Portugal has an option taken on the eighth-finals. The defeated Morocco 1-0 and climb provisionally into the lead in group B. Iran and Spain take to 20.00 hours against each other. Cristiano Ronaldo scored and broke again a record. With 85 goals in a match and struck it, he Ferenc Puskás of the throne. Now, nobody in the football history more international goals than CR7.
Four minutes, as long as had Cristiano Ronaldo this time to make the scoreboard work. Defender Da Costa lost CR7 just from the eye and so he could cross from João Moutinho hard in purpose of extend. Five minutes later, was the player of Real Madrid there again. On a counter-attack could Ronaldo of in the sixteen slanted for aim tricks, the ball bumped a meter apart.
Morocco came gradually better in the contest. Twice received referee Geiger the anger of the entire nation on him by the two bad phases in the sixteen. First went to Nordin Amrabat, after he himself heavyweight championship at the jersey withdrew. In the second phase, on the half-hour was Boutaïb in the back pushed. Both the referee if the VAR handles are not in.
Just before half-time were both teams are once again dangerous. Ronaldo awoke from his short sleep and sent Guedes road. Munir saved handsome. Morocco put his nose to the window in a corner kick. That was doorgekopt to the second pole, where Benatia just came too late to the ball in goal-to-heads.
Rui Patricio saves the furniture
Portugal started the second half again with a sharp counter-attack. Again came the ball to Ronaldo, but this time he missed his shot completely. Morocco responded along Belhanda. Completely detached, he could on purpose cups, Rui Patricio ranselde the bouncing ball out of his goal. Also Benatia resurfaced after a free kick, his shot flew over.
Just past the hour went on, the Moroccan storm still not lie. The tough Portuguese defense gave, however, no shrinkage. Ziyech kicked a free kick from an interesting place, but just about the purpose. A quarter of an hour later curled a new stationary phase at the head of Benatia, but also his third kopkans was not good.
Morocco had clearly a lot of energy wasted but it was still a great chance in the injury time. At a messy stage in the penalty area and blasted again, Benatia on. Portugal – a very pale second half played – was barely at the Moroccan goal. Not a problem, because the Portuguese got their first victory of the tournament. For Morocco, means the defeat as well as certainly the power off.