Goncalo Ramos scored a hat-trick against Switzerland in place of Cristiano Ronaldo after Walid Regragui’s side beat Spain on penalties.
So, now we know. It is not just Manchester United who are better without Cristiano Ronaldo – and it certainly helps to state that when his replacement, Goncalo Ramos, scores a hat-trick, the first of the World Cup, and on his first start.
Pablo Sarabia could not hold back the tears. Sergio Busquets wore a look of torment. Alvaro Morata, head bowed and eyes reddened, stared vacantly at the ground.