POR 1-1 USA: European Champions held to a draw in Lisbon - FCNaija

International Edition By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 14/11/2017

The European Champions was held by the USA on a 1-1 draw at the Dr Magalhães Pessoa Stadium in Lisbon,  Portugal on Tuesday night in a pre-World Cup friendly.

Though Portugal started the game in an attacking mode the USA got the first attempt on goal as Kellyn Acosta strike missed the target.

But after 21 minutes into the first half USA got the lead from Weston McKennie’s effort, Portugal continued to dominate the pace of the game and The European Champions levelled the scoreline through Vitorino Antunes in the 31st minute as the first half ended in a Stalemate.

The second half of the encounter witnessed no goal from both teams but several chances were created but they failed to convert them into goals.

The USA despite not making it to the next year World Cup in Russia made a good account of theirself against Portugal as they held the European Champions to a 1-1 draw in Lisbon.