Portugal vs Luxembourg Predictions & Tips - Ronaldo to fire Portugal to victory in the World Cup qualifiers

Ronaldo's hat-trick on a pair of penalties, Portugal's big win

Before the age of 15 minutes of the match, he got a pair of penalties. He scored a pair of goals in an infallible shot, raising the possibility of a hat-trick. Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo made no mistake in picking up that hat-trick. Bruno Fernandez and Hoao Palinha also scored one goal each.

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Ronaldo scored the tenth hat-trick of his international career against Luxembourg in a European qualifier on Tuesday night. Portugal won the match 5-0. This is Ronaldo's 57th hat-trick in his professional career.

Fernando Santos' side took just 18 minutes to take control of the match against the relatively weak Luxembourg at home. Ronaldo scored the first goal from the penalty spot in the eighth minute of the match. Portugal was awarded a penalty for a foul by Bernardo Silva in the D-box.

Portugal gets the penalty again. Ronaldo wrapped the ball in the net again. But Pepe fell into the D-box before that shot. So take a return shot. Ronaldo did not have a problem with that. He easily scored the second goal.

In the 16th minute of the match, Luxembourg was further cornered by Ronaldo's Manchester United teammate Bruno Fernandez. This time Bernardo Silver got the ball in a great place and the star midfielder shook the net with a low shot. No more goals in the first half, Portugal went to the break with a 3-0 lead.

Palin returned in the second half and took charge of Halipuran. In the 7th minute of the match, the goalkeeper somehow turned Ronaldo's bicycle through a corner. Sporting CP midfielder Palinha made the scoreline 4-0 with a header from Bruno Fernandez's corner.

Although Portugal's victory was almost certain, Ronaldo still had a hat-trick. He did not disappoint the fans. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner scored his third goal in the 6th minute with a header from a cross by Bruno Fernandez. The hat trick of which is fulfilled.

After this victory, Portugal is in the second position of this group with 16 points in six matches. Serbia is at the top with 18 points after playing one match more than them.

Nepal is in front of the Jamals in a life-and-death battle

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The Bangladesh football team has gone to the Maldives to play the SAF Championship keeping an eye on the title. But Jamal Bhuiyan and Tapu Varman are now facing a difficult equation after losing 2-0 to the host Maldives. Bangladesh will have to win against Nepal in the last match of the league. Only then will you get a ticket to the final.

Bangladesh will face Nepal at the Maldives National Stadium on Wednesday at 5 pm Bangladesh time. If we draw this match, Nepal will go to the final. But Bangladesh has no chance of any result other than victory. If they can beat Nepal, they will get a ticket to the final game of SAF for the fourth time.

Before the match, Bangladesh coach Oscar Brujan said, "One of our strengths is that we have not suffered much in defense. We are talking about scoring two goals in the Maldives match, but we scored two goals in that match from the set-piece. I have confidence not only in the defenders of the team but also in our defense strategy. '

The Bangladesh coach said, "Tomorrow we have to be frozen." We have to control the central area, we can't give Nepal a chance to counter-attack quickly. We have a plan accordingly. "

Not only for Bangladesh, the next match of the day is also a matter of life and death for India. India will play the host Maldives at 10 pm. In that match, if they get any result other than winning, they will be eliminated from the first episode. Oscar is confident of winning in this thrill of the last day of SAF's league season.

I will play with two strikers. Both matches are semi-finals (India and Maldives faced each other). Must win the match. Beautiful days are waiting for us. '

The last Bangladesh-Nepal match was a goalless draw. However, Jamal Bhuiyan's team had defeated Nepal 2-0 in the previous match. However, SAF's statistics put a smile on Nepal's face. Bangladesh last lost to Safe Nepal 17 years ago. Then they lost three matches. This time Oscar Bangladesh will have to write a new story.

First of all, Germany confirmed the World Cup

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Germany secured their place in the fight for Qatar World Cup tickets. Hansi Flick's side beat North Macedonia 4-0 in a European World Cup qualifier on Monday night. Besides, Armenia lost to Romania.

Thanks to which the Germans have secured their World Cup tickets from Group J of the qualifying round. The participation of the host Qatar in the World Cup to be held next year was already confirmed. They don't have to play in the World Cup selection. The four-time world champions have confirmed the World Cup as the first team to qualify.

In March of this year, Germany lost to North Macedonia 1-2 at home. This is Germany's only defeat so far in the qualifiers. In return for that rate, the strongest team in Europe has actually taken an interest. He went to the field of Macedonia and scored one goal.

Monday night's match could have increased even more. But Macedonia goalkeeper Stol Dimitrovsky made some great saves, as well as a bar post. That is why Germany did not get any goal in the first half. In the second half, they shook the opponent's net four times in 33 minutes.

Thomas Mueller, Timo Werner, and Leon Goretzka dominated the entire match. They keep possession of the ball 75 percent of the time. At least 24 shots for the goal, 10 of which were along with the target. On the other hand, Macedonia managed to give a shot to the German goalkeeper only once in the whole match.

It didn't take long for Germany to score again in the second half after a disappointing first half. Kai Haverz scored the first goal in the 50th minute of the match. Muller was the first to receive the ball. But seeing less space, he left the ball to Havers. The rest of the work is easily done by the young Chelsea star.

Werner then made his name on the scoresheet twice in 60 to 63 minutes. Mueller's assist was also his first and second goal of the match. Florian Virtz passed the scoreline 3-0. The Chelsea forward almost ensured Germany's victory with two spectacular goals.

Shortly afterward, the German coach picked up Werner and replaced him with Jamal Musiala. Musiala did not take time to repay. In the 63rd minute of the match, the forward who played in Bayern Munich hit the last nail in the coffin of North Macedonia from the pass of Karim Adeyemi. This is his first goal in international football.

Thanks to this easy victory, Germany has 21 points in eight matches. Romania, which is at number two, has 13 points in an equal match. As a result, Germany also got a ticket to the World Cup by securing the top spot in this group. Now Armenia, Romania will be in the fight for the number two place to play in the play-offs.

It is to be noted that the top 10 teams of the 10 groups in the selection of the World Cup in the European region will get the tickets for the World Cup in Qatar directly. Besides, the runners-up of 10 groups and the best two groups of the Nations League will play in the play-off of 12 teams. From there, three more European teams will have the opportunity to play in the World Cup.

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Congratulations to CR7 for this wonderful feat. He is indeed the GOAT. Kudos to him and also wishing him more success in his footballing career.

Congrats to the Germans too for booking their place for the tourney. I hope to see other quality side qualify too.