Doha: Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal gave Portugal an emphatic victory over Ghana. Ronaldo was dropped by Manchester United before this match. Therefore, everyone was paying attention to how Ronaldo performs in this match. But Ronaldo scored in this match and proved his worth. Therefore, Portugal was able to get a strong victory over Ghana in this match.
Both teams could not score a single goal in the first session of this match. In the first session, the Portuguese team was very aggressive. But they were prevented from scoring by the Ghanaian defenders. A similar thing was seen at the beginning of the second session as well. But finally Ronaldo scored a penalty in the 65th minute of the match. It was the first goal for Portugal. But the Ghanaian team did not rest after that. Because eight minutes later, Ghana scored to level the match at 1-1. Therefore, it was thought that this match will end in a tie. But five minutes after Ghana’s goal, in the 78th minute of the match, Portugal’s Felix scored to give the team a 2-1 lead. Two minutes later, Portugal scored again. In the 80th minute of the match, Portugal increased their lead by scoring another goal. Portugal was leading 3-1 this time. But then Ghana’s Bukari scored in the 89th minute of the match and they tried to get closer to Portugal. But Ghana could not match Portugal. Therefore, Portugal won this match 3-2.
An emphatic victory for Switzerland
Even if a good move is made, it needs to be given a ‘finishing touch’. In this, the Cameroon team became a common fate. On the other hand, Switzerland beat Cameroon 1-0 in the Football World Cup thanks to Briel Embolo’s goal (48 min) from Shaqiri’s pass.
Switzerland is 15th in the world ranking, while Cameroon is 43rd. However, Cameroon in Africa showed that ranking is only secondary. The game started fast. After Switzerland dominated the first eight minutes, the spirited Cameroon players showed their skills. This gave Cameroon two good chances to score in the first half. Jean-Eric Maxime Chopo-Mating, a Cameroon player, produced some amazing moves. However, he could not convert it into a goal. Of course, Switzerland felt its terror in the second half. Not only the strikers, but also the defense line of Cameroon played a strong defense in the first half. Switzerland took the lead early in the second half. After this, however, Cameroon could not equalise.