Portugal Vs. Spain, Euro 2012 Semifinals: Pepe Wipes Out Pedro

Extra time, so far, has been much like regular time. The game's mostly being played in the midfield, and whenever Spain manage to get the ball forward quickly Portugal's defence stands strong and repels the threat. This time it's Jesus Navas who provides the push, and he's able to work it across the width of the pitch, providing Spain with an overload on the left flank. The cross comes in, Pedro tries to get on the end of it, and is absolutely crushed by Pepe.

There are no substitutes left on Vicente del Bosque's bench, so even if Pedro's hurt (and he stayed down for a while, he'll just have to slog on. On the pitch, Cesc Fabregas retrieves possession and promptly gives the ball again, confirming that he's a straight-up replacement for Alvaro Negredo.

We have live coverage in our Portugal vs. Spain, Euro 2012 Semifinals StoryStream. For more on Euro 2012 and the entire world of football, follow @SBNationSoccer on Twitter.

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