Portugal has the comeback of Cristiano Ronaldo can’t event with a victory. The European champion started the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier Friday with a 0-0-tie against Ukraine. Raheem Sterling led England with a hattrick to a 5-0 victory at the Czech republic.
The 34-year-old Ronaldo did the entire race in his 155e international match for Portugal, and bore the aanvoerdersband. The attacker was in Lisbon less than danger start against Ukraine.
William Carvalho came in the eighteenth minute to score on behalf of the home team, but that goal was disallowed due to offside. In the sequel of the game created in both teams hardly any opportunities.
Ronaldo played in the world cup last summer, his last international match. He moved on after that tournament of Real Madrid to Juventus. In addition, he was there at the end of september by a U.s. woman accused in 2009 gang-raped.
The record international and top scorer ever of Portugal was missing this since the world cup, where the Portuguese in the eighth-finals were eliminated by Uruguay, still in the selection of national coach Fernando Santos.
By the tie parts of Portugal and the Ukraine the second place in group B. Luxembourg by a 2-1 victory at Lithuania, the surprising leader in this group.
Raheem Sterling applauds after one of his three matches for England. (Photo: ProShots)
Sterling leads England past the Czech republic
On Wembley opened Sterling midway through the first half the score for England against the Czech republic. The attacker of Manchester City could be his foot just at a cross by Jadon Sancho turn on.
On the stroke of rest doubled Harry Kane the margin from a penalty, after Sterling in the zestienmetergebied was torpedoed by two Czechs.
In the second half was Sterling still twice the net. After a little more than playing for an hour curled he the ball in the top corner and a few minutes later, a shot he hit from just outside the zestienmetergebied.
Tomás Kalas certain with an own goal in the final standings. The defender ran the ball unhappy in his own goal after a shot from Callum Hudson-Odoi was turned by goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka.
By the victory of going to England to-head in group A. In the other match in this pool played Bulgaria and Montenegro earlier on Friday in Sofia with a 1-1 draw.
Paul Pogba and N’Kolo Kanté celebrate the victory over Moldova. (Photo: ProShots)
France starts with easy win in Moldova
In Chisinau started France the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier with a simple uitzege on Moldova: 1-4. At rest was the world champion with 0-3 for thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann, Raphael is looking forward and Olivier Giroud.
Griezmann made halfway through the first half after a brilliant pass by Paul Pogba for the opening goal. Three minutes later headed home looking forward to touch off a corner, and ten minutes before the rest made Giroud in reference to Blaise Matuidi, the 0-3.
In the final stage, signed Kylian Mbappé the fourth hit on behalf of France and, shortly afterwards, saved Vladimir Ambros the honor for Moldova.
By the big victory ‘Les Bleus’ group H on. Also Turkey and Iceland won their first match in this group.
The Turks were in Shkoder with 0-2 too strong for Albania thanks to goals from Burak Yilmaz and Hakan Çalhanoglu. Iceland won with the same numbers in and against Andorra thanks to goals from Birkir Bjarnason and Vidar Kjartansson.
View the results, the standings and the program in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS-qualification