Uruguay beats Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo to advance in World Cup knockout rounds

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Uruguay knocked out Portugal on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinal of the FIFA World Cup in Sochi, Russia, leaving Cristiano Ronaldo without a goal in the knockout stages of the world’s pre-eminent football tournament.

Edinson Cavani scored twice to lead Uruguay to a 2-1 victory over Portugal. Uruguay on Friday will play France, which defeated Argentina 4-3 earlier in the day.

#URU[1] WIN!

Two goals from @ECavaniOfficial means that it is @Uruguay that will face #FRA in Friday's quarter-final in Nizhny Novgorod!#URUPOR pic.twitter.com/JA1dcK4ghM[2][3][4][5][6]

— FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup)

It marks the second advance to the quarterfinal in the last three World Cup tournaments for Uruguay....


  1. ^ #URU (twitter.com)
  2. ^ @ECavaniOfficial (twitter.com)
  3. ^ @Uruguay (twitter.com)
  4. ^ #FRA (twitter.com)
  5. ^ #URUPOR (twitter.com)
  6. ^ pic.twitter.com/JA1dcK4ghM (t.co)
  7. ^ June 30, 2018 (twitter.com)

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