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01 Uruguay
3
3
0
0
5
9
02 Russia
3
2
0
1
4
6
03 Saudi Arabia
3
1
0
2
-5
3
04 Egypt
3
0
0
3
-4
0
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1
2
0
1
5
02 Portugal
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1
2
0
1
5
03 Iran
3
1
1
1
0
4
04 Morocco
3
0
1
2
-2
1
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01 France
3
2
1
0
2
7
02 Denmark
3
1
2
0
1
5
03 Peru
3
1
0
2
0
3
04 Australia
3
0
1
2
-3
1
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01 Croatia
3
3
0
0
6
9
02 Argentina
3
1
1
1
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4
03 Nigeria
3
1
0
2
-1
3
04 Iceland
3
0
1
2
-3
1
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01 Brazil
3
2
1
0
4
7
02 Switzerland
3
1
2
0
1
5
03 Serbia
3
1
0
2
-2
3
04 Costa Rica
3
0
1
2
-3
1
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01 Sweden
3
2
0
1
3
6
02 Mexico
3
2
0
1
-1
6
03 Korea Republic
3
1
0
2
0
3
04 Germany
3
1
0
2
-2
3
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01 Belgium
3
3
0
0
7
9
02 England
3
2
0
1
5
6
03 Tunisia
3
1
0
2
-3
3
04 Panama
3
0
0
3
-9
0
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01 Colombia
3
2
0
1
3
6
02 Japan
3
1
1
1
0
4
03 Senegal
3
1
1
1
0
4
04 Poland
3
1
0
2
-3
3
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News Article  | World Cup 2018

Ronaldo Hat-Trick Hands Portugal A Point In Six-Goal Thriller

2018 World Cup Report: Portugal v Spain 15 June 2018

By SL International - Jun 15, 2018 09:53 PM

2018 World Cup 

Result: Portugal 3-3 Spain

Date: 15 June 2018

Venue: Fisht Olympic Stadium

Click through the gallery to see all highlights of the epic clash.

Cristiano Ronaldo netted a hat-trick to earn Portugal a point as they drew 3-3 with Spain in a thrilling Group B clash at the 2018 World Cup.
 
The European champions were awarded a penalty after just three minutes when Ronaldo was brought down under the challenge of Nacho. The Real Madrid star stepped up and converted the spot-kick, 1-0.
 
Spain managed to carve out a chance six minutes later when the ball fell kindly for David Silva, who could only blaze over the crossbar from 18-yards out.
 
La Roja continued to dominate and they were eventually rewarded for their dominance on 23 minutes as Diego Costa saw off the challenge from four defenders before drilling the ball into the bottom corner.

Three minutes later, Spain went agonisingly close to taking the lead when Isco rattled the crossbar with a powerful volley that left Rui Patricio helpless.

However, Portugal restored their lead two minutes before the break when David de Gea failed to hold on to a routine strike from Ronaldo that trickled into the back of the net.

Read: Ronaldo Equals Magical Pele Record

Spain were level 10 minutes into the second half, as Sergio Busquets' header back across goal was turned home by Costa for his second on the night.

The turnaround was complete in the 57th minute when Nacho, who gave away a penalty in the first half, found the back of the net with a stunning volley from 20-yards out.

Portugal responded with a double change as Joao Mario and Ricardo Quaresma were introduced, while Spain threw on Thiago Alcantara for Iniesta.

Fernando Santos' last throw of the dice saw him introduce AC Milan forward Andre Silva for the final 10 minutes as they pushed for an equaliser.

Selecao eventually leveled matters with three minutes remaining as Ronaldo completed his hat-trick by firing home a superb free-kick that left De Gea with no chance.

