12 Jul 2010

Germany wins World Cup play-off

5:39 am on 12 July 2010

Germany beat Uruguay 3-2 in the play-off for third place in the World Cup in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

The score was 1-1 at half-time.

The winning goal was scored with eight minutes remaining.

Uruguay was defeated 3-2 by the Netherlands and Germany was beaten 1-0 by Spain in the semi-finals. The Netherlands and Spain will meet in the final on Sunday.

Germany was also third at the last World Cup.