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Later European Championship success against Hungary: defending champion Portugal struggles to win

2021-06-18T09:45:14.031Z

The Portuguese national team avoided embarrassment at the start of the European Championship. A goal was not counted because of offside, Raphael Guerreiro and Cristiano Ronaldo decided the game late.



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Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice

Photo: LASZLO BALOGH / AFP

Defending champion Portugal clearly but happily won 3-0 (0-0) against outsiders Hungary at the start of the European Football Championship.

Supported by 61,000 fans in the Budapest Puskás Aréna, the Hungarians kept the game balanced for a long time, especially in the second half.

In the duel between the German group opponents, a deflected shot by Raphael Guerreiro (84th minute) and Cristiano Ronaldo's brace (87th / foul penalty, 90th + 2) made the difference.

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Source: spiegel

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