After the 3-2 victory in the debut against Ghana, the Portuguese get ready for the second match at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The opponent is Uruguay, 14th in the FIFA (International Football Federation) ranking and, like the “Equipa das Quinas”, full of stars. The match takes place on Lusail stadiumon tuesday, day November 28thAs 19:00 (Lisbon time)🇧🇷
The Portuguese chose the Cup with the right foot in search of the uninterrupted title, after beating the Ghanaians by 3 to 2. Cristiano Ronaldofrom the penalty spot, opened the scoring and became the first footballer to score goals in five editions of World Cups. Joao Felix and Rafael Leão I did the other two. They are now playing for another positive result, this time against the two-time world champions, the Uruguayans, who tied in the debut in a goalless score against the Republic of Korea.
A duel that will have a constellation on the field. on the Lusitanian side, Cristiano Ronaldo🇧🇷 pepe🇧🇷 Bernardo Silvabetween others. Suarez🇧🇷 Cavani and from Arrascaeta are the stars of the “Celeste Olímpica”, which has this nickname due to the second championship in Games (Paris 1924 and amsterdam 1928🇧🇷 For this reason, the symbol of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) carries two stars in addition to the two of the second world championship (1930 and 1950).
Matches in World Cups
Portugal and Uruguay already faced each other, at the 2018 World Cup, in the round of 16 stage. In a very balanced game, Cavani opened the scoring, with a header, right at the beginning. In the second half, also through a header, Pepe equalized. At the 16th minute, once again Cavani, from the edge of the area – after a light cut by Suárez -, scored to qualify the South Americans.
The following players were in that match and were also called up for Qatar: Cristiano Ronaldo🇧🇷 pepe🇧🇷 joao mario🇧🇷 Rui Patricio🇧🇷 Bernardo Silva🇧🇷 Guilherme Carvalho🇧🇷 Rafael Guerreiro and Andre Silva🇧🇷 As for Uruguay, the remnants who acted against the Portuguese were: muslera🇧🇷 giménez🇧🇷 caceres🇧🇷 Godin🇧🇷 neighborhood🇧🇷 Betancur🇧🇷 Suarez and Cavani🇧🇷