FIFA World Cup 2018 Portugal vs Iran
With the match of Portugal vs Iran becoming a clear draw with 1-1, both the countries have advanced to the second round of the World Cup in Saransk on Monday 25th June 2018.
Ricardo Quaresma scored the first goal from the side of Portugal in 45th minute whereas Karim Ansarifard successfully scored the second goal of the match and first goal from the side of Iran in the additional time 90+3 minutes. Ricardo Quaresma put a beautiful shot in the upper corner late in the first half which made Portugal lead till the end of the game. Portugal’s best chance came early in the second half when Ronaldo was awarded with a penalty by the video assistant but his shot at the ground level was saved by Iran’s goal keeper Alireza Beiranvand. Ronaldo in total missed six of his last 14 penalty kicks, but he isn’t the only big star to miss one in this tournament, in that case Argentina forward Lionel Messi also was denied in his team’s opening draw against Iceland which was a dreadful time for Argentina!Also, Portugal will face Uruguay in Sochi on July 30 for a place in the quarter-finals after ending Iran’s hopes of reaching the knockout phase for the first very time.