Portugal's national football team beat Algeria 3-0 in a pre-World Cup friendly in Lisbon on Thursday. Algeria's national football team manager Rabah Madjer reiterated praise for the «European champion» while paying respect to his own men playing «despite the Ramadan» in a post-match presser. «We are preparing this team, our objective has always remained Africa, the last phase of the Africa Cup... Еще,» said Madjer who is currently under fire back home for a series of poor performances. The 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities across Russia, with the final set to take place in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Portugal is set to face Spain, Morocco and Iran in Group B, during the group stages of the World Cup tournament.