Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled out of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash

Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash
Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash

Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled out of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash: Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva will miss Thursday’s World Cup qualifier away to Ireland due to “muscle issues“, manager Fernando Santos told reporters on Wednesday.

Silva, who has been in terrific form for his club Manchester City this season and was instrumental in their Premier League derby win against rivals United at the weekend, missed training on Monday and was also absent on Tuesday.

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Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled out of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash

“I don’t count on him. He has muscle complaints. I don’t think he has the conditions to go to this game. We think he will be okay for Serbia (on Sunday),” said Santos.

Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash
Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash

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“He arrived tired, complaining, he has many games on him, and couldn’t go to training, but he’s recovering well and we hope and we believe he’ll be able to play here with Serbia.”

The game in Dublin against Ireland is crucial for Portugal, who trail leaders Serbia by a point in Group A but have a game in hand.

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Ireland vs Portugal LIVE: Major setback for Portugal, Bernardo Silva ruled out of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash

Which TV channel will broadcast the World Cup Qualifiers Matches?

The Matches will be telecasted on Sony Sports Network in India. Fans can enjoy the match live on Sony Ten 1, 2, 3 and their HD Channels as well.

World Cup Qualifiers LIVE Stream: Where can you live stream the Matches?

The World Cup Qualifiers matches will be available for streaming on SonyLiv and Jio TV. Fans will need to purchase a premium SonyLiv account to live stream all the matches.