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Last Updated: Thursday, 24 June, 2004, 19:48 GMT 20:48 UK
Clockwatch: Portugal-England

All the action as it happened as Portugal celebrate a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over England to book a place in the semi-finals of Euro 2004.


Goalflashes and major incidents:

Penalty shoot-out: Portugal 6-5 England

Portugal 6-5 England: Ricardo scores

Portugal 5-5 England: Vassell misses

Portugal 5-5 England: Postiga scores

Portugal 4-5 England: Cole scores

Portugal 4-4 England: Maniche scores

Portugal 3-4 England: Hargreaves scores

Portugal 3-3 England: Ronaldo scores

Portugal 2-3 England: Terry scores

Portugal 2-2 England: Rui Costa misses

Portugal 2-2 England: Lampard scores

Portugal 2-1 England: Simao scores

Portugal 1-1 England: Owen scores

Portugal 1-0 England: Deco scores

Portugal 0-0 England: Beckham misses

England take their penalties first.


FULL-TIME OF EXTRA-TIME: England's fate will be decided in a penalty shoot-out as the referee blows his whistle to bring a thrilling encounter to a close.

119 mins: Vassell is scythed down by Carvalho as he bears down on goal - the defender is booked and England are awarded a free-kick which Portugal manage to clear.

118 mins: Owen chases down a long ball forward but Ricardo comes out of his area to head the ball clear.

115 mins: GOAL - Portugal 2-2 England
Terry nods down Beckham's corner and Lampard swivels on the edge of the six-yard box to smash home a dramatic equaliser for England.

112 mins: Simao exploits the space that England are leaving at the back and is unlucky to see his shot bounce wide.

110 mins: GOAL - Portugal 2-1 England
Phil Neville's stumble allows Rui Costa to advance and he lets fly from outside the box, sending a powerful shot flying into the top corner past a helpless James.

108 mins: A Portugal corner is not properly cleared and Postiga prods the ball past James but Cole clears off the line.

107 mins: Cole makes another classy interception to continue what has been an outstanding performance to nullify the threat of Ronaldo.

106 mins: Postiga is allowed to stride into the box and only a desperate tackle from Campbell stops him from getting his shot in.

106 mins: Portugal get the second period of extra-time underway.

HALF-TIME IN EXTRA-TIME: The first period of extra-time ends with no further goals scored, meaning the final 15 minutes will be played out regardless.

105 mins: Lampard forces his way into the box and rides two tackles but he cannot find space for a shot and the ball is cleared.

102 mins: Some last-ditch defending from Campbell and Neville blocks goalbound efforts from Postiga and Gomes - but the Portuguese are still on top.

101 mins: Cole wins back possession with a fierce tackle on Ronaldo and starts a move which ends with Beckham heading wide at the back post.

98 mins: Rui Costa chips the ball over the England defence and Gomes goes down under the slightest of challenges from Gary Neville in the area - but the referee decides against awarding a penalty.

97 mins: Gomes reaches a corner from the right and sends a header goalwards but Phil Neville on the back-post is able to clear.

95 mins: Both sides have made a nervous start to extra-time and neither are willing to commit too many men forward so far.

93 mins: Phil Neville is booked for a foul on Ronaldo, who had burst clear down the right flank with a quick change of pace.

91 mins: Vassell and Owen kick off to get the first period of extra-time underway.

FULL-TIME: A dramatic 90 minutes comes to an end with the scores still level, and the game will move into extra-time with the silver goal rule coming into force.

90 mins + 2: Hargreaves makes a battling run down the left but loses his balance after hurdling three challenges.

90 mins: Beckham's free-kick from the left is headed against by the bar by Owen. Campbell reacts quickly to bundle in the rebound - but the goal is disallowed by the referee for a foul by Terry on Ricardo.

85 mins: England are still under the cosh but Deco is booked for fouling Vassell as he attempts to sprint clear.

83 mins: GOAL - Portugal 1-1 England
Despair for England as Simao crosses from the left and Postiga soars unmarked to send the equaliser flying into the net off his shoulder.

