This marked Portugal’s first World Cup victory in an opening match since 2006, and Cristiano Ronaldowho scored a goal on Thursday, made history as the first player to score in five different FIFA World Cups.
early, Switzerland He earned three points in Group G after business sponsorship against him Cameroonwinning 1-0 to open the day, while Uruguay And the South Korea Fight to a scoreless draw in the second game of the day. Both teams earned one point in Group H for their efforts.
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Summary of the match Portugal and Ghana | World Cup 2022
This was Portugal’s first victory in the opening match of a World Cup since 2006.
Here are the most important plays.
22 minutes: Air Ronaldo arrives
Ronaldo had the chance to put Portugal ahead early with that header, but he wasn’t able to connect. However, he did catch some air in the process.
30 ‘: crossed out a goal
Ronaldo reached the net after the half-hour mark, but the goal was immediately ruled out due to a foul on the Ghana defender. Alexander Dzeko. Just like that, things remained scoreless heading into the first half.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal against Ghana was overturned due to a foul
Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal was overturned due to a wrong call in Portugal’s match with Ghana in the 2022 World Cup during the 30th minute, after a wrong call.
57′: yellow vision
Things quickly heated up in the second half. Ghana Andrey Ayew He received a yellow card in the 49th minute, followed by his teammate Aledo Seydou Received a yellow card after contacting Portugal Joao Felix.
Ronaldo scored from the penalty spot to put Portugal 1-0 up in the 65th minute, becoming the first men’s player to score in five different FIFA World Cups.
Cristiano Ronaldo scores a goal against Ghana in the 62nd minute
Cristiano Ronaldo scores a goal for Portugal in the 2022 FIFA World Cup for men.
73′: Ghana tied
Portugal’s lead was short-lived, however, as Ayew netted in the 73rd minute to complicate matters at 1-1.
Ghanaian Andre Ayew scores the goal against Portugal in the 73rd minute
Andre Ayew’s second-half goal equalized for Portugal in the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.
78′: Portugal strikes back
Felix, help Bruno Fernandezwith a big goal in the second half to put Portugal back in front, 2-1.
Portuguese Joao Felix scores a goal against Ghana in 77 minutes
Joao Felix scored a goal in the second half against Ghana in the 2022 Men’s World Cup.
80′: All gas, no brakes
two minutes later, Rafael Liao One punched Portugal after a quick break to extend their lead, 3-1.
Portuguese Rafael Leao scores a goal against Ghana in the 80th minute
Rafael Leao scores a goal against Ghana in the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.
89′: Ghana keeps it close
Ghana midfielder Othman Bakary The gap closed a bit in the final few minutes, 3-2, with a header.
However, that wasn’t enough to trigger a comeback, and things ended there.
Ghanaian Osman Bockari scores a goal against Portugal in the 89th minute
Osman Bukari scores a goal against Portugal in the 2022 World Cup for men.
before the match
All eyes were on Portuguese superstar Ronaldo as he entered the stadium on Thursday.
The 37-year-old sent shock waves through the sporting world this week when news broke He left his club, Manchester United, by mutual consentAnd it was I hung and fined by the Football Association for two matches with any club he is subsequently relegated to. Ronaldo skipped his media duties as captain at the team’s official press conference on Thursday, but fans still flocked to support the star.
in making history
Ronaldo, who tied the men’s record for plays in five different FIFA World Cup tournaments as he kicked off Thursday, got emotional when Portugal’s national song, “A Portuguesa,” blasted onto the field before all the action.
Cristiano Ronaldo crying during the Portugal national anthem
Cristiano Ronaldo tears up during the Portuguese national anthem before the match against Ghana at the 2022 World Cup.
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