Soccer Net: Portugal-Uruguay match interrupted by a pitch invader

Soccer Net: Portugal-Uruguay match interrupted by a pitch invader

The World Cup group stage match between Portugal and Uruguay was interrupted by a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag. You may visit soccer net stories here!

The pitch invader is also wearing a shirt that says “Save Ukraine” in front, and “Respect For Iranian Woman” at the back in Lusail Stadium.

Iran is currently facing a domestic turmoil following the death of a woman who was arrested by Iranian police over an alleged violation of dress code. Following the first match of Iran against England, Iranian players were seen not singing the national anthem. To get updated on 2022 World Cup actions, click soccer on tv today here

While Ukraine is still suffering from the aftermath of the Russian invasion and still in the process of reclaiming the invaded region of Ukraine that started last February 24. Ukrainian remain optimistic for the war to end despite the Russian missile attacks. 

While LGBTQ+ rights in Qatar has become one of the major issues that highlights the Qatar 2022 — rainbow is a symbol of LGBTQ+ pride. According to the Qatar government before the World Cup, they will let the fans wear what they want as long as it is decent and will not disrespect the culture, however there are various reports that fans, citing the two German soccer fans, were asked by security to remove the rainbow-colored items, despite the country’s logo is “everyone is welcome”. This Qatar’s logo still not yet living up to expectation and will possibly continue to suppress and derail the rights of millions of fans watching the soccer live in Qatar.

Fernandes scores twice as Portugal advance to knockouts

Portugal completed their revenge of their 2018 World Cup defeat against Uruguay and booked a place in the knockout stage. 

Bruno Fernandes’s double lifted Portugal a 2-0 win over the one of the World Cup rival Uruguay, made a complete and successful revenge over their last match in the 2018 World Cup[ Russia Round of 16. On paper, Portugal is now clear of joining France and Brazil to clinched places in the knockout stage. On the other hand, Uruguay was on the brink of elimination and they must win against the motivated Ghana whom Luis Suarez had a history with, when he intentionally committed a handball that helped Uruguay to move to the semifinals.!

Cristiano Ronaldo thought he was the first who scored the first goal for Portugal in their match against Uruguay as he almost pulled a header as Bruno Fernandes execute a wide corner-kick, but after the review it is clear that Ronaldo’s head did not touch the ball and Fernandes’s kick went straight through the net for Portugal’s first goal of the match against Uruguay.

For the second goal, it was a penalty in stoppage time in the second half when Luis Suarez  committed a handball to give Fernandes a penalty kick for the second goal and a victory for the Selecao. The next World Cup 2022 stop of Portugal is his final group game against the winless South Korea that recently felt frustrated after a thrilling match against Ghana.

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