Portugal have defeated Uruguay to grab their second win in the World Cup and qualify for the round of 16, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The first half started with Portugal dominating the game and trying to find an early goal.
Uruguay sat back to defend as Portugal continued to mount intense pressure.
The game progressed with both sides unable to find the back of the net, but Portugal still maintained dominance.
Uruguay had four shots, with only one shot on target, while Portugal had five shots, with one on target.
It was still barren as the game neared the first half’s final minutes.
Portugal had more chances to make something happen but could not convert them as they finally settled for a goalless first-half draw.
Second Half Report
Nothing really happened in the second half of the game, as Portugal continued to dominate the game, looking for an early goal.
It was still 0-0 as the game entered the 50th minute, but Portugal kept pressing for a goal.
They finally break the goal deadlock, with Ronaldo scoring his second 2022 World Cup goal.
The former Manchester United forward heads home from Bruno Fernande’s cross.
Uruguay gave little or no opposition to the Portuguese side, who continued to dominate the game despite taking a 1-0 lead.
Portugal had a penalty after Bruno Fernandez was brought down in the box. The Manchester United vice captain converted the spot kick and doubled Portugal’s lead.
The game finally ended with Portugal winning 2-0 to qualify for round 16 of the tournament.