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1994 FIFA World Cup

1994 edition of the FIFA World Cup

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in USA from June 17 to July 17, 1994. 24 teams took part from many countries. Brazil won the trophy after Roberto Baggio from Italy famously missed the last penalty in a penalty shootout.

1994 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
Dates17 June – 17 July
Teams24
Venue(s)9 (in 9 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (4th title)
Runners-up Italy
Third placeSweden Sweden
Fourth placeBulgaria Bulgaria
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored141 (2.71 per match)
Attendance3,587,538 (68,991 per match)
Top scorer(s)Bulgaria Hristo Stoichkov
Russia Oleg Salenko
(6 goals)
Best playerBrazil Romário
1990
1998

ParticipantsEdit

ResultsEdit

Round 1Edit

Group AEdit

Pos Team ROU SUI USA COL P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Romania - 1-4 1-0 3-1 3 2 0 1 5 5 6 Round 2
2 Switzerland 4-1 - 1-1 0-2 3 1 1 1 5 4 4 Round 2
3 United States 0-1 1-1 - 2-1 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 Round 2
4 Colombia 1-3 2-0 1-2 - 3 1 0 2 4 5 3

Group BEdit

Pos Team BRA SWE RUS CMR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Brazil - 1-1 2-0 3-0 3 2 1 0 6 1 7 Round 2
2 Sweden 1-1 - 3-1 2-2 3 1 2 0 6 4 5 Round 2
3 Russia 0-2 1-3 - 6-1 3 1 0 2 7 6 3
4 Cameroon 0-3 2-2 1-6 - 3 0 1 2 3 11 1

Group CEdit

Pos Team GER ESP KOR BOL P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Germany - 1-1 3-2 1-0 3 2 1 0 5 3 7 Round 2
2 Spain 1-1 - 2-2 3-1 3 1 2 0 6 4 5 Round 2
3 Korea Republic 2-3 2-2 - 0-0 3 0 2 1 4 5 2
4 Bolivia 0-1 1-3 0-0 - 3 0 1 2 1 4 1

Group DEdit

Pos Team NGA BUL ARG GRE P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Nigeria - 3-0 1-2 2-0 3 2 0 1 6 2 6 Round 2
2 Bulgaria 0-3 - 2-0 4-0 3 2 0 1 6 3 6 Round 2
3 Argentina 2-1 0-2 - 4-0 3 2 0 1 6 3 6 Round 2
4 Greece 0-2 4-0 0-4 - 3 0 0 3 0 10 0

Group EEdit

Pos Team MEX ITA IRL NOR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Mexico - 1-1 2-1 0-1 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 Round 2
2 Italy 1-1 - 0-1 1-0 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 Round 2
3 Republic of Ireland 1-2 1-0 - 0-0 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 Round 2
4 Norway 1-0 0-1 0-0 - 3 1 1 1 1 1 4

Group FEdit

Pos Team NED KSA BEL MAR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Netherlands - 2-1 0-1 2-1 3 2 0 1 4 3 6 Round 2
2 Saudi Arabia 1-2 - 1-0 2-1 3 2 0 1 4 3 6 Round 2
3 Belgium 1-0 0-1 - 1-0 3 2 0 1 2 1 6 Round 2
4 Morocco 1-2 1-2 0-1 - 3 0 0 3 2 5 0

Knockout stageEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
3 July - Pasadena            
   Romania  3
10 July - Stanford
   Argentina  2  
   Romania  2 (4)
3 July - Dallas
     Sweden (pen.)  2 (5)  
   Saudi Arabia  1
13 July - Pasadena
   Sweden  3  
   Sweden  0
4 July - Orlando
     Brazil  1  
   Netherlands  2
9 July - Dallas
   Ireland  0  
   Netherlands  2
4 July - Stanford
     Brazil  3  
   Brazil  1
17 July - Pasadena
   United States  0  
   Brazil (pen.)  0 (3)
5 July - East Rutherford
     Italy  0 (2)
   Mexico  1 (1)
10 July - East Rutherford
   Bulgaria (pen.)  1 (3)  
   Bulgaria  2
2 July - Chicago
     Germany  1  
   Germany  3
13 July - East Rutherford
   Belgium  2  
   Bulgaria  1
5 July - Foxborough
     Italy  2   Third place
   Nigeria  1
9 July - Foxborough 16 July - Pasadena
   Italy (aet)  2  
   Italy  2    Sweden  4
2 July - Washington
     Spain  1      Bulgaria  0
   Spain  3
    Switzerland  0  

FinalEdit

  Brazil won the championship.

ReferencesEdit