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Denmark striker Bendtner to face Uefa hearing for 'improper conduct' in Portugal clash

The governing body has announced that the striker, who scored two goals in the match, will be subject to a disciplinary hearing for his actions in Lviv

Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner is to face a Uefa hearing for improper conduct on Monday for his actions in the 3-2 defeat by Portugal.

While celebrating one of his two goals against Paulo Bento's side, the attacker raised his shirt and revealed underwear with the name of bookmakers Paddy Power blazoned across them.

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Uefa has responded to the unauthorised advertising by demanding the Danish star attend a hearing next week, just one day after Morten Olsen's men play their final Group B game against Germany.

An official statement on the association's website read: "Uefa has today announced that disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Denmark's Nicklas Bendtner for improper conduct (Law 4 of the Laws of the Game) at the Uefa Euro 2012 Group B match against Portugal in Lviv on Wednesday June 13.

"The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body will deal with this case on Monday."

The game versus die Mannschaft kicks off at 20:45CET on Sunday.

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