World Cup Tips: 13/2 pick among these Morocco v Portugal punts from Phil Thompson

Paddy ambassador Phil Thompson shakes down Saturday's early game.

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Portugal v Morocco Betting Tips

Portugal to Win 2-1
Goncalo Ramos to Score Anytime

Saturday 3pm: Morocco v Portugal
TV: ITV and RTE2

I hope this isn’t a stalemate. I know Morocco came out on top against Spain on penalties but they did have a lot of chances on the counter. I think Spain had about 80% possession but it means nothing in this game, does it?

I think Morocco will play the same way, will they get away with it again? I don’t think so. I don’t think you can go to the well twice. I’ll go with Portugal.

That 6-1 win against the Swiss was massive. Switzerland don’t normally concede that many and Cristiano Ronaldo was dropped as well! Who scored in his place? The new sensation Goncalo Ramos.

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This is going to be interesting, these two have had good performances and Morocco topped the group so we can’t write them off. It will be tight but I’m going for Portugal to Win 2-1.

I think Fernando Santos was justified in putting Ronaldo on the bench and the performance proved that so I think they’ll stick with his replacement so I’ll have Ramos to Score Anytime.

Morocco v Portugal tips

Portugal to Win 2-1
Goncalo Ramos to Score Anytime

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