Match No. 234 - Sunday, 25th May 1947

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    • 1
    • João Azevedo  
    •  27'
    • 2
    • Álvaro Cardoso (c) 
    •  29'
    • 3
    • Francisco Ferreira  
    • 4
    • Mariano Amaro  
    • 5
    • António Feliciano  
    • 6
    • Francisco Moreira  
    • 7
    • Jesus Correia  
    • 8
    • António Araújo  
    • 9
    • Fernando Peyroteo  
    • 10
    • José Travassos  
    • 11
    • Rogério Pipi  
    • Manuel Capela  
    •  27'
    • Vasco Oliveira  
    •  29'

Notes

  • Goal TimeTommy Lawton's first goal was timed at just 17 seconds making it the fastest ever goal scored for England.
  • Hat-Trick: Tommy Lawton2nd hat-trick (36th overall). 58 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Hat-Trick: Stan Mortensen1st hat-trick (37th overall). 69 minutes between first and third goals. Fourth England game to feature two hat-tricks.
  • Player MilestoneEddie Lowe's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneStan Mortensen's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneStan Mortensen's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneTommy Lawton, 11' - 700th goal scored by England

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  •  Charles Delasalle

Attendance

  • 65,000

Half Time Score

  • Portugal 0 - 5 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 4th   0
  •  Portugal - 25th