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Sorry, Cristiano, Bruno is Portugal's best player! Winners, losers and ratings as Fernandes fires Seleccao into last 16

Cristiano Ronaldo did what he could to try take centre stage but there was no denying who was the star of the show in Portugal's 2-0 win over Uruguay on Monday night – Bruno Fernandes.

The Manchester United forward was credited with both goals as the Seleccao sealed their place in the last 16 with one game to spare.

His first strike was actually a cross, one that Ronaldo claimed to have got a touch on, but the replays showed that there had been no contact.

Bruno's second goal came courtesy of the penalty spot, with Ronaldo having already been removed from the action, and he went desperately close to completing what would have been a deserved hat-trick, with his late shot from the edge of the area striking the base of the post.

Below, GOAL runs through the winners and losers from a Fernandes masterclass at the magnificent Lusail Iconic Stadium that illustrated precisely why he is now Portugal's most important player...

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