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On this day: 23 June

Published: Monday 23 June 2014, 1.44CET
France's 1984 semi-final with Portugal had it all: a passionate home crowd, twists and turns, and three goals in extra time including Michel Platini's 119th-minute winner.

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Published: Monday 23 June 2014, 1.44CET

On this day: 23 June

France's 1984 semi-final with Portugal had it all: a passionate home crowd, twists and turns, and three goals in extra time including Michel Platini's 119th-minute winner.

France 3-2 Portugal, aet
(Domergue 24 114, Platini 119; Rui Jordão 74 98)
1984 semi-finals, Marseille

Arguably the most vivid match in the competition's history, swinging one way and then the other before a late winner sent the partisan crowd into raptures.

In many ways it resembled the famous 1970 FIFA World Cup semi-final between Italy and West Germany as one team held sway for much of the match only to concede a late equaliser. There were more goals in extra time, for both sides, before the in-form Michel Platini rose to the occasion with a last-gasp winner.

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Other EURO fixtures
1996 quarter-finals: Germany 2-1 Croatia
1996 quarter-finals: Czech Republic 1-0 Portugal
2004 group stage: Netherlands 3-0 Latvia
2004 group stage: Germany 1-2 Czech Republic
2012 quarter-finals: Spain 2-0 France

Last updated: 24/06/14 8.07CET

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