PortuGOAL EURO2020 podcast: A mauling in Munich
06/20/2021

Portugal lost 4-2 against Germany in Munich which puts their Euro 2020 campaign in a perilous position. PortuGOAL’s Matthew Marshall and Tom Kundert chat about the match and the upcoming game against France in Budapest. PortuGOAL · PortuGOAL Euro 2020 Podcast #2Related: Portugal unravel in Munich –

Euro 2020: Portugal 2-4 Germany - Player Ratings
06/20/2021

Portugal were back in action yesterday evening for their second Euro 2020 group game, falling short of expectations against a dominant Germany side that’d power to a 4-2 victory against Fernando Santos’ men.As the inquest into the humbling defeat begins, PortuGOAL has its say on just how all in a Se

Germany 4-2 Portugal match reaction
06/19/2021

Santos: “The responsibility is all mine”Portugal’s players were under no illusions after the chastening defeat to Germany in Munich this afternoon. Coach Fernando Santos admitted that his team defended poorly as a collective, while his opposite number Joachim Löw revealed it had been a deliberate pl

Portugal unravel in Munich
06/19/2021

Germany 4-2 PortugalGermany brought Portugal crashing back down to earth with a typically organized and tidy victory over the Seleção in Munich tonight. Portugal had started exactly as they would have hoped, denying the Germans while scoring a superb counterattacking goal on the quarter hour mark.Bu

Euro 2020: “Portugal not favourites against Germany” – Fernando Santos
06/18/2021

Portugal face Germany in Munich tomorrow, hoping to make it three victories in the row in “away” stadiums at European Championships. The Seleção won the Euro 2016 final in Paris against France, and beat Hungary in Budapest on Tuesday, on both occasions in a stadium packed with fans rooting for their

Fiorentina part with new boss Gattuso over Jorge Mendes demands – report
06/17/2021

Gennaro Gattuso has left his job as manager of Fiorentina after just 23 days in charge, and his agent Jorge Mendes is reportedly at the centre of disputes which have led to his early departure.Former Italy international Gattuso was hired by Fiorentina on 25 May to replace Beppe Iachini, making a swi

Seleção podcast: EURO 2020 - Hungary downed, Germany next up
06/17/2021

In Episode 46 of the Seleção podcast, host Danny Pinto and Eric Krakauer of beIN Sports discuss Portugal’s 3-0 victory over Hungary to begin their title defence at EURO 2020.Danny and Eric dissect Portugal and Fernando Santos’ tactics during the match, which players stood out (both good and bad), re

PortuGOAL EURO2020 podcast: Portugal off to a flyer!
06/16/2021

The PortuGOAL podcast makes a return for Euro 2020 (a 20-minute listen). Host Matthew Marshall and Tom Kundert discuss Portugal’s opening day win against Hungary and the upcoming match against Germany. Who did well? Will Santos stick or twist for Germany? PortuGOAL · PortuGOAL Euro 2020 Podcast #1R

Euro 2020: Hungary 0-3 Portugal - Player Ratings
06/16/2021

Portugal’s European Championship defence began last night in front of a packed crowd in Budapest, the Seleção managing to wear down their opponents to score three times in the final stages of the match to top their group after the first round of group games. Here’s the PortuGOAL verdict on how Ferna

Hungary 0-3 Portugal match reaction
06/15/2021

Relief and happiness were the overriding sentiments after Portugal began their EURO 2020 campaign with victory over Hungary in Budapest this afternoon.Coach Fernando Santos said he was surprised that Hungary sat back so much, admitted anxiety was becoming a problem for the team but insisted that all