Germany, it turns out, do not do group stage nail-biters after all.
Cristiano Ronaldo had waited more than a week to make his mark on the finals of Euro 2012.
They called it the Group of Death and they weren't wrong.
Germany and Portugal have both been charged by Uefa following Saturday's Group B game.
Fault lines are developing within the Dutch squad over the alleged racist jeering at their open training session in Krakow this week.