Three objectives and selfies with Cristiano Ronaldo in Portugal's victory in opposition to Türkiye | Euro Cup Germany 2024 | EUROtoday

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Roberto Martínez's Portugal walks agency and stable via this Euro Cup. Along with Spain and Germany, it’s the crew that has proven the most effective efficiency up to now within the championship. It has needed to eliminate two robust rivals such because the Czech Republic and Türkiye. This Saturday he suffered lower than within the premiere with the Czechs. He scored three objectives and captured that mildew of a dominant and offensive crew that has a unprecedented checklist of gamers who’re distributed among the many greatest golf equipment in Europe. This will not be Fernando Santos' timorous Portugal. This Portugal doesn’t speculate and has a transparent plan from possession of the ball to harm its rivals. He can play gradual, speed up within the center and run dizzying transitions. Perhaps she has not but achieved the fluency of Spain or Germany's first recreation, however she is a severe candidate to win the title on July 14 in Berlin.


Altay Bayindir, Ferdi Kadioglu, Zeki Çelik, Abdülkerim Bardakci, Samet Akaydin, Yunus Akgün, Kaan Ayhan, Orkun Kökçü, Hakan Çalhanoglu, Kerem Aktürkoglu, Baris Alper Yilmaz, Yusuf Yazıcı (Orkun Kökçü, min. 45), Kenan Yildiz (Kerem Aktürkoglu). , min. 57), Ismail Yüksek (Kaan Ayhan, min. 57), Arda Güler (Yunus Akgün, min. 69) y Merih Demiral (Samet Akaydin, min. 74)


Diogo Costa, Nuno Mendes, Rúben Dias, João Cancelo, Pepe, João Palhinha, Rafael Leão, Vitinha, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rúben Neves (João Palhinha, min. 45), Pedro Neto (Rafael Leão, min. 45), Nélson Semedo (João Cancelo, min. 67), António Silva (Pepe, min. 82) and João Neves (Vitinha, min. 87)

0-1 min. 20: Bernardo Silva. 0-2 min. 27: Samet Akaydin. 0-3 min. 55: Bruno Fernandes

Referee Felix Zwayer

Yellow playing cards

Abdulkerim Bardakci (min. 24), Rafael Leao (min. 38), Zeki Celik (min. 41), Samet Akaydin (min. 41), João Palhinha (min. 44)

Turkey, with out its two nice abilities, Real Madrid's Arda Güler and Juventino's Yildiz, may solely maintain out for 20 minutes. His coach, the Italian Vincenzo Montella, had warned within the preview that the bodily information revealed fatigue within the pair of virgueros who’ve dazzled the Turkish followers. It was disheartening for Ottoman followers to see them on the bench. Montella should have thought that this was not his recreation. Their large battle can be on the final day in opposition to the Czechs, during which they must certify qualification for the spherical of 16 as second or third within the group. The Turkish followers solely needed to chant his title, primarily Güler's, when Portugal's objectives fell. Montella granted him the final 20 minutes, when Portugal already had three objectives of their bag.

However, the start of the assembly was guerrilla and energetic. The Portuguese crew started to impose itself which took some time to regulate. From the beginning he discovered a dynamic and thriving Türkiye that performed with its reality. Faced with the variety of particular person duels that the Portuguese stress posed all through the sector, Montella ordered direct and vertical play. And he price Portugal a few severe threats. Akturkoglu was half a foot away from ending off a cross that crossed Diogo Costa's six-yard field. Between Yilmaz, Yunus and Köckü they fought in opposition to Pepe and Rubén Días. When these two drew the road, Türkiye started to gasp.

Taking observe of what the Turks supposed to play, it was Palinha, Vitinha, Bernardo Silva and Cancelo who put the machine to work. There, a extra authoritarian and assured Portugal emerged with the ball within the opponent's subject. In a mixture between Nuno Mendes and Leão, the Turkish defensive system was blown up. The cross behind the PSG facet was left useless by Bardacki. Bernardo Silva caught him and completed him off with a violent screw, at mid-height and subsequent to the submit. The purpose was an instance of how Portugal hundreds the world with finishers to accompany Cristiano Ronaldo. He left with out scoring, however he instantly and not directly starred within the sauce of the match. First, the presence of his spouse Georgina created an incredible stir within the stands surrounding his seat. Afterwards, Cristiano let a spontaneous youngster method him and posed for the daring youngster to take a selfie. Already with the second try, Cristiano bought upset. He wished to attain and the interruptions broke the rhythm of the sport. There had been two different spontaneous gamers who managed to leap onto the sector and one other couple who had been stopped on the strains. Security was frequently referred to as into query and the sport was stopped on too many events. The suitcase carousel was nothing greater than this society's reflection of the picture enthroned on social networks. Tell me who you pose with and I'll inform you how a lot you're value, even when it's in followers.

After conceding the primary purpose, Turkey barely swung its tail a few occasions and ended up handing over the sport with the purpose that’s on its approach to changing into probably the most absurd of the championship. Cancelo gained an anticipation within the heart of the sector, however his management was misplaced and the ball went softly from a rebound in the direction of Ayhan. He performed the ball in the direction of his goalkeeper Bayindir, trusting his instinct. He didn’t take a look at his goalkeeper's place and the ball sailed in the direction of the purpose line with none Turkish defender with the ability to cease it.

It was with that second purpose that the Turkish followers started to remind Montella that Güler was on the bench. He continued to warmth it up within the second half. And once more, shortly earlier than Portugal scored the third purpose, the 40,000 Turkish throats once more claimed the boy. Bruno Fernandes scored after a beneficiant reward from Cristiano Ronaldo. He gave the ball to the United midfielder so he may push the ball as he happy.

Probably in different occasions, Cristiano Ronaldo would have executed the shot, however he knew that the help made him the participant with probably the most assists within the historical past of the event with seven. A document is all the time a document for Cristiano.

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