Portugal 1-0 Russia

Pugnacious Portugal defy the form book

June 7, 2013
By Andy Brassell
Even when things are going well, Fabio Capello prowls the touchline appearing to look at those around him with thinly-veiled contempt these days. The Russia coach had reason to be put out here. Nearly nine years on from the October night when Luiz Felipe Scolari's Portugal gave Georgi Yartsev's Russia a 7-1 hiding across town at the Estadio Jose Alvalade, the visiting side suffered more misery in Lisbon.

While Paulo Bento's team leapfrogged Russia at the top of World Cup qualifying Group ...

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