Maracana - Rio de Janeiro 13/07/2014 - 21:00CET (16:00 local time)

Final

Germany - Argentina
1-0
Germany win after extra time
 

Germany - Argentina 1-0 - 13/07/2014 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

Minute By Minute

  • The referee ends the second period of extra time.
    After 1954, 1974 and 1990...2014. Germany win their fourth World Cup and the first by a European team in the Americas. Argentina were so close but Mario Götze has written his name into football history at the age of 22.
  • 120+3 ET
    Messi (Argentina) misses the target.
  • 120+3 ET
    Messi (Argentina) takes the free-kick.
  • 120+1 ET
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Argentina).
  • Substitution
    120 ET
    Mertesacker (in) - Özil (out) (Germany)
    A last substitution. Into added time now.
  • 120 ET
    Özil (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 118 ET
    Messi (Argentina) misses the target.
  • Goal
    113 ET
    Götze (Germany) scores!
    Mario Götze hooks the ball in after a cross from fellow substitute André Schürrle. Has the man who was winning the UEFA European Under-17 Championship five years ago just decided the FIFA World Cup final?
  • 110 ET
    T. Müller (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Demichelis (Argentina).
  • 110 ET
    Kroos (Germany) takes the free-kick.
    ...which comes to nothing. Schweinsteiger is receiving treatment off the pitch, while Kevin Grosskreutz may be on shortly.
  • 109 ET
    Agüero (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Schweinsteiger (Germany).
  • 108 ET
    Kroos (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 107 ET
    Biglia (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Schweinsteiger (Germany).
  • The second period of extra time begins.
  • The referee brings the first period of extra time to an end.
    Each side had one good chance in those 15 minutes but still no goals. Two past finals have gone to penalties, Brazil beating Italy in 1994 a the Azzurri defeating France in 2006. Germany did lose the 1976 UEFA European Championship final on spot-kicks to Czechoslovakia, the only EURO decider to be settled that way; Argentina lost the 2004 Copa América to Brazil in similar fashion.
  • 105 ET
    Palacio (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lahm (Germany).
  • 103 ET
    Kroos (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 97 ET
    Palacio (Argentina) misses the target.
    Palacio scoops the ball over Neuer but wide.
  • 96 ET
    Gago (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kroos (Germany).
  • 93 ET
    Agüero (Argentina) misses the target.
  • 91 ET
    Romero (Argentina) makes a save.
    An immediate chance but good reactions from Romero.
  • 91 ET
    Schürrle (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • The first period of extra time begins.
  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    The third final running goes to extra time. Germany continue to have a very slight edge but Argentina's counterattacking is always dangerous.
  • 90+1
    Romero (Argentina) makes a save.
  • 90+1
    Götze (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    88
    Götze (in) - Klose (out) (Germany)
    Miroslav Klose will not be adding to his tally of 16 World Cup goals, ending his fourth tournament and second final.
  • Substitution
    86
    Gago (in) - Pérez (out) (Argentina)
    The last Argentina change; Mario Götze will soon be appearing for Germany.
  • 82
    Kroos (Germany) misses the target.
    Kroos looks to roll the ball in from the edge of the box but misses.
  • 79
    Kroos (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    77
    Palacio (in) - Higuaín (out) (Argentina)
  • 77
    Schürrle (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 75
    Messi (Argentina) misses the target.
  • 73
    Klose (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 72
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
  • 70
    Biglia (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lahm (Germany).
  • 68
    Kroos (Germany) fouls.
  • 68
    Biglia (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Özil (Germany).
  • 67
    Messi (Argentina) takes the free-kick.
  • 67
    Klose (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Biglia (Argentina).
  • Yellow Card
    66
    Agüero (Argentina) is booked.
  • 66
    Agüero (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Schweinsteiger (Germany).
  • Yellow Card
    64
    Mascherano (Argentina) is booked.
  • 64
    Mascherano (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Klose (Germany).
  • 63
    Messi (Argentina) delivers the corner.
  • 60
    Romero (Argentina) makes a save.
    The Miroslav Klose header does not trouble Romero.
  • 60
    Klose (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 55
    T. Müller (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rojo (Argentina).
  • 55
    Kroos (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 47
    Messi (Argentina) misses the target.
  • 46
    Higuaín (Argentina) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    46
    Agüero (in) - Lavezzi (out) (Argentina)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    That last chance was the closest Germany have come in a half where they have dominated possession and territory, but Argentina have created chances on the counter.
  • 45+2
    T. Müller (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45+2
    Höwedes (Germany) misses the target.
    A header from a Toni Kroos headed hits the post.
  • 45+2
    Kroos (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 45+1
    Kroos (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 43
    Romero (Argentina) makes a save.
  • 43
    Kroos (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 43
    Schürrle (Germany) fouls.
  • 41
    Schürrle (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Biglia (Argentina).
  • 38
    Messi (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Schweinsteiger (Germany).
  • 37
    Romero (Argentina) makes a save.
    A good save from André Schürrle though would not have counted as Mesut Özil was in an offside position between the attacker and goalkeeper.
  • 37
    Schürrle (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 36
    Lavezzi (Argentina) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    34
    Höwedes (Germany) is booked.
  • 33
    Höwedes (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zabaleta (Argentina).
  • 33
    Özil (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lavezzi (Argentina).
  • Substitution
    31
    Schürrle (in) - Kramer (out) (Germany)
    Kramer received a head injury earlier in the half. He was a last-minute replacement for Sami Khedira; now André Schürrle comes on in a midfield reshuffle.
  • 30
    Higuaín (Argentina) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Higua has the ball in the net, but he was offside from Ezequiel Lavezzi’s cross. Meanwhile Kramer is limping off.
  • 29
    Zabaleta (Argentina) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    29
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) is booked.
  • 29
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lavezzi (Argentina).
  • 28
    T. Müller (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 21
    Higuaín (Argentina) misses the target.
    Best chance so far as Toni Kroos's header falls to Higuaín but with only Manuel Neuer to beat, he shoots wide.
  • 16
    Kroos (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 15
    Kroos (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 14
    Demichelis (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Klose (Germany).
  • 11
    Lavezzi (Argentina) delivers the corner.
  • 11
    Biglia (Argentina) has a shot blocked.
  • 4
    Higuaín (Argentina) misses the target.
    Gonzalo Higuaín shoots across the face of goal.
  • 4
    Kroos (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 3
    Rojo (Argentina) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on T. Müller (Germany).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 

