FIFA World Cup 2018: Ronaldo's Portugal knocked out of tournament by Uruguay

WION Web Team Russia Jun 30, 2018, 11.32 PM(IST)

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Photograph:( AFP )

01:29 AM IST


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01:27 AM IST

FULL TIME: Uruguay 2-1 Portugal

Portugal and Ronaldo out of FIFA World Cup tournament. Uruguay absolutely deserved it tonight. They were organised and stubborn and Cavani came up with two unbelievable goals.  

01:24 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo is booked for dissent. If Portugal somehow save themselves, Ronaldo won’t be playing in the quarters 

01:22 AM IST

90 minutes are over. very little time left for Ronaldo to equalise. 

01:07 AM IST

Trouble for Uruguay!!

Cavani is on the bench, grimacing, as ice packs are applied to his shin.

01:00 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo helps Edinson Cavani off the field.

12:55 AM IST

Uruguayan beauty! Uruguay 2-1 Portugal 

Cavani takes speed, opens his body and sidefoots powerfully into the right-hand side of the net.


12:45 AM IST

Portugal Equalises!

Pepe rises and blasts a header past a helpless Musler to level the score. 


12:35 AM IST

And we’re off again, Uruguay get the second half underway


12:18 AM IST


Despite two additional minutes of play in this first half, Portugal fails to convert any chance. They are trying everything but nothing is working for them. Ronaldo needs to find a way to score equaliser.  

12:15 AM IST

Luis Suarez is down with a head injury and referee Cesar Ramos lets play go on. Replays show the contact was in his back.

12:04 AM IST

Waste free-kick

Ronaldo blasts an uncharacteristically witless effort straight into the Uruguay wall. What a waste.

11:55 PM IST

Bernardo Silva is knocked to the ground by Godin as he tears down the right. A free kick, and a chance for Portugal to load the box.

11:45 PM IST

Ronaldo in all mood to take revenge and score equaliser. His efforts are being brilliantly blocked by Torreira.  

11:39 PM IST

GOAL!!! Uruguay 1-0 Portugal

Cavani, out deep on the right, launches a cross-field pass for Suarez on the left, and peels off. 


11:32 PM IST


Uruguay make one change to the side that stuffed Russia 3-0 in the last game of Group A. They welcome back Atletico Madrid central defender Jose Gimenez, who replaces big Sebastian Coates, formerly of Liverpool but now of Sporting Lisbon.

Portugal make three changes from the XI which scraped past Iran in the final match of Group B. In come Ricardo Pereira of Porto, Valencia striker Goncalo Guedes and Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva. Southampton’s Cedric Soares, Besiktas attacker Ricardo Quaresma and Andre Silva of Milan 


11:30 PM IST

And the game begins!!!

11:25 PM IST

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