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Austria and Hungary will lock horns in the first match of Group F of Euro 2016 at the Stade de Bordeaux on Tuesday. Austria had an amazing qualifying campaign, as they were one of the four teams who remained undefeated, while winning nine out of their 10 matches.

Expected starting XI: Austria: Almer; Klein, Dragović, Prödl, Fuchs; Alaba, Baumgartlinger; Harnik, Junuzović, Arnautović; Janko.

Hungary: Király; Fiola, Guzmics, Lang, Kádár; Gera, Nagy; Dzsudzsák, Kleinheisler, Németh; Szalai.

Portugal will rely on the prowess of Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo. Following Real’s Champions League triumph, Ronaldo missed Portugal’s friendly defeat to England at Wembley and only joined his teammates after taking some time off on a yacht with friends.

Iceland are without any stars. Iceland qualified for Uefa Euro 2016 with a record of 6 wins, 2 draws and as many defeats. Icelandic sides have played five games in France in UEFA club competition, losing all five of them by an aggregate score of 17-2.

Expected starting XI: Portugal: Rui Patricio; Vieirinha, Bruno Alves, Pepe, Raphael Guerreiro; Mario, Danilo, Moutinho, Silva, Nani; Ronaldo.

Iceland: Halldorsson; Saevarsson, R Sigurdsson, Arnason, Skulason; Gudmundsson, Sigurdsson, Gunnarsson, Bjarnason; Sigthorsson, Finnbogason.

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