Portugal Defeated Netherlands to Emerge 2019 UEFA Nations Cup Winner

Cristiano Ronaldo Celebration In 2019 UEFA Nations Cup

Portugal defeated Netherlands to emerge the winner of the just concluded 2019 Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Nations cup league champions.

The host nation had been touted as favourites ahead of the inaugural Finals and they lived up to that billing in Porto, adding more major silverware to their European Championship triumph three years ago.

The gaint star, Cristiano Ronaldo had netted a hat-trick in the 3-1 semi-final win over Switzerland but he was kept relatively quiet on this occasion by Virgil van Dijk and Matthijs de Ligt.

More so, Instead it was left to Guedes to settle matters, exchanging passes with Bernardo Silva and smashing home from the edge of the box, although Jasper Cillessen may feel he could have done better.

In this regard, the Portuguese had secured Nations League glory on Sunday as Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike earned a 1-0 victory over Netherlands at the Estadio do Dragao.