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21/06/12 - Euro 2012 Match Day Moments

21/06/12 - Euro 2012 Match Day Moments

It`s back!

After a twenty-four hour break, due to there being a blank fixture day yesterday, we`re all eagerly awaiting the first of the quarter-finals with the Czech Republic taking on Portugal.

With the match having to be settled on the night, the small matter of a penalty shoot-out could rear its ugly head, although something tells me that if the Czech side gets that far they`ll be both delighted and reliant on a certain Petr Cech replicating the heroics of that night in the Allianz Arena on 19th May 2012.

The Czech side trotting out tonight will, courtesy of a pledge not to shave until they exit the tournament, look a right old hairy bunch but it is, of course, Portugal that will start as the favourites to win the fixture.

Any side with Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks will present a danger and Chelsea fans will also be keeping a close eye out for Raul Meireles who`ll be prominent in the Portuguese midfield.

I get the impression that the longer this one goes on without Portugal edging ahead, the more the Czech side will fancy their chances. But, for me, there is going to be only one winner tonight and I reckon that, sometime this evening, in the sanctuary of his hotel room, Petr Cech will be reaching for that razor and removing the unflattering facial hair that has sprouted up since he left SW6 after our remarkable celebrations that Sunday afternoon.

Feel free to tune in and leave a few comments in our Match Day thread as the competition starts to separate the fortunate from the brave!



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Writer:Merlin
Date:Thursday June 21 2012
Time: 4:48PM

Comments

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News that our scouts are present at euros to watch theodor gebre selassie,the rb of czech republic.If he can stop C.Ronaldo today,i would like us to snap him immediately b4 werder bremen could.As far as i ve seen,he is the best rb at the euros upto now.Come on theodor,shed us some light.
BlueIndia
21/06/2012 17:02:00
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Hope Portugal don't score more than 3 goals as the Czech republic defence is just too porous. Hope Cech have a very great game.
SameX
21/06/2012 18:45:00
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Ok... I wanna watch the Gebre Selassie lad today, people have been saying a lot about him..
Latunvic
21/06/2012 19:46:00
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The Czech republic right back has been solid so far
SameX
21/06/2012 19:51:00
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Anyone here know how old the lad is??
JuniorCFC21
21/06/2012 19:56:00
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@JuniorCFC21, 25 (26 in December)
GhostWriter
21/06/2012 20:05:00
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Nice save by cech anyway..
josevis
21/06/2012 20:10:00
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Nice save by cech anyway..
josevis
21/06/2012 20:10:00
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Good save Petr.....
Latunvic
21/06/2012 20:11:00
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Gebre Selassie looks like a class act so far were it not for a good block he could of had an assist. I think I could see us going for either him or Debuchy.
GhostWriter
21/06/2012 20:17:00
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@GhostWriter I dont think he does that much in this game. For me, he's just average, thats my opinion..
josevis
21/06/2012 20:34:00
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My exams kept me away from this game against my wish...Damn
Desmondadonis
21/06/2012 20:36:00
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Great ball from Raul, Ronaldo hit the woodwork. Raul's long passes are more accurate than his short passes
SameX
21/06/2012 20:36:00
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Nah he has been more than average in this game.
SameX
21/06/2012 20:38:00
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Jovesis i agree with u,premier league is faster than the euros....And portugal would be his first real test
Desmondadonis
21/06/2012 20:39:00
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So whats the scoreline? Maybe i can watch the 2nd half.
Desmondadonis
21/06/2012 20:50:00
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Selassie guy is quite gud
Nightingalle
21/06/2012 21:02:00
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czech no. 14 Václav Pilař is good winger!! He's just 23 years old, too bad he just signed for wolfburg this year.. Nice save by cech again!
josevis
21/06/2012 21:06:00
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Queresma was one talented dude but he just had to fade away. Nani has been quite wasteful
Nightingalle
21/06/2012 21:07:00
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@Josevis, sorry, should of clarified, I meant so far in the tournament, not in the game, in this game he's actually been pretty quiet, but I was writing it just as he put in that cross.
GhostWriter
21/06/2012 21:15:00
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