The team from the Iberian Peninsula led after a quarter of an hour of play thanks to Cristiano Ronald, but in the 35th to 39th minute the Germans turned the score after their own goals by Rúben Dias and Raphaël Guerreir. Other hits were added by Kai Havertz and Robin Gosens, with Diogo Jota lowering for Portugal.
The Germans, who defeated the Portuguese for the fifth time in a row, will end the group on Wednesday in the Bavarian capital with a duel with the Hungarians. On the same day, Portugal will welcome France in Budapest in a replay of the final of the last Euro.
Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo rejoices from the goal into the German net in the Group F match of the European Football Championship against Germany. German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer at the back.
Kai Pfaffenbach, Reuters
Germany started actively and in the fifth minute midfielder Gosens scored, but due to the offside he did not pay the goal. After 15 minutes of play, the Portuguese struck after a quick break after a corner kick by the Germans. Bernardo Silva centered on Jota, who chose a pass for free Ronaldo and the 36-year-old captain ended up in an empty goal.
The European Football Championship, which was originally scheduled to be played a year ago, it starts on June 11 and ends on July 11. EURO is hosted by eleven countries, the Czech national football team is in group D together with England, Croatia and Scotland. The championship finale is played at the legendary Wembley.
He called with the third goal in the tournament in the lead of the best scorers Patrik Schick and with the overall 12th goal he strengthened the position of the best gunner in the history of the Euro. Only two hits separate him from equalizing the national record of the Iranian Daeí.
Germany responded in 20 minutes. Gosens shot from the center on the back post from the first and stopper Dias knocked the ball into his own net in a duel with Havertz. Four minutes later, the Germans turned the situation around when Kimmich returned the ball in front of the goal and Guerreiro fired it for goalkeeper Patrícia.
— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 19, 2021
Portugal is the first European team to score two goals in one match in a major tournament. Five goals have already been scored at this year’s Euro, which is the most in the history of the championships.
Portuguese Nelson Semedo (left) in a duel with German Robio Gosens in a Group F match at the European Football Championship.
Matthias Schrader, Reuters
The Germans also entered the second act better and in the 51st minute Havertz increased to 3: 1, who ran to Gosens’ pass. At the age of 22 years and eight days, Havertz became historically the youngest German shooter at the European Championships. Active Gosens scored a goal after an hour of play up close.
The Portuguese reduced in the 67th minute, when Ronaldo returned the ball in front of the goal and Jota got it behind the goal line. There have been no more goals in any of the matches at the European Championships so far. The reigning European champions almost added a contact goal, but Sanches fired a stick from a distance. Goretzka turned in a dismal performance, however.
⏰ RESULT ⏰
🇵🇹🆚🇩🇪 Germany win six-goal EURO classic in Munich!
Did you see that coming? 😱#EURO2020
— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) June 19, 2021
“It’s a great success. Amazing attitude, amazing morale. We deservedly won with such a score. We played fast from the beginning. I expected that we could do better in certain matters than against France,” DPA quoted Löwa as saying after 15 years. he will end up in the role of head coach for the team.
Portugal, which found a winner after seven matches, lost to the euro in regular time after 12 matches for the first time since June 2012. “In some places we have not been able to defend Germany’s dominance, but we have to take positives. Germany has a great team. from their pressure, but we improved, lowered and fired, “UEFA’s website quoted midfielder Joa Moutinh as saying.
|European Football Championship:|
|Group F (Munich):|
|Portugal – Germany 2: 4 (1: 2)|
|Goals: 15. Ronaldo, 67. Jota – 35th own Dias, 39th own Guerreiro, 51st Havertz, 60th Gosens. Referee: Taylor – Beswick, Nunn – Attwell (video, all English). ŽK: Havertz, Ginter (both Germany). Spectators: limited count.|
|Portugal: Patrício – Semedo, Dias, Pepe, Guerreiro – Carvalho (58. R. Silva), Danilo – B. Silva (46. Sanches), Fernandes (64. Moutinho), Jota (83. A. Silva) – Ronaldo. Trenér: Saints.|
|Germany: Neuer – Ginter, Hummels (63rd Can), Rüdiger – Kimmich, Gündogan (73rd Süle), Kroos, Gosens (62nd Halstenberg) – Havertz (73rd Goretzka), Müller – Gnabry (88th Sané). Trenér: Low.|