Veteran Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis halted Russia's Euro 2012 campaign in its tracks here on Saturday, as the underdogs unexpectedly beat the Group A early pacesetters 1-0 to reach the last eight instead.
Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis controls the ball during the Euro 2012 championships football match. A Karagounis goal seconds before the break had Greece leading early Group A pace-setters Russia at half-time in their Euro 2012 meeting as both jostled for a place in the quarter-finals.
Seconds before the end of stoppage time in the first half, the 35-year-old midfielder latched onto a throw-in that Russian defender Sergei Ignashevich failed to deal with.
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