Euro 2012 Scores – Portugal & Germany win in Group B
Wednesday saw Day 6 of the Uefa Euro 2012 tournament take place with the action coming from Group B or as know the Group of Death as it featured 4 of the countries ranked in the top 10 of the FIFA World Rankings. This is the second round of games in this group after Germany defeated Portugal & Denmark shocked Holland in the opening games in Uefa Euro 2012 Group B.
UEFA Euro 2012 – Portugal 3 – 2 Denmark
The early game of tonights Uefa Euro 2012 results saw Portugal taking on Denmark in what was a must win game for Portugal as a loss would see them out of the competition. It was Portugal who made the perfect start scoring in the 24th minute with a thumping near post header & Portugal doubled their lead through a close range strike from Helder Postiga to give Portugal a 2-0 lead. However Denmark would reduce their deficit through a smart headed finish by Nicklas Bendtner just before half time.
Denmark would then level the match in the 80th minute as another strong header from Nicklas Bendtner tied the game. Yet the scoring was not over yet as a stunning strike from Silvestre Varela in the 87th minute would give Portugal all 3 points and a lifeline in Group B.
Germany 2 – 1 Holland – Uefa Euro 2012
In the second game of the night from Euro 2012 saw Germany take on Holland who again needed a win to stay competition but Germany were too efficient and too good and defeated Holland to effectively book their place in the Euro 2012 Quarter finals.
Germany took a 2-0 half time lead thanks to a Mario Gomez first half double, his first goal was a smart finish after a neat turn inside of the box, whilst his second was a great strike from the corner of the box.
Robin Van Persie scored a superb 20 yard strike to make the score 2-1 but the goal would simply be a consolation goal as the Germans efficiency shined through.
That wraps up todays Euro 2012 scores and we will report back from Poland & Ukraine for the action from Group C where Spain face Ireland & Croatia face Italy, so be sure to check back to Real Sporting News for the latest Euro 2012 news.
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