Portugal win, Italy misses World Cup


Portugal won their crucial match against Turkey for the qualification of World Cup.As Italy were stunned by North Macedonia.

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Portugal celebrating

Portugal vs Turkey

Ronaldo’s side beat Turkey 3-1 to end their World Cup dream.

Santos’ team had to win the match to go into the final playoff for World Cup qualification.

The Portuguese team showed intent and were more forward.As they scored 1st goal through Otavio in the first half.

Second goal was scored in the final stages of first half by Jota.

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Diego Jota

In the second half Turkey tried to come back with Burak Yilmaz pulling one back for them in 65th minute.

But,Yilmaz missed a penalty in the 85th minute.

Matheus Nunes ended Turkish dream in the dying minutes of the game by scoring the third goal.

Finally, Portugal are into the World Cup Final Playoff and a win their would ensure them the World Cup spot.

Italy vs North Macedonia

European champions were stunned by North Macedonia in the other match.

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Italy stunned

The European Champions lost 1-0 to the underdog side.

North Macedonia’s Euro qualification was a breakthrough for them and now, they have defeated the European Champions.

Italy took 32 shots but wasn’t able to score even a single goal.

Trajkovski scored in 90+2 minutes for North Macedonia and gave them a moment to remember.

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North Macedonia celebrating

Now,Portugal will face North Macedonia in the Final Playoff and the winner will go to the World Cup.

Portuguese team are considered big favourites ahead of the match with their strong lineup.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s intensity driven through the team.

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to play his last World Cup at Qatar and he won’t be looking to miss it.

Portugal win,Italy out.

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