Bruno’s double gives Portugal a ticket to cross the groups

Portugal – Uruguay – Played on 11/28/2022

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Bruno Fernandez led the Portuguese national team to victory (2-0) during the match against Uruguay, this evening, Monday, in the second round of the Qatar 2022 World Cup finals, at Lusail Stadium.

Bruno Fernandes scored Portugal’s two goals in the match in the 54th and (90 + 3) minutes.

With this victory, Portugal raised its score to 6 points at the top of the group, while Uruguay’s balance froze at a single point at the bottom of the standings.

The match started with an attempt by Uruguay, with a long shot through Oliveira in the 3rd minute.

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The response came from Portugal with a shot on the bird by William Carvalho, which passed over the Uruguay goal in the 4th minute.

And the pressure continued from the Portuguese national team, with a ground shot by Bruno Fernandez, from outside the area in the 8th minute.

Uruguay defender Jimenez headed a ball inside the penalty area, which passed over Diogo Costa, Portugal’s goalkeeper, in the 11th minute.

Rodrigo Bentancur, the Uruguayan player, missed the opportunity to score a goal for his country in the 32nd minute, as he launched with individual skill, dodged the Portugal defense, and hit a powerful ball, but goalkeeper Diogo Costa brilliantly saved it.
The first half ended in a goalless draw.

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At the start of the second half, Bernardo Silva, the star of the Portuguese national team, kicked off and hit a ball that hit the outside net of Uruguay’s goal in the 52nd minute.

Cristiano Ronaldo succeeded in scoring the lead goal for Portugal in the 54th minute, as he took advantage of a cross pass from Bruno Fernandez inside the penalty area, and headed a ball past goalkeeper Sergio Rocht.

But the goal was awarded to Bruno Fernandez, as it was not proven that Ronaldo touched the ball before it was scored.

The response came from Darwin Nunez, the Uruguayan striker, with a creeping ground shot, which reached Diogo Costa, the Portugal goalkeeper, in the 59th minute.

The left post, Maxi Gomez, denied the Uruguayan player from scoring the equalizer in the 74th minute, as he aimed a missile ball from outside the penalty area, which hit the post.

Luis Suarez missed an unrepeatable opportunity to score the equalizing goal for Uruguay in the 78th minute, as he received a ball inside the penalty area, received the ball, and hit the outer net very strangely.

Substitute Rafael Leao, Portugal’s national team player, aimed a curved ball inside the penalty area, which passed by the right post of Uruguay’s goal in the 82nd minute.

The referee of the match awarded a penalty kick to Uruguay in the 90th minute, after a handball hit Jimenez inside the penalty area, and Bruno Fernandez, who scored it successfully, added the second goal for Portugal in the 93rd minute.

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