Saturday, July 3, 2010

Argentina vs Germany 2010 FIFA World Cup

Germany will face Argentina in 2010 FIFA World Cup in third quarter-finals match at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town. This match will kick off at 4:00 PM local time.

These two teams are at 6th and 7th position in FIFA / Coca-Cola World Rankings, Argentina is at 7th position with 1076 points where as Germany is at 6 position with 1082 points.

Argentina reached the finals of the FIFA world cup four times and succeeded in two times. Germany reached the finals of the FIFA world cup seven times and in that Germany won three times.

Argentina and Germany faced five times in head to head matches including twice in the FIFA world cup final. In 1986 World Cup, Argentina defeated Germany with 3-2. Germany got its revenge four years later in 1990 World cup final with 1-0.

These two teams are again faced in 2006 World cup quarter-finals. In that match, they had drawn in limited time, in Penalties section and Germany won the game with 4-2. The two teams have also met twice in the group stage of the world cup, Germany defeated Argentina 3-1 in 1958, and the two played to a 1-1 draw in 1966.

1 comment:

Lucy said...

That match was amazing!!!
I was visiting Argentina, I was with my family, we were staying in an hotel in recoleta, and I remember everyone there were so nervous...
The argentina people love football, and the suffer every match like this like if they were the players