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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 D





Basle, June 17th - St Jakob Stadion
After extra time - 45mins (2-1), 90 mins (3-3), 120 mins 4-4
4 (3) ENGLAND
Broadis 25,63, Lofthouse 35,91
Merrick, Staniforth, Byrne, Wright, Owen, Dickinson, Matthews, Broadis, Lofthouse, Taylor, Finney.

4 (3) BELGIUM
Anoul 5,71, Coppens 78, Dickinson (og)94
Gerneay, Dries, Van Brandt, Huysmans, Carre, Mees, Mermans, Houf, Coppens, Anoul, P.Van Den Bosch.
Referee: Emil Schmetzer (West Germany)
Attendance: 14.000
 
 

Lausanne, June 17th - La Pontaise
2 (1) SWITZERLAND
Ballaman 17, Hügi 78
Parlier, Neury, Kernen, Flückiger, Bocquet, Casali, Ballaman, Vonlanthen, Hügi, Meier, Fatton.

1 (1) ITALY
Boniperti 44
Ghezzi, Vincenzi, Giacomazzi, Neri, Tognon, Nesti, Muccinelli, Boniperti, Galli, Pandolfini, Lorenzi.
Referee: Mario Viana (Brazil)
Attendance: 40.500
 
 

Berne, June 20th - Wankdorf Stadion'
2 (1) ENGLAND
Mullen 43, Wilshaw 69
Merrick, Staniforth, Byrne, Wright, McGarry, Dickinson, Wilshaw, Broadis, Mullen, Taylor, Finney.

0 (0) SWITZERLAND
Parlier, Neury, Kernen, Eggimann, Bocquet, Bigler, Ballaman, Vonlanthen, Antenen, Meier, Fatton.
Referee: Istvan Zsolt (Hungary)
Attendance: 43.500
 
 

Lugano, June 20th - Comunale di Cornaredo
4 (1) ITALY
Pandolfini 40, Galli 49, Frignani 58, Lorenzi 73
Ghezzi, Magnini, Giacomazzi, Neri, Tognon, Nesti, Frignani, Cappello, Galli, Pandolfini, Lorenzi.

1 (0) BELGIUM
Anoul 81
Gerneay, Dries, Van Brandt, Huysmans, Carre, Mees, Mermans, H.Van Den Bosch, Coppens, Anoul, P.Van Den Bosch.
Referee: Erich Steiner (Austria)
Attendance: 24.000
 
 

Play-Off

Basle, June 23rd - St Jakob Stadion
4 (1) SWITZERLAND
Hügi 14,85, Ballaman 48, Fatton 90
Parlier, Neury, Kernen, Eggimann, Bocquet, Casali, Ballaman, Vonlanthen, Hügi, Antenen, Fatton.

1 (0) ITALY
Nesti 67
Viola, Magnini, Giacomazzi, Mari, Tognon, Nesti, Muccinelli, Segato, Frignani, Pandolfini, Lorenzi.
Referee: Mervyn Griffiths (Wales)
Attendance: 29.000
 
 
 
 

NATION        P   W   D   L   Gls   Pts
England       2   1   1   0   6-4     3
Switzerland   2   1   0   1   2-3     2
Italy         2   1   0   1   5-3     2
Belgium       2   0   1   1   5-8     1
Despite having better goal difference, Italy were eliminated because of losing to Switzerland 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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