Eurovision World Cup: Ukraine vs Portugal

For the duration of the actual World Cup, some of the best Eurovision artists old and new will be battling it out in a series of matches that mirror the World Cup itself. By the end, we will know the first winner of our Eurovision World Cup!

On each competition day of the World Cup, all of the matches for that day will be posted here on Eurovision Union. For a full 24 hours, a poll will be open for each match and it will be up to you to pick which of the representative songs will win the match.

We have reached Day 12 of the Eurovision World Cup, and although we are still in the Group stage, we have reached the final ‘round’ of the Group stage with the remaining matches acting as the deciding matches for many of the nations competing! Today we are starting off with the matches from Group A and Group B – a total of four matches! Here is the match between Ukraine and Portugal!

Today’s competitors:

Ukraine are one of the most successful nations at the contest, having won twice since their debut in 2003. Their first win was with Ruslana in the second appearance for Ukraine, however Ukraine’s World Cup entry is their latest winner which is 1944 by Jamala. Listen to the entry below:

It took Portugal decades of participations at Eurovision to finally score a win, and it was Salvador Sobral who finally won the trophy for Portugal with the beautiful song Amar Pelos Dois which was written by none other than Salvador’s sister. Listen to the entry here:

Vote for your winner here:

Voting is now closed. A tie breaker was held on Twitter, and the winner of this match is Ukraine! Congratulations!

Check out the other matches from Day 12 here: