translated from Spanish: League Nations: Portugal sees Croatia and Mbappé rescued France

The Portugal national team stood 4–1 for Croatia on Saturday in the start for both of them in the League of Nations, within a Group 3 leading with France, victorious also against Sweden (0-1) thanks to a current Kylian Mbappé.La action champion premiered the second edition of the UEFA tournament with a great version over the world runners-up at the Estadio do Dragao. Fernando Santos’s generated a score of occasions and barely suffered arrivals from a slack Croatia.Despite the difference the goals cost the locals, who near the break found the first with a goal of Cancelo. Diogo Jota also 2-0 on resumption and Joao Felix did not forgave a shot from the front 20 minutes from the end. At the discount, Petkovic made the honor for Croatia, in a loss of Cancelo, but André Silva still saw door, fresh into the field, in the addition so that the taste of the final mouth was also for a Portugal that reserved Cristiano Ronaldo.Portugal becomes leader of Group 3 of the top league, although tied with France. The world champions won without convincing, in a very thick match, with a lot of ball between the three centrals and almost no offensive creation. Sweden started better and believed it, though it lacked imagination in the last pass. Before halftime, Mbappé started in the corner and ended up marking almost no angle and after leaving between two rivals. In the second half, the defensive line did serve Didier Deschamps to hold the scoring despite the siege of Sweden.On the other hand, Group 2 was also inaugurated, with provisional leadership for Belgium, which beat (0-2) Denmark, shared with England, which prevailed (0-1) to Iceland. Roberto Martinez’s lived comfortably with Denayer’s 0-1 in the 9th minute, although peace of mind did not reach them until 77′ with Mertens.While Gareth Southgate came out with three Points of Reykjavik by miracle, with a goal by Raheem Sterling of penalty at 90+1′, playing from 70′ with one less for Walker’s expulsion. Sverir Ingason left a 10-on-10 after committing the penalty. In the addition he gave Iceland time to have the option of also tying up criminals, the one that Joe Gomez committed to Albert Gundmundsson, but Bjarnason sent the pitch to the stands.

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