The dramatic finale to Sunday night's match saw Silvestre Varela give Portugal a World Cup lifeline.
The winger's header following an exquisite cross from Cristiano Ronaldo means that Portugal are still in the competition, but only just.
They now have to beat Ghana in their final group game and hope that the encounter between Germany and USA produces a winner.
It's out of Portugal's hands. They are relying on one team to take the initiative and aim to top the group.
Despite this, Paulo Bento needs to get a performance out of his side to give them a fighting chance.
Here are four things he should change for the meeting with Ghana.