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Portugal (3) 0 v 0 (0) Slovenia: Cristiano Ronaldo’s missed penalty redeemed as Portugal advance

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Portugal (3) 0 v 0 (0) Slovenia: Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty redeemed as Portugal advance

In a dramatic last-16 clash, Portugal defeated Slovenia 3-0 in a penalty shootout, with Diogo Costa saving three penalties and Cristiano Ronaldo redeeming himself after missing a penalty in extra-time

Portugal (3) 0 v 0 (0) Slovenia: Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty redeemed as Portugal advance
Portugal (3) 0 v 0 (0) Slovenia: Cristiano Ronaldo’s missed penalty redeemed as Portugal advance

Ronaldo broke down in tears after his miss but recovered to score in the shootout, along with Bruno Fernandes and Bernardo Silva.

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Slovenia’s trio missed their penalties, sending Portugal to the quarter-finals to face France.

Portugal (3) 0 v 0 (0) Slovenia: Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty redeemed as Portugal advance
Portugal (3) 0 v 0 (0) Slovenia: Cristiano Ronaldo’s missed penalty redeemed as Portugal advance

The match was a goalless draw, with Slovenia’s Jan Oblak making a stunning save to deny Ronaldo’s penalty and Costa saving Benjamin Sesko’s effort in extra-time.

Portugal dominated the game but struggled to break down Slovenia’s defense.

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The win sets up a blockbuster clash with France, while Slovenia’s historic run comes to an end.

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