September 2, 2021 || 8:17 am

Portugal vs Ireland football match highlight 2-1

Cristiano Ronaldo lost the golden opportunity to make a new history at the beginning. Portugal fell in fear of defeat. He was the one who ignited the moment when the team was in dire need. At the end, the captain pulled the team from the edge of the ditch by scoring a pair of goals. Portugal lost to the Republic of Ireland in a thrilling battle.


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The Portuguese beat Group A 2-1 at home on Wednesday night in a World Cup qualifier. Ronaldo scored two goals in the last seven minutes after falling behind John Egan’s goal.

With this, the Portuguese superstar set the record of highest goal in international football by impressing Ali Dai.

This is Portugal’s third win in four World Cup qualifiers. Haral Republic of Ireland in three matches.
Ronaldo got a chance to surpass Ali Dai at the beginning of the match. The team gets a penalty, but Ronaldo’s weak spot kick is blocked by Gavin Bajunu. Portugal were awarded a penalty for a foul by Bruno Fernandez in the D-box.

This is the first time Ronaldo has failed in the last seven penalty shots for the national team. Earlier, he failed in the 2018 World Cup, against Iran.

In the 27th minute, the hosts lost another easy opportunity. Diego Jotter’s head gets blocked from the post.

Aaron Connolly spread fear in the Portugal camp in the 43rd minute. However, in his effort, the ball landed on Joao Palinia’s legs and crossed the byline. John Egan sent the ball into the net with a great header from that corner.

Desperate for a goal, Portugal dominated the ball but could not take advantage of the attack. Fernandez tried a curved shot from a distance in the tenth minute of the second half, but missed. Ireland got a chance to double the lead after five minutes.

However, Connolly took a missed shot from behind in the face of the opponent’s obstacle. They strongly appealed for a penalty but did not respond.
Portugal were frustrated when Bernardo Silva missed an incredible miss in the 64th minute.

The Manchester City midfielder cut one out of the box six yards out.

Nothing is happening to keep the opponent frozen. At the end of the allotted time, Ronaldo jumped on Gonzalo Gedes’ cross and sent the ball into the net. The team returned to parity, becoming the highest goal scorer in international football.

There is no chance of rejoicing even if you climb to the top alone, time is running out. That goal also matched in the sixth minute of added time. This time, the five-time Footballer of the Year confirmed the victory by heading Joao Mario’s cross from the right side. Ronaldo floated in joy, the whole of Portugal was in celebration.

Ronaldo, who joined Manchester United two days ago, scored 111 goals for the country. Ali Dai scored 109 goals.
Portugal are top of Group A with three wins from four matches and 10 points from one draw. Serbia, which has played one match less, has 6 points in two matches.

Luxembourg, who beat Azerbaijan 2-1 in another match, are third with six points from three matches.

Republic of Ireland and Azerbaijan have zero points.

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