France vs Portugal Player Ratings

Portugal vs France Player Ratings as Les Bleus go through Euro 2024 semifinal

Portugal and France fought right till the end and their Euro 2024 quarter-final clash went right until the penalty shootout and Sportsdunia brings you all of Portugal vs France Player Ratings from this game!

None of the players managed to find the back of the net at the end of extra-time and it was France who ended up winning the penalty shootout after all of their five players scored, while Portugal could only score three with Joao Felix missing from the spot.

Portugal National Football Team Player Ratings vs France

Goalkeeper

Diogo Costa in action for Portugal
Diogo Costa (Getty Images)

Diogo Costa (6.9/10)
Got a glimpe of Euro 2004’s Ricardo in him as he came up with multiple world class saves to keep Portugal in the game right until the end.

Defenders

Pepe in action for Portugal
Pepe (getty)

Joao Cancelo (6.8/10)
One of the most active players in Portugal’s attacking plan today, tried hard to break the France’s defence apart.

Ruben Dias (6.7/10)
Firm and composed at the back, meaning Diogo Costa only needed to focus on stopping the ball coming towards him and not worry about leaving his line much.

Pepe (6.6/10)
Guarded the defence well with his partnership alongside Dias, a good defending combination for Portugal.

Nuno Mendes (6.8/10)
Attacked and defended from the left flank. Posed threat to France’s defence, which was not an easy job to do.

Midfielders

Bruno Fernandes in action for Portugal
Bruno Fernandes (getty)

Vitinha (6/10)
Fought hard in the midfield to win balls from a strong French midfield.

Joao Palinha (7.1/10)
Bossed the midfield to keep up with France’s shape. Portugal’s best performing midfielder in the game.

Bruno Fernandes (6/10)
His movement and vision in midfield was decent, but his set-pieces tonight were absolutely atrocious. Bruno also struggled to deal with the likes of Camavinga or Kante.

Forwards

Rafael Leao in action for Portugal
Rafael Leao (getty)

Rafael Leao (7.2/10)
Main chain of Portugal’s attacking distribution throughout the game.

Bernardo Silva (6.8/10)
His penetration from wide caused trouble for France, but Les Bleus survived his attacking gameplay and countered well to catch him off-guard on multiple occasions.

Cristiano Ronaldo (6.6/10)
Struggled to do his job as a target man up-front, especially with the lack of delivery.

Substitutes

Nelso Semedo (6.6/10)
Replaced Joao Cancelo to give an alternative dimension to Portugal’s game play, was decent.

Francisco Conceicao (6.9/10)
Coming on to the pitch with the expectation of giving fresh legs for Portugal to break the deadlock. Was the best pick among the substitutes tonight.

Ruben Neves (6.8/10)
Couldn’t do much in the limited time he was brought on for, but showcased good composure in the midfield.

Joao Felix (6.1/10)
Couldn’t convert any chances into goals during extra time. Also missed his penalty in the shootout.

Matheus Nunes (N/A)

Manager – Roberto Martínez – 5.5/10

France National Football Team Player Ratings vs Portugal

Goalkeeper

Mike Maignan in action for France
Mike Maignan

Mike Maignan (6.9/10)
Busy defending his goal as France were facing an onslaught of Portuguese attacks. In the first half, he touched the ball more times than Cristiano Ronaldo did.

Defenders

Theo Hernández in action for France
Theo Hernández

Theo Hernandez (6.9/10)
Provided an alternative in France’s attacking plan with his ball distribution from the left side.

William Saliba (7/10)
The Arsenal defender was only focused on one job on the pitch, defending, which he did well.

Dayot Upamecano (6.8/10)
Blocked and intercepted Portugal’s attempt to create chances in his side’s box.

Jules Kounde (7.5/10)
Helped the team attacking by providing ball distribution from the flank side. Best defender for France on the night.

Midfielders

N'Golo Kanté in action for France against Portugal
N’Golo Kanté in action for France against Portugal

Aurelien Tchouameni (7.3/10)
Ensuring the ball distribution was maintained well from the midfield. Was impressive in the way he switched play and found a target man almost every time he intended to.

Eduardo Camavinga (7.2/10)
Worked together with Tchouameni to win possession in the midfield area to keep giving Portugal a constant pressure.

N’Golo Kante (6.9/10)
Caused trouble for Portugal’s defence a couple of times, solid in man-marking and decent at distribution.

Antoine Griezmann (7.2/10)
Was influential throughout the time he featured as he acted as the link between France’s midfield and forward line. Also provided support from wide.

Forwards

Kylian Mbappe in action for France
Kylian Mbappe in action for France

Kylian Mbappe (6.6/10)
Actively involved in France’s attacking tactic, but Portugal were just too tough to break during his time on the field.

Randal Kolo Muani (6.8/10)
Not his best day as some of his attempts found dead-ends. Missed a glorious chance that will remind him of the one he missed against Argentina in the World Cup final.

Substitutions

Ousmane Dembele (7.2/10)
With Griezmann out and Dembele in, France’s intensity in attack got immensely better. Best substitution of the day!

Marcus Thuram (6.9/10)
Replaced Randal Kolo Muani and almost scored the winner in normal time.

Youssouf Fofana (6.8/10)
Was brought on to give some fresh legs to France in the midfield as they were facing a Portuguese onslaught.

Bradley Barcola (6.5/10)
Played for 15 minutes after replacing Mbappe, got one shot that went off target

Manager – Didier Deschamps – 6.5/10

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