FIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 12

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Austria defender ERNST HAPPEL (left) sticks in a boot to tackle the ball away from an attacking player of host nation Switzerland during the 1954 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise in Lausanne, Photo Credits: DPA Photo

Greetings readers! We are back with today’s edition of FIFA’s “Stats of the Day” feature.

Here is an excerpt from FIFA’s “Stats of the Day”: 

  • 1954 – Austria’s 7-5 victory over Switzerland during the quarter-finals in Lausanne is still the highest-scoring fixture in FIFA World Cup history.
  • 1994- Bulgaria defeat Greece 4-0 in Chicago to end their 17-match winless streak, the longest ever in FIFA World Cup history.
  • 2006 – Defeated by Ukraine in the round of 16 following a penalty shoot-out, Switzerland become the first team to be eliminated without conceding a single goal.

To read more click here: FIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 12

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