Portugal inaugural winners of UEFA Nations League

  • 01:02 10 June 2019

Portugal inaugural winners of UEFA Nations League

Portugal have won the inaugural UEFA Nations League title after beating Netherlands 1-0 in final on Sunday night.

Gonçalo Guedes' superb strike in the 60th minute gave Portugal the lead at Estadio do Dragao, Porto, ONA repors quoting Anadolu Agency.

In the third place match, England beat Switzerland 6-5 in penalties, after goalless regular and extra time periods.

The inaugural UEFA Nations League Finals is a knockout tournament that took place from 5-9 June, involving the four group winners of the top-ranked League A: Portugal (hosts), England, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

While the winner gets a 71-cm tall sterling silver trophy, it also gets the €10.5M prize money.

The second-place team gets €9.0M, while €8.0M for the third-place and €7.0M for the fourth-placed teams will be given.