Portugal Defeat Qatar in Algarve Friendly

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 112th international goal as Portugal cruised to a 3-0 friendly win against Qatar in Algarve Stadium.

He started the scoring quickly at eight minutes with a close-range finish after a cross from Diogo Dalot deflected off a defender.

Fonte and Andre Silva scored in the second half for the second friendly win over Qatar in two months. Qatar was in Portugal’s group to help fill out six teams. Portugal will next host Luxembourg on Tuesday night.


Saturday, October 9, 2021 – Faro, Portugal (Friendly)


Portugal: Diogo Costa; Dalot, Fonte, Danilo, Nuno Mendes (Nelson Semedo 46), João Mário (Moutinho 70), William (Palhinha 61), Matheus Nunes (Bruno Fernandes 70), Cristiano (Leão 46), André Silva, Guedes (Bernardo 61)

Scoring: Cristiano 37, Fonte 48, André Silva 90+1