WC qualifying round: PORTUGAL - MACEDONIA 2:0

Published on 29 Март, 2022 in News, News

Macedonia failed to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar. In the decisive match of Dragao, in Porto, the national team of Portugal celebrated a victory with 2: 0.

Both goals were scored by Bruno Fernandez, the Manchester United midfielder.

Macedonia started the match well, we played combatively, we did not allow the opponent to threaten more seriously before the goal. However, in the 32nd minute, the Portuguese gained the advantage. Captain Ristovski returned the ball from the right in the middle of our half, here no one caught it from ours, followed by the addition of Ronaldo to Bruno Fernandez who was maximally accurate for 1: 0 for his team. After that goal, the home team completely took the initiative, the middle of the field was in their possession. In the last minutes of the first part, the mistake in our defense was not used by Jota.

In the continuation of the match, Macedonia tried, but without more serious chances. We opened, and that was used by the hosts in the best possible way and after a counter, Fernandez managed to use the addition of Jota for a 2-0 advantage.

At the same time, that was the final result of the match.

MACEDONIA: Dimitrievski, S. Ristovski, Velkovski, Musliu, Alioski, Bardi, Ademi, Kostadinov (76. Ashkovski), Trajkovski (58. Churlinov), Elmas (87. Nikolov), M. Ristovski (46. Miovski);

PORTUGAL: Diogo Costa, Cancello, Danilo, Pepe, Mendes, Bruno Fernandez (89th Nunez), Moutinho, Otavio (76th Carvalho), Bernardo Silva (87th Felix), Ronaldo, Jota (76);

A National Team