As a result, Iran now top Group B while Portugal and Spain sit in second and third respectively. Morocco occupy fourth spot,


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musazumakhosi Joined: 10 May 2017
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musazumakhosi Jun 19, 2018 07:51 AM
He will be the leading goalscorer in this tournament for sho
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Nhlpato Jun 16, 2018 01:05 PM
spain coach made a mistake by substituting iniesta ! iniesta is an engine for spain orchestra conducter master general how can you take him out in such a game
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Golden Boots Jun 16, 2018 11:23 AM
Been a while since I've been in this useless site , just had to pass by and congratulate Ronaldo for his stellar performance yesterday since I'm no hater!
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Khosi_Da_Man Jun 16, 2018 10:18 AM
CR7 made David De Gea (DDG) to look like a rookie yest'nyt, WTF. King David De Gea is one of the world's top GK's but he was plastered by another king of a different realm. But for consolidation DDG is colour blind and wears eye lances, so maybe he mistakenly cleansed them and lost them when CR7 was preparing to take that rocket,,, u never know. DDG will include it in his bio when he retires kikikikikkkkkkkk
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Daniel Madenza Kutumela Jun 16, 2018 10:09 AM
CR7 is more powerful compared to LM10.# Eveready Power Plus !
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ta more@mbekweni Jun 16, 2018 10:05 AM
@Sucker Punch The Legend Di Maria will get injured and stay out for number of games mark words he disappoints with his injuries for Argentine with him fit they can beat big gun he is one special quality after Messi iguero he is just for domestic football
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Sucker Punch The Legend Jun 16, 2018 09:54 AM
Confirmed Argentina XI: Caballero; Salvio, Otamendi, Rojo, Tagliafico; Biglia, Mascherano; Meza, Messi, Di María; Aguero.
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Sucker Punch The Legend Jun 16, 2018 09:54 AM
Confirmed Argentina XI: Caballero; Salvio, Otamendi, Rojo, Tagliafico; Biglia, Mascherano; Meza, Messi, Di María; Aguero.
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Sucker Punch The Legend Jun 16, 2018 09:53 AM
Confirmed Argentina XI: Caballero; Salvio, Otamendi, Rojo, Tagliafico; Biglia, Mascherano; Meza, Messi, Di María; Aguero.
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Sucker Punch The Legend Jun 16, 2018 09:53 AM
Confirmed Argentina XI: Caballero; Salvio, Otamendi, Rojo, Tagliafico; Biglia, Mascherano; Meza, Messi, Di María; Aguero.
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Sucker Punch The Legend Jun 16, 2018 09:53 AM
Confirmed Argentina XI: Caballero; Salvio, Otamendi, Rojo, Tagliafico; Biglia, Mascherano; Meza, Messi, Di María; Aguero.
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Sucker Punch The Legend Jun 16, 2018 09:53 AM
Confirmed Argentina XI: Caballero; Salvio, Otamendi, Rojo, Tagliafico; Biglia, Mascherano; Meza, Messi, Di María; Aguero.
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chilly Boy Jun 16, 2018 09:45 AM
Cristiano you are the king
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Daniel Madenza Kutumela Jun 16, 2018 09:44 AM
Hands of CR7 !
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ta more@mbekweni Jun 16, 2018 09:39 AM
Anyone tell me did Spain lose last night if they didn't why is Portugal feel like won that game? 2 me they should have taken advantage of head coach new dynamics as they are 4th on world ranking Esp is 10th they are also European champs there is this inferior tendency in Portugal fans may they are fluck champs they feel it
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smo Jun 16, 2018 09:14 AM
Spain rely on madalas..
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Soni_JX Jun 16, 2018 09:13 AM
I believe CR7 and LM10 only have this W. Cup to set the record straight......WHO IS THE "BEST"......I am watching them, let them tell the whole world in the field of play in this W Cup.
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Soni_JX Jun 16, 2018 09:11 AM
What a game?........I wish I was there to watch it with my naked eyes. It's a pitty that idiocy robbed Julen an opportunity to get what he worked for.
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ta more@mbekweni Jun 16, 2018 09:09 AM
Ronaldo had a very good world cup last night Messi doesn't need to be mentioned here but he has not won world cup all these will disappear should gets eliminated Messi argentine to the final in 2014 since 1986 or 90 but all that got washed up by losing the final Spain are venerable at the moment they rely on their individual stars you can not compare Portugal with a team that have 24hrs with their new head coach I expected Portugal to take advantage of which they did it wonderfully
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wash & wear Jun 16, 2018 08:10 AM
some pregnant short player will fail to score today against fishermen from iceland

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