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Portugal with Ronaldo against Orange, four debutants in English selection

fcd20bde91ef8bfe50d76ae0556be26e - Portugal with Ronaldo against Orange, four debutants in English selection

The Dutch national team in the second friendly under the new coach Ronald Koeman to do with Cristiano Ronaldo, who is called up for Portugal. England, three days earlier, the opponent of Orange, a selection with four debutants.

The Portuguese national coach Fernando Santos has in his 25-man group is not a place set aside for Nani, Renato Sanches and Eder, that is, in 2016, have also played a role in the won european CHAMPIONSHIP finals and against France.

Also Pepe is on Monday 26 march in Geneva, switzerland, where Orange and Portugal to each other in a friendly context make. The 35-year-old defender of Besiktas, in the last international match as a captain acted, has a broken toe.

Ruben Dias, a 20-year-old defender of Benfica, for the first time, to the selection of Portugal. Rolando may hope for his first international match after a long absence. The 32-year-old defender, currently with Olympique Marseille under the contract, was there in 2014 for the last time.

Next week Friday will play Portugal first practice game against Egypt in Zurich. The European champion is preparing for the world cup next summer, where Spain, Morocco and Iran, the opponents in group B.

The last meeting between the Dutch team and Portugal dates back to August 2013. Paul Verhaegh made his debut in Faro, where a 1-1 draw was played. In the last ten mutual duels won Orange not once. The latest victory at the Portuguese dates back to 1991.

Selection Portugal
Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio, Anthony Lopes and Beto.
Defenders: Cedric Soares, Joao Cancelo, Bruno Alves, José Fonte, Rolando, Ruben Dias, Fabio Coentrao and Raphael Guerreiro.
Midfielders: William Carvalho, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Adrien Silva, Manuel Fernandes, Andre Gomes, Joao Mario, Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva.
Attackers: Gelson Martins, Ricardo Quaresma, Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo and André Silva.

England

In the selection of England, that Friday next week in the Amsterdam Arena as the opponent of the Dutch national team, debut Burnley players James Tarkowski and Nick Pope, the Swansea City defender Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook.

Also his Manager, is part of the 27-piece selection. The midfielder, Arsenal played at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2016 his last international match. The injured Harry Kane and Gary Cahill are not there.

The Dutch team is unbeaten in the last seven meetings with England, who have four draws and three victories produced. The last defeat was in the group stage of the european CHAMPIONSHIP in 1996 (1-4). Koeman makes his first final selection as keuzeheer of Orange.

Selection Of England
Goalkeepers: Jack Butland, Joe Hart, Jordan Pickford and Nick Pope.
Defenders: Ryan Bertrand, Joe Gomez, Harry Maguire, Alfie Mawson, Danny Rose, John Stones, James Tarkowski, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker and Ashley Young.
Midfielders: Dele Alli, Lewis Cook, Eric Animal, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Jake Livermore, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack’s Champions.

Attackers: Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling, Jamie vardy granted and Danny Welbeck.

See also:
KNVB confirms Lodeweges as an assistant and has staff Orange around


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