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90' + 4'
Cristiano Ronaldo
Ricardo Quaresma
2 - 1
90' + 2'
Cristiano Ronaldo
Ricardo Quaresma
1 - 1
88'
Bruno Alves
Yellow Card
56'
Mohamed Salah
Abdalla El Said
0 - 1
54'
Ahmed Fathy
Yellow Card

Match Stats

Possession
59% 41%
6
1
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 3
Total Passes 598 428
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Commentary

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Cristiano Ronaldo turns the game around for Portugal, with two late goals to win the game for his country, after Mo Salah had given Egypt the lead midway through the second-half. The Portuguese left it late after dominating large spells of the game and they finally got their reward deep in stoppage time.
FULL-TIME: PORTUGAL 2-1 EGYPT
90' + 6' That's the full-time whistle!
90' + 6' Some controversy over the winning goal by Ronaldo, as the referee consulted VAR before awarding the goal. There was a lot of confusion in the stadium, but the technology showed that Ronaldo was onside and the goal was awarded.
Ricardo Quaresma
Assist
90' + 5' Another assist for Quaresma, linking up with Ronaldo. The free-kick was once again superbly put into the area and met by the head of Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo
Goal
90' + 5' GOOOAAALLL! PORTUGAL LEAD! Ronaldo with another goal just seconds later to surely win the game! What a finish to the game here. A Portugal free-kick came into the area and it was poor defending by Egypt to allow Ronaldo another free header and the Real Madrid striker once again produces a quality finish.
Ricardo Quaresma
Assist
90' + 2' Quaresma with a superb cross into the box, straight to the head of Ronaldo, who finished superbly.
Cristiano Ronaldo
Goal
90' + 2' GOOOAAALLL! PORTUGAL ARE LEVEL! Ronaldo with a header from close-range to level the scoreline late in the game. Portugal had been threatening for a while, but they finally put a quality ball into the box, which was met superbly by Ronaldo and he beats the keeper down low.
90' There will be a minimum of four minutes added time played here.
Bruno Alves
Yellow Card
88' Bruno Alves is the first Portugal player to be shown a yellow card this evening, for a blatant shirt tug as an Egyptina player tried to break forward on the counter-attack.
Hossam Ashour
Tarek Hamed
87' Egypt make another change, with Tarek Hamed replaced by Hossam Ashour.
85' Portugal face the Netherlands on Monday evening as they continue their World Cup preparation. Meanwhile, Egypt will face Greece on Tuesday evening.
83' Portugal are controlling possession at the moment, but it is all in the middle of the pitch and Egypt are pressing high up the pitch and doing a good job of keeping them away from their defensive third.
81' Portugal appear to be running out of ideas here, they aren't threatening the Egyptian goal at all at the moment and Egypt are comfortably seeing this game out as it stands.
Shikabala
Mohamed Salah
79' The Egyptian goalscorer is given a standing ovation by the crowd as he makes his way off the pitch, his replacement is Shikabala.
Bruno Fernandes
Rúben Neves
76' The other Portugal change sees Rúben Neves head off the pitch and he has been replaced by Bruno Fernandes.
Gonçalo Guedes
André Silva
76' Portugal make another double substitution, with André Silva replaced by Gonçalo Guedes.
75' As we enter the final 15 minutes of the game, Egypt remain 1-0 ahead here and Portugal are struggling to threaten the Egyptian goal in search of an equaliser.
72' Good chance! It came from a well-worked move by Portugal. Quaresma picking up the ball just inside the penalty area, he fires a powerful shot at goal, getting plenty behind that effort. However, the strike is straight at El Shennawy in the Egypt goal, who has performed very well on his international debut.
70' Portugal are trying to inject more pace into the game now and go for an equalising goal. However, they look short of ideas at the moment and have been sloppy in possession which is giving Egypt the opportunity to break forward on the counter-attack.
Gelson Martins
Bernardo Silva
68' Portugal make another substitution, with Bernardo Silva replaced by Gelson Martins.
Amr Warda
Abdalla El Said
66' Here comes the second change for Egypt, with El Said coming off and he is replaced by Amr Warda.
64' Decent effort! Ronaldo is played through on goal from a tight angle, he fires a powerful effort at goal, but it is well saved by the Egypt goalkeeper and goes out for a corner.
