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Euro 2020: Portugal on top of Group of Death with three late goals

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Defending champions Portugal defeated Hungary to make a winning start in the Euro Cup. For Portugal, their captain and star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored two brilliant goals, while one goal was also scored by Raphael Guerreiro. Due to this, Portugal defeated Hungary 3-0 in the match.

In the first half, the players of both the teams played brilliantly, but could not score any goal. From the beginning in the second half, the team led by Ronaldo looked dominating. Its first effect was seen when Portugal’s Raphael Guerreiro scored a brilliant goal in the 84th minute to give the team the first lead. After this, there was pressure on the Hungarian team to score goals and they gave the penalty.

Ronaldo took full advantage of it in the 87th minute and became the first player to score 10 goals in the European football tournament as soon as the penalty was converted into a goal. Even after this, Ronaldo did not stop and he scored another goal in injury time to give the team a 3-0 victory. At the same time, once the goal was scored, the Hungarian team could not return and had to face defeat.

 

With this victory, Portugal’s team has won their first match in Group F, called Group of Death, to take three points and top position. In this group, apart from Portugal, Hungary, there are also strong teams like Germany and France.

Watch Hungary vs Portugal football highlights

Hungary 0 – 3 Portugal

Goals: 0 – 1 Guerreiro 84, 0 – 2 Ronaldo 87, 0 – 3 Ronaldo 90+2

Bookings: Nego, Orban; Dias

Hungary: Gulasci, Szalai, Orban, Botka, Fiola, Nagy, Schafer, Kleinheisler, Lovrencsics, Sallai, Szalai

Substituions: Varga, Siger, Varga, Schon, Nego

Portugal: Patricio, Semedo, Dias, Pepe, Gurreiro, Danilo, Carvalho, Fernandes, Ronaldo, Jota, Silva

Substitutions: Sanches, Moutinho, Silva, Rafa