New Delhi, Mar 24: Portugal talisman and skipper Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace in the injury time to overcome Liverpool star Mohammad Salah’s Egypt in the international friendlies.
Salah, who is leading the run for the Golden Boot in the English Premier League (EPL) stood up to the expectations and gave Egypt the lead in the 56th minute on Friday.
However, Ronaldo turned the clocks to score twice in the injury time to take the European Champions home.
Meanwhile, 2018 FIFA World Cup hosts Russia were blanked by traditional football giants 0-3 with Miranda, Coutinho and Paulinho netting one a piece.
In the other tie, Argentina blanked Italy, who surprisingly failed to qualify for the upcoming World Cup 2-0.
However, World Champions Germany were held to a 1-1 draw against Spain.