Germany defeat Denmark, Ronaldo dominant against the Dutch
Portugal and Germany advanced to the European Championship quarter finals on Sunday, with the tournament's best player finally coming alive.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, and saw two shots strike a post, in a standout display as Portugal came from behind to win 2-1 against the Netherlands. The 2010 World Cup finalists exiting Euro 2012 after three straight losses.
Germany also progressed as Group B winners, beating Denmark 2-1 to complete a perfect three-win record.
Portugal will play the Czech Republic in the first quarter final in Warsaw on Thursday.
Germany faces Greece in Gdansk on Friday in a match with political overtones as Euro 2012 plays out amid a financial crisis in the eurozone.