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Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics

1988 edition of the association football torunament during the Olympic Summer Games

The Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics was held in South Korea. The tournament was on September 17 to October 1, 1988.

Football at the 1988 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
Dates17 September – 1 October
Teams16
Venue(s)6 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (2nd title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored95 (2.97 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Romário (7 goals)
1984
1992

Contents

QualificationEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Sweden 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
  West Germany 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 4
  Tunisia 3 0 2 1 3 6 –3 2
  China 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Zambia 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 5
  Italy 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 4
  Iraq 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
  Guatemala 3 0 0 3 2 12 –10 0


Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
  Argentina 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
  South Korea 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
  United States 3 0 2 1 3 5 –2 2

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
  Australia 3 2 0 1 2 3 –1 4
  Yugoslavia 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
  Nigeria 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
25 September – Daegu        
   Sweden  1
27 September – Busan
   Italy (a.e.t.)  2  
   Italy  2
25 September – Busan
     Soviet Union (a.e.t.)  3  
   Soviet Union  3
1 October – Seoul
   Australia  0  
   Soviet Union (a.e.t.)  2
25 September – Gwangju
     Brazil  1
   Zambia  0
27 September – Seoul
   West Germany  4  
   West Germany  1 (2)
25 September – Seoul
     Brazil  1 (3)  
   Brazil  1
   Argentina  0  

Bronze medal matchEdit

30 September 1988
Italy   0 – 3   West Germany Olympic Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 61000

Gold medal matchEdit

1 October 1988
Soviet Union   2 – 1
(a.e.t.)
  Brazil Olympic Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 74000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soviet Union
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil

StatisticsEdit

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