09/07/2021 at 10:34 AM CEST
The day of Tuesday, September 7, is again loaded with football activity related to the stoppage for national teams: the Netherlands of Memphis Depay and De Jong play a large part of their aspirations to the Qatar 2022 World Cup against Turkey. Didier Deschamps’s France, which has five consecutive draws, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal also have a lot at stake.
Regarding Spanish interests, Luis de La Fuente’s U21 team faces the second day of the qualifying phase for the next European Championship against Lithuania after beating Russia with two doubles by Fer Niño and Yéremi Pino. The most prominent matches are:
Lithuania U21 – Spain U21 | European qualification stage
Luis de La Fuente’s Spain faces the second day of the qualifying round against a Lithuania that fell against Slovakia on the opening day. Not so the selection, which clearly thrashed Russia (4-1) with two doubles from Fer Niño and Yéremi Pinor. After the poor result in the last European Championship, the Spanish want to regain their good feelings and consolidate at the top of the group, where Malta and Slovakia also have three points. The match will take place at the LFF Stadium in Vilnius from 5:30 p.m., but no Spanish television has confirmed that it will broadcast it live.
Azerbaijan – Portugal | Qualifying round Qatar 2022 | UEFA TV
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal seeks first place in the group after certifying a great comeback against Ireland on the first day of the break. Currently they are second with 10 points, the same as Serbia, which leads by goal difference. The Portuguese, European champions in 2016, want to be in the next World Cup in Qatar 2022. It may be the last great appointment for Cristiano Ronaldo, who is already the top scorer in the history of national team football and is only four games away from entering the top 3 of more international appearances. The match will be played at Baku Olympic Stadium from 6:00 p.m. and can be followed on UEFA TV.
Netherlands – Turkey | Qualifying round Qatar 2022 | UEFA TV
The Netherlands of Memphis Depay and Frenkie De Jong faces a key match for their World Cup aspirations, a tournament in which they have not participated since the 2014 edition of Brazil. They will face Turkey, which completed a European Championship far from what was expected, current leader with 11 points after beating Gibraltar in a resounding way. If the Dutch win they will be at the top for the last day of the national team break. The duel will take place at the Amsterdam Arena starting at 8:45 p.m. and can be seen on UEFA TV.
France – Finland | Qualifying round Qatar 2022 | BE MAD
Didier Deschamps’ France is looking to make amends after scoring five draws in their last five official matches, something that had not happened before in the history of the national team. Without Mbappé, who has had to abandon concentration due to injury, but With Griezmann and Benzema, the Gauls are looking for a victory that will consolidate them at the top of the table against a Finland that left great sensations in the last European Championship and that he did not enter the final stages due to goal difference. The contest will take place at the Stade de France from 8:45 p.m. and can be followed live on BE MAD.