The Iberic duel performed by Spain and Portugal yesterday gave us the real taste of a World Cup that we all like. The match was tied 3-3 and the excitement started from the very first minute.
Three matches had already been played. In the opening game on Thursday, the host Russia scored 5-0 to Saudi Arabia in a match that didn’t offer us the expected emotion. On Friday Urugay and Iran won by 1-0 their games and in the last minute to Egypt and Morocco respectively. But the match that faced Spain to Portugal was different. 2010’s world champion and the current Europe’s champion performed an exciting match.
The match started very frantically, with a penalty by Nacho over Cristiano, the Portuguese striker scored it easily. Diego costa was able to tie the match after a huge struggle for a very difficult ball that he finally scored. But again CR7 put his team in front again with a harmless shot that De Gea was not able to stop.
In the second half Spain controlled the match and was able turn the result in only three minutes. Diego Costa seized a head pass by Busquets and he shot very close to the goal. Only some minutes later Nacho made a very accurated shot from outside the penalti área that was impossible to stop by the keeper.
Spain controlled the match and the play for 30 minutes, but a wonderful free kick by CR7 gave him the hat-trick and gave the tie to his team, stealing two points to Spain an leaving Iran as group leader.