Ronaldo reacts to Portugal 1-0 win over Morocco

Kirill Zykov  Moskva News Agency

Senegal remain the only side to have won after the first round of matches.

Prior to this World Cup, Hungarian forward Ferenc Puskas held the record for the most senior global goals for a European nation with 84 goals between 1945 and 1956.

Morocco went on to lose the game 1-0, becoming the first team to be eliminated from the worldwide tournament.

Sportswear giant Adidas fuelled the debate prior to the World Cup with a cheeky promotional picture of Messi holding a goat. Bernardo Silva made a decision to take a short corner with the help of Joao Moutinho, who crossed a teasing ball to the six-yard box. Amrabat was furious at not being awarded a penalty after wrestling with Raphael Guerreiro.

Morocco were the dominant side in the second half and Portugal were grateful to goalkeeper Rui Patricio for a fantastic diving low save to touch clear Younes Belhanda's sharp header, while Medhi Benatia blazed over the bar when he should have scored after an hour.

Ronaldo's four goals top the individual scoring chart at the World Cup. Ronaldo will look to close the gap further when Portugal face Iran on Monday.

The story, however, was mostly the same has it hand been in the first half, with the African side controlling the game, getting into some good positions and then failing to breakdown Portugal's defense in the final third.

For Portugal, a win today puts them in a good shape for qualification to the next round whilst Morocco must win today in order not to suffer the same fate as Egypt who virtually got kicked out yesterday.

If the Socceroos lose, they will exit Russian Federation after the group stage regardless of the outcome of their final game against Peru next Tuesday.

And he says the Danes are better team than world No.7 France, who pipped Australia 2-1 in the tournament opener.

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