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Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 June, 2004, 18:10 GMT 19:10 UK
Russia v Portugal photos
Portugal face Russia in Lisbon and the home fans will be anxious for their team to get some points on the board in Group A
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Portugal face Russia and the home fans are anxious for their team to get some points on the board in Group A
Portugal's Maniche celebrates after putting his side ahead
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Maniche gives Portugal the perfect start after just seven minutes when he fires home from 12 yards
Portugal's Maniche celebrates after putting his side ahead
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Maniche leads the Portuguese celebrations as the entire Estadio Da Luz breathes an audible sigh of relief
There is drama on the stroke of half-time as Russia's goalkeeper Ovchinnikov handles the ball outside of his area
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There is drama on the stroke of half-time as Russia's goalkeeper Ovchinnikov handles the ball outside of his area
Norwegian referee Terje Hauge wastes no time brandishing the inevitable red card and Russia are left with ten men
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Norwegian referee Terje Hauge wastes no time brandishing the inevitable red card and Russia are left with 10 men
Portugal's fans are in fine voice as they sense the chance to get their stuttering campaign back on the right track
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Portugal's fans are in fine voice as they sense the chance to get their stuttering campaign back on the right track
Luis Figo looks for a way through the stubborn Russian defence
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Portugal produce some stylish football in the second half but can't find the killer second goal to ensure a vital victory
Portugal 's Rui Costa scores the second goal to wrap up a 2-0 victory over Russia
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The second goal arrives as Rui Costa elegantly pokes Cristiano Ronaldo's cross home to send the crowd into ecstasy
Russian fans arrive in good voice but it looks as though their stay in Portugal will be brief
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But it's agony for the Russian fans as their second defeat means they are the first team to be eliminated from Euro 2004




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