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Match 26 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
24 July
6:3 (2:0, 1:2, 3:1)
  • BELCHIOR (7'25", 29'00")
  • BEIRAO SOUSA (10'55")
  • MADJER (14'11")
  • BILRO (25'37")
  • COCO (28'44" OG)
  • FABIAN (14'44", 31'22")
  • MARTIN (23'28")

Referee Juan LOPEZ LOPEZ (ESP)

Summary

Portugal move into semis

Portugal move into semis

Portugal delivered a dominant third-period display to see off Uruguay's challenge and march into the semi-finals of Marseille 2008. Ze Miguel's side's 6-3 victory means they will now face the winners of Brazil-Russia for a place in the final. After a tight opening, the in-form Belchior fired Portugal in front. Beirao Sousa and Madjer extended their advantage, but Fabian and ...

Highlights

Line-up

POR
URU
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Ze Miguel MATEUS (POR)
(URU) Venancio RAMOS
Officials
  • Referee: LOPEZ LOPEZ Juan (ESP)
  • Second referee: IVANOV Petro (UKR)
  • Third referee: MORSI Mohamed (EGY)
  • Timekeeper: BORISEVICS Eduards (LVA)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Portugal's Belchior competes against Uruguay's Pampero during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Belchior competes against Uruguay's Martin during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Alan competes against Uruguay's Martin during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Madjer celebrates after scoring against Uruguay's during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Belchior celebrates after scoring against Uruguay's during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Belchior celebrates after scoring against Uruguay's during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Belchior celebrates after scoring against Uruguay's during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's goalkeeper Rodrigues competes against Uruguay's Martin during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Torres competes against Uruguay's Ricar during their quart final at Marseille 2008

Quotes

"It turned out to be a very tough and intense match. The Uruguayans were hugely determined out there, but we are happy we showed yet again that we have what it takes to go and win this competition," Bilro, Portugal player

"
We definitely played better than we did in the first round but we conceded two goals on the counter, something we are not accustomed to doing. We lacked experience," Venancio Ramos, Uruguay coach

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    STATISTICS
    PortugalStatisticsUruguay
    30Shots41
    3Corner kicks5
    3Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    1Red Cards0
    51%Possession (%)49%