Bosnia-Herzegovina Vs. Portugal Live, Euro 2012 Qualifying Playoffs: Cristiano Ronaldo Spurns Great Chance

Well that's the best chance of the game so far in Bosnia vs. Portugal, and it's been squandered by Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. A long throw-in from the right caused a bit of a scramble in the Bosnia penalty area - although nothing about it particularly troubled Asmir Begovic, but the ball was eventually cleared as far as the visitors' back line.

Pepe met the clearance with what appeared to be an aimless punt upfield - but the centre back's punt ended up being a defence-splitting through ball that found the run of his Madrid teammate. Ronaldo had plenty of space and time and with the entire Bosnia defence drifting towards the ball he probably should either have shot early or crossed for Nani, lurking at the far post. Instead, he delayed, allowing his eventual shot to be blocked. That should almost certainly have been 1-0 Portugal but instead the match is still scoreless. Bosnia are making more noise going forward now, so the visitors could really regret that missed chance.

We'll have live coverage of this match and all of the Euro 2012 Qualifying playoffs action in our Euro 2012 Qualifying playoffs, first legs StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, check out SB Nation Soccer.

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