Liverpool’s young centre back Tiago Ilori came up with a brilliant performance for Portugal the final of the European Under 21 championship against Sweden.
The Defender was the standout performer for Portugal and helped the team to a clean sheet at the end of 90 minutes and 30 minutes extra time.
Ilori was composed throughout, completing 91 per cent of his passes and making 13 clearances, as he battled to keep John Guidetti quiet.
Here is a video of the former Sporting defender’s impressive performance against Sweden:
But the Portugal lost the match on penalties, as Sweden got the better of them with a 4-3 result on their favour.
Arsenal target William Carvalho missed the desicive penalty.
Portugal dominated the game mostly but failed to score with Sergio Oliveira hitting the post on one occasion.
— Declan (@Declancarr96) July 1,
Well done to the Sweden U21s who beat Portugal on pens to win the UEFA U21 Euros Feel bad for Tiago Ilori
— RougeMen:EF (@RougeMEF) June 30, 2015
@TiagoIlori4 unlucky Tiago , great tournament played by you , you will win a lot of trophies for Liverpool and Portugal