Cristiano Ronaldo and his mates celebrate a goal of Portugal


Cristiano Ronaldo leads the victory of Portugal with a poker of goals (1-5)

Published:11/09/2019 - 08:03h

Updated:11/09/2019 - 08:03h

Portugal beat Lithuania by 1-5 in the qualifying match for Euro 2020 with a stellar performance by Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese scored four goals and was the big star of the match

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Cristiano Ronaldo was the master and gentleman of the Lithuania-Portugal and led the overwhelming victory of his selection in front of the Lithuanians. The lusos won by 1-5 with a póker of the forward of the Juventus of Turín, that carries already 93 goals with the combined luso and is to alone 16 to beat to Ali Daei, that is the maximum goleador of the history of the selections.

The party was not so easy as it seems by the marker and Portugal no desequilibró the crash until the second part. In fact, at the end of the first time the result was of tie to one. Cristiano was the author of the first goal after converting a penalti that caused Joao Félix, that was to title in the forward beside the '7' and Guedes.

Lithuania empató later by mediation of Vytautas Andriuškevičius and put pressure to a Portugal that could not allow not adding the three points. The ones of Fernando Santos are playing the second place of his group with Serbia and had to win to be able to keep it. This forced to the combined Portuguese to step more in the second time to clear the meeting.

Cristiano marked a 'hat-trick' in the second half of the party to plant the 1-4 in hardly 15 minutes. The forward of the Juventus annotated the three goals between the 61 and the 76 to sentence the crash. Bernardo Silva was key when being the author of two assistances in the three targets that marked the '7'. William Carvalho annotated by second consecutive meeting and put the 'manita' in the discount.

With this póker, Cristiano follows agrandando his legend with Portugal. The luso carries 93 goals with his country, with 75 in official parties. Besides, only it has marked 10 of penalti and carries the friolera of 83 of played. If it follows like this, it will surpass to Ali Daei, that marked 109 before withdrawing , to turn into the maximum goleador of the history of the selections of football.

Portugal follows struggling with Serbia

The triumph of the Portuguese leaves them second of group, with eight points. Ukraine follows leader with 13, whereas Serbia steps the heels of Portugal with seven. The ones of Fernando Santos do not have margin of error, since only they classify directly the two first of group. A prick could put to the Serbian in the Eurocopa and cause that the lusos have to struggle in the Nations League of 2020 to classify .

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