Portugal survives scare against Iran to make knockouts

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in action with Iran's Omid Ebrahimi. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

SARANSK, Russia – Portugal came perilously close to a group stage exit from the World Cup during a frenetic stoppage-time period on Monday when unfancied Iran equalized through a penalty and almost scored a winner after Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier missed from the spot. The European champions held on to advance to the round of […]

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