Portugal beat Uruguay at the 2022 World Cup
In the match of the 2nd round of the group stage of the 2022 World Cup, the Portuguese national team met with the Uruguay national team. The meeting took place at the Lusail Aikonik Stadium in Lusail and ended with the victory of the Portuguese team with the score of 2:0.
In the 54th minute of the match, Portuguese international midfielder Bruno Fernandes opened the scoring. The midfielder made a soft shot at the goalkeeper from the corner of the penalty area, forward Cristiano Ronaldo did not reach the ball with his head, but confused the goalkeeper with his jump, who did not react. The ball without touching Ronaldo’s head in a straight line flew into the far corner of the goal. In the 90+1 minute, Fernandes successfully converted a penalty and settled the final score.
The Portuguese national team scored six points and secured early access to the playoffs of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Uruguay (1) – in bottom, fourth place. Teams in Group H face Ghana (3) and South Korea (1).