PAST WORLD CUP RESULTS
Uruguay - 1930
Italy - 1934
France - 1938
Brazil - 1950
Switzerland - 1954
Sweden - 1958
Chile - 1962
England - 1966
Mexico - 1970
West Germany - 1974
Argentina - 1978
Spain - 1982
Mexico - 1986
Italy - 1990
USA - 1994
France - 1998
Korea/Japan - 2002
Germany - 2006
South Africa - 2010
World Cup 1978 - Argentina
Facts Facts & Figures: Figures:
* 16-team field
* 106-team preliminary field
* 1,747,210 total spectators
* Kempes (Argentina) led all scorers with 6 goals
 
Final: Buenos Aires, June 25
Argentina 3 - Kempes 38,105, Bertoni 115
Holland 1 - Nanninga 82
ARGENTINA--Fillol, Passarella, Olhuin, L. Galvan, Tarantini, Ardiles, Gallego, Ortiz, Bertoni, Luque, Kempes
HOLLAND--Jongbloed, Krol, Poortvleit, Brandts, Jansen, Haan, Neeskens, W. Van de Kerkhof, Rep, R. Van de Kerkhof, Resenbrink
Attendance: 78,000
 
Third Place:
Brazil 2, Italy 1

Second Round:
Group A GP W L T PTS GF GA G/Dif
Holland 3 2 0 1 5 9 4 5
Italy 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 E
West Germany 3 0 1 2 2 4 5 -1
Austria 3 1 2 0 2 4 8 -4
Group B GP W L T PTS GF GA G/Dif
Argentina 3 2 0 1 5 8 0 8
Brazil 3 2 0 1 5 6 1 5
Poland 3 1 2 0 2 2 5 -3
Peru 3 0 3 0 0 0 10 -10
First Round:
Group 1 GP W L T PTS GF GA G/Dif
Italy 3 3 0 0 6 6 2 4
Argentina 3 2 1 0 4 4 3 1
France 3 1 2 0 2 5 5 E
Hungary 3 0 3 0 0 3 8 -5
Group 2 GP W L T PTS GF GA G/Dif
Poland 3 2 0 1 5 4 1 3
West Germany 3 1 0 2 4 6 0 6
Tunisia 3 1 1 1 3 3 2 1
Mexico 3 0 3 0 0 2 12 -10
Group 3 GP W L T PTS GF GA G/Dif
Austria 3 2 1 0 4 3 2 1
Brazil 3 1 0 2 4 2 1 1
Spain 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 E
Sweden 3 0 2 1 1 1 3 -2
Group 4 GP W L T PTS GF GA G/Dif
Peru 3 2 0 1 5 7 2 5
Holland 3 1 1 1 3 5 3 2
Scotland 3 1 1 1 3 5 6 -1
Iran 3 0 2 1 1 2 8 -6