The most awaited game of FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B between Portugal and Spain is scheduled to be held on 15 June. Football World Cup 2018 brings you a naming rivalry of Portugal vs Spain at the beginning of the competition. I’m gonna share the telecast channels and Indian timing of the game for you. It is one of the popular Football rivalries at the international level. What could be a better competition that watching both teams playing against each other at FIFA World Cup? The Navigators and La Roja were drawn in the same group that ignited the intensity of this World Cup. This rivalry is known as The Iberian Derby.
Portugal Vs Spain Indian Time 2018 FIFA World Cup
Portugal vs Spain will start sharp at 11:30 pm on 15 June 2018 [Friday] according to Indian Standard Time [IST]. Fisht Olympic stadium of Sochi got the honor of hosting this great game. Fish Olympic is a newly built stadium of Russia which was opening 2013 having a seating capacity of 41.220 spectators.
|Competition||FIFA World Cup 2018|
|Date||15 June 2018|
|Venue||Fisht Olympic Stadium|
|Seating capacity||41,220 spectators|
Portugal Vs Spain Telecast in India
Live broadcast: Sony Ten 2/HD and Sony Ten 3/HD
Just like previous matches, this game will be also live on Sony channels. This is the game that you don’t want to miss. So, subscribe to these channels if you didn’t. Fans from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan can also watch Portugal vs Spain on these channels.
Match Preview And Team News
Portugal lost a game in World Cup qualifiers but Spain dominated group to reach the finals. The European Champions won 9 out of 10 World Cup qualifier games. They had same points as that of Switzerland  but based on goal difference, Portugal directly qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018.
One time World Champions Spain remain unbeaten in the qualification round of 2018 Football World Cup. 28 points in 10 games without any defeat made them the only undefeated team in Group G. La Roja were best in scoring and defending as they scored most goals  and conceded least goals .
Spain vs Portugal is one of the oldest Football rivalries which began on 18 December 1921. The Navigators lost the first rivalry by 1-3. On 11 March 1934, it was FIFA World Cup qualification match in which Spain dominated Portugal as they scored nine goals without conceding.
This is the first meeting between Spain and Portugal after UEFA Euro 2012. If you remember that game Spain eliminated Portugal on penalties. Spain later won their second European Championship and third successive major title. See head to head record of Portugal vs Spain.
This is the toughest prediction and I’m sure you agree with it. However, Spain a minor edge over Portugal. After dominating the qualifiers, Spain continued their dominance in friendlies. La Roja played a draw against Germany in away game, dominated Argentina by 5-1. On the other hand, Portugal is known for depending on Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain have a balanced squad.
Line-ups will be updated after the official announcement.