England v Portugal: 10 Vital Statistics


10. England have won 16 of their last 20 matches since being knocked out of the 2014 World Cup and face Portugal in their final Euro 2016 warm-up friendly. They are 1.92 to win at Wembley.

9. England and Portugal have drawn their last four meetings and another draw is priced at 3.40.

8. In fact, England have only won one of their last 11 matches against Portugal (W1 D8 L2). Portugal are 4.20 to win on Thursday night.

7. England could concede a goal in five consecutive matches for the first time since November 2009 to June 2010. Both teams to score is priced at 2.20.

6. Meanwhile, Portugal head into this clash having won eight of their last 10 away games. They are 6.75 to win/win on the HT/FT in London.

5. Cristiano Ronaldo scored five of Portugal’s 11 goals in Euro 2016 qualifying but is rested for this game. Portugal are 2.10 not to score in Ronaldo’s absence.

4. Wayne Rooney (52 goals for England) is one short of equalling Sir Bobby Charlton’s 25 home goals in an England shirt. Rooney has scored in each of his last seven England home appearances and is 5.30 to net first.

3. Daniel Sturridge was named in manager Roy Hodgson’s 23-man squad but has not scored for England since the 2015 World Cup. Sturridge has played just twice for the Three Lions since that tournament and is 3.00 to net.

2. Hodgson’s last win against Portuguese opposition came in the 1996/97 UEFA Cup, when his Inter Milan side beat Boavista 7-1 on aggregate in the third round. Hodgson has never beaten Portugal as an international head coach but is 2.85 to see his team win without conceding.

1. England have scored first in eight of their 10 games this season, winning all eight of those matches. They are 1.49 to bag the opener at Wembley.