Small teams played great football today in the middle and defended well, their attack also created some chances but they could not convert these chances into goals, as all three underdogs lost the match by only one goal.
Portugal 1-0 Morocco
After a thrilling contest Portugal beat Morocco by 1-0, Ronaldo’s goal was decisive in the end which he scored in the 4th minute of the match with a great header in the right corner of the post. Morocco played really well and tried hard to score but there were many chances that were wasted by the Morrocan players.
Portugal vs Morocco Match Stats
|2||Shots on Target||4|
Uruguay 1-0 Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia was beaten by Uruguay after a nail-biting match but like Portugal, Uruguay scored early and then they were able to retain their lead despite the efforts of Saudi Arabia team.
Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia match stats
|Saudi Arabia||Team Stats||Uruguay|
|2||Shots on Target||3|
Spain 1-0 Iran
It was admiring to see how Iran kept Spain quite in most of the match, but a bad clear by a defender deflected on to Diego Costa and went into the goal, Iran’s goalkeeper was also not at his best to save the ball. After that, it was hard to see Iran progressing and fighting to their last breath but not getting the goal. at one time Iran scored the goal and they were celebrating but VAR suggested otherwise and the player was offside.
Spain vs Iran match stats
|5||Shots on Target||0|