Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates13–26 October
Teams16 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Hungary
Runners-up Bulgaria
Third place Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored116 (3.63 per match)
1964
1972

1968 Football at the Summer Olympics was held in Mexico from 13 to 26 October.

Results[change | change source]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 4
 Mexico 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
 Colombia 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 2
 Guinea 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5 2

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 5
 Japan 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 4
 Brazil 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 2
 Nigeria 3 0 1 2 4 9 -5 1

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
 Israel 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 4
 Ghana 3 0 2 1 6 8 -2 2
 El Salvador 3 0 1 2 2 8 -6 1

Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 11 3 +8 5
 Guatemala 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
 Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 10 3 +7 3
 Thailand 3 0 0 3 1 19 -18 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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