England V Germany

Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images

Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images

England v Germany is a prolific fixture, regardless of whether it’s a competitive tie or a friendly match. In head-to-heads since 1966, Germany lead England 13-5. Here’s a few to remember:

2010: The Goal That Never Was

Frank Lampard’s goal that never was became a focal point of the 2010 World Cup South Africa game. England went on to lose the game 4-1 and were knocked out of the competition, but goal line technology has since been introduced.

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1966: England’s only star

England beat West Germany on 30 July 1966 at Wembley. The score was 4-2 after extra time.   Geoff Hurst’s hat-trick – the only one ever scored in a World Cup Final – and the controversial third goal awarded to England by referee Gottfried Dienst and linesman Tofik Bakhramov.

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