Monday, June 26, 2006

WORLD CUP UPDATE

ENGLAND AND PORTUGAL TO CLASH IN THE QUARTERFINALS

Portugal is through to the quarterfinals thanks to a goal from Maniche. The match was characterized by solid football and eventful moments. There were plenty of yellow cards and 4 players were actually sent off. The second half was hard fought with the Dutch trying hard to score and Portugal aiming to increase their lead. The intensity of the match judged from the 6 minutes of injury time.

Portugal is scheduled to meet England in the quarterfinals. England went past Ecuador through a freekick from David Beckham. The English now has the distinction of scoring in three consecutive world cups.

Portugal beat Holland and England on way to the finals of the Euro 2004. So will it be the same this time?

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