Portugal started the match with their star players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva, and others. In the match, Cristiano Ronaldo was among the goal scorers as Portugal won 3-0 today. The Portuguese world-class player caused problems for the opposition's defense as he was very sharp and agile.
In the game, the coach avoided 2 tactical mistakes which saw Cristiano Ronaldo looked very comfortable with his role in the match as he got a goal. Check out the 2 tactical mistakes that Santos avoided below.
1) Not Using Cristiano Ronaldo On The Wing
In Portugal's match today, the Portuguese head coach deployed Cristiano Ronaldo on the wings. The top player who naturally is a winger performed very well in that position today as he was able to cut into the opposition box with ease. The top player was very impressive during the time he spent on the pitch.
Ronaldo scored a goal in the 36th minute of the match which was Portugal's opening goal of the game.
2) Poor Lineup
The second mistake Santos Avoided in Portugal's friendly today was to use a poor lineup. In today's match, Portugal's coach went into the match with a very strong lineup as he was keen on securing victory.
The Portugal manager started the match with Dalot in the right-back position, Nuno Mendes in the left-wing position, while Fonte and Danilo mounted the central defense.
In the midfield area, Santos used a combination of Carvalho, Mario, and Nunes. All 3 midfielders gave a decent performance. In the attack, Guedes and Ronaldo started on the wings, while Andre Silva mounted the central striker position.
Overall, the lineup was very strong and organized.
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