Ronaldo’s brace sees Portugal past Latvia 3-0

first_imgPORTUGAL’S Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, taking his tally in the World Cup qualifiers to 11, to help them claim a somewhat flattering but important 3-0 win away to Latvia yesterday.Portugal’s fifth successive win in Group B left them with 15 points from six games but still three behind leaders Switzerland who beat Faroe Islands 2-0 to maintain their 100 percent record.Ronaldo, Portugal’s all-time leading scorer, took his tally to 73 goals for his country after another decisive performance. The forward even had time to hug a young supporter who invaded the pitch to meet his hero.last_img