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Metalist Stadium (ATT 38,633) 17th June 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: N Rizzoli

Portugal Portugal vs Netherlands Holland

Portugal 2

C Ronaldo (28, 74)


Holland 1

R van der Vaart (11)

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  2. That's it! It ends Portugal 2 Holland 1 thanks to Ronaldo's brace and the Dutch are dumped out of Euro 2012.

  3. 90+4

    Van Persie tries a late assault, skipping towards goal, but Patricio stoops to atch it to safety.

  4. 90+3

    ejider's free-kick is headed away by Pepe.

  5. 90+3

    A crude challenge from Pereira on Robben earns the Portugal man a yellow.

  6. 90+2

    Afellay spins a ball off the head of Veloso into the waiting gloves of Patricio as the minutes trickle down.

  7. 90+1

    Four extra minutes are added. Pereira nods the ball back towards Patricio to diffuse a Holland threat in the box.

  8. 90

    We're into the final minute of regular time and it looks all over for the Dutch. Ronaldo is close to a hat-trick as he pings a ball off the post.

  9. 88

    A late chance for Holland as eijder slips through to Van Persie in the box, but he can't apply the finish.

  10. 87

    Nani makes way for Rolando in the final minutes, with Bento taking no chances.

  11. 86

    Huntelaar strikes on the volley but drags it wide. Portugal prepare to make another change.

  12. 85

    Nani tries to find Ronaldo in the box with a cross from the right but his final ball is a weak one. Seconds later he attempts a shot but skies it.

  13. 84

    Van Persie finds a cross, trying to pick out Huntelaar, but some good defending from Pepe keeps him out.

  14. 82

    Chance for Van der Vaart as he goes for goal again in a similar style to his opener but clips it off the inside of the far post.

  15. 81

    Germany have retaken the lead against Denmark - looks like it's them and Portugal going through, with the Danes and Dutch missing out.

  16. 80

    The youngster gets forward again, flicking a header towards goal, but he can't get enough power on it and Stekelenburg collects.

  17. 79

    Oliveira has a go with a tame shot from distance, when he probably should have passed to Ronaldo and it goes wide.

  18. 78

    Van der Wiel takes a tumble in the box trying to keep out Pereira. Stekelenburg manages to atch it to safety.

  19. 77

    Portugal take a quick free-kick in midfield. Moutinho can't quite get a long pass under control on the edge of the box.

  20. 76

    eijder tries a shot from distance but Patricio drops to his knees to collect.

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