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Portugal will head into their final group F qualifier with Luxembourg knowing a win will earn them at least a play-off spot.
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Paulo Bento’s side are guaranteed a place in the playoff following last Friday’s disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Israel and with Russia three points ahead with a superior goal difference and a trip away to Azerbaijan it will take a big turn of events for Portugal to win the group.
Despite Ricardo Costa putting Portugal ahead against Israel a blunder by goalkeeper Rui Patricio with 5 minutes to go allowed Eden Ben Basat to snatch a late equaliser.
Patricio will take solace from the fact that his manager refused to blame him for the disappointment of the draw although he will be well aware of the need to put on a strong show against the group’s whipping boys.
The Sporting Lisbon keeper is unlikely to be troubled too much by Luxembourg and even without suspended duo Pepe and Ronaldo Portugal will be expected to win.
Luxembourg were beaten 4-0 at home by Russia on Friday and are languishing at the bottom of the group with six points having won one and draw three of their 9 games so far.
Their only win of the campaign to date came in the 3-2 win over Northern Ireland last month although they did Portugal a scare in the home fixture with goals from Ronaldo and Helder Postiga giving them a narrow 2-1 win.
Russia meanwhile will looking to confirm their automatic place when they face fourth place Azerbaijan in Baku.
The Russian’s needed an 84 minute penalty from Roman Shirikov when the two sides met in October 2012 and the former Russian state will be keen to put over their illustrious neighbours.
The final game of the group will see third place Israel hoping to build on their impressive draw in Lisbon when they take on second bottom Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland have won only one game in qualifying, an unlikely 1-0 over Russia and they will head into the game on the back of a 2-0 loss to Azerbaijan.
That game saw defender Jonny Evans sent off meaning an automatic suspension for the Manchester United star with his place set to go to one of Chris Baird or Alex Bruce, while Oliver Norwood and Gareth McAuley are also out.
Boss Michael O’Neill could also makes change in the forward line with Andrew Little, William Grigg and Billy McKay all pushing for starting places.
Speaking ahead of the final round of games, O’Neill admitted that results had not been good enough
“It’s another harsh lesson, the players have made it difficult for themselves in this campaign,” he told the media.
“I’m not going to turn around and say we’ve been progressing at a rate of knots. We’re progressing in small steps and taking a few setbacks along the way. This was another one.
“Some of our performances have been good but we just have to live with the results and they’ve been poor, there’s no getting away from that.”