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Portugal – Netherlands Preview Euro 2012

Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist — Kharkiv
Referee:‬ N. Rizzoli‎

This could be one of the most interesting matches of the European Championship group stage. Ahead of the third round, Portugal is in a better position, having three points, unlike the Dutch who have none.

However, there is also Denmark, and even Germany in some of the options which are indeed very much, when it comes to Portugal, so this selection may be the quarterfinals even with defeat, while the victory would assured them quarterfinals . For the Dutch the calculation is much more difficult, but also clearer. They need to win ,with at least two differences goals, and then hope that Germany will defeat Denmark.

Although the Netherlands is currently quoted better in their mutual matches,Portugal is much more successful. The last Dutch victory occurred back in 1991. At the 2006 World Cup Portugal with a 1-0 beat the Dutch, and at the European Championships in 2004 with a 2:1

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