The Islands are situated in the Atlantic Ocean, roughly 400 miles west of Senegal in west Africa. Line-upsPortugalFormation 4-2-3-11Lopes21Cédric SoaresSubstituted forAfonso Fernandesat 66'minutes4Rodrigues de OliveiraBooked at 5mins3Almeida PintoBooked at 60mins5Pacheco Antunes18Adrien SilvaSubstituted forBrás Andréat 66'minutes15André GomesSubstituted forMagalhães de Almeidaat 80'minutes8Bernardo SilvaSubstituted forDaniloat 62'minutes16João MárioSubstituted forAlves Monteiroat 45'minutes11Vieira de Freitas9Pereira de AlmeidaSubstituted forMacedo Lopesat 66'minutesSubstitutes2Magalhães de Almeida6Danilo7Cavaleiro10Afonso Fernandes12Ferreira Moura Guedes13Baía Pinto14Brás André17Alves Monteiro19Lucas João20Fonte22Coentrão Marafona23Macedo LopesCape VerdeFormation 4-3-31Dias2Fortes14Dias BarrosSubstituted forFortesat 45'minutes3Varela MonteiroSubstituted forSilva Limaat 72'minutes18Freitas Santos15Monteiro4Monteiro SemedoBooked at 68mins13Almada SoaresSubstituted forMonteiro Macedo Babancoat 63'minutes7Lopes FortesSubstituted forMendes Rodriguesat 80'minutes19TavaresSubstituted forPires Gomesat 81'minutes10Almeida RamosSubstituted forMendes da Graçaat 81'minutesSubstitutes5Monteiro Macedo Babanco8Fortes Oliveira9Pires Gomes11Mendes Rodrigues12Sousa16Cruz Rosário17Silva Lima20Mendes da Graça22Fortes23Soares TavaresReferee:Ovidiu HateganAttendance:3, 500Live TextMatch ends, Portugal 0, Cape Verde Islands 2.
Portugal 0-2 Cape Verde IslandsCape Verde were the first team to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of NationsTen-man Portugal struggled without captain Cristiano Ronaldo as they fell to a surprise defeat in a friendly at home to the Cape Verde Islands. Portugal are top of their qualifying group for Euro 2016 but rested Ronaldo against the African side, who are ranked 38th in the world. Odair Fortes put Cape Verde ahead before Admilson Gege doubled their lead after the break. The hosts also had defender Andre Pinto sent off after an hour. Cape Verde - eliminated at the group stage of this year's Africa Cup of Nations - are sandwiched between Wales and Scotland in Fifa's world rankings.
Second Half ends, Portugal 0, Cape Verde Islands 2. Foul by André Almeida (Portugal). Babanco (Cape Verde Islands) wins a free kick in the attacking half. Attempt missed. Ukra (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by André Almeida. Eder (Portugal) wins a free kick on the left wing. Foul by Jeffry Fortes (Cape Verde Islands). Vieirinha (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half. Foul by Nuno Rocha (Cape Verde Islands). Vitorino Antunes (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half. Foul by Rodrigues (Cape Verde Islands). André André (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.