Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 in fun game for 2022 FIFA World Cup Thursday, November 24th.
Seleccao entered the competition with a record of 3-2 in his last five games.with this setting Cristiano RonaldoAt the last World Cup, Fernando Santos’ men rallied to finish well.
Ghana, on the other hand, arrived in Qatar with exactly the same record as their opponents in five matches. The Blackstars, who were dragged into the “Group of Death”, were about to give it their all.
Portugal got off to a strong start to the match, completely dominating the first period and playing Ghana off the pitch. They kept the ball 70% of the time he did and did not allow opponents to attempt single shots. Serccao had his seven shots in the first half, two on target.
However, neither team was able to show authority in the game. Portugal went into the break in the second half looking to put up a better performance in front of goal.
Portugal and Ghana seemed to wake up in the second half. The home side took the lead as Ronaldo stepped up and converted the penalty accurately. However, their lead was only eight minutes. Andrew Ayou To bring the game to life, he scored the equalizer for Ghana in the 73rd minute.
The equalizer surprised Seleccao when he scored a go-ahead goal just minutes later. Bruno Fernandes played a pass to Joanne FelixFernandes set up an assist for Rafael Leon just two minutes later and Portugal won 3-1 in the 80th minute.
Osman Bukhari scored a goal for Ghana in the 89th minute, but it was too late to fight back. Portugal started its World Cup campaign with his 3–2 win. In that regard, let’s take a look at his five topics in the game.
#Five.Portugal and Ghana got off to a nervous start
Both teams were in control and reluctant to risk leaving space behind them in the first period. We were unable to create any goal chances.
Ghana, on the other hand, was under tremendous pressure and was stranded for most of the first period. They only had 30% of his possession percentage and were unable to score goals as a result.
#Four.The first half was a reflection of current trends in the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Aside from the first matchday, several teams have taken a cautious approach to kickstarting this edition of the World Cup.With three goalless draws already, South Korea v Uruguay in Group H. Warfare is one of them.
The game looked very cagey as the teams were deadlocked 0-0 at halftime.
#3.Cristiano Ronaldo scored seven goals in his fifth World Cup
Portugal were given a penalty for a rather soft decision early in the second half, as Ronaldo committed a foul. He stepped up and scored, taking the pressure off his team and giving them a much-needed lead in the 65th minute.
#2.Rafael Leo was a game changer
Leao did not start the game but came on as a substitute in the 77th minute. Ruben NevesIn just 13 minutes of play, he attempted two shots, scoring on one and having the other blocked. His pace was very difficult for Ghana’s weary defenders to deal with, allowing Portugal to attack twice in a row in a counter-attack.
#1.The game heats up in the second half
With the team trailing 0-0 going into the half-time break, many did not expect the final scoreline to be 3-2 for the home team. But that’s exactly what happened when the two teams scored five goals in just 24 minutes.