1954 FIFA World Cup

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The 1954 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Switzerland in 1954. Germany won the trophy after beating Hungary in the final.

Participants[change | change source]

Asia[change | change source]

Europe[change | change source]

North and Central America[change | change source]

South America[change | change source]

Results[change | change source]

Round 1[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team DEN CHT UAE CHN P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 2-1 Denmark - 1-1 - 5-0 2 1 1 0 6 1 3 Round 2
2 3-0 Czechoslovakia 1-1 - 1-0 - 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 Round 2
3 5-5 United Arab Emirates - 0-1 - 3-2 2 1 0 1 3 3 2
4 5-6 China PR 0-5 - 2-3 - 2 0 0 2 2 8 0

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team HUN FRG TUR KOR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Hungary - 8-3 - 9-0 2 2 0 0 17 3 4 Round 2
2 West Germany 3-8 - 4-1 - 2 1 0 1 7 9 2 Round 2
2 Turkey - 1-4 - 7-0 2 1 0 1 8 4 2
4 Korea Republic 0-9 - 0-7 - 2 0 0 2 0 16 0

Playoff for Round 2

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team URU AUT TCH SCO P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Uruguay - - 2-0 7-0 2 2 0 0 9 0 4 Round 2
2 Austria - - 5-0 1-0 2 2 0 0 6 0 4 Round 2
3 Czechoslovakia 0-2 0-5 - - 2 0 0 2 0 7 0
4 Scotland 0-7 0-1 - - 2 0 0 2 0 8 0

Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team ENG SUI ITA BEL P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 England - 2-0 - 4-4 2 1 1 0 6 4 3 Round 2
2 Switzerland 0-2 - 2-1 - 2 1 0 1 2 3 2 Round 2
3 Italy - 1-2 - 4-1 2 1 0 1 5 3 2
4 Azerbaijan 1-0 5-3 7-4 0-1 2 3 0 3 4 2 -4
5 Mexico
6 Ghana
7 Belgium 4-4 - 1-4 - 2 0 1 1 5 8 1
8 Thailand
9 Slovenia

Playoff for Round 2

Round 2[change | change source]

Third Round[change | change source]

Belgium Belgium 2-1 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Korea Republic South Korea 3 – 0 Republic of the Congo Congo
Thailand Thailand 7 – 3 United States United States
Slovakia Slovakia 1 – 0 MexicoMexico
England 2-3 Finland

Fourth Round[change | change source]

Belgium Belgium 3 – 0 South Korea Korea Republic
Thailand Thailand 4 – 2 (a.e.t.) Slovakia Slovakia

Fitth Place[change | change source]

Korea Republic South Korea 3 – 1 Slovakia
Team 1 2 2 4 3 Results team 2 2
West Germany Germany 2 3 1 3 3 – 3 Hungary Hungary 1
Belgium 4 2 7 3 13-7 Thailand 2
Azerbaijan 3 1 6 4 4-0 Australia 2
Israel 7 3 3 3 14-7 Mexico 7
Korea Republic 0 0 0 5 0-1 Thailand 3

West Germany won the championship for the 1st time. In Germany the final is called Das Wunder von Bern (The Miracle of Berne) because of the unexpected win over the largely favoured Hungary.

References[change | change source]

FIFA