Portugal world cup qualifiers
So, after a long wait the FIFA world cup 2022 is now going to start. And everyone, not only in Europe but around the globe, is excited about it. May the best team win!
Although, Portugal is a big name considered in the list of world cup qualifying teams and when we talk about Portugal, the first name that clicks our mind is Cristiano Ronaldo, a hope for Portugal that he must add this trophy to his legendary list of achievements. To do this, the Portuguese have to win two playoff games to make their space in Qatar in November. one loss can ruin this dream of 37 years old Ronaldo and can take Portugal away from the FIFA world cup trophy, it’s a simple truth though. No doubt, Portugal ranks on No 8 in the list of football teams but this year, the audience might have to enjoy the world cup played without world superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, a 2016 European champion.
portugal world cup qualifiers 2022 squad
Portugal is in the group with the republic of Ireland, Azerbaijan Luxembourg, and Serbia. Most watchers chose Portugal to end it in the first place and secure their position in the world cup. But the audience can watch them till the final day as the winner overwhelm all matches against Serbia.
During the play at home, Ronaldo & Co drifted when Renato Sanches set them up after almost three minutes. But Serbia’s late goal proved to be a counterattack that shocked Portugal at their home and dropped the playoff.
Now, the situation is quite dangerous as Ronaldo and Portugal have to give their best to avoid a single-elimination match against Turkey. If Portugal wins they have to play another one-game showdown, they might have to oppose Euro champions Italy.
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Portugal team of world cup playoff matches
In the FIFA 2022, due to COVID 19, .anager Fernando might miss thumb players Ruban Dias and Pepe. Plus, Ruben Neves also had to leave his squad but Portos Vintha might replace neves. While Tiago djalo of french, a 21-year-old boy might replace a center-back Pepe. However, these names don’t have senior international caps on their heads.
|Joao Cancelo||FB||31||Man City|
|Barnado Silva||MF||64||Man City|
|Bruno Fernandes||MF||40||Man United|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||FW||184||Man United|
|Andre silva||FW||49||RB Leipzig|
|Joao Felix||FW||20||Atletico Madrid|
|Rafael Leao||FW||3||AC Milan|
|Diago Depot||FB||4||Man united|
Did Portugal win the worldcup?
Portugal showed great performance in the year 1996 and was in third place in that year. They have won European champions and national league on a continental level. Portugal played the 2006 world cup but lost in the semi final against france.
Well, now in 2022, we can just hope that the best team wins and if it’s ronaldo, then why not!