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Portugal Vs. Netherlands, Euro 2012: Finally, A Cristiano Ronaldo Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal teammates had a number of excellent chances in the first half hour of their match against the Netherlands, but it didn't look like they had their finishing boots on for quite a while. After Ronaldo's poor performance against Denmark, it was easy to think that the goal was never going to come, but he finally capitalized on a golden chance in the 28th minute, equalizing the match for his side.

The Dutch haven't defended well at any point in the tournament and the Portugal goal was no exception. Their third central defense pairing of the tournament was easily carved up by a Joao Pereira through ball, placed beautifully into the path of Ronaldo. He got onto it and finished comfortably, making it 1-1. At the moment, Germany lead the group while Portugal and Denmark are tied on four points. That puts Portugal through on the head-to-head tiebreaker.

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