Football

Germany v Argentina

  • Previous World Cup meetings:

1958: Argentina 1 West Germany 3

1966: Argentina 0 West Germany 0

1986: Argentina 3 West Germany 2 (final)

1990: Argentina 0 West Germany 1 (final)

2006: Argentina 1 Germany 1 (Germany win 4-2 on penalties)

2010: Argentina 0 Germany 4

  • Team statistics:

Goals scored: Argentina 8, Germany 17

Goals from set piece: Argentina 1, Germany 3

Shots on target: Argentina 61, Germany 64

Corners awarded: Argentina 44, Germany 32

Fouls committed: Argentina 64, Germany 71

Yellow cards: Argentina 6, Germany 4

Distance ran per match: Argentina 113.9km, Germany 116km

Passes completed: Argentina 2,928, Germany 3,421

Pass completion rate: Argentina 78 per cent, Germany 82 per cent

  • Argentina player statistics:

Top scorer: Lionel Messi (4)

Leading tackler: Javier Mascherano (18)

Most shots: Angel di Maria (25)

Most distance covered: Mascherano 
(67.2km)

Most passes completed: Mascherano (478)

  • Germany player statistics:

Top scorer: Thomas Mueller (5)

Leading tackler: Benedikt Hoewedes (16)

Most shots: Mueller (16)

Most distance covered: Mueller (68.8km)

Most passes completed: Philipp Lahm (458).

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