Losing 2-1 to Serbia in their final group game, Protugal miss the chance to qualify to World Cup 2022. Cristiano Ronaldo has never missed a World Cup since making his international debut in 2003. After 3-2 winning over Turkey and reaching the UEFA World Cup playoff finals, he remains on track to compete at what would be his fifth World Cup.
How Protugal can qualify to World Cup 2022
North Macedonia shockly knocked European champions Italy out of play-off, meaning that Ronal and Portugal have an excellent chance to make it through in a fixture.
Portugal are at home against the No. 67-ranked team in the world adds to their chances of succeeding, especially when it is taken into consideration that they could have been playing No. 6-ranked Italy instead.