GENEVA: Cristiano Ronaldo found himself on the score sheet for the Portuguese as they were able to brush of a brave effort from the Czech Republic.
Deco started off the scoring with a scrappy goal that was started by Cristiano Ronaldo’s failed attempt to dribble past Petr Cech. Less than 10 minutes later the Czech’s were even with a set piece goal from Sionko.
Cristiano Ronaldo was able to score the game winning goal in the second half by driving a hard low shot past Petr Cech into the back of the net.
Ricardo Quaresma got the final goal of the match after fine work from Cristiano Ronaldo to set him up. Cristiano Ronaldo was able to launch a counter attack that saw Ricardo Quaresma wide open near an open goal. Ricardo Quaresma made no mistake and calmly sealed the 3-1 result in favor of the Portuguese.
With the two victories, Portugal have secured a spot in the knockout rounds. Portugal’s last match of the group stage will be against the Swiss.