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  • Portugal 3-1 Denmark: Nani great-double, Ronaldo great-strike

    Portugal eventually reap its first victory in Euro 2012 qualifying. Entertain Denmark, Seleccao das Quinas picking 3-1 victory through goals are scored by Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo.

    This is the first victory from three games that Portugal now they live in Group H. Paulo Bento's squad previously detained Cyprus drew 4-4 at home and lose 0-1 when a visit to Norway.

    An additional three points from this match made a total of Portugal have a collection of four points, which led them enough room to position two standings. Top position in this group still belongs to Norway, which in other games picked third victory over Cyprus with a score of 2-1.

    The game

    In a match that became coach Bento's debut, both Portugal and Denmark are both appearing less bite. There was no chance the two teams until the net is made in a few minutes early game.

    In 29 minutes the Portuguese was finally able to open its superiority. Forward the bait is released Ronaldo, Nani break goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen to change the position to be 1-0.

    Manchester United footballer did not take long to get back to celebrate a goal by three minutes later he again listed his name on the scoreboard. For the second goal was his use of bait is released and then Christian Poulsen scored the goal using the left foot.

    Three minutes before halftime Ronaldo almost zoom position to be 3-0. But the low kick with left foot can still be pushed over by substitute goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard.

    Denmark is not reinforced Nicklas Bentnder again appeared without lost interest in the second round. On the other hand Ronaldo again waste the opportunity when his free-kick from distance crude due to mental ball after hitting the crossbar.

    In 79 minutes they conceded a host due to suicide by Ricardo Carvalho. From the corner kick scenario, Real Madrid defender was actually deflect the ball with his chest into the goal.

    But Portugal could re-stretches the distance to 3-1 following a goal scored by Ronaldo, after he first formed a partnership with Nani.

    Team Line-up:

    Portugal: Eduardo, Joao Pereira, Pepe, Ricardo Carvalho, Fabio Coentrao, Raul Meireles, Joao Moutinho (Tiago, 75th), Carlos Martins, Nani, Cristiano Ronaldo, Hugo Almeida (Helder Postiga, 70th).

    Denmark: Thomas Sorensen (Anders Lindegaard, 32nd), Lars Jacobsen, Per Kroldrup, Simon Kjaer, Michael Silberbauer, Christian Poulsen, William Kvist (Peter Lovenkrands, 73rd), Daniel Jensen (Christian Eriksen, 59th), Dennis Rommedhal, Nicklas Pedersen, Martin Vingaard.


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