The thriller for the World Cup ticket is waiting for Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo.
The real showdown awaits first place in Group A: Serbia are currently top of the table, one point ahead of Portugal. The team around superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, one game less on account and Thursday (today) score (On the Sport24 LIVE ticker from 8.45) Abroad in Ireland. The direct match between Portugal and Serbia will take place on Sunday (8.45pm) in Lisbon.
World record: Ronaldo has already scored 115 goals
“We have two finals now, we just have to win. Our goal is clearly the World Cup,” said Portugal team boss Fernando Santos. Of course, the expectations are on Ronaldo in the World Cup qualifying final. The 36-year-old has scored an incredible 115 goals after 182 international appearances. Only in the summer did Ali Dai equal his previous world record in the Euros (Iran, 109 goals), and set a new record soon after. Ronaldo scored three goals against Luxembourg in the final match for Portugal.
Everyone knows what this match means to us
Serbia warns of Test against Qatar today “I have not seen any of Ronaldo’s games in particular now, but of course I know his strengths. However, we are also trying to analyze and exploit the weaknesses of our opponents,” goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic stressed. Team member Matija Nastasik added: “Everyone knows what this match means to us. We have to present ourselves at the maximum level. Portugal have a lot of experienced players and a great team. But we have reached a point where we are in control. To qualify us.” The “first quarter” in Belgrade in March ended in a 2-2 draw.
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