Malta v Portugal, 06 September 2008

Score4-0 to Portugal
RefereeKevin Blom
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 1
VenueNational Stadium, Ta'Qali
Attendance11,000

0  Malta

Manager: Dusan Fitzel

4  Portugal

Manager: Carlos Queiroz

Goals:

Goals:

Brian Said own goal 26 OG
Hugo Almeida 61 G
Simão 72 G
Nani 78 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Justin Haber
Defender Shaun Bajada
Defender Luke Dimech
Defender Brian Said
Defender/Midfielder Roderick Briffa
Midfielder Jamie Pace
Midfielder Kevin Sammut
Forward Gilbert Agius (captain)
Forward Michael Mifsud
Forward Terence Scerri
Forward Ivan Woods

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Quim
Defender Vitorino Antunes
Defender Ricardo Carvalho
Defender Pepe
Defender/Midfielder Jose Bosingwa
Midfielder Carlos Martins
Midfielder Deco
Midfielder Nani
Midfielder Raul Meireles
Midfielder Simão
Forward Hugo Almeida

Substitutions:

George Mallia for Ivan Woods 59
Etienne Barbara for Terence Scerri 70
Ryan Fenech for Gilbert Agius 80

Substitutions:

Maniche for Carlos Martins 63
Nuno Gomes for Hugo Almeida 67
João Moutinho for Simão 75

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mario Muscat
Defender Kenneth Scicluna
Defender Aaron Xuereb
Midfielder Cleaven Frendo
Midfielder George Mallia
Forward Etienne Barbara
Forward Ryan Fenech

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Eduardo
Defender Bruno Alves
Defender Paulo Ferreira
Midfielder Danny
Midfielder João Moutinho
Midfielder Maniche
Forward Nuno Gomes