Portugal Vs. Bosnia, Euro 2012 Qualifying Playoffs: Spahic Gives Bosnia An Unlikely Lifeline

Good lord, this is ridiculous. The 'ole's had started and Bosnia looked defeated, but after a free-kick out on the right side - given away by Coentrao, who has made two mistakes all game, both of which have led to goals - is swung in and half-cleared, Portugal have a collective brain-melt and leave about five Bosnia players completely unmarked in the centre. Spahic gets on the end of the return, and the Captain calmly sweeps the ball into the corner to put Bosnia back into a match they could've lost ten times over again.

It's remarkable from the Bosnians, who have been utterly coldblooded in front of goal, making the most of very little possession in Portugal's half, but if they blow this then Portugal will feel very silly indeed. Over 20 minutes left for Bosnia to complete an unlikely comeback - but remember, they'll have to do it with ten men.

 

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