Germany v Argentina, 08 July 1990

Score1-0 to Germany
RefereeEdgardo Codesal Mendez
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Final
VenueOlimpico, Roma
Attendance73,603
The 1990 World Cup final was the first time a team from UEFA had won the World Cup final against a non-European team. Argentina were the defending champions, having beaten West Germany 3–2 in the 1986 FIFA World Cup Final in Mexico. Thus the 1990 final was the only 'repeat' final at consecutive World Cups. This was West Germany's last World Cup match; the team played three more games before a unified German team was formed. Argentina becoming the first team not to score during a World Cup Final, having only 1 shot on goal, while Germany had 16 scoring chances out of 23 shots. Argentina had both Pedro Monzón (65') and Gustavo Dezotti (87') sent off for receiving red cards.

1  Germany

Manager: Franz Beckenbauer

0  Argentina

Manager: Carlos Salvador Bilardo

Goals:

Andreas Brehme penalty 81 P

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bodo Illgner
Defender Thomas Berthold
Defender Andreas Brehme
Defender Guido Buchwald
Defender Jürgen Kohler
Midfielder Thomas Häßler
Midfielder Pierre Littbarski
Midfielder Lothar Matthäus (captain)
Forward Rudi Völler

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergio Goycochea
Defender Nestor Lorenzo
Defender Oscar Ruggeri
Defender Jose Serrizuela
Defender Juan Simon
Defender/Midfielder Roberto Sensini
Midfielder Jose Basualdo
Midfielder Jorge Burruchaga
Midfielder Diego Maradona
Midfielder Pedro Troglio
Forward Gustavo Dezotti

Substitutions:

Stefan Reuter for Thomas Berthold 73

Substitutions:

Pedro Monzon for Oscar Ruggeri 46
Gabriel Calderon for Jorge Burruchaga 53

Cards:

Rudi Völler 52 Y

Cards:

Gustavo Dezotti 5 Y
Pedro Monzon 64 R
Pedro Troglio 84 Y
Gustavo Dezotti 86 Y
Gustavo Dezotti 86 R
Diego Maradona 87 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Raimond Aumann
Defender/Midfielder Stefan Reuter
Midfielder Uwe Bein
Midfielder Olaf Thon

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Fabian Cancelarich
Defender Edgardo Bauza
Defender Pedro Monzon
Midfielder Gabriel Calderon
Forward Abel Balbo