Cristiano Ronaldo surpasses Ferenc Puskas as Portugal surge on in Russia

22 June, 2018, 02:20 | Author: Angelina Schmidt
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As unusual as it may sound to American fans, Argentina and captain Lionel Messi are in serious danger of flaming out of this World Cup if they don't get a result against Croatia tomorrow.

They even thought they had stunned Spain on 64 minutes as Saeid Ezatolahi fired home from close-range, but the goal was ruled out for offside after a VAR consultation.

Portugal will take on Iran on Monday in their final game of Group B - with them expected to storm to the quarters.

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The Portugal captain netted a fourth-minute victor in a 1-0 victory over Morocco in their second group-stage fixture.

At 6am, Argentina take on Croatia in Group D. Luis Suarez latched onto a first-half corner, to give La Celeste the win.

His effort against Morocco moves him onto 85 goals across 152 outings, one more than the legendary Ferenc Puskas (though his 84 goals came in 85 matches), which only leaves Ali Daei of Iran (109 goals) ahead of him in the all-time standings.

At least Suarez, who missed three sitters in Uruguay's 1-0 opening win against Egypt, was his vintage efficient self with his 52nd worldwide goal although he will not have dismissed fears he was not 100 percent fit. While this performance wasn't as dominant as Friday's, he was the most risky player on the pitch throughout, and that's going to be the case against most teams.

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And the only thing sparkling brighter than Georgina's ring is her partner's goal-scoring form, with the star now topping the scorers table on four, thanks to his hat-trick against Spain and single match-winner against Morocco.

Van Marwijk is tunnel-visioned on the challenge presented by a Danish team ranked No.12 in the world. "I'm sure the fans are proud of our team", said Queiroz.

"There was a lot of anxiety because it´s a World Cup, our team is a strong team but we have to grow", Santos said.

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