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East Germany


Federation founded: 1949
FIFA member since: 1952
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Blue and white
Nickname: -
World Cups qualified for: 1 (of 20)
Best results: Second phase 1974.

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 6 W 2 D 2 L 2 GF 5 GA 5 Pts 8
East Germany are 48th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Second phase 6 Squad Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
East Germany entered first time for the 1958 World Cup and last time for 1990 when the country ceased to exist.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 1974
Biggest win 2-0 vs Australia 1974
Biggest loss 0-2 vs Netherlands 1974
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 2
Longest unbeaten run 3
Longest run without win 3
Longest run qualifying 1 (1974)
Longest run not qualifying 4 (1958-70) & (1978-90)
Penalty shoot-outs -
GDR vs Europe W1 - D0 - L1
GDR vs South America W0 - D2 - L1
GDR vs Oceania W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Bernd Bransch 6 1974
Jürgen Croy 6 1974
Martin Hoffmann 6 1974
Gerd Kische 6 1974
Jürgen Sparwasser 6 1974
Konrad Weise 6 1974

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Joachim Streich 2 1974
Martin Hoffmann 1 1974
Jürgen Sparwasser 1 1974


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1974 1R Australia W 2-0 1R Chile D 1-1 1R West Germany W 1-0 2Ph Brazil L 0-1 2Ph Netherlands L 0-2 2Ph Argentina D 1-1



 

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