Cristiano Ronaldo was on the scoresheet three days after storming off the pitch against Serbia. Cristiano Ronaldo scores goal number 103 of his Portugal career, he finally scored his first goal in the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign.
Luxembourg took a lead on Tuesday through Gerson Rodrigues but Liverpool’s Diogo Jota pulled Portugal level just before half-time, Ronaldo put them ahead and Joao Palhinha secured a 3-1 victory.
Ronaldo, who had been denied a goal in the 2-2 draw against Serbia despite the ball clearly crossing the line, put Portugal in charge early in the second half, firing into the far bottom corner after combining with Joao Cancelo.
In another part, Belgium is three points ahead of the Czech Republic at the top of Group E after the latter’s 1-0 defeat by Wales.