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Portugal have to win against Iceland to seal qualification to Euro 2016 last 16. Pictured: Portugal's Vieirinha, Pepe, Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo during a training session.Reuters

Hungary take on Portugal in their third and final group E game of Euro 2016 on Wednesday in Lyon. With Hungary already qualified for the last 16 of the competition, this match decides whether it is Cristiano Ronaldo's side's turn now to join them as the other team from the group in the next round.

The amount of missed chances Portugal have had so far in the tournament in France seems unreal. There has been just one goal from Fernando Santos' side so far in the competition -- by Nani in the Portugal's opening game against Iceland -- from 50 attempts on goal over the two games. 

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Therefore, the need to be accurate in front of the goal in one of the most crucial matches for them in the tournament is the need of the hour for Portugal. "I believe in my players," Santos was quoted as saying by the official website of UEFA. "Why would I start being a pessimist all of a sudden? Everyone believed in our team until a couple of days ago.

"We played a really good game [against Austria] and now everyone questions us – that baffles me. We've been exemplary. We've worked hard, we're committed and have quality players. Why wouldn't I believe in them? That would make no sense. I believe we'll make it [to the final]," the Portuguese coach added.

Ronaldo missed a penalty in the previous match for the Seleccao, against Austria, but Santos feels that one bad day takes nothing away from the setpiece specialist, that the Real Madrid star is. "I'm sure [Ronaldo] will get over everything and do what he does best," continued the Portuguese coach. "And he's always proven that what he does best is to score. I'm sure he'll be anxiety-free. He'll keep on taking free-kicks and penalties."

Hungary are yet to lose in the competition so far and that undefeated record really could give them the much-needed momentum going ahead. "I can't compliment my team enough. We need to continue what we've been doing in the last two matches, and we need to play with a disciplined defence," said Hungary coach Bernd Storck.

Hungary have lost all of their previous five competitive games against Portugal.

Where to watch live

Euro 2016: Hungary vs Portugal is scheduled for a 5 p.m. BST (9:30 p.m. IST, 12 p.m. EST) start on June 22, 2016.

India: TV: Sony Six, Sony Six HD. Live streaming: Sony Liv.

USA: TV: ESPN 3 USA, ESPN Deportes TV. Live streaming: Watch ESPN.

United Kingdom: TV: BBC One UK. Live streaming: BBC iPlayer.

France: TV: beIN Sports 1, beIN Sports 3. Live streaming: Bein Sports Connect France.

Portugal: TV: RTP 1, Sport TV1. Live streaming: None.

Hungary: TV: M4 Sports. Live streaming: None.

Australia: TV: Bein Sports and SBS One. Live Streaming: Bein Sports Connect.

Germany: TV: ZDF and ORF.

China and Hong Kong: TV: CCTV and LeTV.

Thailand: TV: Channel 3.

Singapore: TV: Eleven Singapore and Singtel. Live Streaming: Singtel Go.

Malaysia: TV: Astro.

Latin America: TV: DirecTV.

Middle East and North Africa: TV: Bein Sports Max. Live Streaming: Bein Sports Connect.

South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa: TV: SuperSport 3. Live Streaming: SuperSport.

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