Co-host Switzerland has earned its first ever win at a European Championship football tournament with a 2-0 win over Portugal.
Yakin scored twice Sunday in Basel to give Switzerland the victory in
its last game of the tournament. Portugal had already qualified for
the quarterfinals as the Group A winner.
runner-up four years ago and reached the final four of the 2006 World
Cup in Germany. The team will play either co-host Austria, Germany or
Poland in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
In Geneva, Turkey made
an improbable comeback to beat the Czech Republic, 3-2, and reach the
quarterfinals. The Czechs jumped to a 2-0 lead. But Nihat Kahveci
scored two goals in the 87th and 89th minutes to seal the win.