The balance sheet of the German Football Association (DFB) against Austria is still very positive. In 36 matches, there were 22 victories, six draws and eight defeats.
Vienna (SID) - the balance sheet of the German Football Association (DFB) against Austria is still very positive. In 36 matches, there were 22 victories, six draws and eight defeats. On Friday, however, luckier 2: 1 managed-ensuring success in Vienna, the Bayern of Munich striker Mario Gomez by double pack.
The last six matches against the red white red team won the World Cup third parties Germany. Most recently, Austria won 4-1 against the arch-rivals on 29 October 1986 in Vienna, German team manager Franz Beckenbauer was at that time.
In memory remained in 1982 are above all the "disgrace of Cordoba" 1978 and the "shame of Gijon". While the main battle took place on 30 June 1954 in Basel: humiliated the German selection the neighbors 6-1 in the World Cup semi-final and thus created the condition for the final triumph of the Hungary.
In Cordoba, the German team made possible with the 2: 3-defeat in the second round of the World Cup in Argentina the eternal myth of Austrian football. Four years later the teams agreed in the Spanish Gijon to a quick 1-0 for Germany in the last preliminary implied on a "Pact", the two teams that secured progress. Victims were the Algerians that waving in Gijon in the stands with banknotes.