Matches

SSI Err

Summary

Portugal move into semis
Portugal became the first side to reach the Marseille 2008 semi-finals after a dominant third-period display helped them beat Uruguay 6-3. More »

Line-up

1
1
3
3
6
5
7
6
11
7

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
2
4
4
5
8
8
9
9
10
10
11

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)

Statistics

30Shots41
3Corner kicks5
2Overheads3
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • 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

"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

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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