FIFA World Cup 2018: Cavani double routs Portuguese in the knockout stages

first_imgAdvertisement AdvertisementA day that started with Messi getting knocked out of the World Cup, ended with Cristiano Ronaldo getting knocked out. The main man? Edinson Cavani from Uruguay!Cavani celebrating after his second goal.Uruguay put in 2 goals past Portugal where both the goals were scored by Edinson Cavani. What a beauty! The first goal happened in a flurry when Suarez whipped in a cross from the left flank and Cavani beat the offside trap to ‘cheek’ it home.In the 55th minute, Portugal took a short corner and Raphael Guerrero crossed the ball which Pepe headed home. The second goal for La Celeste happened just 7 minutes later when due to a defensive error by Portugal it was a 3-on-3 moment where Cavani was left wide open and he finessed his shot into the goal.Cavani cheeking it home.Even after this, Ronaldo won all of the hearts when he helped a limping Cavani off the field.  Now Uruguay will face France in the Quarter Finals.Highlights:-Read Also:-Football: Michael Owen remembers his stunner against Argentina in World Cup 1998FIFA World Cup 18: La Albiceleste Are Out Of The World Cup As France Proves Too Heavy For Themlast_img read more