This time, Cristiano could with Of Jong


Portugal defeats to Holland and carries the UEFA Nations League (1-0)

Published:9/06/2019 - 22:49h

Updated:9/06/2019 - 23:10h

The Dutch Selection of Frenkie of Jong and of Matthijs of Ligt remained to the doors to win the UEFA Nations League, tournament that finally carried Portugal, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the front. The goal of the valencianista Guedes was decisive

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The Selection of Portugal finally carried the cat to the water in the final of the UEFA Nations League and achieved to defeat by the minimum (1-0) to Holland in the stadium Do Dragao. To the team luso sufficed him with a goal of Gonçalo Guedes, extreme of Valencia, in the second time to decant the scales to his favour.

This time, Frenkie of Jong, future player of the FC Barcelona, and Matthijs of Ligt, defence that interests a lot in the Camp Nou, could not against the Portugal of Cristiano Ronaldo, that did strong playing home, in the stadium of the Carry. The Portuguese were better and the forward of the Juventus could fulfil what promised, win two of three finals.

The Selection of Portugal went out rather put in the first time, in spite of the mutual respect that there was by part of the two teams. But it is that the ones of Ronald Koeman did not know what was to shoot to door until the minute 57, something that weighed enough during the meeting. The lusos, instead, yes found some road to hurt.

And shortly after this, when it carried contested an hour of game, arrived the goal of Portugal. It was of Gonçalo Guedes that, first, achieved to surpass to Matthijs of Ligt with a threaten that it turned into pass; in the same played, the valencianista beat to Cillessen with a cañonazo from the frontal of the area.

Curiously, Portugal had to expect to this phase of the second time in which Holland empezóp to take the control to find spaces in a fast transition to the contragolpe. After the so much of Guedes, Holland hardly reacted and only a finish of head of Depay put in aprietos to Rui Patricio.

Of Jong, cancelled

Frenkie Of Jong is the fundamental player on which builds the game of the Selection of Holland, something that knows well Fernando Santos, seleccionador of Portugal, and that it wanted to remedy. It did it planting to William Carvalho presionando always on of the crack Barcelona, that could not feel comfortable in front of so much pressure. 

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