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Muller-inspired Germany thrash ten-man Portugal

Thomas Muller fired the first hat-trick of this FIFA World Cup as Germany hammered a despairing Portugal 4-0 in Salvador.

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Quotes

“Winning was our only option and the team went out there with that in mind. Thomas (Muller) did really well in attack and created a lot of space for us,” Joachim Low, Germany coach

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14:51
The final whistle sounds.
14:50
90'+NEUER (Germany) blocks the shot.
14:50
90'+RONALDO (Portugal) sees his effort hit the target.
14:49
90'+MERTESACKER (Germany) commits a foul.
14:48
89'SCHÜRRLE (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
14:47
88'R. MEIRELES (Portugal) commits a foul.
14:44
85'LAHM (Germany) blocks the shot.
14:44
85'RONALDO (Portugal) sees his effort hit the target.
14:43
85'MERTESACKER (Germany) commits a foul.
14:41
82'J. MOUTINHO (Portugal) swings in the corner.
14:40
82'RONALDO (Portugal) sees an effort go off target.
14:40
82' PODOLSKI (in) comes off the bench to replace MÜLLER (out) (Germany)
14:40
81'BOATENG (Germany) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:37
78' MÜLLER (Germany) scores!!
14:37
78'A. ALMEIDA (Portugal) blocks the shot.

Man of the Match

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Line-ups

Germany
GermanyGER
Portugal
PortugalPOR
(GK)
(GK)
73'
3
46' HT
63'
65'
82'
(C)
16
(C)
28'
18
19
17
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
22
(GK)
11
28'
63'
46' HT
82'
14
11
15
18
15
65'
73'
23
CoachCoach
Joachim LOEW (GER)PAULO BENTO (POR)

Match Facts

Salvador

Arena Fonte Nova

  • Stadium nameArena Fonte Nova
  • CitySalvador
  • Year constructed1951
  • Overall capacity51900

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 13 m/sWind
  • 79 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Milorad MAŽIC
    Serbia
    SerbiaSRB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Milovan RISTIC (SRB)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Dalibor DJURDJEVIC (SRB)
  • Fourth official: Néant ALIOUM (CMR)

Groups

Group G
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
GER
32107257
USA
31114404
POR
311147-34
GHA
301246-21