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Ronaldo fades in Portugal’s victory

25 Mar 2022 | 11:12 | Football

The Portuguese superstar had a not-so-remarkable performance when the home team beat Turkey.

The level of Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 Portugal has a match against Turkey in the play-off semi-final round to compete for tickets to the World Cup 2022.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 Although Portugal lacks many pillars, it still shows its superiority over Turkey.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 The proof is that they soon got 2 goals from Otavio and Diogo Jota before the first half ended.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 In the second half, Turkey rose strongly. They had a goal to shorten the score thanks to Burak Yilmaz. After that, the player himself kicked the 11m penalty.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 Finally, Portugal sealed a 3-1 victory thanks to Matheus Nunes on the day Cristiano Ronaldo was “quietly silent”.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 Statistics show that the superstar on the payroll of Man Utd has a lackluster performance day. He launched 5 shots and only the ball hit the target twice.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 Notably, CR7 had a shot hit the crossbar in stoppage time. He could not improve his record of scoring 115 goals in the international arena.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 In the last 11 for the club and the national team, the former Real Madrid star only scored 4 goals.

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 However, coach Fernando Santos still appreciates Ronaldo’s performance. He said: “People are used to judge Ronaldo by the number of goals scored in each game. But in my opinion, Ronaldo still played a great game today. Ronaldo didn’t score, but that doesn’t detract from his value. he.”

Ronaldo fades in Portugal's victory - Football

 Ronaldo had the opportunity to quench his thirst for goals as Portugal entered the play-off final against North Macedonia.