Ramos scores three as Portugal triumph over Switzerland

Portugal have strolled into the World Cup quarter-finals with a memorable performance! They’ve utterly thrashed Switzerland in Lusail.

The headlines will deservedly go to Ramos for his hat-trick, but this was a true team effort from the Portuguese. Fernando Santos got every decision he had to make right.

The Swiss looked beaten by half-time and were.Portugal are only the second team in the 21st Century to score 6+ goals in a World Cup knockout stage match, after Germany versus Brazil in the 2014 semi-final (7-1).

Switzerland have failed to progress in all five of their World Cup matches in the round of 16, conceding six goals in a knockout round match at the tournament for the second time, after a 7-5 defeat to Austria in the quarter-final in 1954.

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