Scotland's Ryan Porteous gets first red card of Euro 2024

football14 June 2024 20:09| © AFP
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Scotland defender Ryan Porteous became the first player to be sent off in Euro 2024 for a two-footed lunge at Germany captain Ilkay Gundogan in the opening match of the tournament on Friday.

Porteous was sent off a minute before halftime in Munich for the foul in the Scotland six-yard box, although only after French referee Clement Turpin was called over to review the VAR footage.

Kai Havertz scored the resulting penalty to give Germany a 3-0 lead going into the break.