12 Portuguese top scorers in the Nations League

12 Portuguese top scorers in the Nations League

From Ricardo Horta to Cristiano Ronaldo, a look at the 12 Portuguese who have scored at least one goal in the first three editions of the UEFA Nations League.

The draw for the group stage in the League of Nations revealed its results on Thursday, February 8th. Portugal was in the second hat, avoiding some of the big fish, such as Spain in the first hat, or even Germany and France in the third hat, and benefited – even if Roberto Martinez denies it – from a somewhat lenient draw. From September to November 2024, the Seleção will face Croatia, Poland and Scotland in double matches.

To date, the competition has been held three times. The Portuguese won the first edition against the NetherlandsThen it stopped in the group stage during the next two rounds. In the 18 matches they participated in, Bernardo Silva and his teammates scored a total of 32 goals, thanks to 12 different goals.

With seven goals, the inevitable Cristiano Ronaldo dominates this ranking, thanks in particular to a hat-trick against Switzerland in 2019. Andre Silva and Diogo Jota are tied on four goals each, while Joao Cancelo is the only Lusitanian to score three. points. .

Five players scored two goals, including Bernardo Silva, Ruben Dias, Diogo Dalot, Joao Felix, and the only scorer in the final match against the Dutchman, Gonzalo Guedes. Bruno Fernandes, William Carvalho and Ricardo Horta each scored a small goal.

List of Portuguese scorers

  • Cristiano Ronaldo: 7 goals
  • Andre Silva: 4 goals
  • Diogo Jota: 4 goals
  • Joao Cancelo: 3 goals
  • Bernardo Silva: two goals
  • Ruben Dias: two goals
  • Diogo Dalot: Two goals
  • Gonzalo Guedes: two goals
  • Joao Felix: Two goals
  • Bruno Fernandes: One goal
  • William Carvalho: One goal
  • Ricardo Horta: One goal
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