Group details

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Group 1

Team Played Wins Draws Losses GF GA GD Points ELO Rating
Italy 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 6 2013
Argentina 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 4 2218
France 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 2 1885
Hungary 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 0 1741
Game # Game Time Score Location
0
02-Jun-1978
2 - 1
Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Dominique Bathenay 1'
Paolo Rossi 29'
Renato Zaccarelli 54'
0
02-Jun-1978
2 - 1
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Károly Csapó 9'
Leopoldo Luque 14'
Daniel Bertoni 83'
0
06-Jun-1978
3 - 1
Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Paolo Rossi 34'
Roberto Bettega 35'
Romeo Benetti 61'
András Tóth 81' (pen)
0
06-Jun-1978
2 - 1
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Daniel Passarella 45' (pen)
Michel Platini 60'
Leopoldo Luque 73'
0
10-Jun-1978
3 - 1
Estadio José María Minella, Mar del Plata
Christian Lopez 23'
Marc Berdoll 38'
Sándor Zombori 41'
Dominique Rocheteau 42'
0
10-Jun-1978
0 - 1
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Roberto Bettega 67'

Group 2

Team Played Wins Draws Losses GF GA GD Points ELO Rating
Poland 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5 1918
West Germany 3 1 2 0 6 0 +6 4 1995
Tunisia 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 3 1791
Mexico 3 0 0 3 2 12 -10 0 1638
Game # Game Time Score Location
0
01-Jun-1978
0 - 0
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
0
02-Jun-1978
3 - 1
Estadio Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario
Arturo Vázquez Ayala 45' (pen)
Ali Kaabi 55'
Néjib Ghommidh 79'
Mokhtar Dhouib 87'
0
06-Jun-1978
6 - 0
Estadio Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Dieter Müller 15'
Hansi Müller 30'
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 38'
Heinz Flohe 44'
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 73'
Heinz Flohe 89'
0
06-Jun-1978
1 - 0
Estadio Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario
Grzegorz Lato 43'
0
10-Jun-1978
0 - 0
Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
0
10-Jun-1978
3 - 1
Estadio Gigante de Arroyito, Rosario
Zbigniew Boniek 43'
Víctor Rangel 52'
Kazimierz Deyna 56'
Zbigniew Boniek 84'

Group 3

Team Played Wins Draws Losses GF GA GD Points ELO Rating
Austria 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 4 1857
Brazil 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4 2199
Spain 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3 1948
Sweden 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 1 1756
Game # Game Time Score Location
0
03-Jun-1978
2 - 1
Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Walter Schachner 10'
Dani 21'
Hans Krankl 76'
0
03-Jun-1978
1 - 1
Estadio José Maria Minella, Mar del Plata
Thomas Sjöberg 37'
Reinaldo 45'
0
07-Jun-1978
1 - 0
Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Hans Krankl 42' (pen)
0
07-Jun-1978
0 - 0
Estadio José Maria Minella, Mar del Plata
0
11-Jun-1978
1 - 0
Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Juan Manuel Asensi 75'
0
11-Jun-1978
1 - 0
Estadio José Maria Minella, Mar del Plata
Roberto Dinamite 40'

Group 4

Team Played Wins Draws Losses GF GA GD Points ELO Rating
Peru 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 5 1764
Netherlands 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 3 2090
Scotland 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1 3 1901
Iran 3 0 1 2 2 8 -6 1 1695
Game # Game Time Score Location
0
03-Jun-1978
3 - 1
Estadio Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Joe Jordan 19'
César Cueto 43'
Teófilo Cubillas 70'
Teófilo Cubillas 76'
0
03-Jun-1978
3 - 0
Estadio Ciudad de Mendoza, Mendoza
Rob Rensenbrink 40' (pen)
Rob Rensenbrink 62'
Rob Rensenbrink 78' (pen)
0
07-Jun-1978
1 - 1
Estadio Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
Andranik Eskandarian 43' (og)
Iraj Danaeifard 60'
0
07-Jun-1978
0 - 0
Estadio Ciudad de Mendoza, Mendoza
0
11-Jun-1978
4 - 1
Estadio Chateau Carreras, Córdoba
José Velásquez 2'
Teófilo Cubillas 36' (pen)
Teófilo Cubillas 39' (pen)
Hassan Roshan 42'
Teófilo Cubillas 79'
0
11-Jun-1978
3 - 2
Estadio Ciudad de Mendoza, Mendoza
Rob Rensenbrink 34' (pen)
Kenny Dalglish 44'
Archie Gemmill 46' (pen)
Archie Gemmill 68'
Johnny Rep 71'