Portugal failed to take revenge of their EURO Cup defeat & faced lost against Joachim Low’s squad. The Germany national football team registered their first win of the competition over the navigators with a clean sheet of 4-0. The Bayern Munich star forward Thomas Muller shines in opening game of group g & scored his first international hat-trick. Check out the goal highlights video & match summary of this game of FIFA World Cup right over here.
Germany vs Portugal Match Summary
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Germany: M. Neuer, J. Boateng, Per Mert., Philipp Lahm, M. Hummels, B. Howedes, S. Khedira, Mesut Ozil, T. Kroos, Mario Gotze, Thomas Muller.
Substitutes: Roman Weidenfeller, M. Klose, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Podolski, R R Zieler, Kevin Gr., Sdkodran Mustafi, A. Schurrle, Christoph Kramer, J. Draxler, Matthias Ginter, Erik Durm.
Portugal: Patricio, J. Pereira, B. Alves, Pepe, F. Coentrao, Moutinho, M. Veloso, Meireles, Nani, H. Almedia, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Substitute: R. Costa, Vieirinha, Edurado, H. Postiga, S. Varela, R. Amorim, Eder, Beto, A. Almedia, William, Luis Neto, Rafa Silva.
Thomas Muller Scored First Hat-trick for Germany
The Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller scored his first international hat-trick for his national team in the very first game of 2014 FIFA World Cup. In last world cup , he was awarded with golden boot as he was the top goal scorer of the tournament. The player took 4 attempts out of which 3 were on target. He is now at the top spot of FIFA Golden boot award of this competition.
Muller’s first goal came through penalty when Mario Gotze won penalty for his team. The 24 years striker took the responsibility& he makes no mistake. Just before the end of first half, he scored second goal before Mats Hummels second goal by header. Thereafter in 78th minute, Muller became the first player to score three goals in one match of this tournament.
With first win over Portugal, the Germans are now at the top of the table with 3 clear points & having goal difference of 4. In second match of group G, United States made victory over Ghana by 2-1 & they are now at second spot in standings of Group G. The Eagle’s next game is against Ghana on 22nd of June.
Goals Video of Germany vs Portugal 2014 World Cup
Given below is the 4-0 all goals video of this match scored by Thomas Muller & Mats Hummels. Have a look & share with your friends also.