By Anna Italia
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It’s the first game with a hat trick in this World Cup with Germany forward Thomas Muller scoring 3 against Portugal! There were 3 Italian Serie A players called up for the game Germany vs Portugal.
2 Italian Serie A player with Germany National Football team:
- Lazio forward Miroslav Klose, listed as sub.
- Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi played 17 minutes after replacing midfielder Mats Hummels in the 73rd minute.
1 Italian Serie A player with Portugal National Football team:
Lazio forward Helder Postiga, listed as sub
Things starting bad for Portugal as Referee Milorad Mazic grants a penalty to Germany conceded by Portugal defender after a foul on forward Mario Götze. In the 12th minute forward Thomas Müller converting the penalty with a right footed shot defeating Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio in the bottom left corner. !
Germany increasing the gap in the 32nd minute following a corner conceded by Portugal defender João Pereira. It is Germany defender Mats Hummels to catch the assist by midfielderToni Kroos to defeat Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio with a headed shot in the top left corner.
In the 37th minute, Portugal remained with 10 players after Referee Milorad Mazic gave a red card to Portugal defender Pepe after a foul on Thomas Müller.
In the 45th minute, Thomas Müller scoring his second goal of the match with a left footed shot giving a total headache to Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio unable to save in the top left corner.
It is Thomas Müller magic moment. In the 78th mintue his third goal and first hat trick in this World Cup! Müller defeating Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio with a right footed shot in the center.
Germany 4 – 0 Portugal
Arena Fonte Nova,
Monday 16 June 2014
Referee: Milorad MAZIC (SRB)
Assistant Referee 1: Milovan RISTIC (SRB)
Assistant Referee 2: Dalibor DJURDJEVIC (SRB)
Fourth official: ALIOUM (CMR)
Goals: 12′ (pen.) Thomas Müller (pen), 32′ Mats Hummels, 44′ Thomas Müller, 78′ Thomas Müller
Official formations – Lineups:
GERMANY (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels (73’ Mustafi), Howedes; Khedira, Lahm; Muller (82’ Muller), Kroos, Ozil (62’ Schurrle); Gotze.
Subs not used: Zieler, Weidenfeller, Grosskreutz, Durm, Ginter, Schweinsteiger, Draxler, Kramer, Miroslav Klose.
Coach: Joachim Loew.
PORTUGAL (4-3-3): Rui Patricio; Joao Pereira, Pepe , Alves, Coentrao (65’ A. Almeida); Moutinho, Meireles, Veloso (46’ Ricardo Costa); Nani, H. Almeida (28’ Eder), Cristiano Ronaldo.
Subs not used: Eduardo, Beto, Neto, A. Almeida, Carvalho, Vieirinha, Amorim, Rafa, Helder Postiga, Valera.
Coach: Paulo Bento.
Sent off: ’37 Pepe (Portugal)