Switzerland v Austria, 26 June 1954

Score7-5 to Austria
RefereeCharles Faultless
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
VenueStade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne
Attendance50,000
Kick Off: 17:00 Local (16:00 BST) The 12 goals scored in the match set a World Cup record for the highest scoring match ever. The match is known by its German name, Hitzeschlacht von Lausanne (roughly translated to "The heat battle of Lausanne"), due to the high temperature that it was played under, 40°C (104°F).

5  Switzerland

Manager: Karl Rappan

7  Austria

Manager: Walter Nausch

Goals:

Robert Ballaman 16 G
Josef Hugi 17 G
Josef Hugi 19 G
Robert Ballaman 37 G
Josef Hugi 60 G

Goals:

Theodor Wagner 25 G
Robert Korner 26 G
Theodor Wagner 28 G
Ernst Ocwirk 32 G
Robert Korner 34 G
Theodor Wagner 53 G
Erich Probst 77 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Eugene Parlier
Defender Roger Bocquet
Defender Willy Kernen
Defender Andre Neury
Midfielder Charles Casali
Midfielder Oliver Eggimann
Forward Charles Antenen
Forward Robert Ballaman
Forward Jacques Fatton
Forward Josef Hugi

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kurt Schmied
Defender Gerhard Hanappi
Defender Ernst Ocwirk
Midfielder Ernst Happel
Midfielder Karl Koller
Forward Alfred Korner
Forward Robert Korner
Forward Erich Probst
Forward Ernst Stojaspal
Forward Theodor Wagner

Comments:

Josef Hugi scores a hat-trick

Comments:

Theodor Wagner scores a hat-trick