Portugal Vs. Bosnia, Euro 2012 Qualifying Playoffs: Ronaldo Gets Portugal Off To A Great Start

Cristiano Ronaldo has gotten Portugal off to a great start by thumping in a 25-yard free-kick to put them 1-0 up. There may be some controversy as Bosnia keeper Asmir Begovic was on the receiving end of a laser pen as he was organising his wall, but he was never saving this. It was too well-struck by the Real Madrid winger, just over the wall and landing well out of Begovic's reach.

It's deserved for Portugal too, who have started the better side. Moments before, Fabio Coentrao put in a low, dangerous cross from the left-hand side, from which Meireles warmed the palms of Begovic. Bosnia haven't turned up yet - they need to sort themselves out quickly while they still can. And for Portugal, they need to be careful - their opponents, of course, still only need one goal...

We'll have live coverage of this and every Euro 2012 qualifying match in our Euro 2012 Qualifying Playoffs, Second Legs StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, visit SB Nation Soccer.

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