International Friendly

Portugal vs Republic of Ireland, 2024 International Friendly

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  • 18': João Félix
  • 50': Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 60': Cristiano Ronaldo
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3 - 0

Ronaldo brace helps Portugal to Euro warm-up win over Ireland

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the second half in what might have been his last international appearance on home soil as Portugal beat Ireland 3-0 in their final Euro 2024 warm-up on Tuesday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Foul by João Félix (Portugal).
  • 2': Robert Brady (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 2': Delay in match because of an injury Sammie Szmodics (Republic of Ireland).
  • 4': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 5': Offside, Republic of Ireland. Sammie Szmodics is caught offside.
  • 7': Foul by Rafael Leão (Portugal).
  • 7': Séamus Coleman (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 11': Attempt blocked. João Félix (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Rafael Leão.
  • 13': Offside, Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo is caught offside.
  • 17': Diogo Dalot (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 17': Foul by Robert Brady (Republic of Ireland).
  • 18': Attempt saved. João Félix (Portugal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 18': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Caoimhín Kelleher.
  • 18': Goal! Portugal 1, Republic of Ireland 0. João Félix (Portugal) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes following a corner.
  • 21': Hand ball by Josh Cullen (Republic of Ireland).
  • 22': Attempt blocked. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 22': Attempt saved. Rafael Leão (Portugal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 23': Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by António Silva.
  • 26': Foul by Diogo Dalot (Portugal).
  • 26': Robert Brady (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29': Attempt missed. Bruno Fernandes (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • 30': Foul by João Félix (Portugal).
  • 30': Troy Parrott (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 31': Foul by António Silva (Portugal).
  • 31': Sammie Szmodics (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 33': Delay in match because of an injury Pepe (Portugal).
  • 34': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 35': Attempt blocked. Sammie Szmodics (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Adam Idah.
  • 35': Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Republic of Ireland).
  • 35': João Neves (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 36': Attempt blocked. Séamus Coleman (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.
  • 36': Attempt missed. Adam Idah (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.
  • 41': Attempt missed. Rafael Leão (Portugal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by António Silva.
  • 45'+1': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Robert Brady.
  • 45'+2': Attempt missed. Gonçalo Inácio (Portugal) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a cross following a corner.
  • 45'+3': Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Portugal 1, Republic of Ireland 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Portugal 1, Republic of Ireland 0.
  • 45': Substitution, Portugal. Danilo Pereira replaces Pepe.
  • 45': Substitution, Portugal. Diogo Jota replaces Rafael Leão.
  • 45': Substitution, Portugal. Nuno Mendes replaces João Cancelo.
  • 45': Substitution, Portugal. Nélson Semedo replaces Diogo Dalot.
  • 45': Substitution, Portugal. Rúben Neves replaces João Félix.
  • 46': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Jake O'Brien.
  • 50': Goal! Portugal 2, Republic of Ireland 0. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Rúben Neves.
  • 52': Offside, Portugal. Nuno Mendes is caught offside.
  • 53': Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Mikey Johnston replaces Troy Parrott.
  • 53': Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Thomas Cannon replaces Adam Idah.
  • 53': Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Callum O'Dowda replaces Robert Brady.
  • 55': VAR Decision: No Penalty Portugal.
  • 59': Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Republic of Ireland).
  • 59': João Neves (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 60': Goal! Portugal 3, Republic of Ireland 0. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Diogo Jota.
  • 62': Attempt missed. Thomas Cannon (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Dara O'Shea.
  • 63': Attempt blocked. Nélson Semedo (Portugal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 63': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Jake O'Brien.
  • 64': Attempt saved. Nuno Mendes (Portugal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 65': Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by Nélson Semedo.
  • 70': Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Jason Knight replaces Sammie Szmodics.
  • 70': Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Matt Doherty replaces Séamus Coleman.
  • 72': Foul by Matt Doherty (Republic of Ireland).
  • 72': Nuno Mendes (Portugal) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 72': Attempt saved. Bruno Fernandes (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rúben Neves.
  • 73': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Caoimhín Kelleher.
  • 73': Attempt saved. Danilo Pereira (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 74': Attempt missed. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Nélson Semedo with a cross.
  • 75': Foul by Will Smallbone (Republic of Ireland).
  • 75': João Neves (Portugal) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 76': Attempt blocked. Bruno Fernandes (Portugal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gonçalo Inácio.
  • 76': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Jake O'Brien.
  • 76': Attempt blocked. Diogo Jota (Portugal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gonçalo Inácio.
  • 77': Substitution, Portugal. Matheus Nunes replaces João Neves.
  • 77': Foul by Jason Knight (Republic of Ireland).
  • 77': Matheus Nunes (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 83': Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Mark Sykes replaces Will Smallbone.
  • 86': Danilo Pereira (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 86': Foul by Thomas Cannon (Republic of Ireland).
  • 87': Diogo Jota (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87': Foul by Jason Knight (Republic of Ireland).
  • 87': Foul by Diogo Jota (Portugal).
  • 87': Jason Knight (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 88': Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Liam Scales.
  • 89': Attempt blocked. Nuno Mendes (Portugal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 89': Attempt saved. Mikey Johnston (Republic of Ireland) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Thomas Cannon.
  • 90': Attempt blocked. Diogo Jota (Portugal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • 90'+2': Second Half ends, Portugal 3, Republic of Ireland 0.
  • 0': Match ends, Portugal 3, Republic of Ireland 0.

Statistics

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9 Fouls 6
0 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 2
2 Corner Kicks 7
6 Saves 1
31.1 Possession 68.9
5 SHOTS 20
1 ON GOAL 9
0.2 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
285 Accurate Passes 723
345 Passes 774
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
2 Accurate Crosses 3
6 Crosses 13
0.3 Cross % 0.2
22 Long Balls 39
10 Accurate Long Balls 28
0.5 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 7
5 Effective Tackles 12
10 Tackles 14
0.5 Tackle % 0.9
9 Interceptions 4
14 Effective Clearances 9
14 Clearances 9

Game Information

Competition: International Friendly

Venue: Estádio Municipal de Aveiro
Location: Aveiro, Portugal
Attendance: 27,024

Line-Ups

POR Portugal (3-4-1-2)

No. Name
22 Diogo Costa (GK)
3 Pepe
14 Gonçalo Inacio
24 António Silva
15 João Neves
8 Bruno Fernandes
11 João Félix
20 João Cancelo
5 Diogo Dalot
17 Rafael Leão
7 Cristiano Ronaldo

IRL Republic of Ireland (3-4-3)

No. Name
1 Caoimhín Kelleher (GK)
22 Jake O'Brien
15 Liam Scales
5 Dara O'Shea
6 Josh Cullen
8 William Smallbone
11 Robbie Brady
2 Seamus Coleman
10 Adam Idah
21 Sammie Szmodics
20 Troy Parrott

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