November 10, 2017 22:53 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

Portugal 3-0 Saudi Arabia: Hosts win without Ronaldo

Portugal 3-0 Saudi Arabia: Hosts win without Ronaldo

No Cristiano Ronaldo? No problem for Portugal as they comfortable saw off the challenge of Saudi Arabia in Viseu on Friday night.

No Cristiano Ronaldo? No problem for Portugal as they comfortable saw off the challenge of Saudi Arabia in Viseu on Friday night.

Manuel Fernandes got the ball rolling with the opening goal in the 32nd minute.

The European champions then had to wait until after half-time before Goncalo Guedes doubled their advantage seven minutes into the second period.

Real Madrid star Ronaldo was rested for the international break, including Portugal's second friendly against USA next week, after helping them secure their place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia last month. 

More to follow. 

Manuel Fernandes slams home to give Portugal a first-half lead against Saudi Arabia

Manuel Fernandes slams home to give Portugal a first-half lead against Saudi Arabia

Centre-back Pepe congratulates the goalscorer after his 32nd minute strike on Friday night

Centre-back Pepe congratulates the goalscorer after his 32nd minute strike on Friday night

Valencia's Goncalo Guedes celebrates after doubling Portugal's lead after half-time

Valencia's Goncalo Guedes celebrates after doubling Portugal's lead after half-time

Manchester City star Bernardo Silva keeps hold of the ball while Abdullah Otayf watches on

Manchester City star Bernardo Silva keeps hold of the ball while Abdullah Otayf watches on

Portugal's Ricardo Pereira gets the ball under control as Yasir Al-Shahrani pays close attention

Portugal's Ricardo Pereira gets the ball under control as Yasir Al-Shahrani pays close attention

Portugal midfielder Joao Mario tussles for the ball with Omar Hawsawi of Saudi Arabia

Portugal midfielder Joao Mario tussles for the ball with Omar Hawsawi of Saudi Arabia

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