Portugal will die in the 2022 World Cup after beating North Macedonia. Coach Fernando Santos now has a target to bring his team to become world champions in Qatar.
Portugal beat North Macedonia in the final Play-off Path C 2022 World Cup Qualification European zone, Wednesday (30/3/2022) early morning WIB. Playing at the Estadio do Dragao, A Selecao won with a score of 2-0.
Bruno Fernandes became Portugal’s winner. The Manchester United midfielder scored twice in this game in both halves (32′, 65′).
This result is very important for Cristiano Ronaldo et al. Portugal has advanced to the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar.
Santos had good achievements with Portugal. He was able to bring his team to win the 2016 European Cup and the 2018/2019 UEFA Nations League champions.
Santos is now eyeing a third title with Portugal. The 67-year-old tactician wants to win the 2022 World Cup trophy.
“I have won two competitions. I dream a lot to win the third one,” Santos said as reported by Sportskeeda.
Santos admits it will not be easy for Portugal to beat North Macedonia. Because of that, he also praised his team.
“I have to congratulate the players for the fantastic attitude they have.”
“In the first 10 minutes we couldn’t get it right. I said this North Macedonian team know how to play. That’s not what they think.”