FIFA 2021 Qualifiers: Portugal registers a 3-1 win over Luxembourg in World Cup Qualifiers
FIFA World Cup European qualifiers: Luxembourg vs Portugal: Matchday 3 in Group A saw Portugal beat Luxembourg 3-1
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal of the tournament as the Portuguese side had to come up from behind to win the game.
Diogo Jota’s strike set the European giants back on level footing in first-half stoppage time with a short proximity header, getting himself on the scorecard which was followed by 2 more goals from Ronaldo and Joao Palhinha.
Portugal are now Group A leaders with Serbia who won 2-1 at Azerbaijan on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old Ronaldo is now only six goals shy of Iranian Ali Daei’s untouched record of 109 strikes.
The win comes as a relief to Portugal side , who were controversially denied a late winner in the World Cup qualifier against Serbia.