Portugal coach Santos dodges Ronaldo question

Paris (AFP) – Portugal coach Fernando Santos refused to comment on Cristiano Ronaldo’s performance after the Real Madrid superstar missed a penalty in Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Austria at Euro 2016.

Asked how the Portugal captain was feeling in the dressing room having struck the post with a 79th-minute penalty, Santos responded: “I prefer not to talk about this subject. I won’t talk about individual players.”

Ronaldo was left frustrated in his attempt to become the first player to score at a record fourth European Championship, with Portugal still searching for their first win in Group F.

The Euro 2004 runners-up are level on points with second-placed Iceland and two adrift of Hungary ahead of their clash with the surprise group leaders next Wednesday. 

25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

Leave a Reply

Translate »