Portugal v France LIVE: Scores and latest goals updates from the crucial Euro 2024 quarter-final

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The second quarter-final of Euro 2024 is another exciting match in which France, the winner of the 2018 World Cup, will take on Portugal, the 2016 European champions.

Didier Deschamps’ men have managed to reach the last eight without scoring a goal from open play, with two own goals and a Kylian Mbappe penalty enough to see them through tests against Austria, the Netherlands, Poland and Belgium. Their narrow win over Belgium in the last 16 lacked quality and excitement, although the French will be encouraged by several missed chances and the fact that Mbappe has regained his form since suffering a broken nose.

By comparison, Portugal needed penalties to beat Slovenia in the round of 16. Roberto Martinez’s team struggled to create chances in their first knockout match, with Cristiano Ronaldo in particular missing good chances, including a missed penalty in extra time.

The match will be a battle of generations, with Mbappé taking on Ronaldo, but both teams know they need to improve if they are to get the job done tonight.

Follow all the action from Portugal v France via our live blog below:


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Mbappe bursts into the box and sends a low pass across the goal, but Costa again saves well. France now hold the ball better, until Camavinga sends a cross that goes past Hernandez.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:23 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Portugal’s corner is cleared and France counter well, led by Hernandez. He eventually lines up a shot from distance, but Costa does well to move to his left and parry it away.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:21 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Ronaldo drops deep again, but it has a good effect, helping Portugal out of their half and launching the counter. The ball is hit in from the left, but he runs over all the red shirts.

Much was made of Ronaldo’s performance against Slovenia, but it was one of his better performances for the Selection during the past years.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:20 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Mike Maignan inexplicably miscontrols the pass back to him and it’s a Portuguese corner, but the French keeper makes up for it by catching the ball well. He throws it to Mbappe, but Cancelo makes amends by intercepting it.

Leao goes left and beats Kounde, but his ball eventually finds Silva, but it comes to nothing. Shortly afterwards, Fernandes’ long-range shot is deflected behind the ball for a corner.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:17 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Cancelo wins a kick-off from Mbappe and Portugal win again by overthrowing the defence of Dias, Costa and Pepe.

Neither side really puts any pressure on, so Pepe decides to throw a good ball over the line, but it’s too much for Leao.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:15 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Fernandes’ cross is wasteful, but Costa quickly gets the ball back.

Leao makes a brilliant pass with his back heel through Kounde’s legs and towards Mendes, but the latter’s cross is too much for Ronaldo.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:13 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Fernandes wins Saliba’s first dangerous free kick, and – for once – Ronaldo doesn’t take it! He must have read the news.

Fernandes throws the ball in, but Kounde gives it a corner.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:10 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Plenty of possession for Portugal here, but they aren’t making much progress. Mendes overlaps Leao, but his cross is blocked.

More possession for the Seleção, but they haven’t bothered to investigate this yet.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:09 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

Leao gets the better of Thuram on the left, but it comes to nothing.

France try to launch a counter-attack but Joao Palhinha, who is reportedly close to a move to Bayern, is there to intercept the ball.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:06 PM


Euro 2024: Portugal 0-0 France

France seem to be the better of the two teams so far, but there are no significant chances yet.

Chris WilsonJuly 5, 2024 8:04 PM

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