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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

 
Semifinals




Gothenburg, June 24th - Nya Ullevi Stadion
3 (1) SWEDEN
Skoglund 33, Gren 81, Hamrin 88
Svensson, Bergmark, Axbom, Börjesson, Gustavsson, Parling, Hamrin, Gren, Simonsson, Liedholm, Skoglund.

1 (1) WEST GERMANY
Schäfer 23
Herkenrath, Stollenwerk, JuskowiakSent off, Eckel, Erhardt, Szymaniak, Rahn, Walter, Seeler, Cieslarczyk, Schäfer.
Referee: Istvan Zsolt (Hungary)
Attendance: 49.471
 
 

Solna, June 24th - Råsunda Stadion
5 (2) BRAZIL
Vava 1, Didi 39, Pelé 53,58,74
Gilmar, De Sordi, N.Santos, Zito, Bellini, Orlando, Garrincha, Didi, Vava, Pelé, Zagalo.

2 (1) FRANCE
Fontaine 9, Piantoni 83
Abbes, Kaelbel, Lerond, Penverne, Jonquet, Marcel, Wisnieski, Fontaine, Kopa, Piantoni, Vincent.
Referee: Mervyn Griffiths (Wales)
Attendance: 27.100
 
 

3rd/4th place play-off


Gothenburg, June 28th - Nya Ullevi Stadion
6 (3) FRANCE
Fontaine 14,36,78,90, Kopa (pen)26, Douis 47
Abbes, Kaelbel, Lerond, Penverne, Lafont, Marcel, Wisnieski, Fontaine, Kopa, Douis, Vincent.

3 (1) WEST GERMANY
Cieslarczyk 17, Rahn 51, Schäfer 84
Kwiatkowski, Stollenwerk, Schnellinger, Wewers, Erhardt, Szymaniak, Rahn, Sturm, Kelbassa, Cieslarczyk, Schäfer.
Referee: Juan Brozzi (Argentina)
Attendance: 32.482

 

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