With a miraculous goal, Portugal beats the Czech Republic in an upset

With a miraculous goal, Portugal beats the Czech Republic in an upset

This Tuesday, the 18th, Portugal beat the Czech Republic, by the score of 2-1, with a goal from Francisco Conceição in stoppage time

This Tuesday, 18th, Portugal It is Czech republic entered the field to finish the first round of the group stage of the Euro 2024. Until stoppage time, the score was tied, which would be a frustrating result for the Portuguese, but Francisco Conceição scored at lights out and secured the 2-1 victory.

From the first minute of the match, Portugal’s dominance was clear. Creating good plays and giving few spaces to the Czechs, the team led by Roberto Martinez took over the first stage. However, there was no point if the attackers couldn’t convert the chances into the net.

Relying on the creativity of Bernardo Silva It is Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo It is Rafael Leao They were the most used attackers in the first half. Despite the volume of plays, the Portuguese were unable to clear the scoreboard, stopping at the Czech Republic’s defense or finishing wide of the goal. Interval! 0 to 0.

On the way back to the second half, Portugal continued to press and spend most of the time with the ball at their feet, but without taking advantage of the chances created. On the other hand, in one of the few opportunities, the Czechs opened the scoring. At 17′, Provod he had space at the edge of the area and finished from there, with no chance to Diogo Costa.

Moment of the Czech Republic’s own goal (Credit: Getty Images)

However, Czechia’s advantage was short-lived, as the Portuguese equalized with an own goal from Hranac, at 24 minutes. In the final stretch, Diogo Jota scored to put the Portuguese ahead, but the goal was disallowed for offside. However, there was still time for Francisco Conceição, who had been on the field for two minutes, to take advantage and guarantee Portugal’s victory. End of the game! 2 to 1.

Source: sportbuzz

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