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 A

National Teams

National Team 1
Austria
Austria
National Team 2
Holland
Holland
National Team 3
Italy
Italy
National Team 4
West Germany
West Germany

Games Played - Results

Jun 14, 1978
West Germany West Germany 0 - 0 Italy Italy
Jun 14, 1978
Holland Holland 5 - 1 Austria Austria
6' Ernie Brandts
35' Rob Rensenbrink (pen)
36' Johnny Rep
53' Johnny Rep
82' Willy Van De Kerkhof
  79' Erich Obermayer
Jun 18, 1978
West Germany West Germany 2 - 2 Holland Holland
3' Ruediger Abramczik
70' Dieter Mueller
  27' Arie Haan
84' Rene Van De Kerkhof
Jun 18, 1978
Italy Italy 1 - 0 Austria Austria
14' Paolo Rossi  
Jun 21, 1978
Austria Austria 3 - 2 West Germany West Germany
59' Berti Vogts (own goal)
66' Hans Krankl
87' Hans Krankl
  19' Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
68' Bernd Hoelzenbein
Jun 21, 1978
Holland Holland 2 - 1 Italy Italy
50' Ernie Brandts
75' Arie Haan
  18' Ernie Brandts (own goal)

Standings

Standing National Team PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Holland 5 3 2 1 0 9 4 5 Yes
2. Italy 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 Yes
3. West Germany 2 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 No
4. Austria 2 3 1 0 2 4 8 -4 No

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GF = Goals For / 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 B

National Teams

National Team 1
Argentina
Argentina
National Team 2
Brazil
Brazil
National Team 3
Peru
Peru
National Team 4
Poland
Poland

Games Played - Results

Jun 14, 1978
Argentina Argentina 2 - 0 Poland Poland
16' Mario Kempes
71' Mario Kempes
 
Jun 14, 1978
Brazil Brazil 3 - 0 Peru Peru
15' Dirceu
28' Dirceu
73' Zico (pen)
 
Jun 18, 1978
Argentina Argentina 0 - 0 Brazil Brazil
Jun 18, 1978
Poland Poland 1 - 0 Peru Peru
65' Andrzej Szarmach  
Jun 21, 1978
Argentina Argentina 6 - 0 Peru Peru
21' Mario Kempes
43' Alberto Tarantini
48' Mario Kempes
50' Leopoldo Luque
67' Rene Houseman
72' Leopoldo Luque
 
Jun 21, 1978
Brazil Brazil 3 - 1 Poland Poland
12' Nelinho
57' Roberto Dinamite
63' Roberto Dinamite
  45' Grzegorz Lato

Standings

Standing National Team PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Argentina 5 3 2 1 0 8 0 8 Yes
2. Brazil 5 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 Yes
3. Poland 2 3 1 0 2 2 5 -3 No
4. Peru 0 3 0 0 3 0 10 -10 No

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GF = Goals For / 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.