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World Cup quarter-final 1970
Leon, Mexico
Gerd Muller wheels away in celebration after scoring for West Germany
West Germany 3-2 England (aet)

England went into the tournament confident they could retain their title.

And after 50 minutes of their quarter-final, England looked to be on course to progress when Martin Peters added to Alan Mullery's opener and made it 2-0.

But West Germany pulled a goal back when England keeper Peter Bonetti - playing in place of Gordon Banks, who had food poisoning - somehow dived over a Franz Beckenbauer shot and eight minutes later Uwe Seller equalised to take the game to extra-time.

Some might say karma intervened then, when Geoff Hurst had a perfectly good goal ruled out, four years after his controversial goal in the 66 final.

And it was left to legendary West German striker Gerd Muller to volley in the winner to seal a dramatic comeback victory.



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