Germany top 'Group of Death' as disappointing Dutch exit Euro 2012

Story highlights

  • Germany top Group B of Euro 2012 after 2-1 win over Denmark
  • Lars Bender scores late winner for the Germans
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Portugal beat Netherlands 2-1
  • Favored Dutch exit without a point along with Denmark
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Portugal beat the Netherlands 2-1 to book their passage to the quarterfinals of Euro 2012 behind Group B winners Germany who saw off Denmark by the same score.
Ronaldo's goals sunk the 2010 World Cup runners-up who exited the competition without gaining a single point.
Germany will play Greece in the quarterfinals with Portugal taking on Group A winners Czech Republic.
Group B was labeled the "Group of Death" when the draw was made and lived up to its billing as the four teams provided an enthralling finale.
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