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Portugal beat Uruguay to reach World Cup last 16

By AFP
28 November 2022   |   9:32 pm
Portugal booked their place in the World Cup last 16 on Monday as a Bruno Fernandes second-half double secured a 2-0 win over Uruguay.

Uruguay’s forward #21 Edinson Cavani (L) fights for the ball with Portugal’s defender #20 Joao Cancelo during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group H football match between Portugal and Uruguay at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, north of Doha on November 28, 2022. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP)

Portugal booked their place in the World Cup last 16 on Monday as a Bruno Fernandes second-half double secured a 2-0 win over Uruguay.

The deadlock was broken in the 54th minute when Fernandes’ cross was missed by Cristiano Ronaldo and flew straight into the net.

The Manchester United midfielder added a second in injury time from the penalty spot as Portugal moved to the top of Group H with six points.

Portugal’s forward #07 Cristiano Ronaldo (C) watches the match from the bench during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group H football match between Portugal and Uruguay at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, north of Doha on November 28, 2022. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)