Wales, Portugal enter Euro Cup semis

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates with Gareth Bale after scoring their second goal.Picture: Reuters—France: Portugal and Wales entered UEFA Euro 2016 semifinals beating Poland and Belgium respectively. Portugal edged Poland 5-3 in penalty shootout and Wales beat Belgium 3-1 in regular match.

For Wales, it was big victory. Playing at a first vital match since the 1958 World Cup, players and fans alike are making the most of this once in a generation opportunity to showcase themselves on football’s biggest level.

For Portugal, Recardo Quaresm scored the winning shot on Friday morning as per the Nepali time. The match was level at 1-1 after extra time but the Quaresma emerged as a vital player to convert the shot as winning penalty. Portugal takes on Wales in first semis on Thursday, July 7.

Published on: July 2, 2016 11:17 am

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