By Gayane Melikyan
Portugal – Ireland: In the Best Traditions of the Defending Champions
The first match of the semifinal stage of the 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was played today between the defending champions Portuguese squad and representatives of the Emerald Island – Irish footballers.
Actually, all was clear after the first half of the match, when Ferreira and Ramos scored two goals. In the second half Ramos scored two more goals, becoming the author of a hat-trick.
The spectators enjoyed a real football feast at the Banants Stadium in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan. Portugal – Ireland 4:0.
The venue of the final on July 27 is Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium, Yerevan. The match will start at 20:30 by local time.