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  • Willy Tröger set the goal scoring record for East Germany (8 goals)
  • Record for most East Germany caps: Günter Schröter's 12th appearance

East Germany vs Wales match report

Date, kick-off time:
Sunday, 19 May 1957, 15:00 (UTC+1:00)
National teams, score:
East Germany
2-1
Wales
Referee:
Nikolay Latyshev, Moscow /
Soviet Union
Attendance, venue:
100 000, Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Goals:
0-1 (6') Mel Charles, 1-1 (21') Günther Wirth, 2-1 (61') Willy Tröger
East Germany football team line-up in match Nr.13
Managed by head coach János Gyarmati (Hungary)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
8
25
ASK Vorwärts, Berlin
3
31
SC Motor, Jena
9
28
SC Dynamo, Berlin
5
26
SC Wismut, Karl-Marx-Stadt
8
32
SC Wismut, Karl-Marx-Stadt
7
31
SC Wismut, Karl-Marx-Stadt
5
23
ASK Vorwärts, Berlin
12
30
SC Dynamo, Berlin
8
28
SC Wismut, Karl-Marx-Stadt
6
28
SC Wismut, Karl-Marx-Stadt
8
24
ASK Vorwärts, Berlin
Wales football team line-up in match Nr.217
Managed by team manager Jimmy Murphy
Player
Caps
Age
Club
14
27
Arsenal FC, London
2
20
Charlton Athletic FC, London
6
22
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
2
28
Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
22
25
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
5
28
Arsenal FC, London
8
24
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
12
24
Arsenal FC, London
8
22
Swansea Town FC, Swansea
3
20
Blackburn Rovers FC, Blackburn
10
22
Swansea Town FC, Swansea
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
East Germany
11
7.182
28.234
4
2
0
0
Wales
11
8.364
24.286
7
1
0
0
Historical data sources
Neue Zeit (Berlin), №116, 21 May 1957; Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Die Neue Fussball-Woche (Berlin), №21, 21 May 1957; FuWo Archiv
Comments

dudd - posted on 8 September 2023 at 20:45:52


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East Germany vs Wales post-match head-to-head
WP
100.0
P
1
W
1
D
0
L
0
GF
2
GA
1
GF/P
2.000
GA/P
1.000
Av attendance
100 000
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
East Germany national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
East Germany vs Luxembourg 3-0
Berlin, Sunday 10 March 1957
Next match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Czechoslovakia vs East Germany 3-1
Brno, Sunday 16 June 1957
Wales national team matches
Previous match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Wales vs Czechoslovakia 1-0
Cardiff, Wednesday 1 May 1957
Next match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Czechoslovakia vs Wales 2-0
Prague, Sunday 26 May 1957
Top East Germany goal scorers
1. Willy Tröger (1955 - 1957) - 8 goals
2. Günther Wirth (1955 - 1957) - 5 goals
(correct as of May 19, 1957)
Top Wales goal scorers
1. Trevor Ford (1946 - 1956) - 23 goals
2. Dai Astley (1932 - 1939) - 12 goals
3. John Charles (1953 - 1956) - 11 goals
4. Billy Meredith (1896 - 1913) - 10 goals
... Mel Charles (1957) - 1 goal
(correct as of May 19, 1957)
Brief match report
Sun. 19 May 1957
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
East Germany 2-1 Wales
Goals: Charles 6, Wirth 21, Tröger 61

East Germany: Spickenagel, Buschner, Schoen (c), Müller, Karl Wolf, Siegfried Wolf, Meyer, Schröter, Tröger, Kaiser, Wirth. Managed by Gyarmati (Hungary).

Wales: Kelsey, Edwards, Hopkins, Harris, John Charles (c), Bowen, Medwin, Tapscott, Mel Charles, Vernon, Jones. Managed by Murphy.

Att: 100 000,
Ref: Latyshev (Soviet Union)

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