Euros

Group of death: Germany, France, Portugal and Hungary sparks life into the Euros

The group of death has yet lived to expectation as Germany, France, Portugal and even the undergo Hungary outperformed their critics.

Hungary is arguably the team of the tournament as they fought back to drawn France and almost knocked out Germany by scoring two goals against them.

Man of the match will certainly go to Ádám Szalai who powered in header past Manuel Neuer before sitting up A. Schäfer to second a second of the night minutes after Germany equalized.

The captain was simply sensational and that will certainly attract interest from some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

Portugal and France meanwhile had the VAR to thank to award them spot kicks. Portugal got two penalty calls which were dully converted by Cristiano Ronaldo while France got one which Karim Benzema scored.

Benzema did score another goal from brilliantly controlling Paul Pogba’s incisive long ball and then beating Patricio with a sublime strike.

The goal was beautiful and Ronaldo could be visibly seen nodding his head in appreciation. It was a world class goal scored from a world class player.

As it stands, France finishes top, followed by Portugal and then Germany. Sadly, Hungary exit the competition but they left with a lasting impression.

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