MATCHDAY: Spain faces Portugal at home in Nations League

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday:


Last year’s runner-up Spain is in Seville to face Portugal, the inaugural Nations League champion in 2019, in the opening game of Group 2 in the top-tier League A. Portugal has not beaten Spain away since a friendly in 1937, with five consecutive draws. In another League A game, the Czech Republic hosts Switzerland. In League B, Israel hosts Iceland, Sweden visits Slovenia and Norway is at Serbia. North Macedonia is at Bulgaria in League C.


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