Hungary v Portugal, 22nd June, 5pm

JJ1532

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Hungary have showed a fair bit of character in their first 2 games. Beat Austria well and were perhaps unfortunate to not get more against Iceland. What can they do against a fired up Portugal side who will be smarting from the fact they only have 2 points when they should have 6. A draw would suit them fine I reckon, so I can't imagine they'll be too ambitious.

Can Ronaldo recover from the fact his misses have maybe cost his team 2 wins? Obviously isn't that, but it'll be suggested that way. Can he lead his team to a win that should see them qualify? A draw might not be enough, especially given they won't have won any of their games. A defeat obviously will probably see them go out. Can they break down Hungary, who are likely to do what Austria and Iceland did and park 11 men behind the ball?

Shaping up to be a really interesting game this one.
 

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Ronaldo feeling the pressure?

Apparently Ronaldo has a long-standing feud with the company that that reporter works for. Something to do with both a story about Ronaldo's part to play in the sacking of Bento and a story about the mother of his son.

Maybe if he'd bagged a hat-trick in the last match he'd have thrown the microphone into a puddle rather than a lake, though.
 

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Absolutely the best match of the tournament...and I thought that expanding the finals to 24 teams was a terrible idea too.
 

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3-3 Ronaldo again. Ffs.

Time for Dzsudzsak to complete a hattrick of deflections?

Hit the post. Madness.
 

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Commentators are getting ridiculously overexcited at Ronaldo scoring an unchallenged header from 6 yards out past Gabor Kiraly.
 

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Just a goal to any side please

You just know Portugal will turn up, beat us on penalties and then turn to shit again once we're out
 

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What a fantastic game, fair play to Hungary for winning the group when everyone expected them to finish bottom of this group. Don't think they are really that good but finishing top will give them a good shout in their next game. As for Portugal not to win against any of the 3 teams they've played is poor, and I don't fear playing them in the last 16, I think it could be a game better suited for England anyway as Portugal will definitely not be parking the bus, their back line isn't the best nor the quickest with Carvalho still in there, if they have a go can see us picking them off.
 

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Wow Iceland have stolen it last minute and we'll face them, definitely a better proposition than Portugal in the last 16 get in. That now sees Portugal slip to 3rd and their chances of qualifying have shortened massively!
 

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