Edinson Cavani inspired Uruguay to a 2-1 win over Portugal in their round of 16 World Cup tie on Saturday with two fantastic strikes. Cavani set the South Americans on their way when he headed home early, only for Pepe to equalize, also with a header shortly after half time. Cavani then scored the winner with just under half hour to play to seal the win and get his team into the quarter finals.
Photo: Clint Dempsey and Cristiano Ronaldo (Getty Images)
The World Cup in Brazil has not gone to script. The upsets during the first ten days are numerous with the defending champions Spain already being bounced out of the tournament with one game left to play. Another favourite, Portugal, face a possible elimination game today when they meet the USA .
Photo: Thomas Muller celebrates his first goal against Portugal, the striker scored the first hat-trick of the competition in the game.
Germany's Thomas Muller bagged his first international hat-trick to lift Germany to a 4-0 victory over Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugalon another exciting day at the FIFA World Cup on Monday.. In a game full of excitement, it was the Die Mannschaft who came out on top with an impressive display and without their midfield maestro Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Photo: Ozil and Ronaldo (Getty Images)
The games are coming thick and fast in the FIFA World Cup and yet another big and exciting encounter on the cards. One of the hot favourites Germany will take on World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal team. This is a very important game for either team with matches against Ghana and the Unites States to come.