The second week of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Monday continues with Portugal leading Uruguay at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium, and we’ve got you covered with every must-see moment from the Group H tilt on FOX.
earlier, Ghana earned three points after a wild victory against South Korea to move up to the second spot in Group H. Elsewhere, in Group G, Cameroon rallied to a draw with Serbiaand Brazil topped Switzerland.
You can watch this game and every match of the tournament on the FOX Sports family of networks — the tournament’s official English-language broadcast partner in the US — and the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com. You can also Stream full-match replays for free on Tubi.
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Portugal vs. Uruguay
3′: What could have been!
Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. didn’t waste any time setting the tone in this one. Portugal’s William Carvalho narrowly missed the net on this early shot, which was set up by a smooth shoulder pass from Ronaldo.
Ronaldo had another chance to put Portugal on the board with a well-placed free kick, but it was deflected.
32′: Heating up
Uruguay had a golden opportunity to take over near the half-hour mark, but Rodrigo Bentancur wasn’t able to connect after a monster save from Portugal keeper Diogo Coasta.
38′: Seeing yellow
Ruben Neves was shown the yellow card late in the first half, giving Uruguay defender Guillermo Varela an opportunity to get his team on the board. Once again, the attempt was blocked, and things remained scoreless.
Meanwhile, Portugal’s Raphaël Guerreiro checked in for Nuno Mendes, who was forced out due to injury, ahead of the half.
Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes teamed up to put the game’s first point on the board, as Portugal took a 1-0 lead as the one-hour mark approached.
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo scores goal vs. Uruguay in 54′
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Portugal, which will advance to the Round of 16 with a win Monday, is aiming for back-to-back World Cup wins for the first time since 2006 after defeating Ghana in its tournament opener.
On the other side, Uruguay has one scoreless draw vs. South Korea is under its belt thus far.
Ronaldo — fresh off of becoming the first men’s player to score in five World Cups in Portugal’s previous match — was greeted by a standing ovation as he took the field ahead of Monday’s game.
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