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Portugal vs Wales Live Score and Commentary

Portugal
FT
2 - 0
Wales
Cristiano Ronaldo 50'
Nani 53'
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Hope he is a Portuguese supporter.
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FT: Portugal wins for the first time in 90 minutes, they beaten finalists from 2004 will look to banish the ghosts from the final in Lisbon. Wales, on the other hand, can keep their heads held high for making history in France. 
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90' Ronaldo free-kick to put a final nail in the coffin? He hits it against the wall. Well.

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88' Portugal has regained control of the game here, Ronaldo had a great chance in-between all that, but for the first time his first touch lets him down.
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85' Wales are giving it an almighty go here, Gareth Bale amid all their good moves.
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80' A cracker of a shot from Bale, but Rui Patricio gets down well to save the dipping shot, Wales look like they might have a goa in them.
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77' Portugal with a corner, cleared away, Bale tries to dribble out of his own half but the Portuguese pinch the ball off him, and Danilo bears down on goal, Hennesey saves and holds the ball despite Nani's pressure.
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76' Gareth Bale!!! He is still trying his utmost best here, he hits a cracker of a volley, but straight down the throat of Patricio.
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72' A half-chance for Chester from a Bale free-kick, but he heads the ball over the bar.
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68' Portugal are controlling the game, Wales have been starved off possession, and they earn a corner.
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65' Huge chance for Mario, Nani takes a long distance shot after the Welsh back-line keep dropping off, Hennesey can't catch the shot, Mario gets to the rebound but shoots wide.
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61' A brilliant ball by Bale onto the chest of Vokes, who takes too long to pull the trigger and Alves clears.
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59' Portugal, since the goal has defended well, and have starved Wales off possession, things don't look good for Wales.
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55' Portugal scored with their two attempts on target, in between everything the Welsh had two decent chances from set-pieces but it was well defended by the Portuguese defence. 
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51' Again! Ronaldo shoots and Nani deflects ball into the net, Portugal players go into delerium.
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49' GOALLLLL!!!!! Ronaldo, who else? He hangs in the air and heads it to the roof of the neck, brilliant assist for Guerreiro.
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48' The Welsh are really missing the drive of Ramsey from midfield.
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45' We are back for the second half, Portugal kick off.
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HT : Portugal have been devoid of inspiration in the first half, Welsh started the half brightly but have also dropped off as the game went on. To be fair, there is more to talk about the player's hairstyles than the game.
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43' A lovely cross-field pass by Alves, Nani brings it down, slips but gets lucky with the ball, tries to cross, cleared easily by Chester.
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40' A brilliant run by Ronaldo behind the Welsh defence, Alves didn't see it though.
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36' That was neat build-up play from Portugal (finally!!), a good one-two between Ronaldo and Nani, the ball goes wide to Mario who almost finds Nani with his cross, well defended by Chester.
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33' Portugal haven't been able to create so far, Santos is going berzerk on the sidelines.
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30' Andy King is playing as the target man, allowing Kanu and Bale to drift, a masterstroke by Chris Coleman? 
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27' The game has been anything but a snooze fest, Wales look full of confidence, Portugal on the other hand, are looking to use the pace of Ronaldo and Nani against Collins and Williams.
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24' Hal Robson Cruyff!!! He is really turning on the style there, he takes on two players and crosses it for King, who almost scores, but brilliant defending by Alves.
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22' It's a one man show now, Bale takes the ball on the right wing in his half, goes past Danilo and then comes in to hit a drive, but straight at Rui Patricio.
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21' Brilliant acceleration from Gareth Bale, goes to the right byline and crosses, but Rui Patricio collects it.
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18' Bale!!! A good corner routine from Wales, Ledly squares it off to Bale who almost finds the top corner of the Portugal goal.
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16' Good play by Mario, who drives with the ball forward and goes for a shot, but doesn't connect with the ball properly, good advantage played by the referee.
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14' The game has been stop-start, both teams are looking to be as direct as possible but that has lead to almost no chances created so far.
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10' Chance for Ronaldo, a very difficult one, but Collins has to be careful with his flaying arm with Cristiano around.
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7' Joe Allen dilly-dallies on the ball, and the ball is pinched from him by Nani, he fouls the Portugal man is shown a yellow card. Not so Xavish now are we?
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6' Robson-Kanu with a brilliant turn, he looks full of confidence after the goal against Belgium. 
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2' First controversial moment of the game, Ronaldo picks up the ball in the middle and attacks the Welsh back-line, Williams comes in with a tackle which looked like a foul but the referee plays on.
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0' Wales kick it off and or on the front foot straight away, and they made their intentions clear straight away, they'll be direct.
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The pre-match traditions are done, Wales in black and Portugal is in sap green.
88'
G. Bale
Ricardo Quaresma
Nani
86'
João Moutinho
Adrien Silva
79'
André Gomes
Renato Sanches
74'
Cristiano Ronaldo
72'
Bruno Alves
71'
66'
J. Williams
J. Collins
63'
S. Church
H. Robson-Kanu
62'
J. Chester
58'
S. Vokes
J. Ledley
Nani
assist: Cristiano Ronaldo
53'
Cristiano Ronaldo
assist: Raphaël Guerreiro
50'
8'
J. Allen
Tournament EURO 2016 - Semi-finals
Stadium Groupama Stadium
Match time Thu, 07 Jul 2016, 12:30 AM
Wales (5-3-2)
Chris Coleman (Manager)
1
Rui Patrício
5
Raphaël Guerreiro
2
Bruno Alves
4
José Fonte
21
Cédric Soares
13
Danilo Pereira
10
João Mário
16
Renato Sanches
23
Adrien Silva
7
Cristiano Ronaldo
17
Nani
1
W. Hennessey
5
J. Chester
6
A. Williams
19
J. Collins
3
N. Taylor
2
C. Gunter
8
A. King
16
J. Ledley
7
J. Allen
11
G. Bale
9
H. Robson-Kanu
Wales (5-3-2)
Chris Coleman (Manager)
Portugal Subs
20
Ricardo Quaresma
18
Rafa Silva
8
João Moutinho
12
Anthony Lopes
9
Éder
19
Eliseu
6
Ricardo Carvalho
15
André Gomes
11
Vieirinha
22
Eduardo
Wales Subs
23
S. Church
17
D. Cotterill
14
D. Edwards
15
J. Richards
22
D. Vaughan
18
S. Vokes
21
D. Ward
12
O. Williams
20
J. Williams
13
George Christopher Williams
44% POSSESSION 56%
18 SHOTS 9
6 SHOTS ON GOAL 3
10 FOULS 12
6 CORNERS 2
0 OFFSIDES 0
2 YELLOW CARDS 3
0 RED CARDS 0
3 SAVES 4

