The start of the League of Nations has not been favorable to the two World Cup winners, Spain and Switzerland.
Serious things in the League of Nations began this Thursday, with the release of several renowned national teams. Spain and Switzerland were particularly affected by the evening jousts. They failed in their task, abandoning entry points.
Portugal has embarrassed Spain
Luis Enrique’s Roja rubbed shoulders with his Portuguese neighbor at home. Despite the advantage of the field and the fact that they scored first through Alvaro Morata, the Seleccion failed to win. She was joined in the second half following a goal by Ricardo Horta.
Portugal, winners of this League of Nations in 2019, have returned to the mark in a deserved way. The Lusitanians delivered a good face throughout the game. However, their captain and striker Cristiano Ronaldo started the game on the bench and was only incorporated in the 62nd minute.e minute of play
Not to be missed
In the same group, Switzerland suffered an unexpected misstep against the Czech Republic. The Swiss, who were coming out of an impressive World Cup qualifying round, were out of inspiration. Okafor allowed them to go back to 1-1, but they ended up conceding a second in the second period. This is the first defeat for coach Murat Yakin.
Haaland makes the powder talk
In the other matches, on behalf of Ligue B, the Norwegian success will be noted at the expense of Serbia. Erling Haaland scored the only goal of the match. The new City player has 16 goals in 18 national teams, including at least one goal in the last five games.
Sweden, who missed the trip to Qatar, consoled themselves by dominating Slovenia 2-0. Emil Forsberg and Dejan Kulusevski scored both goals.
Greece also prevailed away, on the Northern Ireland side (1-0), while Northern Macedonia drew 0-0 with Bulgaria (1-1). Finally, Israel and Iceland split on a parity score.