For the third day of the UEFA Nations League, France Y Portugal no advantages were made. At the Stade de France, the score was tied at zero and both remain at the top of group A3. Cristiano Ronaldo He was on the pitch throughout the match, but could not discount Ali Daei in the table of top scorers with his teams. The Juventus man is eight goals away from matching him.
From the beginning of the match, both teams respected each other and did not dare to accelerate so as not to neglect themselves in the background. During the first stage, Portugal he was encouraged more than France, despite being the owner of the house. When Cristiano Ronaldo licked his lips to bring down Hugo Lloris, Lucas Hernández blocked it with just enough. On the closing, Olivier Giroud launched a volley over the crossbar.
As soon as the complement started, Kylian Mbappé rehearsed an excellent play in the rival area and was face to face with Rui Patrício, but could not convert. Without being clearly superior, the Portuguese team arrived more times and even Pepe turned head, but the linesman annulled him for off-side. At the end of the match, Cristiano Ronaldo he executed a very strong left-handed shot that Hugo Lloris firmly contained.
With the final 0-0, Portugal Y France they remain with the same number of points in group A3, but the Portuguese are leading by two goals difference. Both have seven units and are followed by Croatia (three) and Sweden (zero). Next Wednesday, the Portuguese team will host the Swedish team, while the last world champion will visit the Croatian.
The team of Didier Deschamps he formed with Hugo Lloris; Benjamin Pavard, Raphaël Varane, Presnel Kimpembe, Lucas Hernández; N’Golo Kanté, Paul Pogba, Adrien Rabiot, Antoine Griezmann; Kylian Mbappé (Kingsley Coman) and Olivier Giroud (Anthony Martial). For its part, Fernando Santos I send it to Rui Patrício; Nélson Semedo, Pepe, Rúben Dias, Raphael Guerreiro (Joao Cancelo); Bruno Fernandes (Renato Sanches), Danilo Pereira, William Carvalho (Joao Moutinho); Bernardo Silva (Diogo Jota), Joao Félix (Trincao) and Cristiano Ronaldo.