Tunisia chase first points in Pool B against Germany



•    Germany (as East Germany) played only one World Championship match against Tunisia. In 1970 Germany defeated Tunisia in straight sets.
•    Their most recent meeting at a major tournament came at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Germany defeated Tunisia in the group phase in straight sets.
•    Tunisia's only win at a major tournament was in 1958. At the 1958 European Championship Tunisia beat East Germany in straight sets.


•    Germany's last six World Championship matches finished 3-0. They won two of these matches and lost four.
•    Germany can win two of their first three matches for the first time since 2006, when they won the first four matches of their World Championship campaign.
•    Germany's only other World Championship match against an African side was a 3-0 victory against Guinea in 1970 (as East Germany).


•    Tunisia have lost their last five World Championship matches and can lose six in a row for the first time since 1974-1982, when they recorded 19 consecutive defeats.
•    Their last win was against Puerto Rico in the second group stage in 2006.
•    Tunisia are yet to win a match against a European side at the World Championships (22 matches).


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