Euro 2016: Portugal overpower Poland in penalty shootout to clinch semis berth


Portugal players celebrate as Ricardo Quaresma scores the winning penalty in the Euro 2016 quarterfinal against Poland. AP


Poland's Robert Lewandowski and his teammates look dejected after their loss to Portugal. AP


Poland's Grzegorz Krychowiak and Portugal's Nani go for a header during the match which ended on a 1-1 draw and went on to a penalty shoot out. AP


After a blistering start thanks to an early goal, Poland had the momentum till the equaliser. AP


Renato Sanches scored the important equalizer for Portugal in the 33rd minute. AP


Poland's Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal of the competition, after hitting a record 13 in qualifying round. AP


A fan ran into the pitch in the 109th minute and it took fourteen security personnel to carry the Ronaldo fans off after he was caught. AP


Cristiano Ronaldo scored Portugal's first penalty in penalty shootout, after the captain took the responsibility of going first despite missing one earlier in Euro 2016. AP


Jakub Blaszczykowski, who had scored twice before to bail Poland out, missed his penalty which eliminated his team. AP

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Updated Date: Jul 01, 2016 13:08:20 IST

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