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FIFA WC: Portugal reached the quarter-finals after 16 years, beating Switzerland 6-1.

02:38 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Portugal’s resounding victory

The Portugal team won a spectacular victory in the last pre-quarterfinal of the ongoing Football World Cup in Qatar. He crushed Switzerland 6-1. With this victory, Portugal’s team has reached the quarter-finals. She has reached the last-8 after 16 years. The last time in 2006, Portugal’s team played quarter-finals. Then she was able to reach the semi-finals. Portugal’s team will play against Morocco in the quarter-finals this time. Morocco defeated Spain in a penalty shootout in the pre-quarter-finals.

This victory is also special for Portugal because none of its six goals belong to the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo. Portugal has achieved such a big victory without Ronaldo. This will boost the morale of the team. Ronaldo was not even kept in the starting XI of the match. He was brought on as a replacement in the 73rd minute.

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Gonzalo Ramos scored three goals in the match for Portugal. He was included in the starting XI for the first time. He was dropped in place of Ronaldo. There was a lot of pressure on him, but Ramos won everyone’s heart with his brilliant performance. Ramos scored in the 17th, 51st and 67th minutes. Apart from them, 39-year-old defender Pepe (33rd), Rafer Guerrero (55th) and Rafael Liao scored in injury time (90+2nd minute).

02:23 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Portugal’s sixth goal

Portugal has made it rain goals in the match. He has also scored the sixth goal. Rafael Liao scored in injury time (90+2nd minute). Thanks to his goal, Portugal’s team is now 6-1 ahead.

01:58 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Portugal’s fifth goal

Portugal scored the fifth goal in the 67th minute. For him Gonzalo Ramos scored again. For the first time in this World Cup, a player has scored a hat-trick goal. Portugal is now 5-1 ahead in this match.

01:48 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Portugal scored the fourth goal

The Portuguese team is not reducing its aggression. She kept on pressuring. He is also getting the benefit of this. Rafael Guerrero scored a goal in the 55th minute to make the team score 4-0. Three minutes later, Manuel Akanji scored the first goal for Switzerland. In this way the score is now 4-1.

01:06 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Pepe scored a great goal

Portugal’s 39-year-old defender Pepe scored a superb goal with a header. On Bruno Fernandes’ corner kick, he hit the ball bouncing in the air and sent it to the goal post. Portugal is now ahead 2-0 in the match. Pepe became the oldest player in World Cup history to score in a knockout match.

12:49 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Portugal scored the first goal

Portugal has taken a 1-0 lead in the match. He took the lead in the 17th minute. Gonzalo Ramos scored a great goal. He scored a brilliant goal on Joao Felix’s pass. Gonzalo Ramos has been fielded in place of veteran Cristiano Ronaldo in this match.

Ronaldo is not in the starting eleven for Portugal at a major event (Euro Cup or World Cup) for the first time since being in the team since 2008. The series of 31 matches was broken today. The last time also he was not in the starting XI against Switzerland 14 years ago.

12:25 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Starting XI of both teams

Portugal: Diogo Costa (goalkeeper), Diogo Dalot, Ruben Diaz, Pepe (captain), Rafael Guerrero, William Carvalho, Otavio, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Joao Felix, Gonzalo Ramos.

Switzerland: Yann Sommer (goalkeeper), Edmilson Fernandes, Fabian Scheer, Manuel Akanji, Ricardo Rodriguez, Remo Freiler, Granit Xaka (captain), Djibril Sou, Jadran Shaqiri, Ruben Vargas, Briel Embolo.

12:22 AM, 07-Dec-2022

Portugal vs Switzerland Live Score: Ronaldo did not get a place in the starting XI


Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo was on Tuesday left out of Portugal’s starting line-up for their World Cup last 16 clash against Switzerland. Gonsalo Ramos has been selected in his place. Ronaldo, 37, is the only man to score in five World Cups. Ronaldo expressed his displeasure after being replaced in the last group match. Due to this coach Fernando Santos is angry with him.

12:16 AM, 07-Dec-2022

FIFA WC: Portugal reached quarter-finals after 16 years, beat Switzerland 6-1, Gonzalo Ramos hat-trick

Hello, welcome to the live blog of Amar Ujala. Switzerland will face Portugal in the last pre-quarterfinal match of the ongoing Football World Cup in Qatar. Both the teams are eyeing a place in the quarterfinals. Portugal has not been able to reach the last-8 since 2006. He had exited in the pre-quarterfinals in 2010 and 2018. At the same time, the Swiss team reached the quarter-finals in 1934, 1938 and 1954.

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