Portugal hit the ground running

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Second-half goals from Pepe and substitute Raul Meireles ensured Portugal got their Euro 2008 campaign off to a winning start against Turkey at the Stade de Geneve on Saturday evening.

Man of the match Pepe sent the Portuguese fans into raptures on the hour with a well-taken goal, playing a neat one-two with captain Nuno Gomes before lifting his shot over Volkan Demirel.

Raul Meireles secured a 2-0 victory in stoppage time when he slotted home following a quick counter-attack involving Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Moutinho.

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