Soccer-Postiga gives Portugal 1-0 win over Russia (Reuters)

* Postiga scores early winner with tap-in * Captain Ronaldo busy but wasteful * Portugal top group, but Russia have two games in hand (Adds quotes) By Daniel Alvarenga LISBON, June 7 (Reuters) – An early Helder Postiga tap-in gave Portugal a precious 1-0 home win over Russia at the Luz stadium on Friday that injected life into their World Cup qualification hopes and sent them top of Group F. Postiga scored after only nine minutes on an unseasonably cold evening in Lisbon, pouncing on an inviting Miguel Veloso free kick from the left for his 26th goal for Portugal. …

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