaldo, he takes too many touches before trying to play Fernandes through on goal.

    Sweden manage to get a foot in and get possession back, Ronaldo then chases the ball all the way back to Olsen.

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    4. Pepe loses the ball with a sloppy pass, he looked to return the ball wide to Cancelo but Forsberg got himself in the way.

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    2. Jansson was down momentarily with a head injury, the Brentford man very nearly got the assist to put his side ahead within a matter of minutes.

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    CHANCE!

    2. Berg heads wide! A long throw is flicked on by Jansson and the captain totally miss-times his header sending it wide of Lopes' left post.

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    1. Sweden do not score many goals, they do however work incredibly hard and they are hard to break down as a unit and it'll be the job of Moutinho, Fernandes and Danilo to do so.

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    1. Sweden get us underway.

  • PEEEEEEP!

    AND WE'RE OFF!

  • HERE COME THE TEAMS!

    Sweden are wearing the vibrant yellow, and Portugal are wearing red.

    The national anthems are being played and play will get underway shortly after!

  • HEAD-TO-HEAD

    Sweden have beaten Portugal seven times to Portgual's five! The two sides have also drawn on five occasions.

    The last time the two sides met in 2017, Sweden came out on top 3-2.

  • AS IT STANDS

    Portugal sit top of the group with France just behind on goal difference, their opponents tonight Sweden sit third.

    Croatia need to beat France tonight to give themselves a fighting chance.

  • CENTURION

    Cristiano Ronaldo returns to the starting XI tonight in search of his 100th goal for Portugal, his 99th came in a 2-0 win against Luxembourg last November.

  • SWEDEN XI

    4-4-2 for Sweden tonight.

    1 Olsen; 16 Krafth, 3 Helander, 18 Jansson, 6 Augustinsson; 15 Kulusevski, 20 Olsson, 13 Svensson, 10 Forsberg; 14 Isak, 9 Berg (c).

  • PORTUGAL XI

    Ronaldo returns to the starting line-up in search of his 100th international goal.

    12 Lopes; 5 Guerreiro, 3 Pepe, 4 Dias, 20 Cancelo; 13 Danilo, 8 Moutinho, 11 Fernandes; 10 B Silva, 23 Felix, 7 Ronaldo (c).

  • GOOD EVENING!

    Welcome to the live blog for Sweden vs Portugal.

    Sweden are hoping to bounce back from their 1-0 defeat to World Champions France in their Nations League opener.

    Janne Andersson’s Sweden can be pleased with their performance against France, it was only thanks to Kylian Mbappe’s late strike which snatched a valuable point away from them.

    Standing in their way are Portugal who beat Croatia 4-1 thanks to goals from Cancelo, Jota, Felix and Silva.

    Fernando Santos’ side proved they could grind out an impressive result without Cristiano Ronaldo, who watched on from the stands after receiving a bee-sting to his big toe.

    Luckily for Ronaldo, tonight could be the night he gets his 100th goal for his country after having to wait almost ten months to do so.

    Sweden are expected to field the same side which fought hard in their 1-0 loss to France.

    As for Portugal, Ronaldo will return to the starting line-up having missed the 4-1 victory against Croatia, he is likely to replace Wolverhampton’s Diogo Jota.

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