Uva leads Portugal in Scotland clash

Number eight Vasco Uva will lead Portugal in their historic World Cup clash with Scotland.

Number eight Vasco Uva will lead Portugal in their historic World Cup clash with Scotland.

Uva is joined in the back row by brother and blindside flanker Joao Uva for the largely-amateur Portuguese.

Sunday’s match at Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium is Portugal’s first World Cup encounter.

Team: P Leal; D Mateus, F Sousa, D Mateus, P Carvalho; D Pinto, J Pinto; R Cordeiro, J Ferreira, R Spachuck, G Uva, D Penalva, J Somoza, J Uva, V Vuva.

Replacements: J Mure, J Correia, 18 P Murinello, D Coutinho, L Pissarra, P Cabral, M Portela.

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