Turkey vs Portugal LIVE! Euro 2024 result, match stream, latest updates today

Turkey vs Portugal LIVE! Euro 2024 result, match stream, latest updates today

Turkey vs Portugal LIVE!

The top two in Group F face off this evening in an intriguing Euro 2024 clash in Dortmund. Both teams won their opening games, though neither were overly convincing in the process. Turkey almost conceded a second equaliser against Georgia at the death, before Portugal needed an even later goal to beat Czech Republic.

It may have been Turkey's first win in five games, but they did eventually turn on the style in their opening game. They will need to keep that momentum building if they are to beat - and score against - Portugal in a Euros game at the fourth time of asking. Teenage stars Arda Guler and Kenan Yildiz should again start.

Portugal, meanwhile, should not be too discouraged by their narrow win, having won 10 out of 10 during qualifying, but are creating a knack of conceding goals with just one clean sheet in their last six games. An area for Turkey to exploit? Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes need to go the business to make sure it doesn’t matter. Follow the game LIVE below with our dedicated match blog.

Turkey vs Portugal latest news

  • GOAL! Fernandes wraps up convincing win

  • GOAL! Remarkable own goal from Akaydin

  • GOAL! Bernardo fires home the opener


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96min: Couldn’t have been easier! Top spot secured for Selecao.

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90min: Five minutes added on.

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88min: Vitinha is off for Joao Neves.

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83min: Pepe is replaced by Antonio Silva, even the Turkey fans are applauding his performance.

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82min: A break in play after another pitch invader.

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77min: Demiral is on for Akaydin.

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70min: This game is very much going through the motions now.

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66min: Oh my word, Ronaldo climbs highest in the area and looks certain to nod in a fourth but ends up sending the ball behind him.

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62min: Turkey fans are, for the first time, being out-sung by the Portuguese now.

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59min: Surely won’t be long before Portugal make more changes. Jota & Co. will have itchy feet.


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56min: That’s that! Fernandes slots home a third, after Ronaldo’s unselfishly passes to him, after another Turkey defence disasterclass.

Ronaldo is in acres to run through after being played onside.

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53min: Lovely effort from Yazici, curling from 30 yards, to wake Costa up in goal. Down his throat, but he’s barely been tested today.

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49min: Slower start to this half, Portugal in no hurry as you can imagine.

Second half!

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46min: Leao, Palhinha, and Kokcu are off, Neto, Neves and Yazici are on.

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And Turkey.

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Teams are back out. Looks like Portugal are making changes.

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You wonder if Turkey will make changes to try to get something from this game. Three points already in the bag, another would confirm their last-16 spot.

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Portugal in full control thanks to Bernardo's opener and that calamitous own goal.

There have already been FIVE yellow cards, including Leao who will miss the next game.



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47min: That’s it! Portugal in full control.

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45min: Now Palinha is booked for a clumsy foul on Akgun.

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44min: Portugal win a free kick our wide on the left, some 40 yards from goal. Fernandes floats it in to Pepe, who is in an offside position. A waste.

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41min: Decent break from Turkey, who burst through the Portugal midfield for a three-on-four, before Kokcu tests Costa.

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39min: Leao gets booked and will miss the next match.

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37min: Ronaldo’s turn for a pop at goal, pausing on the edge of the area before letting fly, but it’s also well wide.

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35min: Huge chance for Fernandes after being released by Nunes, darting into the area but lashes well wide when aiming for the near post.

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33min: Turkey don’t look too shell-shocked by that horrendous own goal, at least. Pushing for an immediate reply.


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29min: Portugal double up and it’s an absolute HOWLER!

Akaydin passes the ball back to his goalkeeper without looking, and scores an own goal!


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25min: Bardakci gets a yellow card for a late tackle on Fernandes.


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22min: Straight up the other end, Bernardo fires home!

The Man City midfielder lashes home from inside the area.

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21min: Incredible last-ditch tackle from Pepe to deny a Turkey break. Another big chance for Turkey.

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18min: Huge, huge jeers as Ayan is penalised for a foul on Palhinha. Not for the foul, but from the Turkey fans for the award of it.

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14min: Turkey are marshalling Ronaldo very well so far.

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11min: The atmosphere is remarkable. Portugal need to calm things down a bit as Turkey are everywhere.

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9min: This has been hugely entertaining.

Up the other end, Ronaldo is found by Fernandes inside the area, but is quickly gobbled up by the Turkey defence.

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6min: Turkey should be ahead!

He beats Cancelo to get on the end of the cross to the back post, but gets his timings all wrong and fluffs the chance.

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4min: It’s a frantic start, with Turkey trying to play out and Portugal winning the ball high up. Fernandes has a shot blocked.

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2min: Ronaldo with the first shot on target - who else? It’s a weak effort on the volley.


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1min: Here we go!

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The Turkey national anthem has some gravitas, doesn’t it?

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Here come the teams!

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(AFP via Getty Images)

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Whoever wins this, wins the group. After the draw between Georgia and Czech Republic, top spot is up for grabs for Turkey or Portugal today.

