Cristiano Ronaldo scores another hat-trick for Portugal in their 5-0 thrashing of Luxembourg in World Cup qualifiers Europe.
2022 World Cup
European qualifiers, Group A
Portugal 5 – Luxembourg 0
Stadium: Estadio Algarve, Faro/Lule
Starting the game for 8 minutes, Portugal took the lead 1-0 from the penalty spot where Sebastian. Thill had a foul on Bernardo Silva before being Cristiano Ronaldo.
Luxembourg conceded another penalty when Ronaldo called for a foul from away goalkeeper Anthony Moris. Before Ronaldo’s self-deprecating effort gave Portugal a 2-0 lead. After 13 minutes
Portugal led 3-0 in the 17th minute, Bernardo Silva flowed the ball for Bruno Fernandes to press a narrow corner into nothing left.
Cristiano Ronaldo scores another hat-trick for Portugal
Portugal was much superior in the 21st minute. Joao Moutinho opened the ball for Ruben Dias. The defender of the team who added the game to attack and hit the ball into the frame, but Anthony Morris saved Luxembourg. can
Portugal’s game was in no hurry after three goals cleared. The next tempo has to wait until the 43rd minute, when Andre Silva flows the ball for Ronaldo to press with the left in the left box. But Moris’s save ends the first half, Portugal leads 3-0.
In the second half in the 68th minute, Ronaldo nearly scored a hat-trick when Joao Canzelo opened the ball. From the right into the penalty area for the Manchester United star to catch the ball up. And then somersault to fire directly on the penalty spot Anthony Mori S must be frightened to let the ball narrowly cross the crossbar.
But from a corner kick, Portugal took a 4-0 lead when Bruno Fernandes opened the ball for Palgnagna into the 6-yard box.
Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in the 87th minute. Ruben Neves opened the ball from the left into the box to reach Ronaldo, heading straight into the first post with Portugal leading 5-0.
Then there was no goal, and the game ended as Portugal opened home to defeat Luxembourg 5-0, holding them second in the group, one point behind Serbia.
List of players for both teams
Portugal: Rui Patricio – Joao Cancelo, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Nuno Mendes – Joao Moutinho, Palgnha – Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Andre Silva – Cristiano Ronaldo
Luxembourg: Anthony Morris; Laurent Jans, Enes Mahmutovic, Maxim Chanot, Mika Pinto; Christopher Mark. Thanes Pereira – Olivier Thill, Leandro Barreiro, Sebastian Thill, Jerson Rodrigues – Danel Sinani
Referee: Benoit Bastian (France).