81 mins: England are standing firm as the game moves into the closing stages, and they bring on some fresh legs by replacing Gerrard with Hargreaves.

80 mins: James comes off his line to catch a swinging cross from Deco.

79 mins: Miguel is replaced by the vastly experienced Rui Costa as Portugal try to find some fresh inspiration going forward.

75 mins: Figo is taken off in a surprise move by Portugal, and he despondently trudges straight off down the tunnel to be replaced by Postiga.

75 mins: Figo lets fly - and this time finds the target - but James does well to get down to his right and push the ball round the post.

74 mins: Cole wins back possession to feed Beckham and his long ball finds Owen sprinting clear - but his first touch lets him down.

73 mins: England's best spell of the half ends with Ricardo punching away Gary Neville's cross.

73 mins: Beckham's control has let him down on more than one occasion already and he again lets the ball slip away from him with England on the offensive.

71 mins: A superb challenge from Cole stops Ronaldo in his tracks again.

69 mins: Terry wins the ball impressively from Gomes and charges forward but play is called back as Gomes needs treatment.

68 mins: Another melee in the England area ends with Campbell hoofing the ball clear - but the pressure is back on immediately.

67 mins: England make a rare foray into Portugal's half but the move breaks down and they are soon on the back foot again.

66 mins: Simao almost makes an instant impact as he picks up a loose ball on the edge of the area and sends a fierce shot whistling just wide.

62 mins: Simao replaces Costinha as Portugal continue to chase an equaliser.

60 mins: With an hour of the game gone, England are hanging on against the hosts and relying on Portugal's inability to make their dominance tell.

60mins: Phil Neville is sitting in the middle of a new-look midfield with Lampard and Gerrard has moved into Scholes' role on the left.

59 mins: Deco's cross is headed back across goal by Costinha but Gomes cannot get any power on his header and James collects.

58 mins: Cole and Ronaldo continue their duel on the right, with the England defender penalised for a late lunge.

57 mins: Phil Neville comes on to replace Scholes.

52 mins: England have not enjoyed any possession of note since the restart and are defending deeply with Portugal running the show.

50 mins: James spills a Valente cross which bounces down off the angle of post and bar - but he scrambles to recover the ball under challenge from Gomes and the referee awards England a free-kick.

48 mins: Cole slides in to thwart Ronaldo as Portugal attack down the right, and from the resulting corner James dives acrobatically to punch clear.

47 mins: Another disappointing effort from Figo who sends a 25-yard shot curling high and wide.

46 mins: Figo tees up Maniche on the corner of the England area but his shot is comfortably gathered by James.

46 mins: Portugal kick-off to start the second half.

HALF-TIME: An open first half ends with England still leading the tournament hosts 1-0 in a tense quarter-final encounter.

45 mins: From the resulting free-kick, Figo sends a lacklustre effort curling high and wide of James' left-hand post.

44 mins: Terry's defensive header falls kindly for the onrushing Ronaldo, and Neville is booked for fouling him just outside the area.

42 mins: The ball breaks to Gomes on the edge of the area - after what looks like a handball by Maniche - but he fires his shot straight at James.

40 mins: Campbell's strength in the tackle ends Ronaldo's twisting run on the edge of the area - and England immediately launch a swift counter-attack which only ends when Beckham's cross is charged down.

39 mins: Rooney has been taken to hospital for an X-ray on his injured ankle.

37 mins: Gerrard picks up the first booking of the game for a foul on Deco.

35 mins: England still lead thanks to Owen's superb goal - the fourth fastest in European Championships history - but Portugal are looking dangerous, with Deco in particular threatening whenever he is on the ball.

34 mins: Neville gets forward again to send in a cross which Owen meets at the near post, but his header is deflected over.

32 mins: Deco is given space to work his way towards the edge of the box but he scuffs his shot from distance and it spins well wide.

31 mins: A fired-up Vassell is harshly penalised by the referee for tussling with Valente for the ball on the right flank.

30 mins: A flick-on by Vassell finds Owen, and his shot on the turn is brilliantly tipped wide by Ricardo.

