Qatar World Cup: Bruno Fernandes’ game in numbers vs Ghana

Miracle O. Nwoke
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes wins the man of the match after helping Portugal beat Ghana in Qatar.

Bruno Fernandes put out a man of the match performance after he helped Portugal secure a tight win over Ghana in the 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup.

Fernandes provided two assists as Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 on Thursday evening to start their World Cup campaign with a win.

The 28-year-old’s performance vs Ghana in numbers

• 99 minutes
• 66 touches
• 2 assists
• 94% accurate passes
• 5 chances created
• 3 big chances created
• 5 long balls
• 1 dribble attempts
• 4 won ground duels
• 4 was fouled
• 4 recoveries

Obviously, he was by far the best player on the pitch despite Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener from the penalty spot.

The former Sporting Lisbon midfielder made his 50th appearance for Portugal and capped it off with two assists to take his tally to 10 goals and 11 assists.

After the game, the Manchester United midfielder tweeted: “Incredible group spirit, and a great first step towards achieving the dream.”

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