Match statistics

Germany
Argentina

1

Goals scored

0

9

Total attempts

9

6

Attempts on target

0

3

off target

8

5

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

5

Corners

3

2

Offsides

2

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

11

11

Fouls suffered

12

Lineups

Germany

Germany

Argentina

Argentina

1Neuer (GK)1Romero (GK)
4Höwedes
34
2Garay
5Hummels4Zabaleta
7Schweinsteiger
29
6Biglia
8Özil
120 ET
8Pérez
86
11Klose
88
9Higuaín
77
13T. Müller10Messi (C)
16Lahm (C)14Mascherano
64
18Kroos15Demichelis
20Boateng16Rojo
23Kramer
31
22Lavezzi
46

Substitutes

12Zieler (GK)12Orion (GK)
22Weidenfeller (GK)21Andújar (GK)
2Grosskreutz3Campagnaro
3Ginter5Gago
86
9Schürrle
31
7Di María
10Podolski11Maxi Rodríguez
14Draxler13Fernandez
15Durm17Fernández
17Mertesacker
120 ET
18Palacio
77
19Götze
88
113 ET
19Álvarez
20Agüero
46
66
23Basanta

Coaches

Joachim Löw (GER) Alejandro Sabella (ARG)

Referee

Nicola Rizzoli (ITA)

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