Nélson Semedo, during the match against Ukraine


The Portugal of Semedo and Cristiano complicates the pass to the Eurocup (2-1)

Published:15/10/2019 - 00:08h

Updated:15/10/2019 - 00:08h

The selection of Ukraine surpassed this Monday to Portugal (2-1) and attained like this the pass for the Eurocopa 2020, leaving against the ropes to a Portugal of Cristiano and Christian that has near Serbia

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The goal number 700 of Cristiano Ronaldo, that arrived from the penalty spot, was not sufficient so that Portugal added some point and avoided that Ukraine carried the victory this Monday, in a party that puts against the ropes to the ones of Fernando Santos. The goals of Yaremchuk and Yarmolenko planted the 2-0 in the marker and did not go until the minute 72 when 'CR7' reduced distances.

With 2-1 in the marker, in the Christian injury time Ronaldo starred a big finish of head that forced to an excellent pulled of the Ukrainian goalkeeper. The lusos had of another occasion more to attain the tie, when Danilo Pereira launched a shot from the frontal of the area that crashed in the crosshead of the goal of Ukraine.

At the end, they won the venues and the selection trained by Shevchenko confirmed that it has given a qualitative jump in the last months. With the three points seals the one who will be his third consecutive participation in the big continental tournament, the Eurocopa 2020. Portugal now remains like second qualifier of his group with 11 points, gone on down a selection of Serbia to which only has to a point underneath.

Nélson Semedo Played the ninety minutes in the right side, and to the equal that the rest of the team was not to his usual level. It will arrive to the FC Barcelona with the worry to see how his selection will have to play the note to the Eurocopa in the next meetings, with the breath of Serbia in the cogote.

Will have rest Semedo against the Eibar?

Ernesto Valverde could give him rest of face to the party against the Eibar and leave him in the bench, to the detriment of Sergi Roberto that it did not travel with the Spanish Selection in this stop of October and is cooler that he. Like this, besides, it would reserve to Semedo of face to the visit against the Slavia of Prague in Champions League, and for the Classical of 26 October in the Camp Nou.

Another option is that it was headline in front of the Eibar but do not contest the ninety minutes, taking into account that Semedo finds in a big moment of form and give him rest could cut him the competitive rhythm. It was as it was, the decision will remain in hands of the 'Txingurri'.

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