Playing at the Southern coast at the Algarve Stadium, in Portugal, the Portuguese national team hosted Lithuania and did not find great difficulties in getting a good result at home. For the penultimate Matchday of Group B of the EURO Qualifiers, Portugal counted on Cristiano Ronaldo, who put in a hat trick past the Lithuans, and beat the visitors 6-0. Pizzi, Goncalo Paciencia, and Bernardo Silva completed the six-goal thriller.

Portugal initiated the game at a good pace, as it took them only seven mins to open the scoring. Ronaldo drew a free-kick, and he himself took it and in a powerful shot opened the scoring. 1-0 Portugal.

Still, in the first half, Cristiano made the second with a beautiful shot from outside the area and doubled the Portuguese advantage.

After the break, Portugal increased the pace and went on for a massacre. On 52 mins, Pizzi made it three as he capitalized on a deflected ball off his shot to trick the Lithuania keeper. Four mins later, it was Goncalo Paciencia’s turn to get his name into the scoresheets as he was aware of the goalkeeper’s howler to tap into the back of the nets. 4-0 Portugal.

Even though being 4-0 up, Fernando Santos’ side did not cease and went on for more. On 62, Ricardo Pereira’s cross found Bernardo Silva, who grabbed his goal. One min later, Bernardo was once again involved, but this time, the Man City player linked with Ronaldo, as the Juventus star completed his hat trick. 6-0 Portugal.

Following the good win over the Lithuans, the Portuguese national team only needs a simple win at Luxembourg to book their places into the nest EURO 2020. It’s always worth remembering that Portugal are the holders of the EURO, as they won it in France, back in 2016.

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