Portugal 4-0 Nigeria: Fernandes nets brace, Ramos and Mario also on target as Selecao THRASH Super Eagles

The Selecao of Portugal rounded off their preparations for the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup in Qatar by thrashing the Super Eagles of Nigeria 4-0 in a tune-up game which took place at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon on Thursday night.

A first half brace from Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes, coupled with second half strikes by Goncalo Ramos and Joao Mario earned the Selecao a statement victory against the West Africans.

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FULL-TIME AT THE ESTADIO JOSE ALVALADE: Portugal 4-0 Nigeria

84′ MIN: Joao Mario piles more misery on the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Portugal 4-0 Nigeria (J. Mario)

82′ MIN: Goncalo Ramos makes it three for the hosts.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Portugal 3-0 Nigeria (G. Ramos)

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE ESTADIO JOSE ALVALADE: Portugal 2-0 Nigeria

HALF-TIME AT THE ESTADIO JOSE ALVALADE: Portugal 2-0 Nigeria

35′ MIN: Bruno Fernandes converts from the spot to double the Selecao’s advantage.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Portugal 2-0 Nigeria (B. Fernandes)

PENALTY!!! To Portugal

8′ MIN: Bruno Fernandes gives the hosts the lead, off an assist from Diogo Dalot.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Portugal 1-0 Nigeria (B. Fernandes)

KICK-OFF AT THE JOSE ALVALADE STADIUM: Portugal 0-0 Nigeria

The trio of Terem Moffi, Moses Simon and Ademola Lookman will lead the Super Eagles attack lines, while Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi will orchestrate affairs in midfield.

Fernando Santos’ side boast of exciting players such as Bernardo Silva, Andre Silva and Joao Felix in attack. Bruno Fernandes is in midfield while Ruben Dias and Diogo Dalot make up the defence network.

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