Sports Desk- Portugal defeat Switzerland by 3-1 in the semi-final to reach in the final of UEFA Nations League. On Wednesday, Portugal takes on Switzerland in the semi-final of the Nations League, in which, Portugal defeat Switzerland by 3-1.
The All-time top scorer for Portugal – Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in the game against Switzerland and helps his team to send in the final of the Nations League. Joao Felix was playing his debut match for Portugal.
The first goal in the match was scored by Portugal. Ronaldo’s sensational free kick in 25’, stunned Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer. Portugal seemed stronger than Switzerland, but in the second half, Ricardo Rodriguez scored a penalty in 57’ and what Vladimir Petković wants from his players to do.
The game was going at the level, but a counter attack from the Portuguese men confirmed a one goal lead over the Swiss men. Bernardo Silva, who passed a great season for Manchester City this year, takes a great run and passes the ball from the corner line to Ronaldo and he scored in 88’.
Switzerland was trying their best to level the lead by 2-2 but a late goal coming from Ronaldo again in 90’ confirmed the victory of Portugal. At the end, Fernando Santos, Portuguese Manager, lead his team to the final of the tournament.
In the final, Portugal will play against the winner of second semi-final between England and Netherlands. Both the teams are strong and Virgil van dijk (Netherlands) will try to defend the attacking pace of England.