It took just 4 minutes for Christiano Ronoldo to open the scoring the scoring with a powerful header inside the box at the Luzhniki Arena in Moscow.
The 33 years old striker is now the top scorer in Russia 2018 and also the highest ever scoring European player with 85 goals in 152 Caps for Portugal.
Ronaldo’s first half goal was the decider as Portugal book their place for the next round despite Morocco having created more goal scoring opportunities.
Final score, Portugal 1 Morocco nil. Morocco joins their North African neighbors Egypt to be eliminated from the competition in Russia.