Euro 2024 football results: Portugal beats Turkey 3-0, topping Group F: PPTVHD36

Portugal beat Türkiye 3-0 and qualified for the knockout rounds of the 2024 European Championship and secured top spot in the group. Although there is still one more match left.

Euro 2024, Group Stage, Group F, Match 2, Turkey meets Portugal at Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund. Germany on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Türkiye moved up 4 places from the first match. Who beat Georgia 3-1 sent Manchester United goalkeeper Altay Baidin to goal, while Arda Guler, the rising star from Real Madrid, was just a reserve in this match.

As for Portugal, it modified its defensive system from a defense of 3 to a defense of 4, and changed only one position during its 2-1 win over the Czech Republic, as it sent Goa Balenha instead of Diogo Dalot, and Cristiano Naldo stood in front of the goal as usual.

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The first half opened in the 21st minute with Nuno Mendes leading the game on the left side. He passed the ball in front of the goal, the Turkish defense line blocked it and entered the goal, Bernardo Silva scored, and there was nothing left, and Portugal advanced 1-0.

After only 7 minutes, a fatal mistake came from the Turkish defense, Samet Akaydin, after a bad move. The ball went into his goal. Portugal led 2-0 and ended the first half with this score.

In the second half, Portugal, despite its lead, changed two players who were expected to be punished, sending Pedro Neto and Ruben Neves instead. Turkey changed its attack line and sent Youssef Al-Yazsi to the field, but things turned around and Turkey came out losing more goals in the 56th minute, after a long ball from deep, and Cristiano Ronaldo slipped before offering the ball generously to Bruno Fernandes, to clear the air, and Portugal escaped 3-0.

In the remaining time, even Vincenzo Montella tried to solve the match by sending a full share of attacking players. But he still couldn't find a way to break through the defense line and break the eggs.

At the end of the match, Portugal defeated Turkey 3-0, obtaining 6 full points from two matches, and qualified for the round of 16 as the third team after Germany and Spain, with the group championship guaranteed. The final matches of this group will be held together on the evening of Wednesday, June 26, where Portugal will meet Georgia and Turkey will meet the Czech Republic.

List of players from both teams

Turkey (4-2-3-1): Altay Baymir, Zeki Celik, Samet Akydin, Abdulkarim Bardacı, Ferdi Kadiulu, Hakan Ça, Khan Ayhan, Yunus Akun, Orkun Kiccu, Kerem Akturkulu, Baris Yilmaz.

Portugal (4-3-3): Diogo Costa, Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, Pepe, Nuno Mendes, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Palenha, Vitinha, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rafael Leao.

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