1970 FIFA World Cup

1970 edition of the FIFA World Cup

The 1970 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Mexico in 1970. 16 teams took part from many countries. Brazil won the trophy after beating Italy in the final. Djibouti did not participate, as it was not yet a country.

1970 FIFA World Cup
Copa Mundial de Fútbol México 70
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates31 May – 21 June
Teams16 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (3rd title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place West Germany
Fourth place Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored95 (2.97 per match)
Attendance1,604,065 (50,127 per match)
Top scorer(s)West Germany Gerd Müller (10 goals)
Best young playerPeru Teófilo Cubillas
Fair play award Peru
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1974

ParticipantsEdit

The following 16 teams qualified for the final tournament.

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Group AEdit

Pos Team URS MEX BEL SLV P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Soviet Union - 0-0 4-1 2-0 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 Round 2
2 Mexico 0-0 - 1-0 4-0 3 2 1 0 5 0 5 Round 2
3 Belgium 1-4 0-1 - 3-0 3 1 0 2 4 5 2
4 El Salvador 0-2 0-4 0-3 - 3 0 0 3 0 9 0

Group BEdit

Pos Team ITA URU SWE ISR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Italy - 0-0 1-0 0-0 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 Round 2
2 Uruguay 0-0 - 0-1 2-0 3 1 1 1 2 1 3 Round 2
3 Sweden 0-1 1-0 - 1-1 3 1 1 1 2 2 3
4 Israel 0-0 0-2 1-1 - 3 0 2 1 1 3 2

Group CEdit

Pos Team BRA ENG ROU TCH P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Brazil - 1-0 3-2 4-1 3 3 0 0 8 3 6 Round 2
2 England 0-1 - 1-0 1-0 3 2 0 1 2 1 4 Round 2
3 Romania 2-3 0-1 - 2-1 3 1 0 2 4 5 2
4 Czechoslovakia 1-4 0-1 1-2 - 3 0 0 3 2 7 0

Group DEdit

Pos Team FRG PER BUL MAR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 West Germany - 3-1 5-2 2-1 3 3 0 0 10 4 6 Round 2
2 Peru 1-3 - 3-2 3-0 3 2 0 1 7 5 4 Round 2
3 Bulgaria 2-5 2-3 - 1-1 3 0 1 2 5 9 1
4 Morocco 1-2 0-3 1-1 - 3 0 1 2 2 6 1

Round 2Edit

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

3rd placeEdit

FinalEdit

Brazil won the championship.

ReferencesEdit