Brazil, host nation of world cup 2014, lost to Germany by 1-7. This seems very big defeat in term of goal difference. What is the worst defeat of a host nation in world cup history in terms of goal difference?
Yes, this was the worst defeat of a host nation in the history of the world cup! Other notable defeats are:
- 2010: South Africa 0 - 3 Uruguay
- 1958: Sweden 2 - 5 Brazil