Portugal confirmed Russia World Cup 2018 ticket

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | 0

Ronaldo’s Portugal beat Switzerland and finalized their place in Russia World Cup. Former World Cup winner France has also confirmed the ticket of upcoming Russia World Cup 2018 as well. In Tuesday night, group B contenders Portugal played against Switzerland at Lisbon and beat them by 2 – 0. With 27 points, Portugal confirmed Russia World Cup 2018 ticket. They are also in the top position of group B.

Just earlier the first half, Portugal went ahead due to self destructive goal. But the difference was made double in 57th minutes of the game by Andre Silva. Bernardo Silva made some successful pass to this AC Milan’s forward but could not control them. But, with his own capability, he made his ninth goal in this qualification.

Portugal confirmed Russia World Cup 2018 ticket

In last year September, Portugal started their journey in World Cup Qualifying by facing a defeat against Switzerland by 2 – 0. They are in FIFA World Cup consecutive five times and all total seven times so far.

Switzerland won total nine match consecutively and they just needed a draw to secure their place in World CUp. But, this most potential team whose opponents scored just five goals against them was lost finally. Swiss team has tested the lose finally and their points are also 27. But considering goal difference, they are placed on second position in the group.

On the other hand, France beat Belarus at their home ground by 2 – 1 and confirmed their entrance in FIFA World Cup 2018. Griezmann scored the first goal against Belarus in 27th minutes and the team scored the second goals just after the four minutes. Just before the half time, the guest team returned one goal. But rest times finished with no goals. The winner of 1998 won total seven matches and drawn twice times. Their point is 23.

Netherlands finished the Brazil World Cup with 3rd position but unfortunately they are ruled out from Russia World Cup. To ensure their entrance their, in the last round Dutch needed to win with 7 – 0 goals difference but it was almost impossible. They won the match but difference was 2 – 0.So, being lost, with 19 point Sweden has the chance to participate in play off round. And with the same points, due to goal difference Netherlands ruled out from the competition.

However, earlier Belgium secured their place in World Cup from H group but in last match, they beat Cyprus by 4 – 0. With nine victory and one draw their point is 28. In another match of the group, Greece defeated Gibraltar and secured the place of group runner up.

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