Home advantage at the European Championship may not count for much when Hungary faces a Portugal team with scoring talent and one particular player looking to make history.
Cristiano Ronaldo needs six more goals to become the all-time leading scorer for a men’s national team.
If the defending champions goes far at Euro 2020, Ronaldo could indeed break Iran striker Ali Daei’s record of 109 goals. And he’ll get his first chance to add to his total on Tuesday against the Hungarians at the Puskas Arena.
Portugal beat France 1-0 in the Euro 2016 final in extra time after losing Ronaldo to injury. He hobbled off injured midway through the first half.
Besides Ronaldo, the team has scoring threats in standout midfielder Bruno Fernandes, winger Bernardo Silva and forward Diogo Jota.
Fernandes had a superb season at Manchester United, earning the Premier League’s Player of the Month award four…