Ronaldo late show helps Portugal rally for victory

Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in men's international football in Portugal's 2-1 comeback victory over Republic of Ireland.

9/2/2021 Reuters
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 10
    • Jeff Hendrick Yellow Card
  • 15
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Penalty - Saved
  • 33
    • Dara O'Shea Yellow Card
  • 35
    • On: Andrew Omobamidele|Off: Dara O'Shea
  • 45
    • John Egan Goal - Header
  • 45
    • On: André Silva|Off: Rafa
  • 45+2
    • Aaron Connolly Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 56
    • Matt Doherty Yellow Card
  • 62
    • On: João Mário|Off: Bruno Fernandes
  • 62
    • On: Nuno Mendes|Off: Raphaël Guerreiro
  • 72
    • On: James McClean|Off: Aaron Connolly
  • 73
    • On: João Moutinho|Off: João Palhinha
  • 82
    • On: Goncalo Guedes|Off: João Cancelo
  • 89
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Goal - Header
  • 90
    • On: Jayson Molumby|Off: Jamie McGrath
  • 90
    • On: James Collins|Off: Adam Idah
  • 90+6
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Goal - Header
  • 90+7
    • Cristiano Ronaldo Yellow Card
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Portugal 2, Republic of Ireland 1.
Portugal Logo Portugal POR Republic of Ireland IRL Republic of Ireland Logo
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POR
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  • 1Patrício
  • 5Guerreiro
    On: Nuno Mendes | Off: Raphaël Guerreiro
  • 4Dias
  • 3Pepe
  • 20Cancelo
    On: Goncalo Guedes | Off: João Cancelo
  • 11Fernandes
    On: João Mário | Off: Bruno Fernandes
  • 6Palhinha
    On: João Moutinho | Off: João Palhinha
  • 10Silva
  • 21Diogo Jota
  • 7Ronaldo
  • 15Rafa
    On: André Silva | Off: Rafa
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Saves 0
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  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
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  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 19  Nuno Mendes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
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  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 23  João Mário
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Cristiano Ronaldo  89' 90'+6' 90'+7'
Goals 2
  • Shots 7
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 5
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
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  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
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  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
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  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Estádio Algarve
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN+
  • Faro, Portugal
  • ATTENDANCE: 7,831

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Portugal 2, Republic of Ireland 1.
90'+8' Second Half ends, Portugal 2, Republic of Ireland 1.
90'+7' Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Match Stats

POR
IRL

Possession

72% 28%

Shots (on Goal)

29 (7)
6 (2)
POR IRL
9 Fouls 11
1 Yellow Cards 4
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 0
14 Corner Kicks 3
1 Saves 5
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