GENEVA: With goals from Pepe and Raul Meireles, Portugal was able to start their Euro campaign victoriously. Cristiano Ronaldo was active throughout the game and came close to scoring.
Cristiano Ronaldo took a free kick and drove it to the far post. As the ball was flying to the back corner of the net, the Turkish goalkeeper handled the ball just enough to keep it from going in.
The Portuguese got on the score sheet with an outstanding goal from Pepe. He completed a one two with Nuno Gomes and placed the shot in the back of the net.
The game was close for a long time it took injury time for Portugal to strike again. Raul Meireles was able to place a shot into the back of the net after fantastic work from JoÃ£o Moutinho.
Portugal and the Czech Republic are on top of Group A with 3 points each. The better goal differential from Portugal puts them in sole possession of first place. Switzerland and Turkey are on the bottom without a point.
Portugal’s next match will be on June 11th against the Czech Republic and will also be played at Stade de GenÃ¨ve.