Tournament Details


Details:
Host country: Italy
Dates: 08 June 1990 - 08 July 1990
Teams: 24

Stages:
Round 1: 24 teams split in 6 groups of 4.
Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F
Round 2: 16 Team Playoff
Playoffs

Notes:
  • In Group F, The Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands finished with identical records. With both teams assured of progressing, they were split by the drawing of lots to determine second and third place.


    Qualification:
          Countries qualified for World Cup       Country failed to qualify       Countries that did not enter World Cup       Country not a FIFA member
    Qualified Teams:
    Placing ELO Rating Team Coach Region
    1 1189 West Germany Franz Beckenbauer UEFA
    2 1090 Argentina Carlos Bilardo CONMEBOL
    3 1143 Italy Azeglio Vicini UEFA
    4 1037 England Bobby Robson UEFA
    5 989 Cameroon Valeri Nepomniachi CAF
    5 1055 Czechoslovakia Jozef VengloŇ° UEFA
    5 1009 Republic of Ireland Jack Charlton UEFA
    5 1031 Yugoslavia Ivica Osim UEFA
    9 1018 Belgium Guy Thys UEFA
    9 1049 Brazil Sebastião Lazaroni CONMEBOL
    9 981 Colombia Francisco Maturana CONMEBOL
    9 973 Costa Rica Bora Milutinovic CONCACAF
    9 977 Netherlands Leo Beenhakker UEFA
    9 983 Romania Emerich Jenei UEFA
    9 1039 Spain Luis Suárez UEFA
    9 956 Uruguay Óscar Tabárez CONMEBOL
    17 975 Austria Josef Hickersberger UEFA
    17 970 Egypt Mahmoud El-Gohary CAF
    17 890 Korea Republic Lee Hoi-Taek AFC
    17 975 Scotland Andy Roxburgh UEFA
    17 991 Soviet Union Valeriy Lobanovskyi UEFA
    17 915 Sweden Olle Nordin UEFA
    17 872 United Arab Emirates Carlos Alberto Parreira AFC
    17 893 USA Bob Gansler CONCACAF