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World Cup 2022

Two goals from Bruno Fernandes, guarantee Portugal’s qualification for the 2022 World Cup.

Portugal hosted North Macedonia at Estádio do Dragão and won 2-0, with goals from Bruno Fernandes, in a match in which Portugal dominated, a Macedonia, which tried to put the game to sleep until, the first goal.

As usual, Portugal only managed to qualify in the last game, we always suffered until the end, but this time, it was in the last game, but we scored early and controlled, less poorly, we go to the 2022 World Cup, in Qatar, at the end this year.

A hyper, mega, Bruno scored and pushed for Portugal the whole game, North Macedonia came to defend and try to surprise in a Luso mistake, as they did with Italy, but the Portuguese players were always on top of the game and Cristiano Ronaldo was very close to scoring early on, but the shot went just wide of the post.

But the goal would come early, in a mistake by Ristovski and the ball ended up at the feet of the Portuguese captain, seeing Bruno better placed, he put the ball at his feet and Bruno Fernandes didn’t waste it, scoring the first in the 32nd minute.

The second could have happened in the 42nd minute but Diogo Jota, opportune to get ahead of the goalkeeper, but shot into the side nets, then it was Cancelo who shot slightly over.

In the second half the Portugal team started to press hard, trying to force the Macedonians‘ mistake, Ronaldo gave the first warning with a header but over the post. However, in the 65th minute, the goal of tranquillity came even from the counterattack.

Pepe in a great cutover Bardhi, the ball goes to Bruno Fernandes, who runs midfield passes to Diogo Jota, who made a fine cross to the centre of the area where Bruno with a strong shot marks Portugal’s second.

The Portuguese team then managed the game, but the third in the 79th minute in another quick counterattack, Bruno Fernandes crossed for Ronaldo, but Velkovski managed to cut, and with the game controlled, Fernando Santos, promoted the debut of Vitinha, Bruno Fernandes, also substituted, to the deserved applause, at Estádio do Dragão.

Thus, we have our passport stamped for Qatar between the 21st of November and the 18th of December, in yet another difficult but fair qualification, and Portugal is once again present in a major sporting event.

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