Portugal to meet Sweden at European U21 championship final

Prague, June 28 (IANS) Portugal swept Germany and Sweden beat Denmark in the semifinals of the European Under-21 Championship to set up a final clash on Tuesday.

In Saturday’s matches, Portugal humiliated Germany 5-0 in the eastern Czech city of Olomouc to reach their first final since 1994, while Sweden eased past Denmark 4-1 in Prague to make it to their first final since 1992, when they won the tournament, reported Xinhua news agency.

Portugal went 3-0 ahead of Germany in the first half with goals from Bernardo Silva, Ricardo Pereira and Ivan Cavaleiro, while Joao Mario and Ricardo Horta rounded off the scoring in the second half.

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