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Portugal It has become a beast that no one wants to run into in the rest Qatar World Cup 2022 And a thank you for all A disastrous 6-1 loss against Switzerland Round of 16, making them one of the tournament’s “quiet favorites”. They left Cristiano Ronaldo as a substitute Up to 70′.
In what should have been an even game, Portugal quickly dominated, taking the ball and spreading the skill with players like Joa Felix, Gonzalo Ramos and Bruno FernandezEarned confidence as openers.
Why didn’t CR7 play as a starter?
And don’t like Cristiano Ronaldo was on the bench By the decision of coach Fernando Santos. This is because DD decided not to use it CR7 Then start Insulting the striker after leaving the shift In the match against South Korea. They didn’t need Picho for 90 minutes this Tuesday because everything went right for the Portuguese offense.
Portugal vs Switzerland; Round of 16 match summary
They replaced Cristiano with Gonzalo Ramos as the opener, who played just one game with Portugal before the World Cup. No one expected anything from the “player 26” on the list, but tonight in Qatar Manifested by the tripleA shot from the angle starts on 17 minutes.
The Swiss, who had to find a match and adjust…paid for that too. The goal led them to change their strategy to avoid staying on the road, but they fell prey to some of the Portuguese who, without CR7 – who had seemed to hold them back in previous games – flew to the front.
It was a fight, where the elder Pepe scored a World Cup goal at the age of 39. A goal made him one of the five oldest players in the competition’s history to celebrate scoring with a header from a corner kick.
Ramos took his hat trick with two more shotsThird in fine form after taking advantage of another filtered pass and hitting the ball to rattle the nets. Also, page Rafael Guerrero scored another goal Y Rafael Leo closed the party Goalkeeper Sommer stood up 6-1 A lone goal for Switzerland through Manuel Akanji At 58′.
This is the third time in history that the Portuguese have reached the quarter-finals. The first was in England in 1966, then in Germany in 2006 and finally in Qatar, in the fifth World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo makes his debut as a substitute at the age of 70. Standing ovation. He actually scored, but it was disallowed for obvious offside.