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Portugal fall to Germany


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The Portguese hang their heads after going behind.
Germany beat Portugal 3-2 in Basle to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2008. A flowing German move saw the recalled Bastian Schweinsteiger poke home for the first, before Bayern team-mate Miroslav Klose netted with a header five minutes later. Nuno Gomes gave Portugal a ray of hope, but captain Michael Ballack headed the third. Sub Helder Postiga made the final few minutes interesting, but to no avail. [+]

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Latest Fixtures/Results
DATEOPPONENTRESULTCompetition
Sun 6/15 A - Switzerland L 2-0 European Championship
Thu 6/19 H- Germany L 2-3 European Championship
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2008 Tables: European Championship
TEAM PWLDGDPts
Portugal321026
Turkey321006
Switzerland312003
Czech Republic3120-23
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2008 Leaders: Euro 2012
PLAYER Goals
Nuno Gomes 1
Deco 1
Hélder Postiga 1
Ricardo Quaresma 1
Cristiano Ronaldo 1
Pepe 1
PLAYER Yellow Cards
Hélder Postiga 1
Pepe 1
Petit 1
Bosingwa 1
Fernando Meira 1
Miguel 1
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Manager
Paulo Bento
DOB: June 20, 1969
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

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