Portugal faced Azerbaijan earlier today at the Allianz Stadium in Turin for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Portugal came out victorious in a narrow 1-0 victory against Azerbaijan.
When it seemed like the first half of the game will be goalless, Maksim Medvedev’s own goal helped Portugal to get a lead just before half-time. Apart from that one goal from Portugal, Azerbaijan was also quite robust in their defence and didn’t allow their opponents to net the ball more than once. Portugal took 29 shots throughout the game only 14 were right on target while Azerbaijan only took four shots and they couldn’t manage to hit on the target. Portugal had the ball possession of 67% while Azerbaijan had only 33%. With this victory, Portugal has acquired the second spot in the Group A standings of the World Cup Qualifiers. Twitter reacts Portugal beat Azerbaijan in a narrow 1-0 victory, let’s have a look at the best tweets: