EURO: Portugal Draw, Advance to R16, Play Belgium on Sunday Night

Cristiano Ronaldo kept Portugal alive in Euro 2020 with two penalties to cancel out a brace from France’s Karim Benzema in an exciting 2-2 draw on Wednesday in Budapest.

Ronaldo’s tournament-leading fourth and fifth goals moved him level all-time with former Iran’s Ali Daei at 109, while also increasing his tournament record to 14.

France finish first in the Group of Death.

See tweets below for more details.

PORTUGAL: (4-3-3) Patricio; Semedo (Dalot 79), Pepe, Dias, Guerreiro; Moutinho (Neves 73), Danilo (Palhinha 46), Sanches (Oliveira 88); Bernardo Silva (Bruno Fernandes 72), Ronaldo, Jota 6

GOALS: Ronaldo (PEN 31, PEN 60)

BOOKINGS: None

FRANCE: (4-2-3-1) Lloris; Kounde, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez (Digne 46 (Rabiot 52)); Pogba, Kante; Tolisso (Coman 66), Griezmann (Sissoko 87), Mbappe; Benzema

GOALS: Benzema (PEN 45+2, 47)

BOOKINGS: Lloris (27), Hernandez (36), Griezmann (40), Kimpembe (83)

 

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