Portugal and Belgium qualified for the European Championship in Germany

Portugal and Belgium qualified for the European Championship in Germany

Portugal bid to beat Slovakia 3-2, while Belgium won 3-2 in Austria: The Portuguese and Belgians have qualified for Euro 2024, like the French team. In the other matches, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece and Azerbaijan emerged victorious.

A very lively evening. Portugal and Belgium caused scares as they edged Slovakia and Austria respectively, but eventually won 3-2 and qualified for the 2024 Euros in Germany. Elsewhere, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina secured Iceland’s win against Luxembourg. Summary of the evening matches in the Euro 2024 qualifiers.

Portugal – Slovakia 3-2: CR7 double and qualification is within reach

Under heavy rain, Portugal trembled against Slovakia, in a duel between first and second in Group J. Paris Saint-Germain striker Goncalo Ramos opened the scoring with a beautiful header in the 18th minute after a good cross from Bruno Fernandes. Cristiano Ronaldo was in charge of the break after 11 minutes from the penalty spot after a handball from Skriniar (2-0, minute 29).

The Portugal national team was still afraid, as it conceded a very good goal from David Hanko at the end of the match (2-1, 69th minute), forcing Cristiano Ronaldo to shine after a new pass from Bruno Fernandes (3-1, 72nd minute). Slovakia possessed the ball for several minutes, and Slovakia came back again after another shot at the edge of the penalty area, this time from Stanislav Lobotka (3-2, min. 80). Enough to get a ticket to Germany.

Austria-Belgium 2-3: Red card and ticket to Germany

Belgium, which was accustomed to facing Austria during its trips to Vienna, was largely reassured by Dodi Lukebakio’s double, with a single number to open the scoring (0-1, 12), then by sending a powerful shot into the goal. Zone (0-2, 55). Romelu Lukaku completed the Caviar hat-trick from Jeremy Doku (0-3, minute 58).

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Konrad Laimer allowed his team to return to the score with a very beautiful goal from the post (1-3, minute 73). Austria gradually regained control after Amadou Onana was sent off (red card) in the 78th minute. From a penalty kick, Marcel Sabitzer continued the comeback (2-3, 84th minute). A victory that allows Belgium to maintain its first place in Group F, ahead of Austria, and qualify for the 2024 European Championship. At the bottom of the table, Azerbaijan won 2-0 at Estonia shortly before that.

Greece remains optimistic, as does Luxembourg

For its part, Greece performed well by defeating Ireland 2-0, maintaining the hope of qualifying in Group Two, which France leads (18 points) with 12 points. In front, a brilliant header from Georgios Giakoumakis (0-1, min. 20) and a recovery from Georgios Masouras (0-2, 45+4), scoring two goals in the first half. A win knocks Ireland out of Euro 2024.

Bosnia and Herzegovina also achieved success in their trip, beating Liechtenstein 2-0 thanks to goals from Ammar Rakhmanovic (0-1, 13) and Miroslav Stefanovic (0-2, 41). In the same group, Luxembourg tied with Iceland 1-1 thanks to goals from Ori Oscarsson (1-0, 23rd place) and Gerson Rodriguez (1-1, 46th).

Group B:

Netherlands 1-2 France

Ireland 0-2 Greece

Sixth group:

Austria 2-3 Belgium

Estonia 0-2 Azerbaijan

Group J:

Portugal 3-2 Slovakia

Liechtenstein 0-2 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Iceland 1-1 Luxembourg

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