Portugal 5-0 Luxembourg: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helps hosts to emphatic win

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored nine more international goals against Luxembourg than any other opponent

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick as Portugal won emphatic World Cup qualifying victory over Luxembourg at Estadio Algarve.

Portugal's victory places them second in Group A. This is one point less than Serbia, whom they will host in their last game.

Ronaldo scored two penalties and completed the scoring with a header to record his 58th hat trick for club and country.

Bruno Fernandes, Joao Palahinha and the other goals were added.

Fernandes drove a superb shot into the bottom-right corner, and the hosts were 3-0 up in 18 minutes.

All the attention will be on his Manchester United team-mate, who has now scored 115 international goals.

The Iran striker Ali Daei broke the record of 109 goals set by the 36-year old last month.

Portugal will face Serbia in their final Group A match.