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Wednesday, 13 June 2012 23:27

PortuGOAL exclusive
Post-match reaction: “We knew we had to win” - Miguel Veloso

“When we got to 2-2 we thought we could go for the winner” - Eriksen

postiga-denmark-goal-celebration.jpgThey did it the hard way, but Portugal got the win they needed against Denmark to keep their Euro 2012 fate in their own hands ahead of the final Group B match against Holland on Sunday. PortuGOAL reporter Nathan Motz caught up with some of the Portugal squad after the match for their reaction.
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012 18:55

Portugal v Denmark player ratings

Pepe didn’t deserve to suffer so much

portugal-denmark-celebs-20120613.jpgSilvestre Varela’s late goal keeps Portugal very much alive and kicking at Euro 2012. But how did the players turn what looked like a routine victory into an excruciatingly nervous afternoon for millions of Portuguese fans at home, in Ukraine and all around the world? Tom Kundert gives his ratings for the Portugal XI.
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012 18:04

Portugal 3-2 Denmark

Varela’s late strikes seals thriller in Lviv

Portugal produced a characteristically schizophrenic performance against Denmark this evening, throwing away a two-goal lead and flirting with elimination, but a fine strike from Silvestre Varela ensured his team's Euro 2012 fate remained in their own hands. Nicklas Bendtner continued his remarkable form against the Selecção with a brace, whilst Pepe and Hélder Postiga were on target for Paulo Bento’s side. 
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Wednesday, 13 June 2012 12:54

D-Day for Portugal

Live comments as Portugal face Denmark in Lviv

The Selecção take on a familiar foe in Lviv, Ukraine, this afternoon. Portugal have no option but to beat Denmark if they want to keep their hopes of Euro 2012 glory alive. The PortuGOAL team will be commenting on the match as it happens right here.

Full match report, player ratings, post-match reaction, tactical breakdown and more will be posted shortly after the final whistle.

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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 15:40

Portugal v Denmark: the key contests

PortuGOAL looks at the match-ups that could decide the crucial clash

Portugal_v_Denmark.jpgPortugal play their second game of Euro 2012 tomorrow evening against Denmark knowing that anything other than a win could ruin their chances of progression from the group stages.
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Monday, 11 June 2012 14:01

Players reflect on Germany game

Nani, Veloso & Coentrão on opening defeat and date with the Danes

portugal_squad.jpgThe Portugal squad regrouped today after Saturday’s narrow defeat to Germany, as the players reflected on their opening game defeat and looked ahead to Wednesday’s crucial clash against Denmark.
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