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Semi-finals

Portugal - Italy
3-4
 

Portugal - Italy 3-4 - 06/02/2014 - Match page - Futsal EURO 2014

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Italy pip Portugal to final

Published: Thursday 6 February 2014, 19.00CET
Italy pip Portugal to final 
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Italy are through to the UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 final after a pulsating semi-final with Portugal.

The Azzurri had trailed 2-1 at the break but three unanswered goals changed the game before Portugal's late, thrwarted recovery. Italy, who won the 2003 final but lost four years later, meet Russia or Spain on Saturday.

 

Lineups

Portugal

Portugal

Italy

Italy

1João Benedito (GK)1Mammarella (GK)
Yellow Card39:53
6Arnaldo Pereira (C)
Goal18:33
3Gabriel Lima (C)
Goal0:59
Yellow Card29:25
Goal30:22
7Cardinal4Romano
Goal22:42
9Gonçalo10Merlim
10Ricardinho
Goal12:57
11Saad
14Cristiano (GK)12Miarelli (GK)
12André Sousa (GK)2Ercolessi
2Bruno Coelho5Leggiero
3Leitão
Yellow Card33:23
6Honorio
5Joel Queirós
Goal34:36
7De Luca
8Pedro Cary8Vampeta
11João Matos9Fortino
Goal34:21
13Ricardo Fernandes13Giasson
15Murilo

Coaches

Jorge Braz (POR) Roberto Menichelli (ITA)

First referee

Ondřej Černý (CZE)

Press kits

Standings

 

Match statistics

Portugal
Italy

3

Goals scored

4

52

Total attempts

33

17

Attempts on target

20

15

off target

6

20

blocked

7

3

against woodwork

1

15

Corners

8

1

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

6

Fouls committed

8

8

Fouls suffered

6

photos

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Italy hold on to make Saturday's final against Russia or Spain - who play in less than an hour. A superb match.
  • Yellow Card
    39:53
    Giasson (Italy) is shown a yellow card.
  • Yellow Card
    35:00
    Vampeta (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Goal
    34:36
    Joel Queirós (Portugal) scores!
    Ricardinho on as flying goalkeeper...and straight away Joel Queirós's shot deflects in off Lima.
  • Goal
    34:21
    Fortino (Italy) scores!
    Fortino smashes in a shot from around 15 metres out.

See also

  • Portugal

    Next match played Futsal EURO: v Spain, 08 February 2014, 4-8
  • Italy

    Next match played Futsal EURO: v Russia, 08 February 2014, 3-1
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