1938: Germany – Switzerland 2-4 (2-1)

Match 152.

World Cup First Round.

9.6.1938

Paris.

18:00.

Referee: Eklind (Sweden).

Spectators: 20.025

Germany: Raftl, Janes, Streitle, Kupfer, Goldbrunner, Skoumal, Lehner, Stroh, Hahnemann, Szepan, Neumer.

Switzerland: Huber, Minelli, Lehmann, Springer, Vernati, Lörtscher, Bickel, Trello Abegglen, Amado, Walaschek, G. Aeby.

Goals: 1:0 Hahnemann (8.), 2:0 Lörtscher (15., owngoal), 2:1 Walaschek (41.), 2:2 Bickel (64.), 2:3 Trello Abegglen (75.), 2:4 Trello Abegglen III (78.).

** First and last match of Leopold Neumer in the national team. **

38 (2)

Huber, the Swiss goalkeeper, catching the ball.

38

38 (1)

38 (6)

1938 remains as the worst World Cup ever for Germany. Perhaps, they didn’t deserve any better.

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