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Germany vs. Portugal: Goals, Highlights for World Cup Group G Game

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Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorJanuary 1, 2017

Two of the World Cup heavyweights went head-to-head in Salvador as Germany faced Portugal.

Germany went ahead in the 12th minute when Joao Pereira pulled down Mario Goetze in the box.

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Thomas Mueller calmly converted the penalty.

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Mats Hummels made it 2-0 for Die Mannschaft in the 32nd minute when he powered home a header from a corner.

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Portugal's quest was made harder when they were reduced to 10 men after Pepe saw red for pushing his head toward Mueller.

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Mueller made it 3-0 on the brink of the interval.

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The Bayern Munich star completed his hat-trick with 12 minutes to go, poking home from close range.

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The opening game in Group G finished 4-0 after a miserable day for Cristiano Ronaldo and Co.

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