December 4, 2023

Portugal thrashed Luxembourg 9-0 as they continue to maintain their perfect start to Euro 2024 qualification campaign in group J.

Despite missing Cristiano Ronaldo through suspension, Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes inspired Portugal with hat-trick of assists before scoring a late goal himself in the nation’s biggest international victory to date.

Goncalo Inacio scored the first goal after 12 minutes and a brace from Paris St-Germain forward Goncalo Ramos afterwards gave Portugal total control of the game.

Inacio headed in a fourth goal in first-half stoppage time from another pin-point delivery by Fernandes.

Liverpool forward Diogo Jota scored two goals while Ricardo Horta and Joao Felix were also on the score sheet.

Portugal win means they are 5 points ahead of Slovakia who defeated Liechtenstein 3-0 in Bratislava with goals from David Hancko, Ondrej Duda and Robert Mak inside the first six minutes.


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