WC2018 Grp B
Date: 1 p.m. June 20, 2018
Venue: Luzhniki Stadium
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Cristiano Ronaldo 1' -
Scored: 1'


Live Updates for Portugal -v- Morocco

90' + 5'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Portugal and Morocco.

90' + 3'

Benatia strikes at goal for his team's last chance but balloons it over the bar

90' + 2'

Yellow Card

Adrien Silva is booked for Portugal.

90'

Ziyech cuts into the box and strikes at goal but Pepe saves the day after throwing himself at the incoming shot

88'

Substitution

Adrien Silva replaces Joao Moutinho for Portugal.

86'

Substitution

Faycal Fajr replaces Karim El Ahmadi for Morocco.

85'

Ronaldo hits another free kick straight against the wall and then falls to the ground looking for a penalty

Waved away by the referee

82'

Substitute Fernades attempts a shot at goal but pulls it wide

Eight minutes left for Morocco to keep themselves in the World Cup

80'

Dirar blazes a shot over the bar as the ball rolls out to him from the cleared corner

80'

Ziyech with a ball into the box but it's cleared away by Fonte

78'

Morocco still pushng hard and have brough some fresh legs on now in their search for a goal in this game



75'

Substitution

Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez replaces Younes Belhanda for Morocco.

70'

Substitution

Bruno Fernandes replaces Joao Mário for Portugal.

70'

Substitution

Ayoub El Kaabi replaces Khalid Boutaib for Morocco.

68'

Ziyech with a free kick from just outside the box but Rui Patricio wtches it sail over the bar

62'

Mohamedi punches away a Moutinho free kick and Morocco start again

59'

Substitution

Gelson Martins replaces Bernardo Silva for Portugal.

56'

Fantastic save at full stretch from Rui Patricio!!

Belhanda jumps highest to direct a strong header towards the bottom corner but Rui Patricio at full stetch pulls off a fantastic save to keep his goa in tact

55'

Belhanda with a powerful strike across the face of the goal but Rui Patricio always had it covered

50'

Guedes completely miss kicks his effort at goal but the ball falls perfectly into the path of Ronaldo but his effort is up to row z to relieve the pressure on the Moroccan defence

47'

Jose Fonte attempts a header from a from a Guerrerio corner but it's well over the bar

46'

Second Half

The second half between Portugal and Morocco has started.

45' + 2'

Belhanda with a free header towards the end of the first half from a corner but it's an awful header and under no pressure he sends the ball well wide. Should have done a lot better



45' + 1'

There will be three additional minutes at the end of the first half

45'

Half Time

Ronaldo's 5th minute header is the difference between the sides at half time

43'

That goal from Ronaldo makes him the leading European international goalscorer in history

39'

Yellow Card

Medhi Benatia is booked for Morocco.

39'

Lovvely link up between Ronaldo and Guedes. Ronaldo spots Guedes making his run and lobs a through ball over the top to leave Guedes one on one with the goalkeeper but Mohamedi makes himself big in the goal to deny Guedes his first goal of the tournament

35'

Morocco working hard to try and create chances but Fonte and Pepe looking composed and keeping them at bay

31'

Ronaldo has a chance to double Portugals lead with a free kick just outside the box

He strikes it but this time it's straight into the wall and away from goal

30'

Portugal lead 1-0 thanks to an early Ronaldo goal but Morocco are playing all of the football at the moment and are well up for this game

25'

Morocco have a penalty claim after a clash between Guerrio and Amrabat but it's waved away by the referee

22'

Ziyech attempts a shot on goal, this time from the centre of the box but Rui Patricio gathers comfortably

17'

Dirar gets forward down the right hand side this time and drills a ball right across the box but none of his teem mates are there to meet it

14'

Ziyach weaves into the Portugese box and unleashes a shot but it's narrowly wide.

Very open game so far, Morocco showing lots of urgency



5'

Another goal for Ronaldo!!! A short corner is passed to Moutinho who swings over a corner and who else but Ronaldo to be in the right place at the right time sending a bullet of a header into the back of the net

3'

Good afternoon folks! Brendan Graham here with you for Portugal v Morocco for the second round of matches in this group

1'

GOAL!

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Portugal.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Portugal and Morocco has kicked off.



Photo Gallery for Portugal -v- Morocco



Portugal
Rui Patricio
Goalkeeper
Kepler de Lima Ferreira (Pepe)
Defender
José Fonte
Defender
Raphael Guerreiro
Defender
Cédric Soares
Defender
William Carvalho
Midfielder
Joao Mário
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Midfielder
Joao Moutinho
88'
88Subbed Off: 88'
Midfielder
Bernardo Silva
59'
59Subbed Off: 59'
Midfielder
Goncalo Guedes
Forward
Cristiano Ronaldo
1Scored: 1'
Forward

Substitutes
Bruno Alves
Defender
Manuel Fernandes
Midfield
Bruno Fernandes
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Midfield
Anthony Lopes
Goalkeeper
Gelson Martins
59'
59Subbed On: 59'
Midfield
António Alberto Pimparel (Beto)
Goalkeeper
Ricardo Quaresma
Forward
Mario Rui
Defender
Adrien Silva
88'
88Subbed On: 88'
90Booked: 90'
Midfield
André Silva
Forward
Morocco
Munir El Kajoui Mohamedi
Goalkeeper
Achraf Hakimi
Defender
Nabil Dirar
Defender
Manuel Da Costa
Defender
Medhi Benatia
Defender
39Booked: 39'
Karim El Ahmadi
Midfielder 86'
86Subbed Off: 86'
MBark Boussoufa
Midfielder
Younes Belhanda
Midfielder 75'
75Subbed Off: 75'
Noureddine Amrabet
Midfielder
Hakim Ziyach
Midfielder
Khalid Boutaib
Forward 70'
70Subbed Off: 70'

Substitutes
Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti
Goalkeeper
Ghanem Saiss
Defender
Hamza Mendyl
Defender
Amine Harit
Midfield
Faycal Fajr
Midfield
86Subbed On: 86'
86'
Youssef En-Nesyri
Forward
Ayoub El Kaabi
Forward
70Subbed On: 70'
70'
Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez
Midfield
75Subbed On: 75'
75'
Yassine Bounou
Goalkeeper
Aziz Bouhaddouz
Forward
Sofiane Amrabet
Midfield