Portugal vs. Egypt: 10 Observations

Those upset over the way Egypt lost to World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal charges may not be seeing the full picture; the benefits of Friday’s hotly anticipated friendly.

It finally happened

From withdrawals due to war, to erroneous off-side calls, to empty-net misses, to ‘Groups of Death’, to shots off the woodwork and untimely rule changes, we look back on the miserable misfortune of past World Cup qualifying campaigns and at how it finally went Egypt’s way.