Portugal

Wales

Overall Stats (Head To Head):
Portugal Wins:
Draws:
Wales Wins:
Last few meetings:
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
Group A
1 France 3 2 1 0 3 7
2 Switzerland 3 1 2 0 1 5
3 Albania 3 1 0 2 -2 3
4 Romania 3 0 1 2 -2 1
Group B
1 Wales 3 2 0 1 3 6
2 England 3 1 2 0 1 5
3 Slovakia 3 1 1 1 0 4
4 Russia 3 0 1 2 -4 1
Group C
1 Germany 3 2 1 0 3 7
2 Poland 3 2 1 0 2 7
3 Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 0 3
4 Ukraine 3 0 0 3 -5 0
Group D
1 Croatia 3 2 1 0 2 7
2 Spain 3 2 0 1 3 6
3 Turkey 3 1 0 2 -2 3
4 Czech Republic 3 0 1 2 -3 1
Group E
1 Italy 3 2 0 1 2 6
2 Belgium 3 2 0 1 2 6
3 Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 -2 4
4 Sweden 3 0 1 2 -2 1
Group F
1 Hungary 3 1 2 0 2 5
2 Iceland 3 1 2 0 1 5
3 Portugal 3 0 3 0 0 3
4 Austria 3 0 1 2 -3 1
Updated: Jul 07, 2016 02:24 AM | Published: Jul 06, 2016 22:16 PM