Portugal vs Luxembourg (3-0)
Bernardo timber, Cristiano Ronaldo and Goncalo Guedes were on the right track as Portugal closed on a spot at monetary unit 2020 with a snug 3-0 convert Luxembourg. Portugal vs Luxembourg in UEFA Euro Qualifying.
Manchester town midfielder timber scored the best of openers sixteen minutes into Friday’s blood group clash in the capital of Portugal. Ronaldo glorious give the half doubled the lead.
Substitute Guedes superimposed late gloss, and indeed, the EU champions ought to have won by an even bigger score, with Ronaldo uncharacteristically before his goal.
Still, Fernando Santos’ men were seldom troubled within the capital and, with a four-point buffer to 3rd and only three games remaining, Portugal took another step towards qualification.
Ronaldo cleared the crossbar with associate early long-ranger, and Joao Felix dismissed prodigally wide on the half-volley from eight yards as Portugal flew out the blocks.
The inevitable breakthrough arrived once Admiral Nelson Semedo’s cross ricocheted off goalkeeper Anthony Moris and allowed timber to slot home.
It remained unidirectional traffic within the half, with Bruno Fernandes’ stinger preceding audacious associate overhead-kick from Ronaldo. Who conjointly saw a bending effort well saved by Moris.
Ronaldo finally had his goal once he pounced on Maxime Chanot’s deplorably mishit backpass and lofted a pleasant chip over Moris.
The Juventus forward had already seen a few penalty claims waved away and were unlucky. Another given once, Leandro Barreiro Martins hacked him.
Portugal vs Luxembourg Match Statistics
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