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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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15:08

STAY WITH US 
Part one of today's World Cup action is over but we've got two more games to come. #Joinin at the Global Stadium for the build-up to Iran-Nigeria and further reaction from Germany's emphatic victory.

15:03
14:57

STAT ATTACK: 
Germany 
inflict upon Portugal their biggest defeat at a major tournament (World Cups / UEFA EUROs)

14:56

Goal Counter

41Goals so far
MÜLLER
GER4-0POR
Latest Scorer
GER
MÜLLER
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Germany
GermanyGER
Portugal
PortugalPOR

Statistics

Ball possession

54%
46%
8Fouls Committed11
9Attempts On Target9
13Shots14
4Total Goals scored0
1Penalties scored0
14:52
MÜLLER
GermanyGER
Forward

has been elected Man of the Match

82MINUTES PLAYED36TOTAL PASSES3GOALS FOR4SHOTS
14:51
The final whistle sounds.

FULL TIME: Germany have announced their arrival at Brazil 2014 with a truly emphatic victory against Portugal. Thomas Muller's hat-trick and Mats Hummels' header saw Joachim Low's team get off the mark. It's a second heavy defeat for an Iberian nation in Salvador in the space of four days, after the Netherlands' demolition of Spain on Friday.

14:50
90'+NEUER (Germany) blocks the shot.

Ronaldo spots up the free kick from around 40 yards. He smashes it at goal but Neuer is equal to it, pushing the ball away high to his left.

14:50
90'+RONALDO (Portugal) sees his effort hit the target.
14:49
90'+MERTESACKER (Germany) commits a foul.

Man of the Match

Forward

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

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Line-ups

Germany
GermanyGER
Portugal
PortugalPOR
(GK)
(GK)
73'
46' HT
63'
65'
82'
(C)
(C)
28'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
28'
63'
46' HT
82'
65'
73'
CoachCoach
Joachim LOEW (GER)PAULO BENTO (POR)

Match Facts

Salvador

When the Portuguese crown first decided to carry out the endeavour of colonising Brazil, the first urban area to be settled in was Salvador, which was established on 29 March 1549.

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: ALIOUM (CMR)

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