Ronaldo inspires Portugal to 2-0 victory

Substitute Cristiano Ronaldo scored a second-half opener as Portugal edged out Andorra

In the second half, Ronaldo was fielded and showed his team to the way of victory.

It was also Ronaldo's 79th goal for his country, lifting him up to joint-third in the all-time list of worldwide goalscorers, and he came close to extending his tally further with a long-range strike in the final five minutes which needed to be saved.

In Saturday night at the opponent's ground, the current UEFA Euro champion defeated Andorra by 2 - 0.

Ronaldo and Quaresma failed to make Portugal's lead more comfortable, sending long-range efforts off target, while a Bernardo Silva strike after a goalmouth scramble deflected wide.

Read on for a preview of Saturday's World Cup qualifier action, complete with match information and all the necessary live-stream details. Till now, his worldwide goals number is 79 by playing 145 global matches.

Milan striker Andre Silva scored a goal and provided an assist for Portugal today, so now has 11 in 16 senior caps. In that minutes, they secured the game as well.

On the other hand, Switzerland has kept the winning rate hundred percent.

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With Switzerland maintaining their ideal record by winning 5-2 at home to Hungary, Portugal - who have confirmed a play-off place at least - will have to beat the Group B leaders in Lisbon to snatch top spot. Most of the squad plays domestically and does not have the talent to compete against a top-class team like Portugal.

The forward was given extra time off after his Confederations Cup exploits and he then received a five-match domestic ban for pushing the referee in Real Madrid's Super Cup win at Barcelona.

At the home ground, Sweden destroyed Luxembourg by 8 - 0 goals.

By reigning World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo's high standards, he's actually had a relatively slow start to the 2017-18 campaign.

Santos had seen enough and introduced Ronaldo, replacing the ineffective Gelson Martins, but a Bernardo Silva mishit from a fine position summed up Portugal's wastefulness.

The third-place Netherlands need a miracle in its final game at home to Sweden tomorrow, despite winning 3-1 in Belarus. Though at the last round, they have a chance to beat Sweden but they are far behind considering goal difference.

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