European Championship Qualification: clash for Portugal – France and England with gala presentations


Cristiano Ronaldo has to end the game against Serbia early due to injury. Image: EPA / LUSA

Qualifier of the European Championship: shock for Portugal – France and England with gala presentations

At the beginning of the European Championship in 2012, Portugal is the problem child among the great European teams. After the 0-0 draw against Ukraine, Portugal came home to Serbia, not a draw. This time it was a 1: 1.

Group B

Portugal started the worst possible in qualifying. Against his superstar also fell wounded.

Cristiano Ronaldo had to be replaced after a good half hour because of a muscle injury in the right leg that he had contracted without the intervention of an opponent in a sprint. If it was a more serious injury, that would hurt Juventus for the next few weeks, more than the European champion Portugal, who also owed a lot to Serbia. The Serbs, meanwhile, tied their performance in the friendly 1-1 match in Germany.

Already before Dusan Tadic The finalists of the Portuguese Champions League, Ajax Amsterdam Serbia, were knocked out after only eight minutes, and Portugal could have two good chances. Even after that, there were enough possibilities for a certain victory. But that was enough for the gate, which Danilo Pereira FC Porto scored with a magnificent header on the crossbar shortly before half-time.

Dusan Tadic, the Ajax high-flyer, provides leather for penalty at 7 minutes in the Portuguese box. Video: stream

Danilo with a sensational stand in the 42nd minute. Video: stream

The telegrams

Portugal – Serbia 1: 1 (1: 1)
Lisbon. SR Marciniak (POL).
Goals: 8th Tadic (fouls) 0: 1 42. Pereira 1: 1.

Luxembourg – Ukraine 1: 2 (1: 1)
Luxembourg. – SR Gestranius (FIN).
Goals: 34. Turpel 1: 0. 40. Tsygankov 1: 1. 93 Rodrigues (goal against) 1: 2.

The table

A group

After the 5-0 gala against the Czech Republic, England won in Montenegro after a deficit of 5: 1. They were the duel of the two teams in which Switzerland failed to qualify for the 2012 European Championships in Poland and Ukraine. Since the single double marker used Ross Barkley from Chelsea as well Harry Kane answered.

Marko Vesovic surprisingly puts Montenegro in the lead – putting Podgorica in ecstasy. Video: stream

Michael Keane equalized after 30 minutes. Video: stream

Ross Barkley puts the "three lions" up front for the first time. Video: stream

The 3: 1: Raheem Sterling turns the Montenegro defense – in the end meets again Ross Barkley. Video: stream

Of course, Harry Kane also makes his box – again comes the basis of Sterling. Video: stream

Raheem Sterling crowns his performance with the 5: 1 at 80 minutes. Video: stream

The telegrams

Montenegro – England 1: 5 (1: 2)
Podgorica. SR Kulbakov (BLR).
Goals: 17 Vesovic 1: 0. 30. Keane 1: 1. 39. Barkley 1: 2. 59. Barkley 1: 3. 71. Kane 1: 4. 81st Sterling 1: 5.

Kosovo – Bulgaria 1: 1 (0: 1)
Pristina. SR Mazeika (LTU).
Goals: 39. Boschikov 0: 1 62. Zeneli 1: 1.
Comments: Kosovo with Hekuran Kryeziu / notified and until the 79th with Kololli (both in Zurich), without Xhemajli (Neuchâtel Xamax), Voca (Lucerne) and Mirlind Kryeziu (Zurich), all substitutes

The table

Group H

In Saint-Denis, France fought against Iceland for a long time. After just under 70 minutes, it was only 1: 0, before Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann for the world champion a clear result, a 4-0, shot out.

Samuel Umtiti heads the ball to make it 1-0. Video: stream

Giroud puts the ball to 2: 0 on the line. Video: stream

Mbappé increases to 3: 0 for the world champion. Video: stream

Antoine Griezmann hired Iceland-defensive and schnibbelt the ball to 4: 0 in the square. Video: stream

The telegrams

Turkey – Moldova 4: 0 (2: 0)
Eskisehir. – SR Bolko (UKR).
Goals: 24. Kaldirim 1: 0. 26. Tosun 2: 0. 53. Tosun 3: 0. 70. Ayhan 4: 0.

France – Iceland 4: 0 (1: 0)
Paris / Saint-Denis. – SR Kovacs (ROU)
Goals: 12. Umtiti 1: 0. 68º Giroud 2: 0. 78. Mbappé 3: 0. 84. Griezmann 4: 0.

Andorra – Albania 0: 3 (0: 1)
Andorra la Vella. – SR Glova (SVK).
Goals: 21. Sadiku 0: 1. 88. Balaj 0: 2 96. Abrashi 0: 3.
Comments: Albania with Sadiku (Lugano) and 67. with Xhaka (Basel), without Ajeti (Grasshoppers / replacement).

The table

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