World Cup Highlights: Germany v Portugal

Germany 4 - 0 Portugal
Published Monday, 16 June 2014
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Portugal may have been considered Germany's strongest opponents in their World Cup group, but they found themselves out-classed when the sides met on Monday.

World Cup Highlights: Germany v Portugal
Germany proved too strong for Portugal. (© Getty)

Despite the presence of a fully fit Cristiano Ronaldo, Germany hammered home four goals without answer - three of them courtesy of Thomas Muller.

Portugal were on the back foot even before Pepe's sending off for a light headbutt on Muller, with the score sitting at 2-0 at the time.

But after another two goals, there was no way back.

"I've been involved in the last three major tournaments, so I'm used to the pressure," Germany's goal-machine Muller said.

"But to score three goals in one game - that's pretty amazing, and the goals just got better and better.

"It's fantastic, but the merit also goes to the rest of the team."

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