Day 2: 90 Minutes of Goals

With the second day from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we saw a lot of things happening unto now. We saw a very dominant Russian side against a confused Saudi Arabia side for the opening match of this World Cup edition.

On the second day, we saw three different games with excellent results. Some unexpected results, and other significant results to be in a high position in their group table.

The Egyptian side made it difficult for La Celeste with an impressive balance both in the defensive side and the attacking team. An impressive Egyptian team would make their game difficult, making three spectacular saves denying both Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani. In the end, Uruguay managed to get the three points getting a last minute goal scored by José Giménez against a well organized Egyptian side missing their star Mo Salah.

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Photo: REUTERS

Morocco would face Iran in a bizarre game, Morocco went out to clinch the win but left with a sour taste after another last-minute goal against Iran who managed to get the only goal in the game by an own goal. With Iran only just wanting to get a tie, they “luckily” gained three points.

With the main event of the night in Sochi, Russia, Portugal would host Spain. Things picked up quickly with a penalty that wasn’t revised by VAR when Cristiano Ronaldo undoubtedly would dive in the Spanish box, himself would score the penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo would then score the second goal with the help of David de Gea flop just after Diego Costa’s goal for La Furia Roja. In the second half, Spain would go on to tie the game through a second goal from Diego Costa. At the 58th minute, Nacho would score a fantastic volley to put Spain up front against their country neighbors. At the 86th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo would score a ridiculous free kick just outside the box having him single-handling save the game for Portugal.

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Photo: Stuart Franklin/FIFA via Getty Images

Undoubtedly today didn’t disappoint, but tomorrow we will have more World Cup action as Argentina will make their debut against World Cup first-timers Iceland.

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