1934: Germany – Belgium 5-2 (1-2)

The first German squad in a World Cup game. From left to right: Haringer, Hohmann, Kress, Siffling, Zielinski, Schwartz, Conen, Kobierski, Janes, Lehner and Szepan.

Match 101.

World Cup First Round.

27.5.1934

Florence.

16:30.

Referee: Mattea (Italy).

Spectators: 8.000

Germany: W. Kreß, Haringer, Schwartz, Janes, Szepan, Zielinski, Lehner, Hohmann, Conen, Siffling, Kobierski.

Belgium: Vandeweyer, Smellinckx, Joacim, Claessens, Welkenhuysen, Peeraer, Herremans, Grimmonprez, Capelle, Voorhoof, Devries.

Goals: 1:0 Kobierski (27.), 1:1 Voorhoof (32.), 1:2 Voorhoof (45.), 2:2 Siffling (48.), 3:2 Conen (66.), 4:2 Conen (69.), 5:2 Conen (85.).

** First World Cup match for Germany. **

** First victory in a World Cup match. **

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The Belgian team.

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Conen (left) and Vandeweyer.

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Conen scored three goals in the German debut.

The Belgian goalkeeper getting ready for action.

 

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Only 8.000 people were present at Florenz.

 

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