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Match 31 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
27 July
5:4 (1:1, 1:1, 3:2)
  • MADJER (2'27", 25'30", 27'24")
  • BILRO (12'38")
  • TORRES (29'55")
  • AMARELLE (7'17", 23'43", 25'28")
  • NICO (33'50")

Referee Erick CHAVARRIA (CRC)

Summary

Madjer seizes bronze for Portugal

Madjer seizes bronze for Portugal

Portugal edged Iberian rivals Spain 5-4 in a tense battle for bronze at Marseille 2008. Amarelle scored three times to put La Roja in command, but Madjer hit a treble of his own to snatch victory for the Selecção das Quinas. Madjer opened the scoring in the early stages, diverting Alan's cross-shot home from close range, before Amarelle arrowed a free-kick into the bottom corner to bring ...

Highlights

Line-up

POR
ESP
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Ze Miguel MATEUS (POR)
(ESP) JOAQUIN
Officials
  • Referee: CHAVARRIA Erick (CRC)
  • Second referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)
  • Third referee: GENG Zhiwei (CHN)
  • Timekeeper: MOREIRA Alberto (BRA)
  • Injured

Photos

  • Portugal's Belchior receives his adidas Bronze Ball at Marseille 2008
  • Spain's Amarelle receives his adidas Silver Shoe at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Madjer receives his adidas Golden Shoe at Marseille 2008
  • Spain's Roberto Valeiro receives his adidas Golden Glove at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's players pose after the Awards ceremony at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Belchior and Alan celebrate after beating Spain during their third-place at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Bilro competes against Spain's Javi Alvarez during their third-place at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Torres celebrates after scoring against Spain during their third-place at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Beirao Sousa competes against Spain's Nico during their third-place match at Marseille 2008

Quotes

"It was very difficult to recover from yesterday's disappointment. We thought we'd be able to but the match proved us wrong." Amarelle, Spain captain.

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    STATISTICS
    PortugalStatisticsSpain
    25Shots34
    1Corner kicks6
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    49%Possession (%)51%