Marwan Mohsen
Koka
62' Egypt also make a substitution of their own, with Ahmed Hassan heading off the pitch and he has been replaced by Marwan Mohsen.
André Gomes
João Moutinho
61' The other change for Portugal, sees João Moutinho replaced by André Gomes.
Ricardo Quaresma
João Mário
61' Portugal make a double substitution here, the first player coming off is João Mário and he has been replaced by Ricardo Quaresma.
59' The Egyptians supporters are the ones making all of the noise here now, they are loving this performance from their side. They started the second half much brighter and worked the goal well. Despite all of Portugal's possession, they have struggled to carve open the Egyptian defence on a regular basis.
Abdalla El Said
Assist
56' El Said did brilliantly to spot Salah unmarked on the edge of the penalty area, his pass was straight into his feet and the red-hot winger did the rest.
Mohamed Salah
Goal
56' GOOOAAALLL! EGYPT LEAD! It's that man on the scoresheet once again, Mo Salah! El Said did well down the left-wing, he pulled the ball back to Salah who was on the edge of the area. The Liverpool winger then just placed his effort perfectly in the bottom left-hand corner of the net, to give the Egyptians the lead.
Ahmed Fathy
Yellow Card
54' Ahmed Fathy is shown the first yellow card of the game for bringing down Ronaldo, who skipped past him at pace and the right-back stuck out a leg and abruptly brought him down.
52' STAT: Ronaldo has scored 79 goals in a Portugal shirt and ended the World Cup qualifying campaign with 15 goals to his name.
50' Portugal are once again looking the more attacking and dangerous side here, they are playing good, fluent football going forward, trying to stretch this Egyptian defence. So far the Egyptians have defended well and haven't allowed the European champions too many opportunities in front of goal.
48' The game is being played at a good, quick tempo by both teams, who are trying to get on the scoresheet early in this second half.
46' The second half is underway!
It's goalless at the break here, but Portugal have had the best chances of the game. Ronaldo went close with an indirect free-kick, before Rolando had his header ruled out for offside just before the break. Egypt have struggled to retain possession here and threaten the Portuguese goal.
HALF-TIME: PORTUGAL 0-0 EGYPT
45' That's the half-time whistle!
42' GOAL RULED OUT! Portugal have the ball in the back of the net, after Rolando's header beats the Egyptian keeper, following a flick-on by Andre Silva. However, the linesman has his flag up for offside and after a moment of deliberation between the officials, it is confirmed. No goal!
40' Not long to go here until the half-time whistle, can either side break the deadlock before the break? Portugal certainly look the more threatening side.
39' STAT: The Pharaohs finished top of their World Cup qualifying group with four wins, one draw, and one defeat in their six games.
36' Ronaldo's effort is well blocked by the Egypt wall. The Portugal captain is furious that another set-piece hasn't been awarded as it appears that the ball strikes the arm of an Egyptian player. However, nothing is given and Egypt clear the danger.
35' Free-kick to Portugal is a very dangerous area of the pitch. It's in shooting range for Ronaldo, who is standing over the ball and ready to fire an effort at goal. Can he threaten the Egyptian goal here?
33' The atmosphere is electric here inside the Stadion Letzigrund, there is a good mix of supporters from each country and they are creating a wonderful atmosphere.
31' STAT: Egypt have failed to score in just two of their last 15 games. Meanwhile, Portugal have failed to find the net just twice in their 19 matches since that unpredictable Euro 2016 triumph.
29' As we approach the half an hour mark here in Switzerland, the score remains goalless between Portugal and Egypt, with the Portuguese having the better chances of the game and dominating possession.
26' OFF THE LINE! Ronaldo smashes a low effort at goal after a lay-off from the indirect free-kick, he drills it through a lot of Egyptian players who were camped inside the box, but his shot is well blocked on the goal-line and then cleared away to safety.
24' Egypt are penalised for a backpass in the penalty area! You don't see these very often in football. Fathy was on the floor after slipping during a clearance, he clearly plays a short pass to his goalkeeper who picks it up. The referee blows straight away for a free-kick.
22' The game is starting to be broken up by a few poor fouls in the middle of the pitch, with Egypt starting to get frustrated at their lack of possession on the ball and Portuguese dominance. Salah has barely touched the ball for the Egyptian's yet this evening.
