Confirmed: Portugal v Serbia line-ups - Nani and Markovic start

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Here is how Portugal and Serbia will line-up for today's game in the European Championship qualifiers.

Portugal starting line-up: Rui Patrício; Bosingwa, Bruno Alves, Carvalho, Coentrao; Tiago, Moutinho; Nani, Danny, Eliseu; Cristiano Ronaldo

Serbia starting line-up: Stojkovic; Basta, Ivanovic, Nastasic, Kolarov; Petrovic, Matic, Ljajic, Tadic, Markovic; Mitrovic.

Portugal face a crucial Euro 2016 qualifier this evening as they take on Group I rivals Serbia at the Estadio Da Luz in Lisbon.

Fernando Santos, formerly manager of Greece, replaced Paulo Bento as Portugal boss after a 1-0 home defeat to Albania back in September.

Santos will be expected to take Portugal to the European Championships in France in 2016, but right now they lie one point adrift of Denmark and Albania in first and second place respectively.

Beating Serbia is paramount for Portugal, and despite their age, Santos has named an experienced line-up with the likes of Bosingwa, Ricardo Carvalho and Tiago all starting, with Cristiano Ronaldo of course spearheading the attack alongside his former Manchester United team-mate Nani.

Serbia have just one point so far having been deducted three points after their controversial encounter with Albania, but can call upon a host of familiar names such as Branislav Ivanovic, Matija Nastasic, Aleksandar Kolarov, Nemanja Matic, Adem Ljajic, Dusan Tadic and Lazar Markovic as they look to spring a surprise in Lisbon tonight.

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