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Tuesday, 25 June, 2002, 23:45 GMT 00:45 UK


Portugal sack Oliveira
Antonio Oliveira will be replaced as coach of Portugal following the country's dismal display at the World Cup.

Fifa suspends Pinto
Fifa acts after video evidence shows Portugal's Joao Pinto punching a referee.

Figo adamant pride intact
Luis Figo says Portgual left the World Cup with heads held high despite defeat by South Korea.

Korea send Portugal home
Co-hosts South Korea beat nine-man Portugal 1-0 to reach the last 16 for the first time.

Hiddink hails classy Korea
South Korea coach Guus Hiddink salutes his side after a 1-0 win against Portugal takes them through to the second stage.

Clockwatch: Portugal 0-1 South Korea
All the action as South Korea condemn nine-man Portugal to a humiliating first-round exit.

Oliveira praises team spirit
Portugal coach Antonio Oliveira says teamwork was the key to his side's crucial 4-0 win over Poland.

Portugal back on track
Pauleta scores a hat-trick as Portugal beat Poland 4-0 to earn their first points and send their opponents home.

Clockwatch: Portugal 4-0 Poland
Pauleta scores a hat-trick and Rui Costa adds a fourth to keep Portugal's World Cup dream alive and send Poland crashing out.

Engel philosophical after defeat
Under-fire Poland coach Jerzy Engel admits his side were not good enough to progress into the second round.

Conceicao: We've learned lesson
Portugal midfielder Sergio Conceicao says his team-mates will not repeat the mistakes they made in the opening game.

Media condemns 'horror show'
The Portuguese press were united in condemnation of the national team after their shock 3-2 defeat by the United States.

World Cup ball comes under fire
America coach Bruce Arena says the balls used in the match against Portugal did not have the right air pressure.

US win puts Poles on brink
Jerzy Engel's team know that only victory over Portugal will now do after Wednesday's Group D upset.

Portugal lose the fight
Portugal coach Antonio Oliveira said his side were undone by the USA's physical presence in the 3-2 defeat in Suwon.

USA stun Portugal
The United States cause one of the World Cup's greatest upsets as they beat Group D favourites Portugal 3-2.

Old pals punish Portugal
Brian McBride hails the old college link-up that produced his shock winner for the USA against Portugal.

Clockwatch: USA 3-2 Portugal
Minute-by-minute action from the USA's shock victory over Group D favourites Portugal in Suwon.

Rui Costa ready to pounce
Portugal playmaker Rui Costa says he is anxious for their World Cup campaign to begin.

The World Cup stats
Statistical analysis of Portugal's performance in the finals.

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