eagerly awaited FIFA World Cup 2022 just around the corner and looking back World Cups, some moments always stood out, other games were filled with suspicion and some failed to console fans over the years.
Here we take a look at the most goals scored World Cup matches ever. While it’s interesting to remember games with high goal margins, it’s always interesting to see games won by margin line and time. The team with the lower score would undoubtedly have a nightmare.
match between El Salvador and HungaryThe match, which Hungary won 10-1, ranks first in the list of highest goals in total. The match took place in the Group stages of the 1982 World Cup. The match was played at the Nuevo stadium of Spain. The fastest hat-trick in World Cup history was scored by László Kiss from Hungary.
Second match on the list, Yugoslavia beat Zaire 9-0. The 1974 World Cup included this match. Contesting for the first time in the World Cup was undoubtedly difficult for Zaire as they lost both of their matches and have already lost 11 goals.
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Third match on the list, Hungary and South KoreaHungary won 9-0. This happened at the 1954 World Cup. The game took place during the second trip to Zurich. It was undoubtedly a difficult time for South Korea as Ferenc Puskas scored two goals during the match.
Fourth match on the list Hungary – West Germany, Hungary won 8-3. Hungary had just beaten South Korea 9-0 and had this colossal number against West Germany that same year. Their win over West Germany also qualifies them for the quarterfinals.
Brazil’s unforgettable 1-7
The fifth game on the list, Switzerland beat Austria 7-5. After an incredible 90 minutes with 12 goals scored, Austria had no choice but to concede. It is still considered one of the best and most intense games in FIFA World Cup history, and it excites football fans.
‘Belo Horizonte disaster’ is the only word to describe what happened in the first semi-final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Germany was rioting in front of the large Brazilian crowd who thought their team would bring home the 6th title. Germany scored 5 goals in 25 minutes, the match was well over at that point. Brazilian fans were staring, not knowing what was going on. Oscar’s goal in the 90th minute was never really consolation. Still, that devastating night haunted the memory of Brazilian fans around the world.
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