Euro 2020 Euro 2020 : Germany drink Coca-Cola ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal


Germany stunned holders Portugal in their second Euro 2020 game as they came from a 1-0 loss to beat the Seleçao 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at Allianz Arena.

The Portuguese side was the first to score as Ronaldo netted the opener for his team in the 15th minute.

However, a misunderstanding in the defence led to an own goal of Manchester City defender Ruben Dias who unfortunately scored the equalizer for the Germans (35th minute).

Raphael Guerrero followed in his footsteps involuntarily four minutes later as the Mannschaft levelled their high pressing.

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Both sides went to the locker room with that 2-1 for Germany who will make it three through Chelsea star Kai Havertz who became the youngest scorer ever in Euro history.

Atalanta Bergamo’s left-back Rubin Gosens scored the fourth goal for Joachim Löw’s team in the 60th minute.

Diogo Jota pulled one back for Portugal in the 67th minute but it was insufficient to catch up a very strong Germany team.

Lineups :

Portugal : Patricio – Semedo, Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro – Danilo, Carvalho – B. Silva, Fernandes, Jota – Ronaldo.

Germany : Neuer – Ginter, Hummels, Rüdiger – Kimmich, Gündogan, Kroos, Gosens – Müller, Gnabry, Werner.


Aimé ATTI is a bilingual journalist who breathes football and shares his passion on Africa Top Sports

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