Wales lose 2-0 to Portugal in the opening semi-final

Wales lose 2-0 to Portugal in the opening semi-final

Portugal emerged wins in the first semi-final match against Wales at the Euro 2016. Booking a place in the grand finale of the Euros.

Wales lose 2-0 to Portugal in the opening semi-final

Cristiano Ronaldo scores Portugal's opening goal

The match had been billed in some quarters as a private battle between Real Madrid team-mates Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, and the Portuguese won it hands down after a cagey and scoreless first period.

The first half was an end to end action, with both sides failing to create plenty of goal scoring opportunities.

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But Real Madrid star-man, Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a great header five minutes after the break and then quickly set up Nani as Portugal ran out convincing 2-0 winners in Lyon.

This has been a tournament where Ronaldo has not been at his brilliant best, scoring only twice in five games.

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