Euro Cup 2012: Spain vs Portugal (SF)

Jun 28, 2012, 00:56 AM IST
Spanish players celebrate after Cesc Fabregas, center, scored the decisive goal in the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.
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Spanish players celebrate after Cesc Fabregas, center, scored the decisive goal in the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Portuguese players react as Spanish players celebrate after the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.
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Portuguese players react as Spanish players celebrate after the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal's Fabio Coentrao leave the pitch, as one of the championship mascot Slavko applauds after the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk.
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal's Fabio Coentrao leave the pitch, as one of the championship mascot Slavko applauds after the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk.

Spain's players celebrate after winning the penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.
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Spain's players celebrate after winning the penalty shootout during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Spain players celebrate winning the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk.
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Spain players celebrate winning the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk.

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas saves a penalty from Portugal's Joao Moutinho during a penalty shootout in the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk.
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas saves a penalty from Portugal's Joao Moutinho during a penalty shootout in the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk.

Spain's Cesc Fabregas, left, celebrates with goalkeeper Iker Casillas after scoring the decisive goal in the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, June 28, 2012.
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Spain's Cesc Fabregas, left, celebrates with goalkeeper Iker Casillas after scoring the decisive goal in the penalty shootout of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, June 28, 2012.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, reacts during the penalty shootout at the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, June 28, 2012.
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, reacts during the penalty shootout at the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, June 28, 2012.

Spain's Gerard Pique clears the ball in front of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Spain's Gerard Pique clears the ball in front of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo performs a freekick during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo performs a freekick during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa left, and Portugal's Nelson Oliveira jump for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa left, and Portugal's Nelson Oliveira jump for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after performing a freekick during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after performing a freekick during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Referee Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey, second left, books Portugal's Fabio Coentrao, as his teammates Pepe and Bruno Alves react beside them during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Referee Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey, second left, books Portugal's Fabio Coentrao, as his teammates Pepe and Bruno Alves react beside them during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Portugal's Bruno Alves, top, falls over Spain's Alvaro Negredo during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Portugal's Bruno Alves, top, falls over Spain's Alvaro Negredo during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Spain's Andres Iniesta and Portugal's Joao Pereira challenge for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Spain's Andres Iniesta and Portugal's Joao Pereira challenge for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Referee Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey, second left, gestures as he leaves the pitch with Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa, left, and Portugal's Fabio Coentrao at halftime of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Referee Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey, second left, gestures as he leaves the pitch with Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa, left, and Portugal's Fabio Coentrao at halftime of the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Portugal's Fabio Coentrao kicks the ball, challenged by Spain's David Silva, left, during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Portugal's Fabio Coentrao kicks the ball, challenged by Spain's David Silva, left, during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Spain's Gerard Pique, left, looks on as Portugal's Hugo Almeida controls the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Spain's Gerard Pique, left, looks on as Portugal's Hugo Almeida controls the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, and Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa run for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, and Spain's Alvaro Arbeloa run for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

Portugal's Hugo Almeida, left, and Spain's Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos, right, go for a header during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.
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Portugal's Hugo Almeida, left, and Spain's Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos, right, go for a header during the Euro 2012 soccer championship semifinal match between Spain and Portugal in Donetsk, Ukraine.