Portugal vs Czech Republic LIVE: Team news and Euro 2024 lineups as Cristiano Ronaldo leads Selecao


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Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal against Czech Republic has Euro 2024 during the last match of the first round group meetings in Germany.

That of Roberto Martinez unexpected decision regarding Ronaldo saw the Seleçao strengthen its references as one of the favorites of the competition. The Portuguese have one of the most talented squads in the tournament, with a balance of experience – brought to the table by players such as Ronaldo, Pepe, Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva – mixing in the exciting talent of youngsters including Goncalo Inacio, Rafael Leao and Joao Neves.

Although they won Euro 2016, the Selection are looking to enrich their disappointing and empty record, having notably lost at home to Greece in the 2004 final.

The Czech Republic enters the tournament with low expectations despite a strong performance at Euro 2020, where Patrik Schick finished as co-top scorer as they traveled to Denmark in the quarter-finals. They will be hoping for a similarly strong performance this time around, with the added experience of players such as Tomas Soucek and Adam Hlozek potentially vital.

Follow all the latest news and matches on our live blog below, plus reaction to the day’s other matches:

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 1-1 Georgia

There will only be one minute of added time.

Clahanoglu delivers a free kick, but it’s directly towards Mamardashvili.

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:47 p.m.

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 1-1 Georgia

Turkey is still investigating, but is aware of the threat of attack on Georgia. Georgia is happy to keep the ball as they look to finish the half.

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:46 p.m.

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 1-1 Georgia

Turkey win a free kick in a dangerous area near the edge of the box as Kokcu is brought down.

Calhanoglu throws it, but the sea of ​​white shirts manages to block once again.

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:41 p.m.

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 1-1 Georgia

Georgia now have a spring in their step and they are playing some brilliant stuff, with Kochorashvili the last to see a shot blocked.

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:39 p.m.

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 1-1 Georgia

Bardakci is the first player booked as he stops the Georgian counter.

Moments later, Georgia are inches away from taking the lead as the ball is sent to Kakabadze in the box, and he waves it to Mikautadze, who volleys it but can only direct it narrowly. side of the post!

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:37 p.m.

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AIM! Türkiye 1-1 Georgia

AIM! Georgia scores its first ever goal in a football tournament!!

Kochorashvili recovers on the edge of the area, picks up Yildiz, deceives him with a step and beats him on the right. He pushes away an inviting cross for Mikautadze, who hits low for the first time towards the near post, and the ball goes past Gunok!

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:35 p.m.

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 1-0 Georgia

Crazy few minutes there, but the game has calmed down a bit now. Or is that…

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:33 p.m.

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GOAL DENIED! Türkiye 1-0 Georgia

Turkey thinks they have a second but they are ruled out for offside!

This time Turkey goes down the right and the ball is headed to Yildiz, who is there with the shot into an open goal and he converts it, but it has drifted offside!

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:32 p.m.

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AIM! Türkiye 1-0 Georgia

Goal of the tournament contender for Turkey!

Turkey attacks on the left and Kadıoğlu finds himself in the overlap. He passes a ball and moves away but only as far as Muldur, who arrives at the edge of the area.

He hits a volley with brilliant technique, cuts it, and it’s sent into the top corner!

Turkish delight in Dortmund.

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:29 p.m.

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Euro 2024: Türkiye 0-0 Georgia

Kokcu is the last to try from distance, but his shot is blocked.

Georgia counters, with Kvaratskhelia carrying down the left, but Guler intervenes to dispossess him near the Turkish box.

Chris WilsonJune 18, 2024 5:25 p.m.

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