29 mins: Ronaldo is brought down by Scholes on the edge of the area. Figo steps up to take the free-kick but curls it harmlessly over the bar.

27 mins: Rooney cannot continue and is taken off with what appears to be a twisted ankle - to be replaced by Vassell.

27 mins: A Valente cross finds Gomes in space but he cannot get any direction on his header which drifts wide.

26 mins: Rooney is back on the pitch, but visibly struggling with his injury.

25 mins: James has to react quickly to collect a Miguel cross which is deflected goalwards by Cole.

24 mins: Concern for England as Rooney is off the pitch being treated for a knock. Play continues while the physio attends to his ankle.

23 mins: Rooney loses his boot as he fights for the ball with Andrade in the Portuguese area but is mysteriously penalised by referee Urs Meier.

22 mins: A well-worked corner sees Beckham feed Neville, who crosses for Campbell to send a header just over the bar.

20 mins: Costinha ghosts into the area unmarked to get on the end of Deco's cross, but his back-post header sails high over the bar.

19 mins: A chipped ball over the top finds Owen in space in the area, but he cannot bring the bouncing ball properly under control and can only lob on to the roof of the net.

18 mins: Owen chases a lost cause in the right-hand corner and fires in a teasing cross after retrieving the ball.

16 mins: Ronaldo is seeing plenty of the ball on the right flank but Cole is marshalling him well - dispossessing him twice in quick succession.

13 mins: A Beckham free-kick is charged down but Rooney chases the loose ball and forces a save from Ricardo with a shot from a tight angle.

10 mins: Scholes loses the ball in midfield and after Portugal pour forward, James is grateful to see a deflected Gomes shot trickle wide of his right-hand post.

9 mins: Maniche has another effort from range, but Terry heads his shot away.

8 mins: Maniche lets fly with Portugal's first effort on goal but the ball is deflected wide of James' left-hand post.

6 mins: A weak challenge from Beckham allows Figo to cross from the left but Cole and Campbell combine to block Ronaldo when the ball falls kindly to the Portugal winger on the edge of the six-yard box.

3 mins: GOAL - Portugal 0-1 England
A long ball forward is not dealt with and Owen latches on to a poor defensive header to expertly flick the ball home and give England the perfect start.

1945: Rooney and Owen kick off to get the first quarter-final of Euro 2004 underway.


Pre-match build-up:

England fans flocked into Lisbon's Stadium of Light in their thousands as Sven-Goran Eriksson's side went in search of victory in the Euro 2004 quarter-final against Portugal.

Portugal - as hosts - had been expected to have the majority of fans inside the 65,000-capacity stadium, but England were backed by almost as many supporters.

Fans of both countries arrived hours before the game, which has captured the imagination of Portugal after they beat Spain.

England named an unchanged side, with Wayne Rooney the name on everybody's lips.

Everton's 18-year-old striker has been the star of the tournament and England were hoping for more of the same as they attempted to reach the semi-final.

Temperatures had risen throughout the day after a cloudy start, which will have disappointed England, who would have preferred the cooler conditions.

But it was a perfect night for football, and supporters mixed in a friendly and colourful atmosphere prior to kick-off.


Team news:

England name an unchanged line-up for the third consecutive game.

David Beckham and John Terry are fit after recovering from knocks they picked up in the win over Croatia.

Defender Ledley King misses the game after his girlfriend went into labour on Thursday morning.

He was given permission to fly back to England to be with her, and will return to Lisbon if England reach the semi-finals.

Portugal make one change, with Nuno Gomes replacing the suspended Pauleta in attack.

Portugal: Ricardo, Miguel, Jorge Andrade, Ricardo Carvalho, Nuno Valente, Costinha, Maniche, Luis Figo, Deco, Cristiano Ronaldo, Nuno Gomes.

England: James, G Neville, A Cole, Terry, Campbell; Lampard, Gerrard, Beckham, Scholes; Rooney, Owen.

Referee: Urs Meier (Switzerland)





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VOTE RESULTS
What is your verdict on England's defeat by Portugal and exit from Euro 2004?
Robbed by the referee
37%
Punished by penalties
5%
Beaten by better team
58%
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