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Euro 2024 latest: Portugal crash Czech wall with stoppage time winner as Turkey see off Georgia

Portugal's Francisco Conceicao, centre, celebrates his side's second goal during a Group F match between Portugal and Czech Republic
Portugal's Francisco Conceicao, centre, celebrates his side's second goal during a Group F match between Portugal and Czech Republic Copyright AP/Sunday Alamba
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By Alessio Dell'Anna
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Turkey and Portugal lead Group F following two thriller clashes on Tuesday.

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Turkey earned their first three points at Euro 2024 after beating Georgia 3-1 at Dortmund's Westfalenstadion in a heart-stopping game that stayed undecided till the end.

In one of the liveliest first halves of the tournament, Vincenzo Montella's Turkish side took the lead with an amazing early goal by Mert Müldür. But that was quickly equalised by Georgia's Georges Mikautadze, who brilliantly took advantage of a good opportunity in the box.

Turkey came on top again in the second half with Real Madrid's Arda Güler but had to face strenuous opposition by the debuting Caucasian side, which kept putting pressure on the opponents until they hit the post at 96'.

Real Madrid's 19-year-old Arda Güler celebrates scoring 2-1 for Turkey against Georgia
Real Madrid's 19-year-old Arda Güler celebrates scoring 2-1 for Turkey against Georgia AP/Andreea Alexandru

In their most difficult moment, Turkey took advantage of a counterattacking opportunity that followed a corner to score the 3-1.

Georgia's goalkeeper had no other option but to watch Turkey's Muhammed Kerem Aktürkoğlu score in an empty net as he remained stuck back in an attempt to score in the earlier corner kick.

Turkey 3-1 Georgia

Mert Müldür 25' (TUR)

Georges Mikautadze 32' (GEO)

Arda Güler 65' (TUR)

Muhammed Kerem Aktürkoğlu 90+7' (TUR)

Portugal come back to beat Czech Republic with stoppage-time winner

In a much closer game, Portugal came back from behind to beat Czech Republic 2-1 thanks to a 92' winner by Francisco Conceição in Leipzig.

The Czech came in front in the second half with an absolute stunner by Lukáš Provod.

But ultimately Portugal capitalised on their multiple opportunities by taking advantage of two Czech defensive errors, including an own goal.

Portugal 2-1 Czech Republic

Lukáš Provod 62' (CZR)

Robin Hranáč 69' (OG, CZR)

Francisco Conceição 92' (POR)

Portugal's Francisco Conceicao, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Czech Republic
Portugal's Francisco Conceicao, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Czech RepublicAP/Petr Josek
Czech Republic's Lukas Provod celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Portugal
Czech Republic's Lukas Provod celebrates after scoring the opening goal against PortugalAP/Petr Josek
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