Portugal Have Liquid Slick Team Goal Ruled Out For Offside vs Republic Of Ireland (Video)

Chris Wright

11th, June 2014


By Chris Wright

It’s always a bloody shame when a nice goal falls by the wayside but unfortunately Nani’s classy back-heel finish to a super slick Portuguese attacking manouevre against the Republic of Ireland last night meant nada due to a pesky offside call…

Liquid football!

For the record, Portugal pummelled the ROI in a resounding 5-1 victory; Nani providing a couple of assists on the night Cristiano Ronaldo made his comeback from injury, lasting a fairly healthy 65 minutes before being rested.

Goals from Hugo Almeida (2), Vieirinha, Fabio Coentrao and an own-goal from Richard Keogh completed the rout, with James McLean sticking away the Republic’s scant consolation.