In match 12 of the European Championships (Euro 2016), Portugal and Iceland  face off in what will be the last of the first round fixtures in the tournament. The fixture will take place at Saint-Etienne. The Portugal vs Iceland match  will be telecast on Sony SIX and Sony ESPN in India from 12:30 am IST onwards. One can catch the free live streaming of the match on SonyLiv.com. The world is waiting for Cristiano Ronaldo to step up and take the tournament by the scruff of its neck Also Check: EURO Cup 2016 schedule Also Read - Drink Wine All Day, Sleep in Barrel? THIS 280-Year-Old Vineyard is Offering Luxurious Stay With Breathtaking View

Portugal have been in a state of transition over the last few years. The influx of great players they had dried out. Ricardo Carvalho recalled at the age of 38 is a case in point. But looking at how some of the Portugal youth teams have been performing, the Iberian nation is all set to rise again. Pepe has been in red hot form for Real Madrid, as they completed their 11th UEFA Champions League win. Being compact and shutting shop has been one of Seleccao’s strength over the last few years. Also Read - Ankita Konwar-Milind Soman's Sizzling Picture in Hot Spring And Love Advice Will Brush Aside Your Mid-Week Blues

Coming back to a good generation of players, Iceland had one emerge circa 2011 with Gylfi Sigurdsson, Birkir Bjarnason, Johann Gudmundsson and skipper Aron Gunnarson. Despite having these talents, a team needs a coach who can incorporate a good team spirit to the side. That is where former Swedish coach Lars Lagerback has done some p Ragnar Sigurdsson and Kari Arnason formed a cracking midfield four. The four’s technical finesse was matched by their strong work rate. Without the ball, maintaining shape and discipline was given paramount importance. That proved to be one of the major reasons why Lars Lagerback’s 4-4-2 formation, which really didn’t really get Sweden firing, during the coach’s time there. Also Read - Dream11 Team Prediction Portugal vs Spain: Captain and Vice Captain For Today, Match 1 Iberia Cup 2019 Between POR vs SPA at Dubai 6:30 PM IST October 25

Portugal 

Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon), Anthony Lopes (Lyon), Eduardo (Dínamo Zagreb) Defenders: Vieirinha (Wolfsburg), Cedric (Southampton), Pepe (Real Madrid), Ricardo Carvalho (Monaco), Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Jose Fonte (Southampton), Eliseu (Benfica), Raphael Guerreiro (Lorient) Midfielders: William Carvalho (Sporting Lisbon), Danilo Pereira (Porto), Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Renato Sanches (Bayern Munich), Adrien Silva (Sporting Lisbon), Andre Gomes (Valencia), Joao Mario (Sporting Lisbon) Forwards: Rafa Silva (Braga), Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas), Nani (Fenerbahce), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Eder (Lille)

Iceland

Goalkeepers Hannes Halldorsson (Bodo/Glimt), Ogmundur Kristinsson (Hammarby), Ingvar Jonsson (Sandefjord) Defenders Ari Skulason (OB), Hordur Magnusson (Juventus), Hjortur Hermannsson (PSV Eindhoven), Ragnar Sigurdsson (Krasnodar), Kari Arnason (Malmo), Sverrir Ingi Ingason (Lokeren), Birkir Saevarsson (Hammarby), Haukur Heidar Hauksson (AIK) Midfielders Emil Hallfredsson (Udinese), Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea), Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff), Theodor Elmar Bjarnason (AGF), Arnor Ingvi Traustason (Norrkoping), Birkir Bjarnason (Basel), Johann Gudmundsson (Charlton), Runar Mar Sigurjonsson (Sundsvall) Forwards Kolbeinn Sigthorsson (Nantes), Alfred Finnbogason (Augsburg), Jon Dadi Bodvarsson (Kaiserslautern), Eidur Gudjohnsen (Molde)