Category: Euro Cup

Switzerland 1-2 Turkey Highlights

Switzerland 1-2 Turkey Highlights

Euro 2008 co-hosts Switzerland became the first team knocked out of the competition after they lost to Turkey. The Swiss had taken the lead during a torrential downpour when a low cross slowed on...

Czech Republic 1-3 Portugal Highlights

Czech Republic 1-3 Portugal Highlights

Cristiano Ronaldo scored one and set up another as Portugal beat the Czech Republic to all but guarantee their progress to the quarter-finals. Portugal went ahead on eight minutes when Deco scrambled the ball...

Greece 0-2 Sweden Highlights

Greece 0-2 Sweden Highlights

Zlatan Ibrahimovic produced a moment of magic to put Sweden on the path to a crucial Euro 2008 victory against holders Greece in Group D. Ibrahimovic scored his first goal for Sweden since 2005...

Spain 4-1 Russia Highlights

Spain 4-1 Russia Highlights

David Villa scored the first hat-trick of Euro 2008 as Spain lived up to their pre-tournament billing with a fine victory over Russia in Group D. Russia started positively but were hit on the...

Netherlands 3-0 Italy highlights

Netherlands 3-0 Italy highlights

Netherlands took a firm grip on Euro 2008’s so-called “Group of Death” by winning a classic encounter with Italy. Ruud van Nistelrooy put the Dutch ahead in controversial circumstances after 26 minutes when he...

Romania 0-0 France Highlights

Romania 0-0 France Highlights

Lacklustre France failed to score in their opening Euro 2008 game against Romania which could leave them with an uphill task to qualify from Group C. Without influential captain Patrick Viera and main striker...

Germany 2 – 0 Poland highlights

Germany 2 – 0 Poland highlights

Lukas Podolski’s double ensured Germany made a winning start to their Euro 2008 campaign against Poland in Klagenfurt. Polish-born Podolski put Germany on the path to a deserved victory when he slid home Miroslav...

Austria 0-1 Croatia Highlights

Austria 0-1 Croatia Highlights

Croatia were forced to hang on against tournament co-hosts Austria to begin their Euro 2008 campaign with a win. They were gifted the opening goal when Rene Aufhauser clumsily felled Ivica Olic in the...

Portugal 2-0 Turkey Highlights

Portugal 2-0 Turkey Highlights

Score: Portugal 2-0 Turkey Portugal’s Euro 2008 campaign opened in impressive fashion with victory over Turkey in Geneva. Pepe opened the scoring after 61 minutes, surging from defence to beat Turkey keeper Volkan Demirel...

Switzerland 0-1 Czech Republic Highlights

Switzerland 0-1 Czech Republic Highlights

Substitute Vaclav Sverkos gave the Czech Republic a winning start to Euro 2008 with a second-half strike that broke Switzerland’s resistance. Swiss skipper Alexander Frei was twice denied by Petr Cech before he was...