UEFA Nations League FINAL, RESULT – Portugal 1-0 Holland: Goncalo Guedes seals victory for host nation with second half strike in Porto
- Goncalo Guedes opened the scoring on the hour mark for Portugal
- Portugal starting XI: Rui Patricio, Semedo, Fonte, Dias, Guerreiro, Danilo, Carvalho (Neves), Fernandes (Moutinho), Silva, Guedes (Rafa Silva), Ronaldo
- Holland starting XI: Cillessen, Blind, Van Dijk, De Ligt, Dumfries, De Jong, Wijnaldum, De Roon (De Jong), Babel (Promes), Depay, Bergwijn (Van de Beek)
- READ: The full match report from the Nations League final in Porto
There was moment deep in the second half when Cristiano Ronaldo went back into his own penalty area and began to bark out orders.
Rui Patricio, the Wolves goalkeeper, was lectured; so too was Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro. The hosts had just taken the lead in the Nations League final and the message from the man who has carried his country’s hopes and dreams was clear: this does not slip.
Portugal and Holland face off in the inaugural Nations League final following their semi-final victories during midweek.
Holland are without a trophy since winning the European Championship in 1988 and will be confident of dispatching Portugal having seen off England 3-1 on Thursday.
Follow all the action from the Estadio do Dragao with kick-off from 7.45pm BST