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Match 3 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
17 July
8:2 (1:2, 5:0, 2:0)
  • ALAN (1'17")
  • MADJER (13'33", 17'34")
  • HERNANI (14'59")
  • BEIRAO SOUSA (15'48")
  • TORRES (21'00")
  • BELCHIOR (32'08", 35'47")
  • Agustin RUIZ (6'07")
  • Saul BLANCO (6'39")

Referee Tasuku ONODERA (JPN)

Summary

Rampant Portugal overcome Rodas

Rampant Portugal overcome Rodas

Portugal recovered from an early deficit to sweep aside El Salvador 8-2 and assume leadership of Group B on goal difference from Italy. Jose Mateus' side took just 77 seconds to edge in front, but quick-fire goals from Jose Ruiz and Saul Blanco propelled the Cuscatlecos into an unexpected 2-1 lead. Then Luis Rodas took centre stage, denying the Europeans with a series of superb saves. ...

Highlights

Line-up

POR
SLV
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Ze Miguel MATEUS (POR)
(SLV) Rudis GONZALEZ
Officials
  • Referee: ONODERA Tasuku (JPN)
  • Second referee: GENG Zhiwei (CHN)
  • Third referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)
  • Timekeeper: MORSI Mohamed (EGY)
  • Injured

Photos

  • Portugal’s Beirao Sousa celebrates a goal against El Salvador
  • A cheerleader dances during Portugal vs El Salvador
  • Portugal’s Torres celebrates a goal against El Salvador
  • El Salvador's Jose Ruiz celebrates with Jose Lobos after scoring against Portugal during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Beirao Sousa competes against Jose Ruiz of El Salvador during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Portugal's Alan competes against Jose Lobos of El Salvador during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • El Salvador's Jose Lobos heads the ball against Portugal
  • Portugal's Alan celebrates with his captain, Hernani, after scoring against El Salvador
  • Portugal 8:2 Salvador

Quotes

Luis Rodas (SLV): "The start was fantastic, we were 2-1 up. But Portugal worked really hard and we made too many mistakes."

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    STATISTICS
    PortugalStatisticsEl Salvador
    46Shots26
    7Corner kicks4
    0Yellow cards3
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    48%Possession (%)52%