In fact, Fernandes’ cross kick was heading towards the goal post floating in the air when Cristiano Ronaldo was seen taking a head kick in the middle. He broke into celebration as soon as the ball hit the net. It seems he has scored the goal. He was seen celebrating with Fernandes. Meanwhile, the officials called it Ronaldo’s goal. However, after checking after some time, it was found that this ball could not even touch Ronaldo.
Ronaldo was then taken off the pitch by coach Fernando Santos during a triple substitution, which also featured João Félix and William Carvalho in addition to Ronaldo. Mathias Nunes, Joao Palhinha and Goncalo Ramos came on in their place. The second goal of the match was also in the name of Fernandes. He scored this goal in the 93rd minute as a penalty.
With the win, Portugal became the third team to qualify for the last-16 after 2018 champions France and five-time winners Brazil booked their first knockout spot. Portugal will now take on South Korea in their final group-stage match on 3 December.