FIFA World Cup: Portugal vs Uruguay: Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends | Football News

SOCHI: Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo‘s World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here Saturday.


Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani curled home a superb 62nd-minute winner to settle a thrilling second round duel in Sochi which sends Uruguay into a quarter-final against France next Friday.

Cavani had already put Uruguay in front early on, only for Pepe to head Portugal level in the 55th minute in a thrilling contest that was not the battle of attrition many predicted.

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