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Germany’s Thomas Muller plundered the first hat-trick of this goal-laden World Cup as Portugal crumbled in the early afternoon heat in Salvador.
The Bayern Munich star scored an early penalty and then a goal from open play in each half to give the 2010 semi-finalist the perfect start at Arena Fonte Nova.
Central defender Mats Hummels scored Germany’s other goal on an afternoon when just about everything that could go wrong did go wrong for Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal.
Neuer; Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels (Mustafi), Howedes; Lahm, Khedira, Kroos, Ozil (Schurrle), Gotze; Muller (Podolski)
SUBS: Zieler, Grosskreutz, Ginter, Schweinsteiger, Klose, Draxler, Durm, Kramer, Weidenfeller
Patricio; Pereira, Alves, Coentrao (A Almeida); Valoso (Costa), Moutinho, Meireles, Nani, Ronaldo; H Almeida (Eder)
SUBS: Eduardo, Carvalho, Vieirinha, Neto, Silva, Varela, Amorim, Postiga, Beto
GOALS: Hummels (32), Muller (45, 78, Pen 12,)
RED CARDS: Pepe
REFEREE: Milorad Mazic