Ranking the Biggest Upsets in World Cup History

Ranking the Biggest Upsets in World Cup History

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Ranking the Biggest Upsets in World Cup History

In World Cup action on Wednesday, South Korea defeated Germany 2-0 in the teams’ final Group F match. The shocking loss prevented the Germans from making the tournament’s knockout round. It’s their earliest World Cup exit since 1938. To commemorate the stunning result, let’s take a look back at some of the biggest upsets in World Cup history.

13. Slovakia 3, Italy 2
June 24, 2010

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Slovakia made the most of its first World Cup appearance, shocking defending champion Italy 3-2 in the teams’ final group stage match. Róbert Vittek scored twice in the victory, as Slovakia advanced to the Round of 16, where they fell to the Netherlands.

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