Portugal Through to Semis of the Euro 2016

Portugal managed to scrap Through to the semi final of the Euro 16 after beating Poland 5-3 in a Penalty Shootout after the score was tied 1-1 after 120 minutes. Jakub Blaszczykowski had his penalty saved by Patricio before Quaresma slamed his penalty in the top-left corner to send his team in the semis.

Earlier Poland had the most Perfect start to match with Lewandowski Opening the score in the 2nd minute. Which was the second fastest goal of the euros ever.  Lewa finish from Kamil Grosicki’s low cut-back was defined by precision and timing. Grosicki had found the space to cross after Cédric Soares had misjudged the bounce of a cross-field ball. Poland flickered on the counter-attack and Lewandowski worked Patrício with one low shot.

Portugal Equalized thanks to brilliant piece of individual Skill By Sanches who thundered a left-footed shot into the corner from the edge of the box. Showing the world that Portugal is much more than a single man team relying on Ronaldo.

The extra time was largely uneventful except for a few missed chances. And then the match was decided with the help of Penalty Shootout.

After both the captains had successfully converted their first spot kick it was left to their teammates to complete the job.

Vishal Pandey

Vishal Pandey

Vishal is a sports enthusiast who takes his daily dose of sports as religiously as his food, He loves his FIFA with his friends. Football is his favorite sports and Barcelona is religion to him.
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Vishal is a sports enthusiast who takes his daily dose of sports as religiously as his food, He loves his FIFA with his friends. Football is his favorite sports and Barcelona is religion to him.

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