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World Cup 1954 – Switzerland

World Cup – Switzerland 1954

Pool I ¦ Pool II ¦ Pool III ¦ Pool IV ¦ Top Scorers

The fifth World Cup was played in Switzerland with twelve teams
from Europe plus Brazil and Uruguay from South America, Mexico and Korea. There
were four groups of four but the two seeded teams in each group only played the
two unseeded teams with a play-off to split teams level on points. Germany were
back for the first time since the war and Scotland came for the first time.


Groups & Results

Pool I P W D L F A Pts
Brazil 2 1 1 0 6 1 3
Yugoslavia 2 1 1 0 2 1 3
France 2 1 0 1 3 3 2
Mexico 2 0 0 2 2 8 0
Pool I Results
Yugoslavia 1-0 France
Brazil 5-0 Mexico
France 3-2 Mexico
Brazil 1-1 Yugoslavia (aet)

Pool II P W D L F A Pts
Hungary 2 2 0 0 17 3 4
Germany 2 1 0 1 7 9 2
Turkey 2 1 0 1 8 4 2
Korea 2 0 0 2 0 16 0
Pool II Results
Hungary 9-0 Korea
Germany 4-1 Turkey
Hungary 8-3 Germany
Turkey 7-0 Korea
Play-off: Germany 7-2 Turkey

Pool III P W D L F A Pts
Uruguay 2 2 0 0 9 0 4
Austria 2 2 0 0 6 0 4
Czechoslovakia 2 0 0 2 0 7 0
Scotland 2 0 0 2 0 8 0
Pool III Results
Austria 1-0 Scotland
Uruguay 2-0 Czechoslovakia
Austria 5-0 Czechoslovakia
Uruguay 7-0 Scotland

Pool IV P W D L F A Pts
England 2 1 1 0 6 4 7
Italy 2 1 0 1 5 3 6
Switzerland 2 1 0 1 2 3 3
Belgium 2 0 1 1 5 8 1
Pool IV Results
England 4-4 Belgium
England 2-0 Switzerland
Switzerland 2-1 Italy
Italy 4-1 Belgium
Play-off: Switzerland 4-1 Italy

Quarter Finals

Germany 2-0 Yugoslavia Geneve
Hungary 4-2 Brazil Berne
Austria 7-5 Switzerland Lausanne
Uruguay 4-2 England Basel

Semi Finals

Germany 6-1 Austria Basel
Hungary 4-2 Uruguay (aet) Lausanne

Third Place Play-off

Austria 3-1 Uruguay Zurich

Final

Germany 3-2 Hungary   Wankdorf, Berne
Morlock,Rahn 2.

  Puskas,Czibor.

  Att. 60,000Referee: William Ling (Eng)

H/T: 2-2


World Cup 1954 – Top Scorers

Name Country Goals
Sandor Kocsis Hungary 11
Erich Probst Austria 6
Josef Hügi Switzerland 6
Max Morlock West Germany 6
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