Thursday, June 14, 2012

Denmark 2-3 Portugal: EURO 2012 | June 13 Match

The winning goal was struck in the 87th minute by super substitute Silvestre Varela after Nicklas Bentner levelled the scoreline from being down from 2-0 to give their country victory, Denmark 2-3 Portugal in the 3rd match of Group B in the UEFA European Championship 2012 tournament.

Pepe headed in a goal in the 24th minute at the near post from a corner kick by Joao Moutinho and Helder Postiga drilled in a cross 12 minutes later to put Portugal ahead by 2 goals. Bendtner headed in goals in the 41st and 80th minute to even the score but Varela's winner gave Denmark the defeat. 

Below are pictures of the goal scorers.


Pepe 24'



Helder Postiga 36'



Nicklas Bendtner 41'




Nicklas Bendtner 80'



Silvestre Varela 87'


Match statistics for the Denmark 2-3 Portugal game

Goals scored - Denmark 2, Portugal 3
Possession - Denmark 58%, Portugal 42%
Attempts on target - Denmark 6, Portugal 12
Attempts off target - Denmark 3, Portugal 5
Corners - Denmark 7, Portugal 6
Offsides - Denmark 2, Portugal 0
Fouls committed - Denmark 18, Portugal 17
Yellow cards - Denmark 2, Portugal 2
Red cards - Denmark 0, Portugal 0

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