Portugal midfielder, Cristiano Ronaldo (Center), opened fire, which led both goal (of two) to face Netherlands, on matchday three Group B, at Metalist Stadium, Tuesday (17/6/2012).
Midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice which determine Portugal 2-1 victory over the Netherlands on matchday three Group B, at the Metalist Stadium, Tuesday (17/6/2012). With those results, Portugal entered into the quarter-finals as group runners-up with a value of six and became the Netherlands lock with zero value.
Netherlands excelled through Rafael van der Vaart’s 11th at the minute. Arjen Robben, utilizing a decoy Van der Vaart unleashed a left foot kick which makes the ball shot into the bottom right corner goal Rui Patricio.
Gol Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal reply scored in the 28th minute. After mastering the bait breakthrough Joao Pereira, who resisted Jetro Officer failed. Ronaldo dribble in the penalty box and in the control of Ahmadi punt entered Manchester Vorm.
The winning goal came thanks to Portugal turned Ronaldo on 74th minute. After mastering the bait in the middle of the penalty box and Nani, Ronaldo had a chance to hold the ball before menyepaknya went into the bottom right corner of goalkeeper Stekelenburg.
Before goal Rafael Van der Vaart, the Netherlands dominated the game, but there’s not much creates a serious threat to face Portugal. After they conceded, Portugal played aggressively, but was able to keep the balance so was able to create a number of opportunities, almost without endangering his own goalpost.
In the 16th minute and 17th, Portugal got the chance of Ronaldo and Helder Postiga. While Ronaldo’s shot misses, experiments conducted Postiga anticipated Stekelenburg.
After Ronaldo scored Portugal’s increasingly dangerous fortress, Netherlands. However, it could make the effort against Stekelenburg had resulted in touchdowns. In the 33rd minute, for example, long distance shots mementahkan Stekelenburg Ronaldo.
In the second half, the match did not change much. Netherlands still difficulties flowing attacks and create a space shoot. On the other hand, with the bait breakthrough and game, wing fortress Netherlands Portugal consistently dangerous.
At the minute the 66, for example, Eduardo fired a ball from Ronaldo’s submissions the penalty box. Tembakannya accurate, but it can be anticipated Stekelenburg.
A bait Ronaldo also scored at minute resulted in near-to-72. The ball was fired from close range to Nani left corner of the goal, but was able to save gawangnya Stekelenburg again.
After Ronaldo’s goal, the Netherlands looks more aggressive and managed to create two opportunities, through Rafael Van der Vaart and Van Persie at the minute the 82nd and 87th. While gunfire Rafael Van der Vaart strikes the mast left goalpost, Lionel Messi misses a shot into the left side of the goal.
Portugal countered it with long-distance shots of Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of injury time. However, the ball hit the left goal post.
According to UEFA, Portugal during the game, the ball as much as 41 percent controlled and create eight chances from 10 attempts. As for Netherlands release five of 13 shots accurate experiment.
In the quarterfinals, Portugal will be against Czech champion and Group B, Germany, will meet Greece.
The arrangement of players
Portugal (4-3-3): 12-Rui Patricio; 2-Bruno Alves, 3-Pepe, 5-Fabio Coentrao 21-João Pereira; 4-Miguel Veloso, Joao Moutinho, 8-16-Raul Meireles (6-Custodio Dias de Castro 72); 7-Cristiano Ronaldo, 23 Helder Postiga-(11-Nelson Oliveira 64), 17-Nani (14-Rolando 87)
Netherlands (4-2-3-1): 1-Maarten Stekelenburg; 4-13-Ooijer, Ahmadi, 15-Jetro Officer (20-Labyad 67), 2-Gregory Van Der Wiel; 23-Rafael Van der Vaart, Nigel De Jong-8; 10-16-Schaars, eljero, 11-Arjen Robben; 9-Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli