Within the forty second minute of this afternoon’s Euro 2020 conflict between Portugal and Hungary, Fernando Santos’ aspect appeared like they have been lastly about to take the lead in a heavily-favoured matchup.
Raphael Guerreiro confirmed battle to win the ball again after protesting for a foul earlier than rapidly slipping it again to Manchester United playmaker Bruno Fernandes.
Fernandes didn’t even take a contact on the left-wing as he despatched in an inviting low cross into the field, Liverpool ahead Diogo Jota missed with a back-heel flick try, however the ball ran on…
It flashed throughout the center of the six-yard line as Ronaldo got here onto the ball, one way or the other the all-time nice despatched the ball hovering over the bar with a shock miss from point-blank vary.
Ronaldo might solely maintain his head in his fingers after the uncommon blunder.
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A real in head in fingers second ?@Cristiano has scored 104 targets for #POR – however he one way or the other diverted this scrumptious Bruno Fernandes cross over the bar ?#ITVFootball | #Euro2020 pic.twitter.com/NtrJ1blVLz
— ITV Soccer (@itvfootball) June 15, 2021
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Portugal have dominated the proceedings however have lacked that scientific contact in entrance of purpose. In a Group of Demise additionally alongside France and Germany, the Selecao can not afford to drop factors in opposition to Hungary.