Portugal were booked for the quarter-finals of the European Futsal, that was a certainty … But the victory over the Ukrainians by 5-3 confirmed the top spot in Group C!
Last Sunday, Portugal faced Ukraine in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Jorge Braz’s team win 2-0 at half-time. The Ukrainian team came in stronger in the second half of the game and although there was a recovery on the part of the national team scored three more goals guaranteeing a great victory.
And it was Bruno Coelho, Tiago Brito, Pedro Cary, Nilson and Ricardinho, the best in the world, who led Portugal to the top of Group C.
“I want to recover my players, recover them well, that’s the most important thing, let’s look at our course,” said the Portuguese coach. “If you want to shoot the medals, you can not be worried about the next opponent.”
The victory also allows Portugal to avoid Spain in the next phase, marking a duel with Azerbaijan tomorrow at 17.00.
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