Germany Vs. Portugal, Euro 2012: Postiga Booked For Foul On Neuer

Well, that's pretty interesting. Mesut Ozil manages to burst into the Portugal box, skipping past one man, then two, before being dispossessed, and the break is suddenly on. Cristiano Ronaldo is racing clear down the left flank, and a good pass will cause the Germans some real problems. To his disgust, no such pass was forthcoming -- the ball ended up ballooned well over his head and that chance was gone.

And now we've had our first booking of the game. Manuel Neuer plays chicken with Helder Postiga, kicking the ball away just before the striker gets there. Unfortunately, Neuer didn't manage to get himself out of the way, and Postiga comes in with a studs-up challenge that clips the Bayern Munich stopper. Neuer makes the most of the foul, but it was probably a yellow card no matter what, so justice is done.

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

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