Portugal secured another win after beating Luxembourg 2-0 to progress in their quest to qualify for Euro 2020 with goals from Bruno Fernandes and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo stirred onto ninety-nine internationals as European champions Portugal defeated Luxembourg 2-0 to qualify for the 2020 European Championship on Sunday.
The task was quite easy for the European champions, as 3 points would book their spot at next year’s tournament regardless of alternative results.
Portugal struggled to traumatize the pitch in the first stages, that diode to an absence of clear-cut possibilities as Ronaldo tried his luck from a distance on a couple of occasions within the gap twenty minutes.
The dead-end was eventually tamed the thirty-seventh minute as Bernado Silva’s floor, the highest found Bruno Fernandes, who smashed the ball into the rear of the net.
Silva nearly grabbed a goal of his own shortly before the intermission break, however, the Manchester City star was unable to capitalize from shut vary when some sensible work by the goalkeeper.
The home facet came out firing within the last half, with Fernandes going nearest with a curling effort from the sting of the enclose the gap quarter-hour.
In a trial to create the result safe, Portugal coach Fernando Santos threw on a second amendment as Joao Moutinho, and Diogo Jota replaced Pizzi and Andre silva.
However, the win was sealed with 3 minutes remaining within the last half once Ronaldo poked the ball into AN empty net when some sensible work by Jota the way post.