1978 FIFA World Cup

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The 1978 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Argentina in 1978. Argentina won the trophy after beating Holland 3 - 1 in the final.

Participants[change | edit source]

Africa[change | edit source]

Asia[change | edit source]

Europe[change | edit source]

North and Central America[change | edit source]

South America[change | edit source]

Results[change | edit source]

Round 1[change | edit source]

Group A[change | edit source]

Pos Team ITA ARG FRA HUN P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Italy - 1-0 2-1 3-1 3 3 0 0 6 2 6 Round 2
2 Argentina 0-1 - 2-1 2-1 3 2 0 1 4 3 4 Round 2
3 France 1-2 1-2 - 3-1 3 1 0 2 5 5 2
4 Hungary 1-3 1-2 1-3 - 3 0 0 3 3 8 0

Group B[change | edit source]

Pos Team POL FRG TUN MEX P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Poland - 0-0 1-0 3-1 3 2 1 0 4 1 5 Round 2
2 West Germany 0-0 - 0-0 6-0 3 1 2 0 6 0 4 Round 2
3 Tunisia 0-1 0-0 - 3-1 3 1 1 1 3 2 3
4 Mexico 1-3 0-6 1-3 - 3 0 0 3 2 12 0

Group C[change | edit source]

Pos Team AUT BRA ESP SWE P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Austria - 0-1 2-1 1-0 3 2 0 1 3 2 4 Round 2
2 Brazil 1-0 - 0-0 1-1 3 1 2 0 2 1 4 Round 2
3 Spain 1-2 0-0 - 1-0 3 1 1 1 2 2 3
4 Sweden 0-1 1-1 0-1 - 3 0 1 2 1 3 1

Group D[change | edit source]

Pos Team PER NED SCO IRN P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Peru - 0-0 3-1 4-1 3 2 1 0 7 2 5 Round 2
2 Netherlands 0-0 - 2-1 3-0 3 1 1 1 5 3 3 Round 2
3 Scotland 1-3 1-2 - 1-1 3 1 1 1 5 6 3
4 Iran 1-4 0-3 1-1 - 3 0 1 2 2 8 1

Round 2[change | edit source]

Group A[change | edit source]

Pos Team NED ITA FRG AUT P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Netherlands - 2-1 2-2 5-1 3 2 1 0 9 4 5 Final
2 Italy 1-2 - 0-0 1-0 3 1 1 1 2 2 3 3rd place
3 West Germany 2-2 0-0 - 2-3 3 0 2 1 4 5 2
4 Austria 1-5 0-1 3-2 - 3 1 0 2 4 8 2

Group B[change | edit source]

Pos Team ARG BRA POL PER P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Argentina - 0-0 2-0 6-0 3 2 1 0 8 0 5 Final
2 Brazil 0-0 - 3-1 3-0 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 3rd place
3 Poland 0-2 1-3 - 1-0 3 1 0 2 2 5 2
4 Peru 0-6 0-3 0-1 - 3 0 0 3 0 10 0

Round 3[change | edit source]

3rd place[change | edit source]

Final[change | edit source]

Argentina won the championship.

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