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Euro 2020: Ronaldo, Benzema Score Double In France-Portugal Duel

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Without being excellent, the France team retained its first place in Group F with a draw against Portugal (2-2) at the end of a match with twists and turns. Ronaldo’s opening score from the penalty spot, following a missed punch from Lloris in the face of Danilo Pereira, therefore rewarded the first serious period of the Lusitanians (1-0, 31st).

Already qualified for the knockout stages before kick-off, the French team retained the first place in Group F of the Euro despite a draw against Portugal (2-2), who finished in 3rd place and will face Belgium. The Blues will have an appointment with Switzerland in the next round. Benzema responds to Ronaldo France didn’t show much in the first half. Little inspired in the game and well contained by the Portuguese more present in the duels, the Blues obtained only one real opportunity in the game during the first 45 minutes on a curled shot from Mbappé, launched in depth, repelled by Rui Patricio . For the rest, the Habs were physically and technically dominated by an opponent who showed more desire on the field.

The goals: – On a penalty, Ronaldo takes Lloris against the odds with a forceful strike on the right of the French goalkeeper (1-0, 31st). – Like his former teammate, Benzema also transforms his penalty by shooting on the right of Rui Patricio, who started from the wrong side (1-1, 45th + 2nd). – Pogba throws Benzema behind the Portuguese central defense. The French striker crosses his shot from the right and finds the net with the help of the post (1-2, 47th). – Ronaldo once again comes face to face with Lloris and shoots from the same side to beat the French goalkeeper who again started on the wrong side (2-2, 60th).

Ronaldo top scorer in European Championships

Ronaldo (36), who is already the top scorer in the history of the European Championships at the start of the tournament (14 goals to date), reached the 109 goal mark in his 178th selection for the national team with a brace scored on two penalties in Budapest.

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