Portugal 7 Andorra 0 LIVE REACTION: Ronaldo notches 102nd international goal and accelerates hunt for record in rout

PORTUGAL smashed Andorra to pieces 7-0 thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulinho, Bernardo Silva, Francisco Trincao, Joao Felix and Renato Sanches.

  • Portugal 7-0 Andorra
  • Portugal XI: Lopes, N Semedo, R Semedo, Duarte, Rui, Mourinho, Sanches, Oliveira, Trincao, Paulinho, Neto

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    SEVEN HEAVEN

    Nice little warm-up for Portugal as they prepare for two crucial fixtures this week.

    They face France in the Nations League on Saturday and Croatia next Tuesday.

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    G.O.A.T

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been breaking records and setting the standard for a long time!

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    GOAL No102

    Cristiano grabbed international goal number 102! He's now seven goals off matching the all-time record held by Ali Daei of Iran.

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    FULL-TIME STATS

    Portugal had 25 shots to Andorra's ZERO!

    Santos' men also managed to maintain 84 per cent possession in the second half and managed to complete a whopping 91 per cent of the passes attempted.

    Portugal completed 621 passes compared to Andorra's 127. Domination.

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    FT: PORTUGAL 7-0 ANDORRA

    Cristiano Ronaldo comes on and the floodgates opened!

    The Juventus forward made an instant impact ten minutes inside the second half, slipping Lille midfielder Sanches through on goal – Sanches made no mistake with the finish.

    Braga forward Paulinho got his second of the evening minutes later meeting Rui's cross at the near post.

    Portugal continued the onslaught and things went from bad to worse for Andorra.

    Bernardo Silva danced his way into some space inside the penalty area, he tried to pick out Ronaldo with a low cross but Garcia managed to get a toe to the ball poking it into the back of his own net.

    Ronaldo finally scored after missing an absolute sitter minutes earlier, which left the Andorran keeper speechless.

    The No7 rose at the back post meeting Rui's cross to head home Portugal's sixth.

    Felix then decided to get in on the act.

    Pereira headed Silva's cross down into the Atletico forwards path and the 21-year-old smashed the ball past Gomes.

    Tonight's game was a fitness match for Portugal really.

    Their more important fixtures come on Saturday against France and next Tuesday against Croatia in the Nations League.

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    PEEEEEEP!

    THAT'S FULL-TIME!

    THUMPING WIN FOR PORTUGAL!

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    PORTUGAL 7-0 ANDORRA

    89. Portugal take a free-kick quickly into the feet of Felix, the forward drives towards goal and sends a shot aimed for the far post but Gomes gets down low to stop the shot.

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    PORTUGAL 7-0 ANDORRA

    87. Bernardo Silva hangs a cross up at the far post, Pereira knocks the ball down into the path of Felix who volleyed Portugal's seventh home!

    The floodgates have well and truly opened in the second half.

    Poor Andorra, they've been absolutely picked apart, but they've fought for every single ball! They can leave the game with their heads held high.

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    GOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLL!!!!

    FELIX ADDS A SEVENTH!!!!

    WONDERFUL HALF-VOLLEY AT THE NEAR POST!!!

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    PORTUGAL 6-0 ANDORRA

    85. Scratch that, Portugal have a fourth in the second half!

    Rui plays a wonderful cross in towards the back post from the left-hand side, Ronaldo was too hot to handle and he cushioned the header past Gomes!

    He's now seven behind the all-time international top-scorers record.

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    GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLL!!!

    RONALDO FINALLY SCORES!!!!

    WONDERFUL HEADER AT THE BACK POST!!!

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    LIGHTWORK

    Three goals in the second half for Portugal.

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    PORTUGAL 5-0 ANDORRA

    WHAT A MISS!

    80. Pereira floats a ball over the top of the Andorran backline and straight into the feet of Ronaldo, the No7 attempts a first-time effort at the near post but he somehow sends his shot wide of the target!

    The Andorran keeper can't quite believe his eyes.

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    PORTUGAL 5-0 ANDORRA

    78. Another cross is hung up in the air for Ronaldo, the No7 rises highest but he can't keep his header underneath the crossbar!

    He can't seem to find the back of the net tonight.

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    PORTUGAL 5-0 ANDORRA

    77. Lopes almost has his first scare of the evening.

    A cross was delivered towards the far post and it was almost latched onto by Sanchez, Lopes came rushing out and headed the danger clear.

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    PORTUGAL 5-0 ANDORRA

    75. The ball was played wide to Bernardo Silva.

    The Man City winger cut inside onto his left foot and tried to sneak the ball in towards Ronaldo but Garcia got the last touch on the ball steering it into the back of his own net!

    Unfortunate own goal.

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    GOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLL!!!

    PORTUGAL HAVE A FIFTH!!!

    GARCIA PRODS THE BALL INTO THE BACK OF HIS OWN NET!!!

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    74. Portugal are passing the ball about under no pressure, they are four goals to the good and cruising towards an easy win.

    It's only a friendly to be fair.

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    73. Double change for Portugal, Trincao and Moutinho make way for Jota and Pereira.

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    PAUL AT THE DOUBLE

    Braga forward Paulinho got his second of the evening heading the ball past Gomes at the near post!

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    NO GOAL!

    70. Felix slips the ball through the legs of an Andorran defender and into the feet of Ronaldo, the No7 is bundled over in the penalty area but the ball breaks to Carvalho who stabs the ball into the back of the net!

    The linesman has his flag up for offside against Carvalho, Ronaldo protests as he was fouled in the build-up.

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    69. Lovely two-touch football between Felix and Silva on the right-hand side, Silva then drills in a cross towards the far post but Rodrigues clears the danger.

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    67. Portugal work the ball wide to Rui on the left-hand side, the left-back whips a ball towards the far post but the keeper Gomes had it covered.

    Ronaldo was in the penalty area but he appears to have been held back by a defender – he protests to the referee but his claim is dismissed.

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    65. Portugal continue to dominate possession.

    The ball breaks to Felix inside the Andorran penalty area, he cuts the ball back onto his right foot and slashes a shot wide of the near post.

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    PORTUGAL 4-0 ANDORRA

    SO CLOSE!

    64. Semedo plants a cross right on the head of Ronaldo, the No7 steers his header goal-bound but it goes just over the crossbar!

    He desperately wants to get in on the act.

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