Portugal midfielder, Cristiano Ronaldo (right), opened fire which led to his first goal (of two) to face Netherlands, on matchday three Group B, at Metalist Stadium, Tuesday (17/6/2012).
Pereira moved from the right wing to the middle to give feedback to Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo chases the ball and control it with your right foot. Ahmadi try blocking, but Ronaldo is faster, kicking the ball and conquer goalkeeper Vorm.
Ronaldo surged elation. A goal in the 28th minute that not only make Portugal equalize became 1-1, but also its inaugural goal in the European Championship 2012, week (17/6/2012) in Kharkiv.
After two matches without a goal, Ronaldo proved itself is still a prolific striker. In this action Ronaldo scored twice and brought Portugal a 2-1 win over the Netherlands.
For Portugal, this victory brought him to qualify for the eight large accompanying Germany who became a champion For Group b. This is the Netherlands, defeat doom. 2010 World Cup finalists were eliminated from the group stage directly with three consecutive losses.
Netherlands who need a miracle to qualify from Group B took the initiative of the attack. Coach Bert van Marwijk played Rafael van der Vaart, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, and Ahmadi, which usually become performer, in order for the attack to be backup sharper.
This strategy makes the Netherlands the dominant in the first ten minutes. In the 11th minute, Arjen Robben pierced from the right wing and release feeds onto Rafael Van der Vaart who was a little outside the penalty box.
Tottenham Hotspur players were welcomed with a hard kick to the bait right angles face Portugal. Goalkeepers Beto guarding the left side failed to reach the ball gawangnya and Netherlands winning 1-0.
Miss a goal makes the players got up and attacked Portugal. Ronaldo gets two opportunities, but kicks hard strikes the goalposts and sundulannya deviated to the left side.
In the 17th minute, Defender Gregory Van Der Wiel is wrong giving feedback to Helder Postiga. However, Postiga living dealing with Stekelenburg failed to score due to the fact that tendangannya.
Ronaldo finally equalize in the 28th minute. Since the goal of that happening, the more aggressive game Portugal to add to goals and ensure tickets to the quarter-finals.
Ronaldo gets two more opportunities, but how hard kicks from outside the penalty box blocked goalkeeper Stekelenburg and sundulannya sidetracked again.
In the second Act, which regulates the rhythm turn Portugal game. Portugal pressure more done through both the attackers, Ronaldo and Nani wings. In the 55th minute, Joao Moutinho opened fire immediately, but still misses to the left side of the goal.
In the 60th minute, Ronaldo managed to escape from the control and release the bait for Postiga. Spearhead Portugal’s squad defeated the Netherlands instantly, but golnya were annulled because first stuck offside.
Hilario and Nani back got a chance when faced with the goalkeepers, but both managed to kick blocked goalkeeper Stekelenburg.
Portugal adds new business goals successfully at the 74th minute, when Nani receives feedback from the middle and unleashed breakthrough bait cross to Cristiano Ronaldo who was on the left side. Ronaldo controlling the ball with his left foot to outwit and defender kicking with his right foot to conquer goalkeeper Stekelenburg a second time as well as change the score to 2-1.
Netherlands trying to through Rafael Van der Vaart, but kicks on perforated dome ceilings. In the 88th minute, eljero got the bait breakthrough and live face to face with goalkeeper Patricio, but tendangannya still misses to the left side of the goal.
“We show how the fusion of the us as a team. It is not easy to rise after starting with a defeat. The key is our defense and humility, “said midfielder Miguel Veloso, Portugal.
Coach Van Marwijk said, Netherlands start with good action and scored in the 11th minute. However, the players play not quiet after that. Netherlands failed to take advantage of opportunities to score the second and team spirit.(AP/AFP/ECA)