Team analysis

Portugal

Portugal

Portugal squad U19
No.PlayerBornPos.NORITAFINUKRITAGSClub
1Diogo Costa19/09/1999Goalkeeper90909056* FC Porto (POR)
2David Carmo19/07/1999Defender 78+9090120 SC Braga (POR)
3Diogo Queirós05/01/1999Defender909 FC Porto (POR)
4Romain Correia06/09/1999Defender90909090120 Vitória SC (POR)
5Rúben Vinagre09/04/1999Defender90909090120 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (ENG)
6Florentino19/08/1999Midfield90909090120 SL Benfica (POR)
7João Filipe30/03/1999Forward72*12*9090120*5 SL Benfica (POR)
8Miguel Luís27/02/1999Midfield9088*9045*2 Sporting Clube de Portugal (POR)
9José Gomes08/04/1999Forward80*86*54* 83*1 SL Benfica (POR)
10Quina18/11/1999Midfield84*9087*57*91*1 West Ham United FC (ENG)
11Mesaque Dju18/03/1999Forward18+4+36+ 37+1 SL Benfica (POR)
12João Virginia10/10/1999Goalkeeper 34+120 Arsenal FC (ENG)
13Nuno Nunes31/03/1999Midfield 3+ 120 FC Sion (SUI)
14Thierry Correia09/03/1999Defender90909090120 Sporting Clube de Portugal (POR)
15Francisco Moura16/08/1999Defender 2+18+ 1+ SC Braga (POR)
16Diogo Teixeira20/01/1999Midfield 45+ Rio Ave FC (POR)
17Trincão Francisco29/12/1999Forward909072*90101*5 SC Braga (POR)
18Pedro Correia12/10/1999Forward 9019+2 RC Deportivo La Coruña (ESP)
19Elves Baldé02/10/1999Forward10+ Sporting Clube de Portugal (POR)
20Nuno Santos02/03/1999Midfield6+ 33+29+ SL Benfica (POR)
21Ricardo Benjamin11/08/1999Goalkeeper
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Portugal team analysis

Formation in attack:Portugal team analysisFormation in defence:Portugal team analysis

Key features – Portugal

• 1-4-3-3 based on skilful, short-passing combination moves
• Active high or mid collective defence; good criteria when and how to press
• Effective wrong-footed wingers combining well with advancing full-backs
• Fluent middle-to-front rotations; Florentino the balancing midfielder
• Excellent 1 v 1 attacking; pace, dribbling, fast combinations in final third
• Mix of elaborate build-up or direct counters; keeper playing short or long
• Strong team and work ethics, loyalty to a clear playing philosophy

Head coach: Hélio Sousa (12/08/1969)