Friday, December 2, 2022

FIFA World Cup Portugal vs Ghana: Cristiano Ronaldo creates history, beats veterans, Portugal defeats Ghana

FIFA World Cup Portugal vs Ghana: In the FIFA World Cup 2022 season being hosted by Qatar, star football Cristiano Ronaldo got down to play his first match and spread his magic. Ronaldo’s team Portugal competes with Ghana. The match was very exciting, in which Portugal won the match 3-2.

Ronaldo scored the first goal for Portugal. He scored this goal with a penalty in the 65th minute. With this goal, Ronaldo has created history. He has become the first footballer in the world to score goals in five FIFA World Cup seasons (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022).

This is how the goals scored in the match

  • first goal: Ronaldo scored this goal with a penalty in the 65th minute.
  • Goal 2: Ghana captain Andre Au scored in the 73rd minute
  • Third Goal: Bruno Fernandes of Portugal did in the 78th minute
  • Fourth Goal: Portuguese Rafael Liao scored in the 80th minute
  • Fifth Goal: Ghana’s Ousmane Bukari scored in the 89th minute.

Portugal team is at number 9 in FIFA rankings

In FIFA’s world rankings, Ronaldo’s team Portugal is at number 9, while Ghana is at number 61. In the match, the Portugal team maintained dominance from the beginning. The first half ended in a goalless draw. But in the second half, Ronaldo showed his brilliance. Apart from these, the other two goals for Portugal were scored by Bruno Fernandes and Rafael Liao.

The Portuguese team completely dominated in the first half as well.

In the first half, the Portugal team completely dominated Ghana. The team made 7 attempts on goal in this half. During this, two shots were fired directly for the goal, but the goalkeeper of Ghana, while performing brilliantly, did not allow any success for Portugal.

In the first half, the Portugal team kept 70 percent of the ball with them. While the ball possession of the Ghana team was only 30 percent. The pass accuracy was also the best in Portugal at 91 percent. In the first half, the Ghana team committed 11 fouls and Portugal committed 9 fouls. The Ghana team also got a yellow card.

Portugal-Ghana’s starting 11 in the match

Portugal Team: Cristiano Ronaldo (Captain), Diogo Costa, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Ruben Dias, Rafael Guerrero, Danilo, Joao Cancelo, Ruben Neves, Joao Felix and Otavio.

Ghana Team: Andre Ayew (Captain), Lawrence Aati, Mohamed Salisu, Thomas Partey, Seidu Elidu, Abdul Rahman Baba, Daniel Amarte, Alexander Jiku, Qudus Mohamed, Salis Abdul Samed and Inaki Williams.

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