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Germany with a difficult victory over Portugal

euro 2012 liveGermany achieved a difficult victory over Portugal 1-0 in the second match of Group B of Euro 2012. The character of Bundesteam turned Mario Gomez, who realized his head.

Germany and Portugal played a very dodgy game. From the beginning of the meeting was obvious tension in both teams playing cautiously and less chaotic.

In the second minute of the game Bundesteam create a good attack, Kevin Prince Boateng centered to Mario Gomezwho successfully play with the head, but the Portuguese keeper Rui Patricio capture. In the next few minutes the players on both teams played mainly at the center, trying attacks but did not lead to something more serious.

After 20 minutes Germans reigned over the ball and trying gradual attacks that did not lead to goal. Both teams retired to rest in a scoreless draw. After the start of the second half two teams alternated their attacks, in the 60th minute Cristiano Ronaldo had a great opportunity to advance to Portugal, but Boateng back and block his shot.

This led to the 72nd minute when Sami Khedira centered in the penalty area and there Rui Patricio Mario Gomez stuck with the head - 1-0. Gomez's goal stopped Miroslav Klose to enter on the field as his replacement. Lazio striker who has birthday today, still appears later in the game at the scorer.

Surprisingly, after a goal boys Joachim Loew closed in their half and only frequented the attacks of the Portuguese, who constantly get the opportunity to fulfill corners. The best position is found front ahead Silvestre Varela, who at the end of the meeting from a few meters shot in the body of Manuel Noyer.

Until the final whistle, Portugal continued to press, but never overcame the protection of Bundesteam. Thus, the "Group of Death" drivers with 3 points are Germany and Denmark, which beat earlier today 1-0 Netherlands.