Cristiano Saves the Day! Scores Late Winner; First Player to 200 Caps

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late winner on his historic 200th international appearance to give Portugal a 1-0 win in Iceland as Roberto Martinez’s side stay perfect in EURO 2024 qualifying.

Portugal are undefeated after 4 matches with 14 goals scored, none conceded.

Cristiano was honored ahead of tonight’s match in Reykjavik with a Guinness World Records certificate for his 200 caps.

Portugal struggled to break the deadlock against Iceland but stepped up the pressure after Willum Thor Willumsson was sent off for a second yellow card after a rough tackle on substitute Goncalo Inacio in the 81st minute.

Ronaldo, 38, scored the only goal in the closing stages for his 123rd strike for Portugal.

Iceland (4-3-3): Rúnarsson; Lunddal Fridriksson (Sampsted 79′), Pálsson; Ingason, H. Magnússon – Willumsson, Traustason (Bergmann Jóhannesson 74′), J. Gudmundsson, A. Gudmundsson, Finnbogason (S. Magnússon 75′), Thorsteinsson (Haraldsson 79′)

Portugal (3-4-3): Diogo Costa; Danilo (Vitinha 84′), Rúben Dias, Pepe; João Cancelo (Guerreiro 67′), Rúben Neves (Gonçalo Inácio 67′), Bruno Fernandes (Otávio 84′), Diogo Dalot; Bernardo Silva (Diogo Jota 90+2′), Ronaldo, Rafael Leão

Goals: Cristiano Ronaldo, 89′