6 greatest World Cup come-backs

Belgium’s came back against Japan is among the greatest comebacks.
There are many teams in the World Cup that came from behind to win a match. However, there are some teams that staged great come backs that will never be forgotten in the World Cup history.

Here are five teams that came from behind to win crucial tournament matches:

Japan Vs Belgium 2018

Japan met Belgium in this year’s World Cup quarter-finals. Japan scored two goals early in the second half within four minutes. Haraguchi and Inui gave them Japanese a lead at the 48 and 52 minutes.

However, Belgium came from behind as goals from Vertonghen at 69 minutes, Fellaini 74th minute and Chadli 93rd minute gave them a win and proceeded into the semi-finals of the tournament.

Croatia Vs France 1998

In the 1998 World Cup, Croatia met France at the semi-final of the tournament. The Croatians had Davor Suker, who was much feared at that time.

He scored a goal that gave them an early lead, with hopes of seeing the finals. However, France brought in Lilian Thuram, a defender who scored to inspire France into a comeback. France won the match and proceeded into the finals.

West Germany Vs France 1982

In the 1982 World Cup semi-final, West Germany met France at the tournament semi-finals. The German took an early lead in the 17th minute from Pierre Littbarski goal.

However, France equalized from a penalty kick through Pierre Littbarski. They went into extra-time where France scored other two goals to make it 3-1. However, German equalized to make it 3-3 and the match was decided in penalty kicks where German won and proceeded into the finals.

Uruguay Vs Brazil 1950

In the 1950 World Cup, Uruguay met Brazil in the tournament finals. Brazil took an early led in the second half through Friaca. However, Juan Alberto Schiaffino and Alcides Ghiggia scored for Uruguay to make it 2-1. Uruguay won the finals.

West Germany Vs Hungary 1954

In the 1954 World Cup, West German met Hungary in the tournament finals. Hungary captain Ferenc Puskas scored two goals to make it 2-0. However, the Germans never gave up.

West Germany Vs Netherlands 1974

In the 1954 World Cup, West German met Hungary in the tournament finals. Hungary captain Ferenc Puskas scored two goals to make it 2-0. However, the Germans never gave up.

West Germany Vs Netherlands 1974

In the 1974 World Cup, West Germany met the Netherlands in the tournament finals. The Netherlands scored first and everybody knew it was over. They had won all their tournament matches. However, German defender, Paul Breitner scored an equalizer from the spot giving the home team hopes.

Gerd Muller scored a second fantastic goal to give the Germans a lead and lift the trophy.