Morata goal stuns Portugal

September 28, 2022 10:07 am

[Source: Spain football/Twitter]

Alvaro Morata grabbed a dramatic winner as Spain beat Portugal 1-0 in Braga to qualify for the Nations League Finals.

The ex-Chelsea striker scored in the 88th minute from close range after Nico Williams headed the ball into his path.

Portugal only needed a point to advance and had chances to score but Liverpool’s Diogo Jota and Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo both missed.

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Spain will be joined in June’s finals by Croatia, Italy and the Netherlands, who are expected to host all the games.

Meanwhile, in the other results, Greece defeated Northern Ireland 3-1, Switzerland took down Czech Republic 2-1, Ukraine and Scotland ended in a nil-all draw.