Argentina 1978 Soccer World Cup: Groups Results and Standings

Information related with the soccer World Cup Argentina 1978 including standings, all the scores and the complete schedule of the groups.

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World Cup 1978 Argentina:
Summary

First Round:
Group 1 - Group 2 - Group 3 - Group 4

Segunda Ronda:
Group A - Group B

Final Round: Fixture and All the Scores

Statistics:
Final Standings - Top Scorers Table
Cards - Goals Summary

Soccer World Cup Argentina 1978 - Group's Fixture and all the scores

Group 1

National Teams

National Team 1
Argentina
Argentina
National Team 2
France
France
National Team 3
Hungary
Hungary
National Team 4
Italy
Italy

Games Played - Results

Jun 2, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
2 - 1
Hungary
Hungary
15' Leopoldo Luque
83' Daniel Bertoni
  10' Karoly Csapo
Jun 2, 1978
Italy
Italy
2 - 1
France
France
29' Paolo Rossi
54' Renato Zaccarelli
  1' Bernard Lacombe
Jun 6, 1978
Italy
Italy
3 - 1
Hungary
Hungary
34' Paolo Rossi
36' Roberto Bettega
60' Romeo Benetti
  81' Andras Toth (pen)
Jun 6, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
2 - 1
France
France
45' Daniel Passarella (pen)
73' Leopoldo Luque
  60' Michel Platini
Jun 10, 1978
France
France
3 - 1
Hungary
Hungary
22' Christian Lopez
37' Marc Berdoll
42' Dominique Rocheteau
  41' Sandor Zombori
Jun 10, 1978
Italy
Italy
1 - 0
Argentina
Argentina
67' Roberto Bettega  

Standings

Standing National Team PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Italy 6 3 3 0 0 6 2 4 Yes
2. Argentina 4 3 2 0 1 4 3 1 Yes
3. France 2 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 No
4. Hungary 0 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 No

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GS = Goals scored / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal difference

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

Group 2

National Teams

National Team 1
Mexico
Mexico
National Team 2
Poland
Poland
National Team 3
Tunisia
Tunisia
National Team 4
West Germany
West Germany

Games Played - Results

Jun 1, 1978
West Germany
West Germany
0 - 0
Poland
Poland
Jun 2, 1978
Tunisia
Tunisia
3 - 1
Mexico
Mexico
55' Ali Kaabi
79' Nejib Ghommidh
87' Mokhtar Douieb
  45' Arturo Vasquez (pen)
Jun 6, 1978
Poland
Poland
1 - 0
Tunisia
Tunisia
43' Grzegorz Lato  
Jun 6, 1978
West Germany
West Germany
6 - 0
Mexico
Mexico
15' Dieter Mueller
30' Hansi Mueller
38' Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
44' Heinz Flohe
73' Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
89' Heinz Flohe
 
Jun 10, 1978
Poland
Poland
3 - 1
Mexico
Mexico
43' Zbigniew Boniek
56' Kazimierz Deyna
84' Zbigniew Boniek
  52' Victor Rangel
Jun 10, 1978
West Germany
West Germany
0 - 0
Tunisia
Tunisia

Standings

Standing National Team PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Poland 5 3 2 1 0 4 1 3 Yes
2. West Germany 4 3 1 2 0 6 0 6 Yes
3. Tunisia 3 3 1 1 1 3 2 1 No
4. Mexico 0 3 0 0 3 2 12 -10 No

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GS = Goals scored / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal difference

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

Group 3

National Teams

National Team 1
Austria
Austria
National Team 2
Brazil
Brazil
National Team 3
Spain
Spain
National Team 4
Sweden
Sweden

Games Played - Results

Jun 3, 1978
Sweden
Sweden
1 - 1
Brazil
Brazil
37' Thomas Sjoberg   45' Reinaldo
Jun 3, 1978
Austria
Austria
2 - 1
Spain
Spain
9' Walter Schachner
76' Hans Krankl
  21' Dani
Jun 7, 1978
Brazil
Brazil
0 - 0
Spain
Spain
Jun 7, 1978
Austria
Austria
1 - 0
Sweden
Sweden
42' Hans Krankl (pen)  
Jun 11, 1978
Spain
Spain
1 - 0
Sweden
Sweden
75' Juan Manuel Asensi  
Jun 11, 1978
Brazil
Brazil
1 - 0
Austria
Austria
40' Roberto Dinamite  

Standings

Standing National Team PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Austria 4 3 2 0 1 3 2 1 Yes
2. Brazil 4 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 Yes
3. Spain 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 No
4. Sweden 1 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 No

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GS = Goals scored / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal difference

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

Group 4

National Teams

National Team 1
Holland
Holland
National Team 2
Iran
Iran
National Team 3
Peru
Peru
National Team 4
Scotland
Scotland

Games Played - Results

Jun 3, 1978
Peru
Peru
3 - 1
Scotland
Scotland
43' Cesar Cueto
71' Teofilo Cubillas
77' Teofilo Cubillas
  14' Joe Jordan
Jun 3, 1978
Holland
Holland
3 - 0
Iran
Iran
40' Rob Rensenbrink (pen)
62' Rob Rensenbrink
79' Rob Rensenbrink (pen)
 
Jun 7, 1978
Scotland
Scotland
1 - 1
Iran
Iran
43' Andranik Eskandarian (own goal)   60' Iraj Danayfar
Jun 7, 1978
Holland
Holland
0 - 0
Peru
Peru
Jun 11, 1978
Scotland
Scotland
3 - 2
Holland
Holland
44' Kenny Dalglish
47' Archie Gemmill (pen)
68' Archie Gemmill
  34' Rob Rensenbrink (pen)
71' Johnny Rep
Jun 11, 1978
Peru
Peru
4 - 1
Iran
Iran
2' Jose Velasquez
36' Teofilo Cubillas (pen)
39' Teofilo Cubillas (pen)
79' Teofilo Cubillas
  41' Hassan Rowshan

Standings

Standing National Team PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Peru 5 3 2 1 0 7 2 5 Yes
2. Holland 3 3 1 1 1 5 3 2 Yes
3. Scotland 3 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1 No
4. Iran 1 3 0 1 2 2 8 -6 No

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GS = Goals scored / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal difference

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.