Manchester City star Joao Cancelo has praised his Portugal teammate Bruno Fernandes on Instagram – after the Manchester United ace scored twice in a 2-0 Portugal win over North Macedonia to qualify for the World Cup.
Portugal confronted North Macedonia, the facet who beat Italy earlier within the worldwide break, for a spot on the World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo and Diogo Jota missed probabilities, it was Fernandes that had his capturing boots on.
Ronaldo laid off Fernandes to attain the primary, nutmegging an opposing defender earlier than his Manchester United teammate slashed house an effort from 18 yards. He made it two within the second half, to win 2-0.
Cancelo posted on Instagram after the match, underlining his delight at Portugal qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar on the finish of the 12 months.
Manchester City ace Cancelo praises Manchester United star Fernandes
It was a stable efficiency from Portugal, who – bar a few late penalty shouts from their minnow opponents – took their place on the match on the finish of the season. Fernandes and Cancelo shall be essential for Portugal.
Until then, the 2 will stay rivals on the prime finish of the Premier League – however there may be clearly a mutual respect for eachother. That is confirmed within the feedback part on Cancelo’s publish.
Fernandes replied to Cancelo’s publish, saying: “It’s easy to play by your side.” Cancelo responded, praising the £47million (BBC) United star: “You already know brother, you make things easy.”
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