Portugal beat Uruguay 2-0 on Monday with two goals from midfielder Bruno Fernandes to become the third team after France and Brazil to qualify for the World Cup knockout stages.
The European controlled the ball well before Fernandes’ 54th-minute pass passed Uruguayan goalkeeper Sergio Rochet, who was frozen in place as Cristiano Ronaldo headed ahead and initially celebrated the goal as his own. he.
Fernandes scored his second in stoppage time after conceding a penalty for handballing after watching the video again.
Uruguaywho knocked Portugal out of the 2018 World Cup, created a flurry of chances at the break: midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur edged past three players only to save his shot brilliantly, Maxi Gomez hit the post. vertical, and Luis Suarez shot into the net.
Portugal’s second win in two matches puts them at the top of Group H with six points and advances to the round of 16. Uruguay, third with one point, must be beaten gana in the group’s final game for a chance to advance.