19' Egypt have certainly grown into the game now, however they are struggling to win the ball back off Portugal, who are keeping the Egyptians penned inside their own half at the moment. Ronaldo is starting to get on the ball much more often and the Portuguese wingers are whipping balls into the penalty area at every opportunity.
17' A resurgence of form of late from Cristiano Ronaldo sees him contesting for the golden boot with 24 goals in LaLiga, most recently securing hattrick number 50. Despite, the Real Madrid man having a few doubters and critics at the start of the season, he has once again proven his quality this season.
14' The game is end-to-end at the moment, with both teams struggling to retain possession for a sustained period of time and mount a noticeable attack.
12' Portugal with the first corner of the game... It's taken short and met by Bruno Alves, but his header is weak and it is comfortably gathered by El Shennawy. The goalkeeper is making is international debut for his country.
11' Salah is just one goal away from equalling the record haul of Didier Drogba as Africa's highest goalscorer in the Premier League, with 28 goals. The Egyptian is also two away from joining Cristiano Ronaldo in the exclusive 30-goal club.
8' CHANCE! Egypt with the best opportunity of the game so far! Beto is forced into making a good save from close range, after El Said found space in the box. It came through a deep cross to the far post which was pulled back to El Said, but his shot was straight at Beto.
7' Supporters from both nations have come out in force tonight in Switzerland, the crowd is really getting into the game and creating a great atmosphere.
5' Portugal are well on top in the early stages here, they are playing the ball comfortably around the pitch and looking much more threatening going forward, with Andre Silva and Ronaldo already trying to cause the Egyptian defence problems.
3' The only previous meeting between these two nations ended 2-0 to Portugal back in 2005, when Egypt were much lower down in the football world rankings.
1' Decent chance! It falls to the main man, Cristiano Ronaldo just 30 seconds into the game. Guerreiro broke free down the left-wing, he pulled the ball back to the edge of the area, to Ronaldo who takes the shot first time, but he effort goes high over the crossbar.
1' We're underway!
The teams are out here and kick-off is just minutes away! Stay tuned for all of the match action.
EGYPT SUBS: Shikabala, Ayman Ashraf, Ahmed El Mohamady, Moamen Zakaria, Hossam Ashour, Saad Samir, Sam Morsy, Marwan Mohsen, Amr Warda, Ahmed El-Shenawy, Ramadan Sobhi
EGYPT (4-4-2): Mohamed El Shennawy (GK); Ahmed Fathy, Ali Gabr, Ahmed Hegazi, Mohamed Abdel-Shafy; Tarek Hamed, Mohamed Elneny, Abdallah El Said, Mahmoud Trezeguet; Mo Salah, Koka
PORTUGAL SUBS: Luís Neto, Mário Rui, Ricardo Quaresma, Gonçalo Guedes, Manuel Fernandes, Gelson Martins, João Cancelo, Adrien Silva, André Gomes, Bruno Fernandes, José Fonte, Anthony Lopes
PORTUGAL (4-2-3-1): Beto (GK); Cédric Soares, Bruno Alves, Rolando, Raphael Guerreiro; Joao Moutinho, João Mário; Bernardo Silva, Ruben Neves, André Silva; Cristiano Ronaldo (C)
The team news is in, here is how the two sides will line-up this evening...
With Portugal facing African opposition in their World Cup group in the shape of Morocco, the European champions continue their preparations by taking on Egypt in Zurich on Friday night. Meanwhile Egypt, have not faced a European team since beating Bosnia in a friendly in 2014.
Both players will be vital to any potential success at the World Cup this summer, with Portugal entering the tournament as European champions, whilst Egypt will compete at their first World Cup since 1990.
Ronaldo has overcome a slow start to the 2017-18 season to score 18 goals in his last nine LaLiga games. Nobody has scored more than the Real Madrid striker in Europe's top five leagues in 2018. However, Salah is on an incredible goalscoring run and is currently leading the European Golden Shoe standings for the campaign.
Two of the world's most in-form goalscorers go head to head on tonight as Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah face off for Portugal and Egypt.
Hello and welcome to our LIVE match commentary of the international friendly between Portugal and Egypt.