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PORTUGAL travel to Ireland for their World Cup 2022 certifying clash in Dublin TONIGHT.

Cristiano Ronaldo & Co are aiming to reclaim top spot in Group A ahead of Serbia – who are one point above Portugal however have actually played a game more.

The Irish have already been eliminated from advancing from the group and will not be advancing to the Qatar World Cup next year.

  • Kick-off: 7.45 pm GMT
  • TV/ live stream: Sky Sports Centerpiece & Football
  • Ireland XI: Bazunu; Doherty, Coleman, Duffy, Egan, Stevens; Cullen, Hendrick; Ogbene, Robinson, McGrath.
  • Portugal XI: Rui Patricio; Nelson Semedo, Pepe, Danilo, Dalot; Joao Palhinha, Matheus Nunes, Bruno Fernandes; Ronaldo, Andre Silva, Goncalo Guedes.

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  • GOODNIGHT

    Irish eyes were smiling at full time, however they weren’t quite commemorating as Group A leaders Portugal held them to a goalless attract Dublin.

    Stephen Kenny’s group were not able to sign up a 3rd straight win, but a point drawn from the 2016 European Champions is another indicator of the development, slowly but surely, they are making under their supervisor.

    Cristiano Ronaldo was not able to replicate his late heroics from September’s game with Ireland, but will get another opportunity when he leads his side’s attack for the essential clash with Serbia on Sunday when there will be a place at the World Cup on the line.

    We’ll have live coverage of the video game in Lisbon so join us then to see who will win out. Will it be Portugal or Serbia, Ronaldo or Mitrovic?

  • KENNY COMMENTS

    Stephen Kenny thinks the response of his players to drawing with one of the very best global sides in European football shows just how far this Republic of Ireland squad have come in their development under his management.

    I felt we started a little nervously, however 20 minutes from the end of the first half our assaulting gamers came into the video game, and then in the second half, I felt we were the better team.

    Stephen Kenny Sky Sports

  • A REAL CHANCE

    Tonight’s draw implies Ireland now have a real chance of completing in 3rd place in Group A, and supplying a base to build on when European Champion certifying begins. Stephen Kenny’s group handle Luxembourg in Gasperich on Sunday.

    Likewise on Sunday is the big winner-takes-all clash between Portugal and Serbia in Lisbon. The Portuguese currently head the table however just on objective difference after their 2-2 draw in Belgrade previously in the project.

    Credit: UEFA.Com
  • FULL TIME STATS

    There was very little between the two sides in Dublin and the numbers back that up. It is indisputable that Stephen Kenny’s side are quietly improving.

    Credit: UEFA.Com
  • RONALDO WINS THEM ROUND

    Cristiano Ronaldo was booed for the entirety of tonight’s contest by the home fans, but was cheered from the field of play – in spite of nearly breaking Irish hearts at the death when again.

    And that’s because at the full-time whistle, the Manchester United star was approached by a young girl who had actually run on to the pitch to satisfy her hero. However, with security in pursuit, Ronaldo rapidly transferred to defuse the situation by very first hugging the fan, and after that by giving her his t-shirt. Both acts were warmly gotten by those inside the Aviva Arena.

  • FT: IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    It’s a point each in Dublin that possibly will please both sides in the end. For Stephen Kenny’s enhancing team, it’s probably the best outcome of the head coach’s period, while the Portuguese will accept the draw that takes them to the top of Group A when they needed to play the final 15 minutes with ten guys.

  • PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!
    THE FULL TIME WHISTLE GOES!

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    90 6. Ronaldo! Practically a smash and get!

    The Portugal captain gets ahead of McClean on the right, and when the Ireland replacement fails to do the sensible thing and bring him down, he darts into package.

    The angle is against him, and Joao Felix is undoubtedly in a better position in the middle, however Ronaldo’s Ronaldo. He smashes a shot towards the near post, and sees it blocked by Bazunu.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    90 4. Doherty puts the ball in the back of the internet, however long after the referee had actually blown his whistle for a nasty on Rui Patricio by Keane.

    Make no error, Portugal are holding on.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    90 1. Here’s Will Keane, on for Chiedozie Ogbene.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    90 There will be 5 minutes of blockage time here. 5 minutes for Ireland to win it. 5 minutes for Portugal to ensure they head to the top of Group A.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    89

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    87 Inside the final five minutes, and Portugal are now all about the draw.

    It’s a point that would still have actually the preferred effect of taking them to the top of Group A, albeit on goal distinction only.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    85 Ireland believe they can win this now.

    Idah times his run right, however his leap incorrect as he fulfills a cross from the left. Hourihane keeps the opportunity alive for Robinson, who shoots directly at Rui Patricio.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    83 Fernando Santos makes an immediate modification, and it’s an alternative that’s being sacrificed.

    Rafael Leao has just been on the pitch 27 minutes, but he’ll now make way for another centre-back in Jose Fonte.

    The former Crystal Palace protector slots into the heart of Portugal’s defence.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    82 That’s more like it from Pepe!

    Plainly his booking for a petulant handball wasn’t enough for a man of his skills, therefore he has actually chosen to follow it up by thrusting an arm into Callum Robinson’s face.

    Robinson makes the most of it, but who can blame him after Danilo’s theatrics in the very first half? Jesus Gil Manzano strides over and dispense a second yellow card, and after that a red.

    Not just will Portugal need to play this one out with 10 males, they’ll likewise be without their defensive lynchpin for Sunday’s crucial contest with Serbia.

  • A SECOND YELLOW CARD FOR PEPE!
    PORTUGAL ARE DOWN TO TEN MALE!

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    78

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    76 Stevens! The Sheffield United man finds himself in unfamiliar territory as he gets in the location unchallenged and connects with Ogbene’s whipped cross.

    It’s a challenging possibility and something of a photo that flies over the crossbar, however Stevens looks gutted. He feels he might have made a lot more of the opportunity.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    75

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    74 Ronaldo is denied again.

    Rafael Leao leaves Coleman for dead down the left, and raises a pull-back towards the near post for his captain. Ronaldo fulfills it with a stooping header, but it’s blocked at close quarters by Duffy.

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    73 Portugal are starting to step it up in their pursuit of a winning goal.

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    71

    Disappointingly, it’s for the small misdemeanour of handball.

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    69

  • IRELAND 0-0 PORTUGAL

    67 Ronaldooooooooo! Oh, it searched in! The Portugal captain can not believe he hasn’t broken the deadlock.

    The Portugal forward looked to have actually done everything right as he got up in between Coleman and Hendrick to meet Andre Silva’s determine cross from the.

    The Aviva Arena held its breath as the glancing header appeared predestined for the bottom corner, and then exhaled in unison as it dropped directly broad.

    Undeterred by his miss, Ronaldo then revealed excellent agility to right away avoid a pitch invader.

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