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Final prep done. Not long to go now.


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Both sets of fans really don’t mess about.

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(AFP via Getty Images)

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This is the fourth time Portugal and Turkey have met at the Euros.

Portugal have won all three previous games.

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Georgina Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo’s partner, has arrived to support Portugal.

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(Getty Images)

Guler and Dalot dropped

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A big shock in the Turkey team as young star Guler, who scored in the last game, is dropped in one of four changes.

Elsewhere, Manchester United goalkeeper Bayindir comes in for Gunok.

It's just one change for Portugal as Dalot makes way for Fulham's Palhinha.

Portugal XI

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Here we go. No wonder they always post it late!

Confirmed team news

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Uefa have beaten Portugal to the punch.

Turkey XI: Bayındır, Çelik, Akaydin, Kökçü, Aktürkoğlu, Çalhanoğlu, Bardakcı, Kadıoğlu, Yılmaz, Ayhan, Akgün

Subs: Çakır, Demiral, Yokuşlu, Güler, Tosun, Yazıcı, Kaplan, Özcan, Yüksek, Müldür, Yıldız, Kılıçsoy, Yıldırım

Portugal XI: Diogo Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Nuno Mendes; Palhinha, Vitinha, Fernandes, Bernardo, Leão; Ronaldo

Subs: Patrício, Sá, Semedo, Dalot, Ramos, Félix, Danilo, Inácio, Neves, Nunes, Neves, Jota, Silva, Neto, Conceição

Turkey XI

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Team news is dropping.

Diogo Jota predicts open game

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“If we impose our game like we did against the Czech Republic, it could be better, because Turkey is not so used to defending in a low block.

“The first objective is to get through the group stage and we have the opportunity to do that.

“It could be decisive and we want it to go our way, but only by doing what we work on can we reach the game as best we can.”

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(AFP via Getty Images)

Ronaldo 'hasn't lost anything' despite questions over Euro 2024 impact

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Merih Demiral has warned his Turkey team-mates that Cristiano Ronaldo is as dangerous as ever.

Portugal captain Ronaldo, whose side face the Turks tomorrow, is 39 and competing at his sixth Euros.

Demiral insists the striker remains a big threat after facing him in the Saudi Pro League last season. The centre-back turned out for Al-Ahli against Ronaldo’s side, Al Nassr.

“He is a very professional player, who sets an example for everyone,” said Demiral.

“He was in good shape when we played against each other in Saudi Arabia. He hasn’t lost anything. He is always very dangerous, a very big player.

“It is not easy to score this amount of goals at the age of 39. Of course, we need to be very careful as a defence.”

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Latest match odds

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Turkey: 9/2

Portugal: 11/20

Draw: 31/10

Score prediction

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Turkey’s open defence should allow Portugal plenty of chances to win what should be an open, entertaining game.

Portugal to win, 3-1.

Predicted XIs

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Predicted Turkey XI: Gunok; Muldur, Akaydin, Bardakci, Kadioglu; Ayhan, Calhanoglu, Kokcu, Guler, Yildiz; Yilmaz

Predicted Portugal XI: Costa; Dias, Pepe, Inacio; Cancelo, Vitinha, Fernandes, Mendes; Jota, Ronaldo, Silva

Turkey team news

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Turkey also won their first Group F match, beating Georgia in a thrilling encounter, and know victory over Portugal would be enough for them to reach the knockout stages of a major tournament for the first time since 2008.

They did not appear to suffer any injury issues against Georgia and so could name an unchanged lineup here.

Real Madrid’s Arda Guler scored a stunning goal in that match and will again be key for his country, with Baris Alper Yilmaz expected to continue up front.

Hakan Calhanoglu will again captain Turkey in midfield, but will face a suspension for the final group-stage match if he picks up a booking.

 (Nick Potts/PA Wire)
(Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Portugal team news

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Portugal could make changes in attack, with Diogo Jota and Francisco Conceicao pushing to be involved from the start.

Roberto Martinez’s side got up and running at Euro 2024 with a win but left it late, as Conceicao scored a stoppage-time winner after coming off the bench in a dramatic victory over the Czech Republic.

That goal was set up by substitute Pedro Neto, while Jota also looked sharp in his cameo, having a goal of his own ruled out for offside.

All three will hope for more minutes against Turkey, and Rafael Leao could be the man to drop out of the attack if changes are made. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to again lead the line, despite a quiet opening match.

If Martinez keeps faith the back three, Goncalo Inacio could be brought in to allow Nuno Mendes to play further forward, with Diogo Dalot potentially the one to drop to the bench as a result.


Where to watch Turkey vs Portugal

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TV channel: In the UK, the game will be televised live on ITV1, with coverage beginning at 4.15pm.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the contest live online for free via the ITVX app and website.


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Good afternoon and welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the Euro 2024 clash between Turkey and Portugal.

It’s an intriguing clash in Dortmund between the top two in Group F, who won their opening games but not in the most convincing of manners.

Another win for either will secure their last-16 spots. Kick-off is at 5pm.