Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
Dates17 September – 1 October
Teams16
Venue(s)6 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (2nd title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored95 (2.97 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Romário (7 goals)
1984
1992

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 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
 West Germany 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
 Tunisia 3 0 2 1 3 6 –3 2
 China PR 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Zambia 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 5
 Italy 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 4
 Iraq 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
 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 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
 Argentina 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
 South Korea 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
 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 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
 Australia 3 2 0 1 2 3 –1 4
 Yugoslavia 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
 Nigeria 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

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

Bronze medal match[change | change source]

Italy 0 – 3 West Germany
Attendance: 61000

Gold medal match[change | change source]

Soviet Union 2 – 1
(a.e.t.)
 Brazil
Attendance: 74000
Soviet Union
Brazil

Statistics[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]