Portugal continued their preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup with a routine win over Qatar on Saturday. Held in the Estadio Algarve. With 13 points from their first four games, Portugal is in second place in Group A, and they can ill-afford any more slip-ups before they round up against Serbia next month. Portugal has won 13 of their last 14 games and looks to continue this streak by dominating Luxembourg 5-0.
Ronaldo scored his first two just within 13 minutes with two penalties at the 8th and 13th-minute of the game. The first foul was committed on Bernardo Silva who was in the box and Till fouled him, another foul was committed on the Manchester United star, who was brought down by the keeper. Another Manchester United centre Bruno Fernandez was able to find the net at the 17th minute from a cross from Silva, what night for the ManU players, they were to take control of the game within 17 minutes. Luxembourg had no control of the game and only took 3 shots in the whole game.
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As the 2nd half unravels Portugal picked up right from where they left off, after multiple chances created in the 2nd half, they were finally able to go up 4-0 thanks to Joao Palhinha head and the final blow was delivered by none other than Cristiano Ronaldo, who completes his hattrick by his head from a cross by Rúben Neves. 2019 EURO winner ends the international break with a dominating victory and will continue their winning record on November 17th when they face Ireland for another world cup qualifier.