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World Cup 1954




Qualifying rounds

GROUP A
Brazil
Mexico
France
Yugoslavia

GROUP B
West Germany
Hungary
South Korea
Turkey

GROUP C
Austria
Scotland
Czechoslovakia
Uruguay

GROUP D
Belgium
Switzerland
Italy
England


QUARTERFINALS
7
5
Austria
Switzerland
4
2
Uruguay
England
4
2
Hungary
Brazil
2
0
West Germany
Yugoslavia
SEMIFINALS
4
2
Hungary
Uruguay
6
1
West Germany
Austria
BRONZEMATCH
3
1
Austria
Uruguay
FINAL
3
2
West Germany
Hungary

 
 
 
 
 
Group B





Zurich, June 17th - Sportzplatz Hardturm
9 (4) HUNGARY
Puskas 11,90, Lantos 16, Kocsis 24,31,50, Czibor 60, Palotas 76,83
Grosics, Buzanszky, Lantos, Bozsik, Lorant, Szojka, Budai, Kocsis, Palotas, Puskas, Czibor.

0 (0) SOUTH KOREA
Hong Duk-Yung, Park Kyu-Jong, Kang Chang-Gi, Min Byung-Dae, Park Jae-Seung, Chu Young-Kwang, Chung Nam-Sick, Park Il-Kap, Sung Nak-Woon, Woo Sang-Gwoon, Choi Jung-Mih.
Referee: Raymond Vincenti (France)
Attendance: 13.000
 
 

Berne, June 17th - Wankdorf Stadion
4 (1) WEST GERMANY
Schäfer 14, Klodt 52, O.Walter 60, Morlock 81
Turek, Laband, Kohlmeyer, Eckel, Posipal, Mai, Klodt, Morlock, O.Walter, F.Walter, Schäfer.

1 (1) TURKEY
Suat 2
Turgay, Ridvan, Basri, Mustafa, Cetin, Rober, Erol, Suat, Feridun, Burhan, Lefter.
Referee: José Da Costa (Portugal)
Attendance: 28.000
 
 

Basle, June 20th - St Jakob Stadion
8 (3) HUNGARY
Kocsis 3,20,67,78, Puskas 18, Hidegkuti 52,56, J.Toth 73
Grosics, Buzanszky, Lantos, Bozsik, Lorant, Zakarias, J.Toth, Kocsis, Hidegkuti, Puskas, Czibor.

3 (1) WEST GERMANY
Pfaff 28, Rahn 77, Herrmann 81
Kwiatkowski, Bauer, Kohlmeyer, Posipal, Liebrich, Mebus, Rahn, Eckel, F.Walter, Pfaff, Herrmann.
Referee: Bill Ling (England)
Attendance: 56.000
 
 

Geneva, June 20th - Les Charmilles
7 (4) TURKEY
Suat 10,30, Lefter 24, Burhan 37,64,70, Erol 76
Turgay, Ridvan, Basri, Mustafa, Cetin, Rober, Erol, Suat, Necmi, Burhan, Lefter.

0 (0) SOUTH KOREA
Hong Duk-Yung, Park Kyu-Jong, Kang Chang-Gi, Kim Ji-Sung, Lee Gi-Choo, Han Chang-Wha, Lee Soo-Nam, Lee Jong-Kap, Choi Young-Keun, Woo Sang-Gwoon, Chung Kook-Chin.
Referee: Esteban Marino (Uruguay)
Attendance: 4.000
 
 

Play-Off

Zurich, June 23rd - Sportzplatz Hardturm
7 (3) WEST GERMANY
O.Walter 7, Schäfer 12,79, Morlock 31,60,71, F.Walter 62
Turek, Laband, Bauer, Eckel, Posipal, Mai, Klodt, Morlock, O.Walter, F.Walter, Schäfer.

2 (1) TURKEY
Mustafa 22, Lefter 82
Sükrü, Ridvan, Basri, Naci, Mustafa, Cetin, Rober, Erol, Necmi, Coskun, Lefter.
Referee: Raymond Vincent (France)
Attendance: 17.000
 
 
 
 
 

NATION        P   W   D   L    Gls   Pts
Hungary       2   2   0   0   17-3     4
West Germany  2   1   0   1    7-9     2
Turkey        2   1   0   1    8-4     2
South Korea   2   0   0   2    0-16    0
Despite having better goal difference, Turkey were eliminated because of losing to West Germany in the decisive play-off match. Teams on qualification positions with equal points had to play an extra match to decide who was going through to the quarterfinals. Goaldifference didn't count in 1954. 

 
 

 

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Sandor Kocsis - the center forward of the great Hungarian team which many thought would win the cup. they eventually had to settle for silver medals, but none could prevent Kocsis from winning the Golden Boot as topscorer on 11 goals. 



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