Soccer-and West Germany has beaten Italy two-one in a friendly international in West Berlin. But?
GV: Italy, in dark shirts, playing from left to right, kicking off in friendly soccer match against West Germany, in West Berlin.
GV: Italian goalkeeper Dino Zoff standing in goal.
GV: Italy attacking and almost scoring.
GV: West German number five, Manfred Kaltz, scoring first goal from corner-kick.
Gv: West German players congratulating each other.
GV: scoreboard, showing West Germany one, Italy nil.
GV: Germany attacking in second half and Zoff making diving save.
SV: linesman watching
GV: Germany attacking and number seven, Karl-Heinz scoring goal.
GV: scoreboard showing Germany two, Italy nil
GV: Italy attacking and number ten, Giancarlo Antognoni, scoring.
GV: Italian players congratulating each other.
GV: scoreboard showing Germany two, Italy one.
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Background: Soccer-and West Germany has beaten Italy two-one in a friendly international in West Berlin. But it was a tight game, with the Italians unlucky to lose, coming close to forcing a draw in the closing minutes.
SYNOPSIS: Italy, in the dark shirts, playing left to right, kicked off-and kept the ball for the opening minutes of the game.
Italian keeper Dino Zoff was almost unemployed while Italy kept attacking.
West Germany's Manfred Kaltz was the first to open the scoring after picking up a corner in the 32nd minute. Germany one, Italy nil-but that's how it stayed for the rest of the first half.
Zoff was more fully employed in the second half-but did a good job at the same time.
However, the Italiankeeper was beaten again in the 58th minute when German number seven, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, put one in.
Stung, Italy retaliated in the 75th minute. The scorer-Giancarlo Antognoni. But despite continuing the pressure, the score stayed at two-one to the final whistle.