Cristiano Ronaldo shone against Israel and helped Portugal win 4-0.
Portugal entered the final friendly match against Israel before officially entering the EURO 2020 campaign. In this match, coach Fernando Santos launched the Selecao’s most powerful squad into the field with worthy names. attention like Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Cancelo hau Ruben Dias.
With a superior level, the European champions quickly showed their dominance in the first half with a series of dangerous stops. However, it was also until the 42nd minute of the first half that Portugal got the goal to take the lead. Bruno Fernandes was the one who opened the scoring with a close-range finish.
Continuing the excitement, Portugal also took only 2 minutes to get the second goal. Bruno Fernandes continued to leave his mark with an assist for Cristiano Ronaldo to bring back the goal to double the gap.
Entering the second half, Portugal still showed dominance in their play. However, in this half, coach Santos replaced the substitute players, so the attack power of the Selecao was reduced significantly. However, that was more than enough against a not so strong Israel, similar to the first half, Portugal had two more goals at the end of the game with goals from Cancelo and Bruno Fernandes.
Destroying the opponent to 4 goals without removing, Portugal has a perfect momentum before the journey to defend the EURO championship.
Portugal: Silva, Cancelo, Pepe, Dias, Mendes, Neves, Carvalho, Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Jota, Ronaldo
Israel: Marciano, Dasa, Tibi, Ogani, Arad, Menachem, Natkho, Lavi, Katherine, Soloman, Zahavi
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