European qualifying review

Postiga sends Portugal top

June 8, 2013
Helder Postiga's goal was enough to propel Portugal to the top of their World Cup qualification group with a 1-0 win as Russia dropped the first points of their campaign.

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Russia had arrived in Portugal top of Group F with a 100% record after four games although the build-up to the game had been overshadowed by speculation over manager Fabio Capello's future.

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