Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host country  South Korea
Dates 17 September – 1 October
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Soviet Union (2nd title)
Runner-up  Brazil
Third place  West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 95 (2.97 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Romário (7 goals)
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The Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics was held in South Korea. The tournament was on September 17 to October 1, 1988.

Qualification[change | change source]

The following teams qualified:

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Sweden Sweden 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
Germany West Germany 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
Tunisia Tunisia 3 0 2 1 3 6 –3 2
People's Republic of China China 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Zambia Zambia 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 5
Italy Italy 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 4
Iraq Iraq 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
Guatemala Guatemala 3 0 0 3 2 12 –10 0


Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Soviet Union Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
Argentina Argentina 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
North Korea South Korea 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
United States United States 3 0 2 1 3 5 –2 2

Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazil Brazil 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
Australia Australia 3 2 0 1 2 3 –1 4
Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
Nigeria Nigeria 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
25 September – Daegu        
 Sweden Sweden  1
27 September – Busan
 Italy Italy (a.e.t.)  2  
 Italy Italy  2
25 September – Busan
   Soviet Union Soviet Union (a.e.t.)  3  
 Soviet Union Soviet Union  3
1 October – Seoul
 Australia Australia  0  
 Soviet Union Soviet Union (a.e.t.)  2
25 September – Gwangju
   Brazil Brazil  1
 Zambia Zambia  0
27 September – Seoul
 Germany West Germany  4  
 Germany West Germany  1 (2)
25 September – Seoul
   Brazil Brazil  1 (3)  
 Brazil Brazil  1
 Argentina Argentina  0  

Bronze medal match[change | change source]

30 September 1988
Italy Italy 0 – 3 Germany West Germany Olympic Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 61000

Gold medal match[change | change source]

1 October 1988
Soviet Union Soviet Union 2 – 1
(a.e.t.)
Brazil Brazil Olympic Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 74000

Statistics[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]