June 19, 2008
Portugal vs Germany Quarter final, a short story and online Live Score
The first Quarter Final clash of Euro 2008 between Portugal vs Germany is going to kick off Basel St. Jakob-Park, Switzerland at 20:45 local time on Thursday 19 June 2008. Portugal is the champion of Group A and Germany is the Runner-up of Group B, after playing three matches in the qualifying match. The Quarter final of Euro 2008 is a knock out. So one team will loose their hope to secure the Euro champion and that team will kick-out form the tournament. So this stage is very important for every team. We can not say anything by sitting here what the result will come. But it is easy to measure that both the teams are from themselves view.
Portugal vs Germany: will the squad be changed?
It is an important question for Portugal Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. Why? During the math alongside the co-host Switzerland Portugal got heavy defeat of 0-2 for some change in midfields and strikers. Form this decision Portugal Coach will learn something that will implement in the match of First Quarter final of ongoing EUFA Euro 2008.
Sky Sported reported:
· "I could, but I'm not going to change anything," he stated. "In principle it will be the same team."
· "I don't expect it to be my last game with Portugal," he said. "Everything we have done is one with one objective (to get to the final).
· "I have the utmost respect for Germany but I trust my team and I think we are going to go through."
Portugal vs Germany: Portugal is worry about Germany
Reuters quotes that Portugal have had a wary eye on Germany since Euro 2008 began but their meeting in Thursday's quarter-final in Basel could not have come at a better time for Luiz Felipe Scolari's side. I think so; if you look over the previous important and world class football tournament alongside Germany then you could easily understand the Portugal got serious defeat to German. Germany's last meeting with Portugal in the European Championship was a humiliating 3-0 defeat in the group phase in 2000 but they did get a measure of revenge with a 3-1 victory in the third-placed match at the last World Cup. So Germany is the most favorite for the Euro Cup Championship.
Portugal vs German first Quarter Final: Germany is most favorite team?
In spite of Germany injury, they are confident about their victory in the quarter final alongside the super form Portugal. Why? Although I did not get any information of pervious Euro championship where the tows come to field to face each other but German defeated Portugal during the European Championship and Portugal defeat Germany in the last Word Cup championship. Some of key players are in injury in Germany side but the previous victory against the co- host Austria and Poland making brave to clash Portugal.
Portugal vs Germany: Portugal will play their best games
Scolari’s decision for changing formatted team during the last match Portuguese got heavy defeat. In this situation they are thinking to play best in the quarter final of Euro 2008. "We have had two very good second halves," said Scolari, who is likely to field the same team that started the first two games. "Principally we have played football. We've worked with the ball. That is our quality." Not only the Coach but the star player Ronaldo is uttering similar words to do well "For me being favorites doesn't count," Ronaldo said ahead of the match. "I just hope Portugal can play their best game."
Germany vs Portugal Quarter Final: Online Live Score and Updates
It is for sure that football fans around the world are now eagerly waiting for an exciting quarter final match between Germany and Portugal tomorrow. I guess, you already started to manage your time to watch the match live on television. However, it is also true that not all of you are as fortunate as the rest of you are, because some of you may not be able to enjoy the match on television due to your personal or professional works, or may be you do not have access to the television channel that is showing the match live. Whatever the reason is, I would request you not to put your head down because you can still get the online live score and updates of the Germany vs Portugal match from various online live score websites. Here, I am giving some links of online live score websites:
The pervious match is not now important. Quarter final is the knock out, so who will play best they will get victory. Now we have to wait for a couple hours to get the result who will play the semi final of Euro 2008.