on Sunday night, the “Foi Thong” army opened the Estadio da Luz, just draw with Serbia will be able to win Group A European Zone and immediately go to the final in Qatar next year.
They took the lead early in the second minute from Renato Sanchez’s shot, but Dusan Tadic fired for the visiting team after 33 minutes. The
game seemed to end in a draw. But it turned out that in the 90th minute, Aleksandar Mitrovic managed to strike the Serbian 2-1 victory and overtake the group to win the indifferent face.
Portugal was heartbroken and had to wait to make amends in the play-off round, after the game Santos said: “We started well. Score a goal up the lead. Then we started not playing with the ball. began to fall back.”
“I try to order the team. try to explain them Our wings should not come down too low. We had to move higher.”
“We had a lot of problems. The team tried, but In some moments that can be offensive, we can cause problems for our opponents as well. But most of the time we can’t.”
“We tried. Our style is to play with the ball. we play with suspicion It’s my responsibility,” he said.
Portugal were the best-placed team in the play-offs. There will be a lottery at the end of this month.