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    WORLD CUP 1978 STANDINGS

                         P   W  D  L   Goals  Pts
     1.Argentina     C   7   5  1  1   15- 4   11
     2.Netherlands   F   7   3  2  2   15-10    8
     3.Brazil        SF  7   4  3  0   10- 3   11
     4.Italy         SF  7   4  1  2    9- 6    9
     5.Poland        2R  6   3  1  2    6- 6    7
     6.West Germany  2R  6   1  4  1   10- 5    6
     7.Austria       2R  6   3  0  3    7-10    6
     8.Peru          2R  6   2  1  3    7-12    5
     9.Tunisia       1R  3   1  1  1    3- 2    3
    10.Spain         1R  3   1  1  1    2- 2    3
    11.Scotland      1R  3   1  1  1    5- 6    3
    12.France        1R  3   1  0  2    5- 5    2
    13.Sweden        1R  3   0  1  2    1- 3    1
    14.Iran          1R  3   0  1  2    2- 8    1
    15.Hungary       1R  3   0  0  3    3- 8    0
    16.Mexico        1R  3   0  0  3    2-12    0
    
    *The pointsystem used from 1930 to 1990 was
    2 pts for a win and 1 pt for a draw.
    
    
    

    OTHER STATISTICS

    Number of games                          38
    Total Goals scored                      102
    Average per game                       2,68
    Own goals                                 3
    Total attendance                  1,610,215
    Average attendance                   42,374
    
    MOST GOALS IN ONE GAME
    R.Rensenbrink (NED)          3 goals v Iran
    T.Cubillas (PER)             3 goals v Iran
    
    BEST ATTENDED GAME
    Argentina - Netherlands (Final)      77,260
    Argentina - Italy (1.round)          77,260
    
    WORST ATTENDED GAME
    Scotland - Iran (1.round)             8,000
    
    GOALS PER GAME
    Number of games without goals             6
    Number of games with 1 goal               7
    Number of games with 2 goals              3
    Number of games with 3 goals              8
    Number of games with 4 goals              8
    Number of games with 5 goals              3
    Number of games with more than 5 goals    3
    
    SCORELINES
    Number of draws                           9
    Wins with a 1 goal margin                15
    Wins with a 2 goal margin                 8
    Wins with a 3 goal margin                 3
    Wins with a 4 goal margin                 1
    Wins with a 5 goal margin                 0
    Wins with more than a 5 goal margin       2
    
    CONTINENTAL PERFORMANCES
    Europe          10 teams -->   5 to 2.Phase
    South America    3 teams -->   3 to 2.Phase
    N/C America      1 team  -->   0 to 2.Phase
    Africa           1 team  -->   0 to 2.Phase
    Asia             1 team  -->   0 to 2.Phase
    Oceania       not represented in the finals
    
    
    

    TOPSCORERS

    Mario Kempes (ARG)            6 goals
    Teofilio Cubillas (PER)       5 goals
    Rob Rensenbrink (NED)         5 goals
    Leopoldo Luque (ARG)          4 goals
    Hans Krankl (AUT)             4 goals
    Roberto Dinamite (BRA)        3 goals
    Dirceu (BRA)                  3 goals
    Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (GER)   3 goals
    Johnny Rep (NED)              3 goals
    Paolo Rossi (ITA)             3 goals
    
    
    

    GOALS & ASSISTS

    * (Goal 2 pts, assist 1 pt)
    
                                 Gls   Ast   Pts
    Mario Kempes (ARG)            6     1     13
    Rob Rensenbrink (NED)         5     3     13
    Teofilio Cubillas (PER)       5     1     11
    Leopoldo Luque (ARG)          4     2     10
    Hans Krankl (AUT)             4     0      8
    Paolo Rossi (ITA)             3     2      8
    Roberto Dinamite (BRA)        3     1      7
    Dirceu (BRA)                  3     0      6
    Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (GER)   3     0      6
    Johnny Rep (NED)              3     0      6
    Daniel Bertoni (ARG)          2     2      6
    Grzegorz Lato (POL)           2     2      6
    Heinz Flohe (GER)             2     1      5
    Dieter Müller (GER)           2     1      5
    Arie Haan (NED)               2     1      5
    Rene van de Kerkhof (NED)     1     3      5
    
    
    

    MOST ASSISTS

    Rene van de Kerkhof (NED)      3
    Rob Rensenbrink (NED)          3
    Daniel Passarella (ARG)        2
    Osvaldo Ardiles (ARG)          2
    Daniel Bertoni (ARG)           2
    Leopoldo Luque (ARG)           2
    Eduard Krieger (AUT)           2
    Toninho Cerezo (BRA)           2
    Rainer Bonhof (GER)            2
    Franco Causio (ITA)            2
    Paolo Rossi (ITA)              2
    Ruud Krol (NED)                2
    Grzegorz Lato (POL)            2
    Wlodzimierz Lubanski (POL)     2
    
    
    

    YELLOW & RED CARDS

    Total number of red cards           3
    Total number of yellow cards       58
    
                     Games    RC  YC  Pts
    Brazil            (7)          9    9
    Hungary           (3)      2   4    8
    Netherlands       (7)      1   6    8
    Peru              (6)          7    7
    Italy             (7)          6    6
    Argentina         (7)          5    5
    West Germany      (6)          4    4
    France            (3)          3    3
    Iran              (3)          3    3
    Poland            (6)          3    3
    Sweden            (3)          2    2
    Austria           (6)          2    2
    Mexico            (3)          1    1
    Scotland          (3)          1    1
    Spain             (3)          1    1
    Tunisia           (3)          1    1
    
    
    

     

     

     

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