Portugal draw in Ireland

The 2016 EURO champions were held to a goalless draw in Ireland.

Portugal are joint-top of the group (17 points) with Serbia, who they play in their final qualifier.

Danilo Pereira played the whole game, Nuno Mendes did not come off the bench. Portugal finished the game with ten men after the 81st-minute dismissal of Pepe.

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - UEFA - Group A - Matchday 9
Aviva Stadium (Dublin)
IRELAND: Bazunu, Coleman, Stevens (McClean, 78'), Duffy, Egan, Doherty, Hendrick (Hourihane, 79'), McGrath (Idah, 61'), Cullen, Robinson, Ogbene (Keane, 90+1'). Coach: S. Kenny.
PORTUGAL: Rui Patricio, Pepe, N. Semedo, Dalot, Danilo, Guedes (Leao, 56', Fonte, 83'), Bruno Fernandes (Renato Sanches, 75'), Palhinha, Matheus Nunes (Moutinho, 57'), Ronaldo, André Silva (Felix, 75'). Coach: F. Santos.