Turkey vs Portugal Highlights

Turkey vs Portugal Highlights: Portugal keep the clean sheets record over Turkey in Euro| TUR 0-3 POR

Turkiye’s explosive start in Euro 2024 has stopped at Dortmund when facing the 2016 champions Portugal. Everything started well for the Turks as Zeki Celik provided a killer pass for Kerem Okturkoglu which failed to find the back of the net.

Ironically, Portugal took the lead first through Bernardo Silva who scored his first major tournament goal with Portugal. The nightmare came for Turkiye when Samet Akaydin scored an own-goal to give the opponents a two-goal lead on the break. Bruno Fernandes sealed the victory for Seleccao with his goal in the second half and sent Portugal to the knockouts.

Turkiye vs Portugal Highlights

1′ – KICKOFF: Referee Felix Zwayer blows the whistle to set the match underway

4′ – SAVE: Bruno Fernandes gives an earl shock to Turkiye as he fired a shot from 20 yards only to find it shut down.

6′ – MISS: Turkiye could have been taken an early lead but Kerem Okturkoglu failed to touch the ball Zeki Celik sent for him.

21′ – GOAL: Bernardo Silva scored his first goal in major tournaments with Portugal after swept a stranded ball coming his way

28′ – GOAL: Portugal extended the lead as Turkiye’s Samet Akaydin carelessly sent the ball back to goalkeeper Altay Bayindir which the latter failed to anticipate, the ball glided through the net.

32′ – SAVE: Kerem Akturkolu attempted to place the ball into the near post of Diogo Costa but the Porto goalkeeper prevented its way towards the net.

35′ – CHANCE: Bernardo Silva had an opportunity to add to his tally but the ball went wide.

37′ – MISS: Cristiano Ronaldo joined the party, trying his luck to score a goal but the ball went over the bar.

45′ – HALFTIME: Turkiye 0-2 Portugal

53′ – SAVE: Costa did another brilliant effort to prevent Turkiye from scoring. This time, he blocked Yuzuf Yazici’s attempt to cut the gap.

56′ – GOAL: Bruno Fernandes tapped the ball into an empty net after receiving Cristiano Ronaldo’s pass inside the box.

66′ – CHANCE: Cristiano Ronaldo failed to estimate his jump to receive Bernardo’s delicious pass.

90′ – ADDED TIME: The referee gives five minutes added time.

90+5 – FULLTIME: Turkiye 0-3 Portugal, the latter extended their winning streak against Turkiye during four meetings in Euro.

Player of the Match: Bernardo Silva (Portugal)

Most effective player on the pitch with his passing distributions and goal to open the scoring fiesta for Portugal.

Key Moments

Bruno Fernandes’ goal 11 minutes on the clock in the second half sealed everything for Portugal as Turkiye was not showing an eager to keep up.

Key Stats

Portugal continued their unbeaten run against Turkiye in Euro without conceded a single goal. The previous three victories was ended 1-0 (1996), 2-0 (2000), and 2-0 (2008).

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