Jun 16, 2014 at 5pm UK at ​Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

4-0

Muller (11' pen., 45', 78'), Hummels (31')
FT(HT: 3-0)

Pereira (10')
Pepe (36')
Result: Germany thrash sorry Portugal
Result: Germany thrash sorry Portugal
Germany earn a comfortable 4-0 win over 10-man Portugal to get their World Cup campaign up and running.
Reaction
A dejected Cristiano Ronaldo walks away after Portugal lose 4-0 to Germany in their World Cup opener on June 16, 2014.
Mesut Ozil hails Germany for thwarting "genius" Cristiano Ronaldo
Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil hails his defensive teammates for their work on combating the "genius" of Cristiano Ronaldo last Monday.
Jun 21, 14:13
Portugal's Fabio Coentrao is stretchered off during his team's World Cup opener against Germany on June 16, 2014.
Fabio Coentrao ruled out of World Cup
Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao is ruled out for the remainder of the World Cup having picked up a thigh injury during the defeat to Germany yesterday.
Jun 17, 20:56
Dortmund's Mats Hummels runs with the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund at the Volkswagen arena in Wolfsburg on November 9, 2013
Mats Hummels plays down injury fears
Germany defender Mats Hummels plays down fears that he could miss the rest of the World Cup after picking up an injury in Monday's 4-0 win over Portugal.
Jun 17, 14:40
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Fulham on August 24, 2013
Lukas Podolski celebrates Germany win with chancellor Angela Merkel
Lukas Podolski celebrates Germany's emphatic win over Portugal with chancellor Angela Merkel.
Jun 17, 12:00
Thomas Muller scores from the penalty spot to give Germany the lead against Portugal in their World Cup Group G match in Salvador on June 16, 2014
Mario Gotze praises "outstanding" Thomas Muller
Germany's Mario Gotze praises the "outstanding" performance of Thomas Muller following his hat-trick during the team's 4-0 thrashing of Portugal at the World Cup.
Jun 17, 11:40
Portugal's Fabio Coentrao is stretchered off during his team's World Cup opener against Germany on June 16, 2014.
Fabio Coentrao: 'My World Cup could be over'
Portugal left-back Fabio Coentrao admits that his World Cup could be over after he injured his groin against Germany on Monday.
Jun 17, 05:39
Thomas Muller celebrates scoring his hattrick for Germany in their World Cup opening game against Portugal on June 16, 2014.
Joachim Low praises hat-trick hero Thomas Muller
Germany coach Joachim Low hails Thomas Muller for his hat-trick against Portugal on Monday.
Jun 17, 04:59
German head coach Joachim Low reacts during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Group C qualifying football match Germany vs Republic of Ireland in Cologne, western Germany on October 11, 2013
Joachim Low praises "clinical" Germany
Joachim Low says that Germany were "clinical" in their World Cup Group G victory over Portugal.
Jun 17, 01:30
German head coach Joachim Low reacts during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Group C qualifying football match Germany vs Republic of Ireland in Cologne, western Germany on October 11, 2013
Joachim Low: 'We kept Cristiano Ronaldo quiet'
Joachim Low praises Germany for keeping Cristiano Ronaldo quiet in their 4-0 win over Portugal on Monday.
Jun 16, 22:30
Portugal's Portuguese manager Paulo Bento speaks to journalists after a training session for Portugal national football team at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland on September 5, 2013
Paulo Bento: 'Referee was biased towards Germany'
Paulo Bento believes that referee Milorad Mazic was biased towards Germany in Portugal's 4-0 defeat on Monday.
Jun 16, 22:03
Thomas Muller scores from the penalty spot to give Germany the lead against Portugal in their World Cup Group G match in Salvador on June 16, 2014
Thomas Muller delighted with "fantastic" start to campaign
Thomas Muller admits that it was "fantastic" to start his World Cup with a hat-trick in the victory over Portugal.
Jun 16, 21:12
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the players who took part in Germany's thrashing of Portugal in Group G of the World Cup.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Germany's thumping 4-0 win over 10-man Portugal in the World Cup.
Match Report
Germany earn a comfortable 4-0 win over 10-man Portugal to get their World Cup campaign up and running.
Live Commentary
Relive our live text commentary of the World Cup Group G opener as Germany thrashed Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.
HT Report
Germany ease into a 3-0 lead over Portugal at half time in their World Cup clash in Salvador.
Team News
Cristiano Ronaldo is named in Portugal's starting lineup for their World Cup clash with Germany this evening.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Monday's World Cup Group G clash between Germany and Portugal.
Head to Head
Jun 9, 2012 7.45pm



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