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Cristiano Ronaldo Benched;Portugal Secures Admirable Victory Against Switzerland, Next Match Morocco

Portugal were tied with Switzerland for their round of 16 of FIFA world cup at Qatar. Portugal are still hoping to pick their first cup title this year as they have booked their ticket to quarter finals against Morocco.

Portugal manager made big chances yesterday against Switzerland with CR7 warming the bench for the first time since the start of world cup. Santos made his feelings clear about his striker’s reaction during the pre match press conference on Monday after Friday's defeat.

The former Real Madrid and Manchester United forward appeared angry on Friday after he was taken off 25 minutes from the end of Portugal’s match, which they lost 2-1 against South Korea.

Portugal coach picked Benfica striker Ramos over Cristiano and the striker had an impressive performance securing an hat trick in the world for his first time against Swiss 6-1. Ramos performance yesterday,their is a big chance to keep CR7 on the bench for remaining fixtures.

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