Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 112th Portugal aim as they beat Qatar, extending his document because the top-scoring participant in males’s worldwide soccer.
The Manchester United ahead scored the opener from shut vary within the pleasant on the Estadio Algarve and was changed at half-time.
The 36-year-old broke Iran striker Ali Daei’s document of 109 objectives final month.
This was Ronaldo’s 181st cap, which means he has now additionally overtaken Sergio Ramos as Europe’s most-capped male participant.
Malaysian Soh Chin Ann, who retired in 1984, has the world document with 195.
Jose Fonte bundled in Portugal’s second aim early within the second half on Saturday.
Worldwide debutant Rafael Leao, who changed Ronaldo, hit the woodwork twice – and Andre Silva scored their third within the remaining minute.
Group A solely has 5 groups, and whichever crew is just not in motion performs a pleasant in opposition to World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar.
Portugal have been knocked off prime spot in qualifying on Saturday as Serbia beat Luxembourg 1-0, with Dusan Vlahovic scoring the one aim.
Fernando Santos’ aspect are one level behind the Serbs however have a sport in hand.
- 22Meireles Costa
- 6José Fonte
- 19Tavares MendesSubstituted forNélson Semedoat 45′minutes
- 21NunesSubstituted forBruno Fernandesat 71′minutes
- 14William CarvalhoBooked at 32minsSubstituted forBernardo Silvaat 61′minutes
- 23João MárioSubstituted forJoão Moutinhoat 71′minutes
- 17Gonçalo GuedesSubstituted forAlves Palhinha Gonçalvesat 61′minutes
- 9André Silva
- 7Cristiano RonaldoSubstituted forda Conceição Leãoat 45′minutes
- 1Rui Patrício
- 4Rúben Dias
- 5Nélson Semedo
- 8João Moutinho
- 10Bernardo Silva
- 11Bruno Fernandes
- 15da Conceição Leão
- 16Alves Palhinha Gonçalves
- 1Al Sheeb
- 2Carvalho Deus Correia
- 5Suleiman Odeh
- 15Ali Al Rawi
- 3Hassan FadlallaBooked at 28mins
- 10Al HaydosSubstituted forAl Ahrakat 71′minutes
- 12BoudiafSubstituted forAL Haj Madiboat 76′minutesBooked at 84mins
- 11AfifBooked at 55mins
- 19AbdullaSubstituted forAbdurisag Yusufat 76′minutes
- 4Jadoua Al Bayati
- 7Alaaeldin Abdelmotaal
- 8Thaimn Qambar
- 9Abdurisag Yusuf
- 16Mohammed Doozandeh
- 17Fathy Abdoulla
- 18Al Brake
- 20Al Ahrak
- 21Mohamed Ali
- 22Aissa Barsham
- 23AL Haj Madibo
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Match ends, Portugal 3, Qatar 0.
Second Half ends, Portugal 3, Qatar 0.
Aim! Portugal 3, Qatar 0. André Silva (Portugal) header from the centre of the field to the underside proper nook. Assisted by Rafael Leão with a cross.
Bruno Fernandes (Portugal) hits the suitable submit with a proper footed shot from the suitable aspect of the six yard field. Assisted by Diogo Dalot with a cross following a nook.
Nook, Portugal. Conceded by Homam Ahmed.
Try blocked. Rafael Leão (Portugal) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
João Palhinha (Portugal) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Yusuf Abdurisag (Qatar).
Nook, Portugal. Conceded by Abdelkarim Hassan.
Assim Madibo (Qatar) is proven the yellow card for a foul foul.
Bruno Fernandes (Portugal) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Foul by Assim Madibo (Qatar).
Foul by Rafael Leão (Portugal).
Abdulaziz Hatim (Qatar) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Try blocked. Rafael Leão (Portugal) proper footed shot from exterior the field is blocked. Assisted by Danilo Pereira.
Hand ball by Diogo Dalot (Portugal).
Rafael Leão (Portugal) hits the bar with a proper footed shot from exterior the field. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
Substitution, Qatar. Assim Madibo replaces Karim Boudiaf.
Substitution, Qatar. Yusuf Abdurisag replaces Almoez Ali.
Offside, Portugal. João Palhinha tries a via ball, however Rafael Leão is caught offside.