Portugal defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-0 in their UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying match at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto on Thursday evening.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the game in the 41st minute with a header from a Bruno Fernandes cross.

Portugal had a number of chances to score in the second half, but they were unable to find the back of the net. Bosnia and Herzegovina had a few chances to equalize, but they were unable to beat Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patrício.

Portugal controlled the rest of the game and created a number of chances to add to their lead, but they were unable to score any more goals.

Highlights

41st minute: Cristiano Ronaldo scores the only goal of the game with a header from a Bruno Fernandes cross.

Analysis

Portugal were the better team in this game and deserved their victory. They created a number of chances and were defensively solid.

Bosnia and Herzegovina had a few chances to equalize, but they were unable to beat Rui Patrício.

Conclusion

Portugal defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-0 to maintain their perfect start to their UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign. Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered their first defeat of the campaign, but they are still in a good position to qualify for the tournament.

Ronaldo's Goal Seals Victory

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal in the 41st minute sealed victory for Portugal. The Manchester United forward headed home a Bruno Fernandes cross to give Portugal a 1-0 lead.

It was Ronaldo's 126th goal for Portugal, and it moved him closer to the all-time international goalscoring record held by Ali Daei (109 goals).

Portugal's Perfect Start

Portugal have now won their first three matches in the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign. They are top of Group B on nine points, with Bosnia and Herzegovina in second place on six points.

Portugal will be looking to continue their winning run when they face Luxembourg on Sunday.

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