February 1, 2008

1954 Hungary vs. England (Soccer)

1954 Hungary vs. England

On November 25 1953, Hungary took on an England team that included Stanley Matthews, Stan Mortensen, Billy Wright and Alf Ramsey and defeated them 6-3. In a stunning display of football, Nándor Hidegkuti scored a hat-trick and Ferenc Puskás scored twice. After the game a rematch was arranged as a warm-up for 1954 World Cup. The return took place at the Népstadion in Budapest and Hungary put in another impressive performance, winning 7-1

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