Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Portuguese Celebrate

 Portugal V Denmark, Euro 2012.

Portugal played Denmark today in what was one of the best games of the Euro 2012 so far. Portugal  dominated the game with an early 2-0 lead with goals from Pepe and Postiga. Denmark crept a cracker of a goal in right before half time, which was well needed for them to stay in the game. Denmark lost two of their midfielders early in the game due to injuries, which was a huge loss to the Danes, however fantastic substitutes provided chances for Denmark. Second half,  Ronaldo misses some easy chances for Portugal and the Danes punish Portugal two minutes later with a fantastic goal by Bendtner. A Portuguese substitution two minutes later and they bring on Varela, who within three minutes, misses the volley but on the second occassion shoots it on half-volley with his right foot as he turns, in to the back of the net. Portugal win and the crowd goes wild.

Above: Christiano Ronaldo misses an easy goal with only the goal keeper to beat.

Above: Varela, the substitute puts in the back of the net.

Above: The celebrations begin.

Above: Even the fire engines were not safe from the crowds.

Above: Fire crackers go off.

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