Bruno Fernandes

Portugal defeated Uruguay 2-0 in the FIFA World Cup 2022 thanks to a double goal from Bruno Fernandes.

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The outstanding performance of Bruno Fernandes was a major factor in Portugal‘s 2-0 victory over Uruguay in their second match of the FIFA World Cup 2022. The three points were added to Portugal’s total as a result of this victory. At the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, the match took place at 1.00 am on Tuesday, November 29. The stadium was filled with supporters of both teams. Because their beloved team came out on top in the end, it was a fantastic day for the Portugal supporters who attended the game. On the other hand, Uruguay was defeated twice in a row, which was a huge letdown for both the team and its supporters. After completing their matches in the Group Stage, Uruguay may not advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup in 2022.

Due to the fact that Uruguay had just suffered a defeat in their most recent competition, this contest was of the utmost significance. They must have to win the match no matter what, but when playing on the pitch, they were unable to establish their supremacy against Portugal. Throughout the entirety of the match, Portugal held 60% of the game’s possessions, while Uruguay held 40% of the game’s possessions. The number of successful passes for Portugal was 603, and they had an accuracy rate of 83%. They were awarded 6 corners. On the other side, Uruguay had a pass completion percentage of 73%, awarded 2 corners, and had a total of 403 successful passes in this game. This match had a lot of foul play, with Portugal committing 10 fouls and Uruguay committing 16 fouls. Portugal was issued three yellow cards, while Uruguay received two yellow cards for their actions. The performance of Portugal on the field was excellent in all facets of the game, and they also dominated Uruguay by scoring two goals in the second half of the match.

In this match, Portugal scored both of the game’s goals, giving them a total of two for the contest. The first half of the game lasted for a total of 45 minutes, and neither team managed to score a goal during that time. Both teams had numerous opportunities to score, but they were unable to do so. Although Portugal’s offensive play was strong, they were unable to penetrate Uruguay’s defense. The score was knotted up at zero goals apiece after the first period.

Bruno Fernandes
Bruno Fernandes celebrates after scoring a goal for Portugal.

During the second half of the contest, Portugal’s attacking intensity level increased. They didn’t allow their adversaries any opportunities to succeed. The opening goal of the game was scored by Portugal after 54 minutes had passed since the game had begun. The ball was kicked by Bruno Fernandes from outside of the penalty box of Uruguay, and Cristiano Ronaldo headed it to send it back into the net. At first glance, it appeared as though Ronaldo had scored the goal, given the manner in which he celebrated it as if it was his own. However, following the goal with VAR check the referee confirmed that it was scored by Fernandes as Ronaldo missed to touch the ball with his head. In addition to the fact that it was an impressive goal scored by Fernandes, there was also some tension between the two teammates.

Unfortunately for Uruguay, their defender José Mara Giménez committed a handball inside their own penalty area just a few minutes before the end of the match’s 90-minute time limit. After consulting the video assistant referee, the on-field official determined that there had been a handball and gave Portugal the penalty they requested. Fernandes scored his second goal of the contest by converting the resulting penalty kick. Portugal was victorious from the contest with a score of 2-0 at the match’s conclusion.

After winning both of their matches, Portugal has climbed to the top of the point table for Group H, where they currently hold the lead with six points. They emerged victorious in both of the contests. On the other hand, Uruguay is currently in the bottom spot of the point table after playing two matches and earning just one point (one match was a draw, and the other match was a loss). After two matches, Ghana has accumulated three points and is now in second place in the point table. Of their two matches, Ghana has won one and lost one.

The match between Portugal and South Korea is scheduled to take place at the Education City Stadium on Friday, December 2nd, at 9:00 pm. Both of the teams will be competing in their third encounter of this World Cup in this one.

Portugal vs Uruguay

1st Half 2nd Half Full Time

Portugal

0 2

2

Uruguay 0 0

0

 

Goals:

Bruno Fernandes – (Portugal) – 54′ , 90+3′

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