Thursday , 18 October 2018

Portugal Vs Spain Head To Head Record In Football History

Head to head football historical record of Portugal vs Spain available here. List of all previous matches and overall H2H comparison between Portugal and Spain Football team. These two European teams are one of the most popular football teams in the World belongs to UEFA Confederation. Today, we are going to share complete head to head record of Portugal vs Spain for the fans of these two teams. Spain are one of eight National Football teams to win FIFA World Cup, while Portugal are yet to win their first ever Football World Cup. Brace yourselves for H2H record.

Portugal vs Spain head to head

Portugal Vs Spain Head To Head Record in Football

Statistics Portugal Spain
Matches played 36 36
Wins 6 17
Defeats 17 6
Draws 13 13
Goals scored 43 85
Goals allowed 85 43
Goal ratio 1.19 2.36
Top goal scorer Cristiano Ronaldo
[79 Goals]
David Villa
[59 Goals]
Most caps Cristiano Ronaldo
[147 games]
Iker Casillas
[167 games]
FIFA rank
[On 18 December 2017]
3 6

So far in the history of Football, both teams have played 36 head to head games against each other in all competitive and friendly games. Spain holds pretty good record over their rivals with 17 wins in 36 H2H games. La Roja have scored 85 goals with goal ratio of 2.36. One time UEFA Euro Winners Portugal have won just 6 games against Spanish team in past matches. The Navigators have scored total of 43 goals in previous head to head games against Spain.

Both teams first met in history on 18 December 1921 during International friendly game. It was 3-1 comfortable win of Spain over Portugal. One year later, both teams against played against each other on 17 December 1922 that turned another defeat for Portugal.

The Navigators took 26 years to win their first ever game against Spain since their first meeting in 1921. Spain were undefeated by Portugal in first 16 head to head games. On 26 Jan 1947, Portugal against Spain for the first time in history. It was 4-1 friendly win of the Navigators over the reds.

Spain: The Spanish Football team is also known as La Roja as their nickname. On 28 August 1920, Spain played their first ever international match against Denmark and won it by 1-0. Their biggest win is against Bulgaria [13-0] that came on 21st May 1993.

Portugal: Known as the Navigators by their nickname, Portugal have provided so many Football legends. Their first ever International match was against Spain on 18th December 1921. Against Liechtenstein and Kuwait, Portugal have registered their biggest win of 8-0 [twice against Liechtenstein].

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