INTRODUCTION: The world soccer champions, West Germany, beat Argentina by three goals to one in a friendly match in Buenos Aires on Sunday (5 June).
TOP VIEW PAN West Germany, wearing green shirts and playing from right to left kick off against Argentina, wearing blue and white striped shirts and black shorts
TOP VIEW AND STV West German attacker fouled and referee awards free kick (2 shots)
TOP VIEW FROM free kick, West German number 11 crosses ball into Argentina's goal mouth, and after a scramble in which the ball hits the cross bar, a West German forward heads ball into goal
SV West German supporter
TOP VIEW FROM another free kick, West Germany hits the post before Argentina clears ball
TOP VIEW crowd at half time
TOP VIEW Argentina attacks and after the ball rebounds off the West German goalkeeper, the West Germans scramble ball away
LV AND TOP VIEW Excited crowd watch as West Germany break away and ball is crossed from right wing by West Germany's number 5 for a forward to head ball into net for West Germany's third goal (2 shots)
TOP VIEW Crowd watch as Argentina force a corner (2 shots)
TOP VIEW Linesman watches as Argentina takes corner and scores a headed goal from outside the goal area, ZOOM IN TO excited Argentinean crowd (3 shots)
TGV Midfield play, with Argentinean crowd singing
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Background: INTRODUCTION: The world soccer champions, West Germany, beat Argentina by three goals to one in a friendly match in Buenos Aires on Sunday (5 June). The game was a warm-up match for next year's World Cup competition to be held in the Argentinean capital.
SYNOPSIS: Argentina, wearing the blue-and-white striped shirts and black shorts, attacked for most of the first half but were not successful in following the moves through to score.
A capacity crowd of 60,000 people saw West Germany open the scoring after a free kick awarded in their favour. Striker Klaus Fischer headed the ball into the net put West Germany ahead by one goal to nil.
The world champions were unlucky not to score again shortly before half time when the ball hit the Argentinean goalpost.
West Germany went further ahead with another goal by Fischer in the 60th minute of play, after their goal had been under strong pressure from the Argentines. Bernd Holzenbein added a third goal in the 69th minute.
Argentine defender, Daniel Passarelli, reduced the West German's lead with a fine header four minutes later to make the score three goals to one.
Both countries have qualified to take part in the World Cup competition.