Germany Starts with Win: Portugal Defeated

Germany were able to register 3 points lead in the match winning Portugal 1-0 in the second match of the Group Stage.

Mario Gomez

Gomez: The only goal scorer in the Game

The first attack game from German when Gomez tried a strong header on the second minute which was collected by the Goal Keeper.

The ball is mostly in the midfields while Germany has made some initial attack with Podolski’s left footed power shot.

Postiga gets first yellow card of the game when he slides and gets Neuer instead of a ball.

Podolski takes the first free kick from better angle . Podolski hits the wall and the free kick was wasted.

Both the team looks better in the mid field trying not to loose the posession. Neither of them have been able to pass the defense line in order to produce some effort on goal.

Second half startes and both th teams come back into the action. None of the team were able to score althogh both the teams looks better in the center of the field.

First goal of the game came from Germany when Mario Gomez finds a corner of the net through a header. First goal remains the decisive goal when neither of the team can score any thing other than Gomez’s header. Gomez’s 23rd international goal has helped Germany to get first points of the tournament.

Statistics and Possession

Stats Germany Portugal
Shots on Target 3 4
Shots Off Target 7 5
Possession 57 43
Corners 2 11
Off Sides 1 1
Fouls 15 19
Yellow 2 2
Red 0 0