August 6, 2021, 12:13 am
Sports Desk :
Tomorrow is Portugal in Germany’s offensive football. Fernando Santos’s side were devastated by two suicide goals against Germany. The three-time champions lost 4-2 in Group F at the Allianz Arena in Munich on Saturday. The Germans started the Euros after losing to France in the first match, while the semi-finalists of the last edition returned to the familiar rhythm in the second match.
From the beginning, Germany raised a storm of attack. The Germans could have gone ahead with a goal from Robin Gossen in the 5th minute. But Portugal appealed offside. The referee canceled the goal. Then in the 15th minute of the match, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a great goal in the counter attack. Diego Jota increased the perfect pass to Ronaldo. CR Seven did not make any mistake in getting the ball into the net.
Ronaldo, who had set two records in the previous match, has now set another record. In the big tournament (World Cup and Euro combined), he topped the list of European players’ top goals with 19 goals, next to former Germany striker Miroslav Klose.
He scored 107 goals in the Portuguese jersey. Ronaldo came closer to Ali Dai’s record. Ali Dai has scored a total of 109 goals in the national team jersey. Ronaldo needs two more goals to touch the Iranian striker.
Germany equalized in the 35th minute with a suicide goal. Kai Haverz caught the ball with a perfect shot from a superb pass from Robin Dayes. Raphael’s suicide goal just four minutes later. Germany, trailing by one goal in the 15th minute, went ahead 2-1.
Germany widened the gap after the break. Kai Havertz made it 3-1 in the 51st minute. In the 60th minute, Robin Gogens headed in the gap to make it 4-1. The Germans have taken the rush of the match into their own hands by then. Still, Ronaldo continued to fight desperately. Diego made it 4-2 for Portugal from his pass. A total of 6 goals were scored in the match. There have not been so many goals in a match in Euro this year yet.