On 15 June 2018, the most awaited game of the day was between Spain and Portugal. It was the third and last match of the second day of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Portugal has been qualified for their seventh World Cup. It is their fifth appearance in a row. Portugal and Spain have also played one match in the FIFA World Cup 2010 where Spain won the game by 1-0 in the round of 16.
Just in the 4 minutes of the game, Portugal received a penalty shot which was taken by the legend "Cristiano Ronaldo". The top goalkeeper of Spain 'De Gea" was not able to block the fantastic shot of Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo was the first player to score the first goal in the third and most awaited match in the second day of World Cup. Sergio Busquets of Spain was the first player to receive the first yellow card of the match in the 17 minute of the game. Spain came up with the goal in the 24 minute of the match. The striker "Diego Costa" of Spain scored a goal for his country making 1-1 in the 24 minutes of the match. Portugal also received the first yellow card for the country and second yellow card of the match in the 28 minute of the match for "Bruno Fernandes". Both countries were awesome during the match. The second goal came for Portugal as well as Ronaldo when he scored a goal in the 44 minute of the match. Ronaldo was able to score the second goal for his country in the 44 minute of the match. The first half ended in Portugal 2- 1 Spain.
Caption: Ronaldo celebrating his first goal in FIFA World Cup 2018.
The famous striker of Spain "Diego Costa" scored his second goal for his country Spain in the 55 minute of the match making it again a tie of 2-2 goals. The goal was assisted by S. Busquets. Diego Costa was head to toe with Cristiano Ronaldo. Spain came up with such an awesome goal making it 2-3 in the 58 minute of the match. The famous defender "Nacho" scored a goal in the 58 minute of the match. The first substitution took place when Bruno Fernandes was substituted by Joao Mario in the 68 minute of the match. Bernardo Silva was replaced by Ricardo Quaresma of Portugal in the 69 minute of the match. The scorer of the final World Cup for Spain "Andres Iniesta" was substituted by Thiago Alcantara in the 70 minute of the match. After 7 minutes of the match, Spain made the second substitution replacing the two-goal scorer Diego Costa by Iago Aspas in the 77 minute of the match. Portugal made another substitution in the 80 minute of the match replacing Goncalo Guedes by Andre Silva. Last substitution of the game was made by Spain replacing David Silva by Lucas Vazquez in the 86 minute of the match. Spain was leading a game by 2-3 unless Ronaldo got a free kick in the 88 minute of the match. Ronaldo scored a first hat trick of the FIFA 18: World Cup in the 88 minute of the match. The match ended in 3-3 goals and was worth to watch it.
Caption: Costa celebrating his goal in FIFA WOrld Cup 2018.
1: Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first hat-trick of the FIFA World Cup 2018 scoring in the 4, 44 and 88 minutes of the match.
2: Diego Costa from Spain scored two goals in the 24 and 55 minutes of the match.
3: Nacho was the third scorer to score a goal for Spain in the 28 minutes of the match.
There were two yellow cards during the whole match. one yellow card was received by Spain whereas another one was received by Portugal.
1: Sergio Busquets from Spain received the first yellow card in the 17 minute of the match.
2: Just after 11 minutes of the first yellow card, "Bruno Fernandes" from Portugal also received a yellow card in the 28 minutes of the match.
Cristiano Ronaldo was the first player to score the first hat-trick in the FIFA 18: World Cup against Spain. Ronaldo scored the goal in the 4, 44 and 88 minutes of the match against Spain. It was the third game on 15 June 2018. If Ronaldo keeps scoring like he has scored to Spain, he is not far from the golden boot in the FIFA 18: World Cup.
Caption: Ronaldo celebrating his hat trick in FIFA 18: World Cup.
Spain and Portugal are one of the best countries in Football. The match was worth watching it as both the country gave their best and played one of the best matches of FIFA 18: World Cup till today. The match ended in 3-3 goals as a draw.