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) is penalised for a foul on Lahm (Germany).
  • 103 ET
    Kroos (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 97 ET
    Palacio (Argentina) misses the target.
    Palacio scoops the ball over Neuer but wide.
  • 96 ET
    Gago (Argentina) is penalised for a foul 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) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    77
    Palacio (in) - Higuaín (out) (Argentina)
  • 77
    Schürrle (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 75
    Messi (Argentina) misses the target.
  • 73
    Klose (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Mascherano (Argentina).
  • 72
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
  • 70
    Biglia (Argentina) is penalised for a foul on Lahm (Germany).
  • 68
    Kroos (Germany) fouls.
  • 68
    Biglia (Argentina) is penalised for a foul on Özil (Germany).
  • 67
    Messi (Argentina) takes the free-kick.
  • 67
    Klose (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Biglia (Argentina).
  • Yellow Card
    66
    Agüero (Argentina) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 66
    Agüero (Argentina) is penalised for a foul on Schweinsteiger (Germany).
  • Yellow Card
    64
    Mascherano (Argentina) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 64
    Mascherano (Argentina) is penalised for a foul on Klose (Germany).
  • 63
    Messi (Argentina) takes 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) is penalised for a foul on Rojo (Argentina).
  • 55
    Kroos (Germany) takes the corner.
  • 47
    Messi (Argentina) misses the target.
  • 46
    Higuaín (Argentina) is flagged for offside.
  • 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 flagged for offside.
  • 45+2
    Höwedes (Germany) misses the target.
    A header from a Toni Kroos headed hits the post.
  • 45+2
    Kroos (Germany) takes the corner.
  • 45+1
    Kroos (Germany) takes the corner.
  • 43
    Romero (Argentina) makes a save.
  • 43
    Kroos (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 43
    Schürrle (Germany) fouls.
  • 41
    Schürrle (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Biglia (Argentina).
  • 38
    Messi (Argentina) is penalised for a foul 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) takes the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    34
    Höwedes (Germany) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 33
    Höwedes (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Zabaleta (Argentina).
  • 33
    Özil (Germany) is penalised for a foul 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 flagged for offside.
    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 cautioned by the referee.
  • 29
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Lavezzi (Argentina).
  • 28
    T. Müller (Germany) is flagged for offside.
  • 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) takes the corner.
  • 15
    Kroos (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 14
    Demichelis (Argentina) is penalised for a foul on Klose (Germany).
  • 11
    Lavezzi (Argentina) takes 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) is penalised for a foul 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

Standings

  
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