Portugal🇵🇹 kept their Euro🏆 2016 record of not managing to win a single game in 90' intact😏 and trumped Poland🇵🇱 in a shootout🔫 to reach the semi-finals.
Poland had a dream start😃 to the game as Robert Lewandowski⭐ scored the 2⃣nd fastest goal⚽ in the competition's history🎉, under 2 minutes. Portugal pushed✋ their opponents back but the Poles came back stronger💪 and threatened to double their lead. Milik⚡ and Lewandowski had a couple of good chances but failed to take advantage😟. Cristiano Ronaldo had a penalty appeal turned down😮 by the referee👕 after he was brought down by a defender. However, minutes later Renato Sanches🌟 played a slick one-two with Nani⚡ and rifled home the equaliser with a stunning😍 left-footed strike. The scores were level at the break and both teams failed to assert themselves in the 2nd half. CR7 had a frustrating game😫 and couldn't convert any of the half-chances that came his way. The match slowed down towards the end and the teams played out the extra-time⏱ cautiously😳 to take the game to penalties. CR7 and Lewandowski stepped for the first penalty⚽ of their respective teams and scored. Portugal were leading 4⃣-3⃣ when Patricio made a fantastic stop👏 to prevent Blaszczykowski from scoring. Ricardo Quaresma stepped up and for the 2nd time in a row, his goal⚽ sent his nation through much to the delight of the fans🎊.
Lewandowski - 2'
Sanches - 33'
Shootout🔫: POR 5⃣-3⃣ POL
POR: C Ronaldo (✅), R Sanches (✅), Moutinho (✅), Nani (✅), Quaresma (✅)
POL: Lewandowski (✅), Milik (✅), Glik (✅), Blaszczykowski (❌)
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