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Portugal 2-3 Germany



German keeper Jens Lehmann relaxes ahead of the kick-off

German keeper Jens Lehmann relaxes ahead of the kick-off in the quarter-final clash with Portugal at the St Jakob-Park in Basel

Sarah Brandner, girlfriend of German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger

Sarah Brandner, girlfriend of German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger awaits the start of the crucial encounter

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo prepares for the match

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo prepares for the match and will hope to pose a real threat to the German defence

Portugal's Simao is challenged by Philipp Lahm

Portugal's winger Simao is challenged by German defender Philipp Lahm during a frenetic opening to the quarter-final

Petit attempts to close down German midfielder Michael Ballack

Petit attempts to close down German midfielder Michael Ballack as both sides begin to create chances in an entertaining opening

Bastian Schweinsteiger scores the opener for Germany

Germany break the deadlock as Lukas Podolski sets up Bastian Schweinsteiger who slides the ball home at the near post

Miroslav Klose celebrates his goal for Germany

Germany double their lead in the 26th minute as Miroslav Klose loses his marker before heading home from Schweinsteiger's cross

Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari

Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari faces a challenge to try to get his side back into the match with Germany looking impressive

Portugal's Nuno Gomes fires the ball home

Scolari and Portugal are lifted as Nuno Gomes fires the ball home in the 40th minute after Lehmann saves Ronaldo's effort

Ballack celebrates scoring Germany's third

Germany extend their lead with what could be the decisive goal as Ballack beats Paulo Ferriera to head home in the 62nd minute

Helder Postiga heads in Nani's cross

Helder Postiga heads in Nani's cross from the left in the 87th minute as Portugal set up a tense climax to the thrilling contest

Ronaldo is consoled after defeat to Germany

Portugal fail to deny Germany the win in the closing minutes, leaving Ronaldo and the rest of his team-mates devastated




see also
Quarter-final: Portugal v Germany
08 May 08 |  Euro 2008


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