A European champion against an American champion. It was a match between Portugal and Uruguay Qatar World Cup 2022. Lusitanos came to be comfortable with this commitment Defeated Ghana 3-2And the South Americans must win to qualify After a tough goalless draw against South Korea.
Both teams are brimming with individual talent: a clash between true all-stars Bruno Fernandes, Joao Felix and Bernardo Silva vs. on the Portuguese side Fede Valverde, Darwin Núñez and José María Giménez For Uruguay, headed Cristiano Ronaldo Y Edinson Cavani respectively.
On paper it looked like a real match, But the truth is that both teams canceled each other out and produced few first-half arrivals. A brilliant individual play by Rodrigo Bentancur was too much for Uruguay in the first period; The Tottenham player picked up a ball from midfield and drove into the Portugal area, but his shot was blocked by Diogo Costa.
Without much emotion in the first half, Portugal’s clearest inserted in the second act; A cross from Bruno Fernandes aimed for Cristiano baffled Sergio Roset. The Portuguese star appeared to turn his head, but in fact he did not make contact with the ball. Finished or not, it was 1-0 to Portugal and from there they counter-attacked with Uruguay’s attacks.
At the end of the game, Jose Maria Gimenez’s one-handed penalty kick was converted by Supergift. Bruno Fernandes equalized for Portugal at 2-0.
His opponent in the round of 16 is undefined
The Group G they’ll be in, with Brazil only qualified and top, will therefore not meet in the round of 16. All will be decided on the final day between Switzerland, Serbia and Cameroon.
R. Guerrero (41′, Nuno Mendes), F. Bellistry (61′, Mr. Godin), Arrascata (61′, M. Neighbor), Raphael Leo (68′, Ruben Neves), M. Gomes (71′, D. Nunez), L. Suarez (72′, E. Cavani), G. Ramos (81′, C. Ronaldo), Mathias Nunes (81′, Joao Felix), J. Palhinha (82′, W. Carvalho), M. Vineyard (85′, M. Oliveira)
1-0, 53′: Bruno Fernandes2-0, 92′: Bruno Fernandes
Referee: Alireza Faghani
VAR Referee: Abdullah Ali Al Marri, Shaun Evans
Rodrigo Bentoncur (5′,yellow) Ruben Neves (37′, yellow) Mathias Oliveira (43′, Yellow) João Felix (76′, Yellow) Ruben Diaz (88′, yellow)