'We're going to war': Portuguese start hostilities before quarter-final against Blues

Portugal qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Championship after dominating the brave Slovenia team with forceps (0-0, 3-0 tab).
In the quarter-finals, Cristiano Ronaldo's teammates meet the Blues.
And since the final whistle, after the relief of qualification, they turned their attention to this shock.

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Rehabilitation in pain as a stimulus? After coming so close to a penalty, Portugal finally took control of Slovenia (0-0, 3-0) on Monday. In difficulty in front of goal, such as the penalty that Cristiano Ronaldo missed in extra time, the Selecting the kinas He relied on his last-ditch defence, Diogo Costa, who was brutal during the penalty shootout, to advance to the next round. Now it is France who stand in the way of the Portuguese, with a chance of reaching the quarter-finals. A match that has become a classic in recent years (two matches at the Euros, two matches in the Nations League since 2016), including that painful evening in July 2016.

We will fight.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Despite the energy remaining on the pitch at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, the Lusitanians are ready to take on the challenge.We are going to warwarns captain Cristiano Ronaldo, who will celebrate his 212th selection on Friday (9 p.m., live commentary on TF1Info). “We will have a tough match against France, who are among the favourites, but we will fight.”He stressed that the extra 30 minutes he played against the Slovenians could affect the legs when it comes time to face the French.

“Ready to face France” Coach Roberto Martinez agrees. “I think this kind of game gives us more strength than winning by two or three goals.”He adds in the comments that I quoted: In Paula. “Today is a victory for the enthusiasts and we will give them more”slipping again.

Diogo Costa and his team are “ready”

Anti-Blues, Gang Joao Palinha Expect a radically different encounter, with an opponent that is strong defensively, but also more dangerous in attack. “I think the match will be different against France”the Fulham midfielder, who is being heavily courted by Bayern Munich. “It's not an excuse, but the pitch didn't make our game easy, we still played well and despite the rush at times, we deserved to qualify.”Defender Joao Cancelo confirmed for his part.

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According to the creative Bruno Fernandes, the accent below during the round of 16, “The most important thing is to qualify. [pour les quarts de finale]”. “Obviously we want to improve, score more goals and create more chances and I think we can do that in the next game.”still believes the Manchester United midfielder, in an interview with RTP. “Whatever happens, we are ready. We are ready for anything.”“Didier Deschamps' players have been warned,” concludes the evening's hero Diogo Costa.


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