Portugal in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was Portugal's third appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Third at England 1966.
United States vs
Two fairly lucky goals helped Portugal back into the game but Nuno
Gomes was brought on too late to make a difference; especially as America tried to drag
the game out, deep in the Portugal half, with time-wasting tactics.
Portugal vs Poland
Portugal poured in the goals against Poland but still needed to beat
South Korea in their final game, or hope that Poland could beat the United States; if
Portugal drew with the hosts.
Portugal vs South
Portugal joined France and Argentina at the airport, after losing to
the hosts in Incheon.
Portugal failed to qualify for the Second Round.
Union of European Football Associations.
Federa�ao Portuguesa de Futebol.
1 Vitor Baia (Porto)
15 Nelson (Sporting Lisbon)
16 Ricardo (Boavista)
2 Jorge Costa (Charlton Athletic)
3 Abel Xavier (Liverpool)
4 Caneira (Benefica)
5 Fernando Couto (Lazio)
13 Jorge Andrade (Porto)
18 Frechaut (Boavista)
22 Beto (Sporting Lisbon)
23 Rui Jorge (Sporting Lisbon)
6 Paulo Sousa (Espanyol)
7 Luis Figo (Real Madrid)
10 Rui Costa (AC Milan)
11 Sergio Conceicao (Inter Milan)
12 Hugo Viana (Sporting Lisbon)
14 Pedro Barbosa (Sporting Lisbon)
17 Paulo Bento (Sporting Lisbon)
19 Capucho (Porto)
20 Petit (Boavista)
8 Joao Pinto (Sporting Lisbon)
9 Pauleta (Bordeaux)
21 Nuno Gomes (Fiorentina)
Denmark, France, Senegal, Uruguay.
Paraguay, Slovenia, Spain,
Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Turkey.
South Korea, United States.
Korea First Round Matches.
Cameroon, Germany, Republic of Ireland,
Argentina, England, Nigeria, Sweden.
Croatia, Ecuador, Italy, Mexico.
Belgium, Japan, Russia, Tunisia.
Japan First Round Matches.
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