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Bruno Fernandes's fitness, Diogo Jota's form and other reasons why Portugal would defeat Azerbaijan.

The European Giants Portugal would be hoping to register their second successive victory when they travel away to face Azerbaijan in their World Cup Qualifiers encounter.

The Portuguese National Team are the huge favourites to get all the maximum three points due to their previous records and results against Azerbaijan.

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The last time Portugal played a competitive game, they got a 2 - 0 win Qatar in their international friendly encounter.

The last time Azerbaijan played a competitive game, they played out a 1 - 1 draw against Republic of Ireland in the World Cup Qualifiers.

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The Portugal head coach Fernando Santos is expected to use a strong line up for the crucial encounter against Azerbaijan.

The likes of Diogo Jota, Renato Sanchez, Raphael Gurreiro, Bernando Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Rui Patricio and Rafael Silva are all expected to feature against Azerbaijan.

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Let's take a look at 3 reasons why Portugal would defeat Azerbaijan;

1. BRUNO FERNANDES'S FITNESS : The 26 years old Portuguese Midfielder Bruno Fernandes is expected to feature in their crucial encounter against Azerbaijan.

According to various reports, The Portugal and Manchester United Midfielder Bruno Fernandes is fit to feature against Azerbaijan.

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2. DIOGO JOTA'S FORM: The Portugal and Liverpool attacker Diogo Jota would be hoping to continue his incredible run of form when they face Azerbaijan in the World Cup Qualifiers.

The 25 years old Liverpool winger Diogo Jota have scored two goals in the English Premier League this season.

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3. SANTO'S TACTICAL MASTERCLASS: Twhe Portugal head coach Fernando Santos is expected to use a 4-3-3 formation in their crucial match against Azerbaijan.

The Portugal head coach Fernando Santos is expected to use Diogo Jota, Bernando Silva and Andre Silva upfront in order to weaken Azerbaijan's defence.

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