Ronaldo absent, Portugal beat Sweden 3-0

Lisbon

His absence Cristiano Ronaldo not so influential for Portugal national team. Facing Sweden of UEFA Nations League, Selecao das Quinas managed to win 3-0.

At Estadio Jose Alvalade, Thursday (15/10/2020) in the morning WIB, Portugal appeared to press first. In the second minute, Diogo Jota already threatened the Swedish goal, but his shot from outside the penalty box was wide.

Two minutes later, William Carvalho came close to scoring, but his header hit the Swedish post.

Sweden got a good chance in the 13th minute. Pepe failed to get a clear clearance in the penalty box, sending the ball to Mikael Lustig’s feet. Unfortunately, his shot still missed the target.

GOAL! Portugal winning 1-0. Bernardo silva managed to take advantage of Diogo Jota’s pass, and with his left foot shot, he beat the Swedish goalkeeper, Robin Olsen.

Sweden is trying to get up. Marcus Berg had a golden opportunity in the 35th minute, but his shot hit the post.

Instead of equalizing, Sweden conceded again in the 44th minute. This time it was Diogo Jota who listed his name on the scoreboard, after receiving the bait Joao Cancelo. Score 2-0 to close the first half.

In the second half, Sweden was the first to press. Berg manages to head the pass Dejan Kulusevski in the 49th minute, but the Portuguese goalkeeper could still block, Rui Patricio.

Sweden again threatened Rui Patricio’s goal in the 55th minute with Viktor Claesson’s long-range shot, but the Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper managed to brush it off.

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Portugal who finally managed to score a goal in the 72nd minute. A pass from Carvalho was not wasted by Diogo Jota, who scored his second goal in this match. Score became 3-0 and lasted until it was over.

These results make Selecao das Quinas lead the group A3 standings with 10 points from 4 matches. Meanwhile Sweden is in the caretaker position with no points from 4 matches.

The composition of players Portugal vs Sweden

Portugal: Rui Patricio, Cancelo, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Guerrero, Carvalho (Moutinho 80 ‘), Bruno Fernandes (Sanches 88’), Pereira, Jota (Rafa Silva 88 ‘), Joao Felix (Podence 75’), Bernardo Silva (Andre Silva 75 ‘).

Sweden: Olsen, Bengtsson, Lindelof, Jansson, Lustig (Johansson 54 ‘), Claesson, Ekdal, Kristoffer Olsson, Kulusevski (Larsson 88’), Quaison (Isak 62 ‘), Berg (Martin Olsson 88’).

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