World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Germany defeats Azerbaijan 4-1

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BAKU, Mar. 26, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Germany defeated Azerbaijan by a score of 4-1 (halftime: 3-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday night at the Tofiq Bahramov Republican Stadium in Baku.

André Schürrle scored dual goals

Germany dominated the first half thanks to goals from Schürrle ('19), Müller ('36) and Gómez ('45). Leading 3-1 at the break, the Germans further widened their lead in the second period with another goal by Schürrle with just 9 minutes remaining in regulation time.

The result put the Germans top of Group C with 15 points. Azerbaijan is fourth with 7 points. In their next game, Germany will meet San Marino at the Tofiq Bahramov Republican Stadium on June 10, while Azerbaijan will face Northern Ireland.

Fixtures and Results : Group C

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Overview

Azerbaijan at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)

Germany at the World Cup

  • 4 titles (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014)
  • 18 appearances (first in 1934)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Champions (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) Runners-up (1966, 1982, 1986, 2002) Third Place (1934, 1970, 2006, 2010) Fourth Place (1958)
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Azerbaijan
1:4
Germany
1:4 (1:3)
  • 26 March 2017
  • 18:00
  • Baku

Group C

TeamPts
Germany15
Czech republic8
Northern Ireland7
Azerbaijan7
Norway3
San Marino0

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