Super Eagles Lose 4-0 To Portugal In Lisbon Friendly Clash

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Portugal roundly beat the Super Eagles 4-0 at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon on Thursday night in their final warm up game before heading to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.

A brace from Bruno Fernandes in the first half and second half strikes from Goncalo Ramos and Joao Mario, sealed the emphatic win.

Fenerbahce defender Bright Osayi-Samuel made his debut for the Super Eagles as he was named in the starting line-up.

Portugal were without star forward and skipper Cristiano Ronaldo who missed the game due to stomach bug.

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The 2016 European Champions will open their 2022 World Cup campaign against Black Stars of Ghana on November 24.

Portugal’s early pressure eventually paid off on 9th minute through Fernandes who finished off a cutback from Diogo Dalot.

Super Eagles 4-0 at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon on Thursday night in their final warm up game before heading to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.

In the 15th minute Nuno Mendes almost doubled the lead for Portugal only to see his left foot curler miss the top corner.

Portugal went close again on…



Source: Complete Sports