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Fred Pleitgen reports on the political implications of the Germany vs. Greece football match. Which team do you think will win?
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Portugal fans have been celebrating their Euro 2012 quarter-final win over Czech Republic in Warsaw. A Cristiano Ronaldo goal was enough to give the Portuguese the win in a match they completely dominated. Their fans will now be planning a trip to Donetsk for a semi-final against either Spain or France.
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England may not be watched by many of their own fans at Euro 2012. But they're not short of admirers. Two wins and a draw saw them finish top of Group D and book a quarter-final clash with Italy on Sunday. Italy's Leonardo Bonucci is likely to line up against England and is fully aware…
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Gdansk quarter-final no pushover, says Loew Friday sees a real David and Goliath contest as European heavyweights Germany take on surprise quarter-finalists Greece. Germany sailed through the opening round taking maximum points from the so-called 'Group of Death'. That has made the finalists from four years ago strong favourites to reach the last four. But…
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After watching Portugal make the Euro 2012 semi-finals on Thursday, Germany and Greece go head-to-head on Friday to see who the next side to make the last four of the tournament will be. Germany are heavy favourites for the tie against the Greeks and are a lot of people's frontrunners for the tournament. Joachim Low's…
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Portugal became the first team in Euro 2012 to reach the semi-finals, after a slender 1-0 win over Czech Republic on Thursday night in the first of the competition's quarter-finals. Ronaldo scores again as Portugal progress Group A winners Czech Republic and Group B runners-up Portugal met in Warsaw on Thursday night in the first…
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Czech Republic 0-1 Portugal highlights "We played very well and then hit the post two times. We are confident and we are mature, so we are ready for the fight." - Portugal forward Ronaldo looks forward to the semi-final "We really prepared hard to cope with him [Ronaldo], but he is a player of the…
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Czech Republic and Portugal go head-to-head on Thursday in the first Euro 2012 quarter-final, with Group A’s winners and Group B’s runners-up playing for a place in the last four. Czech Republic’s progression through to this stage is all the more surprising given the side’s 4-1 opening day defeat to Russia, where they looked lacklustre.…
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The final eight sides to compete in the Euro 2012 quarter-finals have been decided after four tight qualifying groups all went down to the last day to elect the progressing sides. Four eagerly-anticipated quarters will be played from Thursday through to Sunday, with the competition's real movers and shakers starting to make themselves known. Here…
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England top Group D after eventful night England progressed to the quarter-finals after Wayne Rooney scored on his international comeback but it was an unconvincing and frankly fortunate 1-0 win over Ukraine in Donetsk. Roared on by a boisterous home crowd, Ukraine made an excellent start and dominated possession while looking to threaten down the…

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Top Tips to Improve Your Chances of Winning Sports Bets Betting is a game that many people mistaken for a get rich quick fix. That is why, in as much as some bettors are immensely successful, others keep losing. Betting requires discipline, knowledge of math, and consistency. Here are the tips to increase your chances…