Defender Tomas Sivok commented Czech elimination in the quarterfinals of the 2012 European Championship after defeating Portugal.
The Czech defender Tomas Sivok, admitted that Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, “one of the two best players in the world” deserved victory in the quarter final played at National Stadium in Warsaw. But players trained by Michal Bilek leave to head up European Championship 2012, at the end of a decent performance, achieved in the last part without Tomas Rosicky’s contribution, injured in the second match in group stage:
“Their feelings are certainly now live pleasant. I lost, I was eliminated. Unfortunately we must recognize that Portugal played better in the second half, while we run more without the ball. Portugal has managed very well match today was the better team and deserved to qualify. We managed to handle well over the first half to attack the opponent, but in the second I started to lose strength, and Ronaldo is one of the best players in the world, with Lionel Messi. He proved this by the empty head shot. It is a very difficult player scored today showed once again that is one of the best two players in the world. “- Said the old quarterback of the 28 years from Besiktas, immediately after the game.
“After the first match of Euro 2012, losing 4-1 against Russia, we proved that we are a team that has character, we have shown our qualities. Of course we are disappointed because with any luck we could go on and the EURO ’96. But today I had no luck and we deserved to lose with that goal. Finally I would rate this tour in a positive way for us, after the preliminaries during and after the match, a tournament the better “- concludes Tomas Sivok.
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