Match No. 254 - Sunday, 14th May 1950

  • Henrique Ben David, 48'
  • Henrique Ben David, 59'
  • Manuel Vasques, 70'
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Ernesto Oliveira
    • 2
    • Virgílio Mendes
    • 31'
    • 3
    • Ângelo Carvalho
    • 4
    • Serafim Baptista
    • 5
    • Félix Assunção Antunes
    • 6
    • Francisco Ferreira
    • 25'
    • 7
    • Rogério Pipi
    • 8
    • Manuel Vasques
    • 9
    • Henrique Ben David
    • 10
    • José Travassos
    • 11
    • Albano
    • Carlos Canário
    • 25'
    • Octávio Barrosa
    • 31'

Notes

  • Penalty: Tom Finney1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 23rd overall. "Finney was tripped [and] took the kick himself and calmly placed the ball past the goalkeeper."
  • Penalty: Tom Finney2nd scored from 2 taken (100.0%). England's 24th overall. "...Mortensen had his legs taken from under him by Barrosa, and England were awarded a penalty...Finney, again taking the kick, calmly and cooly put the ball wide to the right of the Portuguese goalkeeper."
  • Hat-Trick: Tom Finney1st hat-trick (42nd overall). 50 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneBill Jones' 1st Cap

Sources

  • Western Morning News "Brilliant Finney had hard job beating Portugal", Monday 15th May 1950, page 8.
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Giuseppe Carpani

Attendance

  • 65,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 2nd
  • Portugal - 24th