Portugal vs Argentina Olympic Match Highlight

Watch live streaming as Portugal plays Argentina in the 1st round of group stage of the men's soccer tournament. Match Preview Predictions, Highlights, Match details, Score, Result.

Match Details  

Portugal vs Argentina, Olympics 2016, Group D
Date: Friday, August 5, 2016
Kick-off: 22:00 UK Time.
Venue: Estadio Nilton Santos (Rio de Janeiro).

Portugal vs Argentina Olympic Match Highlight

In a matchup of two soccer powers, Portugal beat Argentina in Group D play at the Olympic Stadium.

The two groups were moderately level through the principal half as they stayed scoreless. Portugal held more ownership while Argentina debilitated on the counter assault.

Argentina had an awesome opportunity to score right on time in the second half as Johnathan Calleri chipped the ball over Argentine goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli, however the shot hit off the crossbar to keep the score 0-0.

In the 66th moment, Portugal's Paciencia opened the scoring as he got the ball at the highest point of the container and sent a low shot past Rulli to give Portugal the lead.

Argentine substitute Cristian Pavon had his shot spared by Portugal's Bruno Varela in the 74th moment as Argentina hoped to even out.

Argentina's odds of getting an outcome from the match took a major hit in the 84th moment as Portugal's Pite scored on a long range exertion that was misused by Rulli. The Argentine goalkeeper had the ball go in the middle of his legs and into the back of the net to make the score 2-0.

Argentina's Giovanni Simeone had his shot spared off the line by a Portuguese safeguard in stoppage time as the amusement finished 2-0.

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Argentina will kick begin their Olympic football battle against European Champions Portugal at the Estadio Nilton Santos in Rio de Janeiro.

Group 'D' Teams

  • Honduras (HON)
  • Algeria (ALG)
  • Portugal (POR)
  • Argentina (ARG)

Argentina Team squad for 2016 Rio Olympics

#Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age) CapsGoals
1GKGerónimo Rulli20 May 1992 (aged 24)00
2DFLautaro Gianetti13 November 1993 (aged 22)00
3DFAlexis Soto20 October 1993 (aged 22)00
4DFJosé Luis Gómez13 September 1993 (aged 22)00
5MFLucas Romero18 April 1994 (aged 22)00
6DFVíctor Cuesta19 November 1988 (aged 27)00
7MFCristian Pavón21 January 1996 (aged 20)00
8MFSantiago Ascacibar25 February 1997 (aged 19)10
9FWJonathan Calleri23 September 1993 (aged 22)00
10FWÁngel Correa9 March 1995 (aged 21)00
11FWGiovanni Simeone5 July 1995 (aged 21)00
12MFAxel Werner28 February 1996 (aged 20)00
13MFJoaquín Arzura18 May 1993 (aged 23)00
14MFGiovani Lo Celso9 April 1996 (aged 20)00
15DFLisandro Magallán27 September 1993 (aged 22)00
16DFLeandro Vega27 May 1996 (aged 20)00
17MFMauricio Martínez20 February 1993 (aged 23)00
18FWCristian Espinoza3 April 1995 (aged 21)00

Portugal Team squad for 2016 Rio Olympics

#Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age) CapsGoals
1GKBruno Varela4 November 1994 (aged 21)00
2DFRicardo Esgaio16 May 1993 (aged 23)10
3DFTiago Ilori28 October 1993 (aged 22)10
4DFTobias Figueiredo2 February 1994 (aged 22)10
5DFEdgar Ié5 May 1994 (aged 22)00
6MFTomás Podstawski30 January 1995 (aged 21)00
7MFAndré Martins21 January 1990 (aged 26)00
8MFSérgio Oliveira2 June 1992 (aged 24)10
9FWGonçalo Paciência1 August 1994 (aged 22)00
10MFBruno Fernandes (c)8 September 1994 (aged 21)10
11FWSalvador Agra11 November 1991 (aged 24)00
12MFFernando Fonseca14 March 1997 (aged 19)00
13GKJoel Castro Pereira28 June 1996 (aged 20)00
14FWPité22 August 1994 (aged 21)00
15DFPaulo Henrique23 October 1996 (aged 19)00
16MFFrancisco Ramos10 April 1995 (aged 21)10
17FWCarlos Mané11 March 1994 (aged 22)00
18MFTiago Silva2 June 1993 (aged 23)00

Portugal versus Argentina Score

Potugal 2-0 Argentina

Portugal versus Argentina Result

Portugal won the match by 2-0

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