Top 10 comebacks of all time: 9 - West Germany 3-2 England
Published : 27 Sep 2012 12:06:36Rss feed
Reigning champions England looked comfortable defending a two-goal lead in their World Cup Quarter-Final against West Germany in 1970. Goals from Alan Mullery and Martin Peters had put England in the driving seat
Sir Alf Ramsey then took off star man Bobby Charlton to 'rest' him for the Semi-Finals. The gamble back-fired spectacularly when Germany fought back to level the scores before German legend Gerd Muller Scored the winner in Extra-time to complete the sensational comeback.
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