Uruguay vs Portugal FIFA World Cup 2018 Summary
Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a superb brace to give his side a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in their World Cup round-of-16 match on Saturday and proved their power over Portugal. Uruguay’s victory earned them a quarter-final against France on Friday and sent world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo home after a subdued performance which has shocked all the Ronaldo fans! Earlier Portugal made three changes to their line-up for Saturday’s World Cup last-16 game against Uruguay, with Bernardo, Goncalo Guedes and Ricardo Pereira all starting for the champions. Andre Silva, Ricardo Quaresma and Cedric Soares dropped out.
Earlier Uruguay made one change from their last game, a 3-0 win over hosts Russia, with Jose Gimenez coming in at the back to replace Sebastian Coates which was spectacular. The winners will play France on Friday.On the 7th minute only, Cavani gave Uruguay an early lead by scoring a marvellous goal. Then in 55th minute came the other goal by Pepe equalising it for Portugal. 62 th minute put Uruguay in the lead again which was again a goal by Cavani. So definitely Cavani can be called as the man of the match yesterday!