Juba Tawabi, Media365, published on Monday, September 11, 2023 at 10:45 pm
Despite the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese national team did not perform well during its reception of Luxembourg (9-0).
On Monday, September 11, 2023, five matches were held from the sixth day of the group stage of the UEFA Euro 2023 qualifiers. This afternoon, Croatia won on Armenian soil (0-1). Experienced striker Andrej Kramaric gave his team the win in the 13th minute. The Croats are now tied on points with Turkey. In the other match in Group D, Wales beat Latvia (0-2).
The best operation of the evening carried out by Portugal. Bernardo Silva’s teammates left no chance at all in Luxembourg (9-0). He settled into attack in place of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo, and Gonzalo Ramos took advantage to score twice. The new Paris Saint-Germain striker wins valuable points with the coaching staff. Other achievements were the work of Gonzalo Inacio, the young defender of Sporting Lisbon, who scored two goals, and Diogo Jota, who also scored a brace. Ricardo Horta, Bruno Fernandes and Joao Felix also scored a goal each.
Slovakia defeats Liechtenstein
With this new success, the Portuguese team sits comfortably in Group 10 with 18 points. The Slovak national team, ranked second in the overall standings, also achieved a major victory over Liechtenstein (3-0). At home, the Slovaks are still holding on and now have 13 points. In the last meeting of this group, Iceland defeated its host Bosnia and Herzegovina (1-0).
There are still nine matches remaining during this sixth day of the group stage of the Euro 2023 qualifiers. The remaining matches will be played on Tuesday 12 September 2023. Beautiful posters are in the programme. Sweden welcomes Austria, Italy challenges Ukraine, and Spain hosts Cyprus.