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England 0-0 Portugal
Saturday, 1 July 2006

Portugal win 3-1 on penalties




David Beckham encourages his England team-mates

England captain David Beckham rallies his side following a rousing national anthem as the game gets underway

Owen Hargreaves (right) is busy in the holding midfield role for England

Both defences look shaky early on, but neither side is able to produce the killer pass and create a clear chance

Ashley Cole (left) halts a Luis Figo run

Much of Portugal's better play comes through captain Luis Figo, but he is well marshalled by the England defence

Paul Robinson (left) saves Tiago's (right) shot as Frank Lampard looks on

However, a Figo free-kick causes confusion and Tiago pounces, but England keeper Paul Robinson saves

Frank Lampard (right) fails to connect with David Beckham's cross as Ricardo looks on

At the other end, Frank Lampard wastes England's best chance when he fails to connect with Beckham's looping cross

England's John Terry (right) lies on the floor awaiting treatment

John Terry is injured after a clash with Tiago - the defender is booked and will miss the semi-final if England go through

England midfielder Steven Gerrard (left) chats with boss Sven-Goran Eriksson

England's poor display leads Steven Gerrard to discuss tactics with boss Sven-Goran Eriksson during a break in play

David Beckham lines up a free-kick for England

With half-time approaching, Joe Cole is brought down on the edge of the area, but Beckham's free-kick hits the wall

England captain David Beckham (left) is taken off by Steve McClaren (centre) while Aaron Lennon comes on

The second-half gets off to a bad start when Beckham picks up an injury and has to be replaced by Aaron Lennon

David Beckham sits on the floor by the England subsitute's bench

Beckham is distraught on the sidelines, evoking memories of Paul Gascoigne's tears at the 1990 World Cup

Wayne Rooney connects with a delicate part of Ricardo Carvalho's anatomy

Things get worse after an hour when Wayne Rooney stamps on Portugal defender Ricardo Carvalho's testicles

Argentine referee Horacio Elizondo shows Wayne Rooney (second right) the red card while other England players look on

The England striker can barely believe it when he is shown the red card for his actions by Argentine referee Horacio Elizondo

David Beckham (left) and Wayne Rooney (right)

Rooney's frustration on the touchline is evident as Beckham hobbles over to protest over the decision

Joe Cole is fouled by Petit

Chelsea's Joe Cole is sacrificed as Sven-Goran Eriksson brings Liverpool's Peter Crouch on to play as the lone striker

Peter Crouch squares up to Cristiano Ronaldo

Tempers start to fray as the tension mounts with the prospect of extra-time and penalties looming

Aaron Lennon is stopped in his tracks by Ricardo Carvalho

Lennon provides flashes of brilliance down the right but England cannot break the deadlock and extra-time is needed

Sven-Goran Eriksson (centre) discusses tactics ahead of extra-time

Eriksson gathers his weary troops for one final push in extra-time as the England fans continue their vociferous support

England players line up in the centre circle for the penalty shoot-out

The game ends goalless leading to the all-too familiar sight of England's players lining up for the penalty shoot-out

Frank Lampard's penalty is saved by Portugal keeper Ricardo

Simao Sabrosa scores the first, but Lampard sees his effort saved by Ricardo as Portugal gain the early initiative

Hugo Viana and Petit miss either side of Hargreaves scoring to put England in the ascendancy but Ricardo saves from Gerrard

Jamie Carragher scores his penalty, but he has to retake it

Postiga makes it 2-1 - Jamie Carragher nets to level, but the referee wants it retaken and Ricardo pulls off another save

Cristiano Ronaldo scores the decisive penalty in the shoot-out against England

And Cristiano Ronaldo sends Robinson the wrong way to send Portugal through to their second World Cup semi-final

England players in the centre circle after losing to Portugal

England are inconsolable after exiting a major championship at the quarter-final stage for the third consecutive time

Sven-Goran Eriksson following defeat to Portugal in the World Cup quarter-final

For Eriksson it is a sorry end to his tenure as England manager - he now leaves the post with Steve McClaren taking over



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