Match No. 254 - Sunday, 14th May 1950

  • Henrique Ben David, 48'
  • Henrique Ben David, 59'
  • Manuel Vasques, 70'
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Ernesto de Oliveira  
    • 2
    • Virgilio Mendes  
    •  31'
    • 3
    • Angelo Carvalho  
    • 4
    • Serafim Batista  
    • 5
    • Felix Assuncao Antunes  
    • 6
    • Francisco Ferreira  
    •  25'
    • 7
    • Rogerio Carvalho  
    • 8
    • Manuel Vasques  
    • 9
    • Henrique Ben David  
    • 10
    • José Travacos  
    • 11
    • Albano Pereira  
    • 12
    • Carlos Canario  
    •  25'
    • 13
    • Octavio Barrosa  
    •  31'

Notes

  • Penalty: Tom Finney1st scored from 1 taken. "Finney was tripped [and] took the kick himself and calmly placed the ball past the goalkeeper."
  • Penalty: Tom Finney2nd scored from 2 taken. "...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."
  • 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

  •  Guiseppe Carpani

Attendance

  • 65,000

Half Time Score

  • Portugal 0 - 3 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 2nd   0
  •  Portugal - 24th