The results of the European teams that fought friendly matches today varied between those who disappointed the fans and those who showed their position in a clear message to the opponent in the group tournament of the European nations.
Festival goals for Portugal in the range of Andorra
The Portuguese national football team swept its guests Andorra with seven clean goals in their friendly match on Wednesday, as part of their preparations to complete their career in the European Nations League’s group stage next week.
At the “Al Noor” stadium in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, the Portuguese national team ended the first half in favor of two clean goals scored by Badran Yto and Paulinho in the eighth and 29th minutes.
The great star Cristiano Ronaldo, the Italian Juventus striker, was absent from the Portuguese national team’s starting line-up, but he participated in the second half.
In the second half, the Portuguese national team showered their guest net with five more goals, which were scored by Renato Sanchez, Paulinho, Emily Garcia, the Andorran player, and Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Felix in the minutes 56, 61, 76, 85 and 88.
Finland surprised France in Paris with a double
The Finnish soccer team blew up the surprise. It snatched a precious 2-0 victory over its French host, the world champion, in the friendly match that was held between them Wednesday night at the “Stade de France” in Paris, as part of their preparations to complete their career in the group stage of the European Nations League next week.
The Finnish team decided to match two goals in the first half, scored by Marcus Fors and Uni Valacari in the 28th and 31st minutes. In contrast, the French team failed to score, despite many of the team’s stars such as Paul Pogba, Olivier Giroud, Wissam Ben Yedder and Antoine Griezmann line-up or as substitutes in the middle of the match.
Batshuayi double leads Belgium to victory over Switzerland.
Michy Batshuayi scored twice in the second half to lead Belgium to overturn a 2-1 win over Switzerland in a friendly soccer match on Wednesday, boosting her confidence in Sunday’s European Nations League match against England.
Amir Mohammadi gave Switzerland the lead, but Batshuayi equalized with a controversial goal due to offside at the start of the second half. The two teams relied on two reserve formations before playing two matches each in the Nations League next week.
Swiss Admir Mohammadi scored 12 minutes into the match against Belgium. Four minutes into the second half, Belgium leveled itself when Yuri Tilmans grabbed the ball and played it to Batshuayi to put it in the net. Batshuayi appeared to be offside, but the referee calculated the goal in the absence of VAR.
Belgium snatched victory when Dodi Lukpakio launched on the left side and passed the ball to Thomas Fouquet, who turned it over to Batshuayi and the Liverpool striker got a lot of space to put it in the net.
The Netherlands continues to falter and draw with Spain
The Dutch national team continued to stumble and failed to win the fifth match in a row by falling into a 1-1 draw with its Spanish counterpart in their friendly match on Wednesday as part of their preparations to complete their career in the group stage the European Nations League next week.
And at the “Johan Cruyff” stadium in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam, the two teams presented a largely equal performer in the first half. Still, the Spanish national team ended the game in favor of a clean goal scored by Sergio Canales in the 19th minute.
The goal is Canales’ first with the Spanish national team, noting that he played only his sixth match.
In the second half, Van de Beek scored the equalizer for the Dutch national team in the 47th minute, to be the third consecutive draw for the Dutch team, after it tied negatively with his Bosnian and Italian counterparts 1 -1 last month in the European Nations League and defeated his Italian counterparts 0-1 in the Nations League and Mexico with zero – 1 amicably last September.
Germany team hardly beat the Czech Republic in a friendly match
The German national team won a 1-0 victory over its guest the Czech Republic on Wednesday as part of the teams’ preparations for the last two rounds of the European Football League Championship.
And Joachim Low, coach of the German national team, paid some alternative elements to prepare them for the next matches, as they were at the coach’s good expectations, and they won a well-deserved and deserved victory.
Luka Waldschmidt assumed the starring role in the match after scoring the German national team’s only goal in the 13th minute.
The German national team is preparing to face its guest, the Ukraine national team, and then go out to meet its host Spain in a heavy-caliber confrontation, on Saturday and Tuesday, respectively, in Group D of the first division of the continental competition.
Germany ranks second in the group standings with six points, one point behind Spain (the leaders), and a difference in confrontations against Ukraine, who is in third place, equal to it in the same score.
On the other hand, the Czechs will host Israel and Slovakia’s teams on Sunday and Wednesday, respectively, in the second group in the second division of the Nations League.
The Czech team is in second place in the group with six points, four points behind the Scottish team (leaders).