World Cup 2022 live updates: Portugal leading Uruguay, 1-0

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The second week of the FIFA World Cup 2022 continues Monday with Portugal leading Uruguay at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium, and we’ve got you covered with every must-see moment of the Group H tilt on FOX.

Earlier, Ghana earned three points after a wild win against South Korea to progress to second place in Group H. Elsewhere, in Group G, Cameroon came to a draw with Serbiaand Brazil led Switzerland.

You can watch this game and every game of the tournament on the FOX Sports family of networks – the official English-language broadcast partner of the tournament in the US – and the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com. You can also stream replays of full matches on Tubi for free.

Here are the best plays!

Portugal vs Uruguay

3′: What could have been!

Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. wasted no time setting the tone in this one. Portugal’s William Carvalho narrowly missed the net on this early shot, which came from a smooth shoulder pass from Ronaldo.

18′: Blocked!

Ronaldo had another chance to put Portugal on the plate with a well-placed free kick, but it was deflected.

32′: Warm up

Uruguay had a golden chance to take over on the half hour mark, but Rodrigo Bentancur was unable to connect after a monster save by Portuguese keeper Diogo Coasta.

38′: See yellow

Rúben Neves was booked late in the first half, giving Uruguayan defender Guillermo Varela a chance to get his team on the board. Again the attempt was blocked and it remained scoreless.

Meanwhile, Portugal’s Raphaël Guerreiro checked in for Nuno Mendes, who was forced out with an injury, ahead of half-time.

54′: Goal!

Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes teamed up to score the first point of the game as Portugal took a 1–0 lead as the hour approached.

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo scores goal vs. Uruguay in 54′

Stay tuned for updates!

PREGAME:

Portugal, advancing to the Round of 16 with a victory on Monday, is aiming for back-to-back World Cup victories for the first time since 2006 after defeating Ghana in the tournament’s opener.

On the other hand, Uruguay has one scoreless draw against South Korea so far.

Star power

Ronaldo – just off becoming the first man’s player to score in five World Cups in Portugal’s previous game – was greeted with a standing ovation as he took the field ahead of Monday’s game.

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