Portugal vs Belgium Highlights & Goal – UEFA U-21 2023
Match Analysis: Portugal U21 vs Belgium U21
Portugal U21 faced Belgium U21 in their final group stage match of the U21 European Championship on June 27, 2023, at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia. The match ended with a 2-1 victory for Portugal U21.
Portugal U21 managed to score the first goal in the 56th minute, thanks to João Neves. Belgium U21 equalized in the 64th minute with a goal from Yorbe Vertessen. The decisive moment came in the 89th minute when Tiago Dantas scored a penalty for Portugal U21, securing their victory.
Throughout the match, both teams showed determination and intensity. Belgium U21 received five yellow cards, while Portugal U21 received two. The match statistics showed that Portugal U21 had a 59% possession rate and 15 shots (5 on goal), while Belgium U21 had a 41% possession rate and 10 shots (3 on goal).
This victory was crucial for Portugal U21, as they were previously at the bottom of Group A with only one point. Belgium U21, on the other hand, had two points from their opening two games of the tournament. The win gave Portugal U21 a chance to progress to the quarter-finals of the European Under-21 Championship, depending on the outcome of the match between Georgia and the Netherlands.