UEFA Euro 2016

Embarrassing Ethniki Results Since 2014

Embarrassing Ethniki Results Since 2014

GREEK NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM: The Greek National Team suffered a fresh embarrassment in the disastrous loss to Estonia at OAKA, marking its drop into Pot 4 for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers and poor third place finish in the UEFA Nations League. It brought back bad memories for players and fans alike, as the ‘heavy climate’ associated with the team since its demise in 2014 resurfaced. AGONAsport looks back at some of the Ethniki’s “embarrassing” losses since 2014.

Greek Players & Clubs Praise Fernando Santos

Greek Players & Clubs Praise Fernando Santos

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): There is no doubt that Fernando Santos sees Greece as a second home. He has coached our national team and three Greek clubs over a span of 13 years. After winning the European Championship with Portugal, he was praised by many of his former Greek players, clubs, and co-workers.

The Greek Miracle of Portugal Led By Santos

The Greek Miracle of Portugal Led By Santos

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Like Greece did in 2004, Portugal ruined the party for the hosts by stunning France in the Euro 2016 Final. Fernando Santos' tactics along with a goal in the second extra time gave Portugal the 1-0 victory and their first ever European Championship.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Advice & Support from the Greek Players for Santos

Advice & Support from the Greek Players for Santos

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Fernando Santos is one game away from winning the European Championship with Portugal and he has full support from Greece. The Greek Euro 2004 players gave advice on how Santos can overcome the favorites of France while his former Greek players are pulling for Portugal tonight.

The GriezMANN of France

The GriezMANN of France

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Griezmann is the one MAN show for France! The Frenchman scored two goals in today’s semi-final against Germany, leading his nation to a 2-0 victory over the World Champions. Germany was the better side throughout the match, but it will be France who will play against Portugal in Sunday’s Euro 2016 Final. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Santos' Way

Santos' Way

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Fernando Santos is leading Portugal to European Glory!! Portugal defeated the Cinderella story team, Wales, 2-0 to advance to the Euro 2016 final. Ronaldo opened the score with a powerful header and Nani scored Portugal’s second, securing Portugal’s win. They will await the winner of the second semi-final between Germany-France.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Finally...France

Finally...France

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): France finally looked like the favorites of the tournament after an emphatic 5-2 win over Iceland in the quarter-finals. France dominated the game and took a 4-0 lead by halftime! This is the first convincing performance from the hosts and they will now face Germany in the semi-finals. Iceland’s magical run comes to a close.**HIGHLIGHTS**

And In the End, the Germans Win...

And In the End, the Germans Win...

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): As English footballer Gary Lineker said...in the end the Germans win. After being the better side in 120 minute of play, Germany defeated Italy 6-5 in a dramatic penalty shootout and advanced to the semi-finals of Euro 2016. Germany took the lead, but a clumsy handball in the box gave Italy the lifeline and tying goal. Germany will now face the winner of the match between France and Iceland in the semi-finals. **HIGHLIGHTS**

The Cinderella Story Continues for Wales

The Cinderella Story Continues for Wales

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Wales is in the semi-finals! The team from the United Kingdom upset Belgium with a 3-1 victory to progress the last 4. Belgium took early lead, but three goals from Wales gave them the comeback victory. Wales will play Portugal in the semi-finals.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Portugal Off to the Last 4

Portugal Off to the Last 4

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Portugal is in the semi-finals! Fernando Santos’ men defeated Poland in penalties and now await the winner of the match between Belgium and Wales. Portugal continue in the tournament without a win within 90 minutes, after 3 group stage draws and a win over Croatia in extra time in the Round of 16.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Good Ole England...

Good Ole England...

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): England does what it knows best...choke at a major tournament. Iceland came away with a well-deserved 2-1 victory over England and advanced to the quarter-finals. England took an early lead with Rooney, but two goals within 15 minutes was enough to give Iceland the win. Another tournament ends in disappointment for England as Iceland will go on to play France on Friday.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Forza Italia!

Forza Italia!

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): The Italians aren't going anywhere...Conte's men came away with another impressive victory, this time over Spain 2-0 in the Round of 16. Chiellini gave Italy the lead before Pelle's late goal secured their victory. The two time defending champions are eliminated and Italy will play on against Germany in the quarter-finals.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Late Surge from Belgium

Late Surge from Belgium

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Belgium defeated Hungary 4-0 in the last 16 of UEFA Euro 2016 to advance to the quarter-finals of the competition. After an early goal that put Belgium ahead, three goals in the final 12 minutes gave Belgium the emphatic victory. Belgium will face Wales in the quarter-finals.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Dominant Germany Too Much for Slovakia

Dominant Germany Too Much for Slovakia

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Germany showed their dominance against Slovakia, playing fantastic football, and easily advanced to the quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory. Drexler had one goal and one assist while Boatang and Gomez each scored for Germany. The Germans now await the winner of Italy/Spain in the quarter-finals.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Portugal a la Santos…

Portugal a la Santos…

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Portugal came away with a 1-0 victory over Croatia in extra time and advanced to the quarter-finals where they will play Poland. Santos’ men scored a late goal in extra time with Quaresma’s tap in header after a great counter-attack. The Portuguese were not convincing, but with Santos’ “favorite” 1-0  Portugal is through to the quarter-finals.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Wales Wins the UK Battle

Wales Wins the UK Battle

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): Wales are in the Quarter-Finals! Gareth Bale’s side defeated their United Kingdom counterparts, Northern Ireland, 1-0 and advanced to the quarter-finals of UEFA Euro 2016. The only goal of the match was an own goal by McAuley in the 75th minute. Wales now awaits the winner of the match between Belgium and Hungary.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Poland Through on Penalties

Poland Through on Penalties

WORLD SOCCER (UEFA EURO 2016): The first Knockout Stage match at UEFA Euro 2016 was a thriller as Poland defeated Switzerland on penalties to advance to the Quarter-Finals. Poland took the lead in the first half before a late equalizer from Switzerland sent the game to overtime. Penalties decided the match after a goalless extra time and Poland now awaits the winner of the match between Croatia and Portugal.**HIGHLIGHTS**