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World Cup's biggest wins: Largest margins of victory in finals history

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Ballsupski: Panama? More like "PanaNah don't think so mate!" (5:05)

England, England, ENGLAND! ENGLAND... and Panama. (5:05)

England may have cruised to an easy victory over Panama on Sunday, winning 6-1 in a Group G game in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, but it doesn't even rank among the largest margins of victory in the World Cup.

Here's a look back at some of the most lopsided games in the history of the tournament:

10. Portugal 7, North Korea 0 (2010)

Cristiano Ronaldo was of course involved in the scoring in this group-stage romp. Portugal, oddly, scored only one goal in the first half and six in the second -- and then did not score again for the rest of the tournament, knocked out in the round of 16 by Spain.

9. Turkey 7, South Korea 0 (1954)

That year's World Cup produced some eye-opening scores -- as we'll see -- with Barhan Sargun's hat trick accompanied by a brace from Suat Mamat. Turkey should have kept some goals for later, however, as they lost 7-2 to West Germany three days afterward.

8. Uruguay 7, Scotland 0 (1954)

The defending champions started well in their opener, defeating Czechoslovakia 2-0, and led Scotland by two goals at half-time before breaking it open in the second half. Only three players scored as Carlos Borges had a hat trick and Oscar Míguez and Julio Abbadie each scored twice.

7. Poland 7, Haiti 0 (1974)

Andrzej Szarmach completed his hat trick in the 50th minute and Grzegorz Lato capped the scoring with a brace in the 87th minute for Poland, who won all three group-stage games and then finished in third place after a 1-0 victory over Brazil.

6. Germany 8, Saudi Arabia 0 (2002)

Runners-up Germany made a statement early, with all-time World Cup scoring record holder Miroslav Klose, in the first of his four tournament appearances, netting two goals in quick succession before securing the hat trick in the 70th minute.

5. Uruguay 8, Bolivia 0 (1950)

Despite playing only one group-stage game -- their group consisted of just three teams while the other three had four, and France withdrew before the tournament started -- Uruguay, the eventual champions, finished level with hosts Brazil on eight goals in the opening round after Oscar Miguez's hat trick.

4. Sweden 8, Cuba 0 (1938)

Sweden's first-round walkover and Cuba needing a replay to defeat Romania contributed to the lopsided result as Henry Andersson and Gustav Wetterstrom each scored hat tricks in the 16-team knockout tournament -- Cuba's only appearance in the World Cup to date.

3. Hungary 10, El Salvador 1 (1982)

Laszlo Kiss scored three goals in seven minutes -- the only hat trick scored in the World Cup by a substitute -- to end the feel-good story of El Salvador, who qualified for the event for only the second time despite the nation being embroiled in the start of a civil war.

2. Hungary 9, South Korea 0 (1954)

Sandor Kocsis, who finished with 11 goals in that year's tournament, had a hat trick and Ferenc Puskas and Peter Pelotas had two goals for eventual runners-up Hungary, who defeated West Germany 8-3 in their next game before incredibly losing 3-2 in the rematch in the final.

1. Yugoslavia 9, Zaire 0 (1974)

Yugoslavia failed to score in their group-stage opener against Brazil and then responded with six goals in the first half against Zaire, who, now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo, made their only World Cup appearance to date. Dusan Bajevic had a hat trick, scoring his side's first and last goals.