Video Timeline: A history of the last decade of Spain vs Portugal matches

Wednesday brings the first semi-final of Euro 2012 as reigning World and European champs Spain face Iberian rivals Portugal.

If the last two decades are anything to go by, the match will a nip/tuck affair.

Since 1991 La Furia Roja and the Seleccao have faced off eight times. Spain have won twice, Portugal have won twice, and they’ve shared four draws.

Here is the video run-down of last decade of Spain-Portugal matches:

Spain 1 – Portugal 1 (Friendly, 1991): 0:1 (40.) Oceano, 1:1 (71.) Moya

Watch the other matches below the fold.

Portugal 0 – Spain 0 (Friendly, 1992)

Spain 2 – Portugal 2 (Friendly, 1994): 1:0 (42.) Julio Salinas, 1:1 (62.) Juanma López (own goal), 2:1 (66.) Juanele, 2:2 (83.) Oceano (11 m)

Spain 1 – Portugal 1 (Friendly, 2002): 0:1 (29.) Jorge Costa, 1:1 (41.) Morientes

Portugal 0 – Spain 3 (Friendly, 2003): 0:1 (11.) Joseba Etxeberria, 0:2 (64.) Joaquín, 0:3 (77.) Diego Tristán

Spain 0 – Portugal 1 (European Championships, 2004): 0:1 (57.) Nuno Gomes

Spain 1 – Portugal 0 (World Cup, 2010): 0:1 (62.) David Villa

Portugal 4 – Spain 0 (Friendly, 2010): 1:0 (45.) Carlos Martins, 2:0 (49.) Hélder Postiga, 3:0 (68.) Hélder Postiga, 4:0 (90.) Hugo Almeida


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