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2014 FIFA World Cup™

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A total of 12 goals were served up in the highest-scoring FIFA World Cup™ match of all time, when Austria beat hosts Switzerland 7-5 in 1954.

The Swiss are one of just two teams in the competition’s history to have scored five times and still lost; the other, Poland, were beaten 6-5 by Brazil in 1938.

The highest-scoring Final, meanwhile, took place in 1958, when an on-song Brazil side beat hosts Sweden 5-2.

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