The battle between past European champions Portugal and Spain ended in a goalless draw. Both teams featured a number of players in Madrid, but it was nothing more than a sight to behold. National coach Lowe must be closely monitored.
Portugal, the group rivals of Spain and Germany, won a lot of space in their final EM test. The 2012 and 2016 European champions drew 0-0 in a moderate clash in Madrid. Prior to the kick-off, the two countries had called for a joint auction for 2030.
Cristiano Ronaldo has no luck ahead of the goal
Portugal were close to a goal overall at Wanda Metropolitano at Atletico Stadium. After a cross from Cristiano Ronaldo (60th), Diego Jota took the lead. Portugal are Germany’s second opponents in Group F in Munich on June 19.
Amerik Laport played his first game for Spain. The 27-year-old Manchester City defender has played 51 junior internationals for France and has been a Spanish national since May.
Portugal visits DFB-Elf in Munich
Before the final, both teams will play one more match: Spain will face Lithuania on Tuesday and Portugal will face Israel on Wednesday.
Spain will face Sweden in Group E on June 14 at the European Championships. On June 19, Poland will face world footballer Robert Lewandowski’s second opponent, and on June 23 against Slovakia. All three games will be played in Seville.
Portugal are Germany’s second opponents in Group F in Munich on June 19. Other European champions in the 16-ticket race are world champions France (23.6.) And Hungary (15.6.).
Hungary’s successful E.M.
Those Hungarians won their last European Championship Test. Coach Marco Rossi’s team beat Cyprus 1-0 (1-0) and are now unbeaten in 10 games. On Tuesday, Hungary will also receive Ireland for an EM dress rehearsal in Budapest.
Andres Schoffer (36) scored his first goal for the national team. Peter Gulasi of Leipzig was the only professional in the Bundesliga in the starting line – up.