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No Ronaldo no problem as Portugal humble Croatia

Portugal beat 2018 world cup finalist Croatia 4-1 as they begin their title defence on a high note.

Cristiano Ronaldo was absent as he he is suffering from infected toe.

Joao Cancel opened the scoring in the 41st minute with a brilliant left footed shot that flew into the top-left corner.

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Diogo Jota and Joao Felix struck in the 58th and 70th minute respectively to give the current Nations League champions a 3-0 lead.

Bruno Petkovic pulled one back for Croatia as the goal later turned out to be a mere consolation as Selecao finished things up with Andre Silva's goal in the additional time.

Fernando Santos' men travel will to Sweden on Tuesday for the next fixture, while Croatia play away to France the same day.

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