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Portugal vs Morocco: Portugal won by Ronaldo’s header

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In the third match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Group B, Portugal defeated Morocco 1-0 to win their first World Cup 2018 win, the only goal for Portugal is its captain Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo made this match in the fourth minute of the match played at Moscow’s Susanic Stadium. Earlier, Ronaldo made a hat-trick in his first match while performing well. Thanks to Ronaldo’s hat-trick, Portugal had stopped Spain 3-3 at the same level. At the same time, Morocco had to face a reversal in the first and it was defeated by the Iran team 0-1.Despite lapsing from one goal, the Moroccan players continued to play aggressive football. Hakim Jiyach, Nordin Amarabat and Khalid Boutibib made good opportunities. After fouling the Moroccan Nabil Dirar in the 31st minute of the game, Portugal got a free kick. Ronaldo tried, but this opportunity to score a goal went unnecessarily.Portugal were ahead by half time. The second half started and Ronaldo lost the golden chance to score in the 51st minute of the game. Standing alone on the cross of Joao Mario, Ronaldo raised a curved shot, but the ball remained significantly higher than the goalpost. Although in the 56th minute Morocco continued to harass Portugal with its continued invasion. Hakim Jiyach reached the ball goalpost with a brilliant free kick, where Yunus Belhanda successfully put the header but Portugal goalkeeper Patriosio grabbed a spectacular dive before breaking the ball.
In the 84th minute of the game Ronaldo was dropped close to Mouth. After that, Portugal got the Free Kiss. The last chance to increase the edge was. But this star of Portugal has failed to show magic like the first match in the free kick. Until the 90 minutes of game ended, Portugal was 1-0 ahead. After the official 90 minute game ended, the 5-minute stop time was added to the match. But no team has any chance to score goals. With this, Portugal won their first match.

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