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World Cup 1958




Qualifying rounds

GROUP A
Northern Ireland
Czechoslovakia
West Germany
Argentina

GROUP B
Yugoslavia
Scotland
France
Paraguay

GROUP C
Sweden
Mexico
Hungary
Wales

GROUP D
Brazil
Austria
England
Soviet Union


 


QUARTERFINALS
1
0
West Germany
Yugoslavia
2
0
Sweden
Soviet Union
4
0
France
Northern Ireland
1
0
Brazil
Wales
SEMIFINALS
3
1
Sweden
West Germany
5
2
Brazil
France

BRONZEMATCH
6
3
France
West Germany
FINAL
5
2
Brazil
Sweden

 
Group D




Uddevalla, June 8th - Rimnersvallen
3 (1) BRAZIL
Mazola 38,90, N.Santos 49
Gilmar, De Sordi, N.Santos, Dino, Bellini, Orlando, Joel, Didi, Mazola, Dida, Zagalo.

0 (0) AUSTRIA
Szanwald, Halla, Swoboda, Hanappi, Happel, Koller, Horak, Senekowitsch, Buzek, Körner, Schleger.
Referee: Maurice Guigue (France)
Attendance: 21.000
 
 

Gothenburg, June 8th - Nya Ullevi Stadion
2 (0) ENGLAND
Kevan 65, Finney (pen)86
McDonald, Howe, Banks, Clamp, Wright, Slater, Douglas, Robson, Kevan, Haynes, Finney.

2 (1) SOVIET UNION
Simonian 13, A.Ivanov 55
Yashin, Kesarev, Kuznetsov, Voinov, Krijevski, Tsarev, A.Ivanov, V.Ivanov, Simonian, Salnikov, Ilyin.
Referee: Istvan Zsolt (Hungary)
Attendance: 49.348
 
 

Borås, June 11th - Ryavallen
2 (1) SOVIET UNION
Ilyin 15, V.Ivanov 62
Yashin, Kesarev, Kuznetsov, Voinov, Krijevski, Tsarev, A.Ivanov, V.Ivanov, Simonian, Salnikov, Ilyin.

0 (0) AUSTRIA
Schmied, E.Kozlicek, Swoboda, Hanappi, Stotz, Koller, Horak, P.Kozlicek, Buzek, Körner, Senekowitsch.
Referee: Carl Jørgensen (Denmark)
Attendance: 21.239
 
 

Gothenburg, June 11th - Nya Ullevi Stadion
0 (0) BRAZIL
Gilmar, De Sordi, N.Santos, Dino, Bellini, Orlando, Joel, Didi, Mazola, Vava, Zagalo.

0 (0) ENGLAND
McDonald, Howe, Banks, Clamp, Wright, Slater, Douglas, Robson, Kevan, Haynes, A'Court.
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)
Attendance: 40.895
 
 

Borås, June 15th - Ryavallen
2 (1) AUSTRIA
Koller 16, Körner 70
Szanwald, Kollmann, Swoboda, Hanappi, Happel, Koller, E.Kozlicek, Senekowitsch, Buzek, Körner, P.Kozlicek.

2 (0) ENGLAND
Haynes 60, Kevan 78
McDonald, Howe, Banks, Clamp, Wright, Slater, Douglas, Robson, Kevan, Haynes, A'Court.
Referee: A.Asmussen (Denmark)
Attendance: 16.800
 
 

Gothenburg, June 15th - Nya Ullevi Stadion
2 (1) BRAZIL
Vava 3,77
Gilmar, De Sordi, N.Santos, Zito, Bellini, Orlando, Garrincha, Didi, Pelé, Vava, Zagalo.

0 (0) SOVIET UNION
Yashin, Kesarev, Kuznetsov, Voinov, Krijevski, Tsarev, A.Ivanov, V.Ivanov, Simonian, Netto, Ilyin.
Referee: Maurice Guigue (France)
Attendance: 50.928
 
 

Play-off

Gothenburg, June 17th - Nya Ullevi Stadion
1 (0) SOVIET UNION
Ilyin 63
Yashin, Kesarev, Kuznetsov, Voinov, Krijevski, Tsarev, Apoukhtin, V.Ivanov, Simonian, Falin, Ilyin.

0 (0) ENGLAND
McDonald, Howe, Banks, Clayton, Wright, Slater, Brabrook, Broadbent, Kevan, Haynes, A'Court.
Referee: Albert Dusch (West Germany)
Attendance: 23.182
 
 
 
 

NATION        P   W   D   L   Gls   Pts
Brazil        3   2   1   0   5-0     5
Soviet Union  3   1   1   1   4-4     3
England       3   0   3   0   4-4     3
Austria       3   0   1   2   2-7     1
England were eliminated because of losing to the Soviet Union in the decisive play-off match. Teams on equal points had to play an extra match to decide who was going through to the quarterfinals. Goal difference didn't count in 1958.


 

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