Pass, move and take your chances: how Stats Zone saw Germany 1-0 Argentina

Germany dominated from the off. They had 81.6% possession in the first 9 minutes, which was evident in the final-third ball count: 22 completed out of 30 compared to Argentina's 0 of 4.

They also quickly totted up 87 total completed passes to Argentina's 13.

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