Gordon Banks: England 0–1 Brazil , World Cup match report, 1970 – archive

7 June 1970 No one could fault Gordon Banks. He pushed away the swerving shots at which the Brazilians are so adept as England lose group match

Guadalajara, June 7

Brazil, the masters of football technique, triumphed over England in the Jalisco Stadium here today. Only one goal was scored, by Jairzinho, after an hour, but it was sufficient to remind England that they have never yet beaten Brazil in their own hemisphere.

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