VALLETTA, Apr. 4, 1981 (AMP) — Spain 82 (European Qualifiers) : East Germany defeated Malta by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 2-1), in a qualifying game for the 1982 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.
The result put the Germans second in Group 7 with 2 points. Malta is bottom with no points. In their next game, East Germany will meet group leaders Poland on May 2, while Malta will face East Germany.
Fixtures and Results : Group 7
Malta at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
East Germany at the World Cup
- 1 appearances (1974)
- 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
- 4 April 1981
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