1974 FIFA World Cup

1974 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryWest Germany
Dates13 June – 7 July
Teams16
Venue(s)9 (in 9 host cities)
Final positions
Champions23x15px West Germany (Script error: No such module "Ordinal". title)
Runners-up23x15px Netherlands
Third place23x15px Poland
Fourth place23x15px Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played38
Goals scored97 (2.55 per match)
Attendance1,774,022 (46,685 per match)
Top scorer(s)Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland Grzegorz Lato (7 goals)
Best playerNetherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Johan Cruyff
1970
1978

The 1974 FIFA World Cup was the 10th FIFA World Cup and it was held in West Germany (including West Berlin) from 13 June to 7 July. The host nation defeated the Netherlands to win their second title.

Participants

Africa

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

Round 1

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to Round 2.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany East Germany 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany West Germany 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 4
Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile Chile 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
Australiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Australia Australia 3 0 1 2 0 5 −5 1
14 June 1974
West Germany Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany 1 – 0 Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile Chile
East GermanyEast Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany 2 – 0 Australiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Australia Australia
18 June 1974
Australia Australiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Australia 0 – 3 Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany West Germany
Chile Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile 1 – 1 East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany East Germany
22 June 1974
Australia Australiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Australia 0 – 0 Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile Chile
East Germany East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany 1 – 0 Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany West Germany

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3 1 2 0 10 1 +9 4
Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil 3 1 2 0 3 0 +3 4
Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland Scotland 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 4
Zaireborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Zaire Zaire 3 0 1 2 0 14 −14 0
13 June 1974
Brazil Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil 0 – 0 Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
14 June 1974
ZaireZaireborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Zaire 0 – 2 Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland Scotland
18 June 1974
Yugoslavia Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia 9 – 0 Zaireborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Zaire Zaire
Scotland Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland 0 – 0 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil
22 June 1974
Scotland Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland 1 – 1 Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Zaire Zaireborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Zaire 0 – 3 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands 3 2 1 0 6 1 +9 4
Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden Sweden 3 1 2 0 3 0 +3 4
Bulgariaborder|1971|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Bulgaria Bulgaria 3 0 2 1 2 5 −3 4
Uruguayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Uruguay Uruguay 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 0
15 June 1974
Uruguay Uruguayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Uruguay 0 – 2 Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands
Sweden Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden 0 – 0 Bulgariaborder|1971|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Bulgaria Bulgaria
19 June 1974
Uruguay Uruguayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Uruguay 1 – 1 Bulgariaborder|1971|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Bulgaria Bulgaria
Netherlands Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands 0 – 0 Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden Sweden
23 June 1974
Netherlands Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands 4 – 1 Bulgariaborder|1971|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Bulgaria Bulgaria
Sweden Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden 3 – 0 Uruguayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Uruguay Uruguay

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland Poland 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 6
Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina 3 1 1 1 7 5 +2 3
Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy Italy 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 3
Haitiborder|1964|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Haiti Haiti 3 0 0 3 2 14 −12 0
15 June 1974
Italy Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy 3 – 1 Haitiborder|1964|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Haiti Haiti
Poland Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland 3 – 2 Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina
19 June 1974
Argentina Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina 1 – 1 Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy Italy
Haiti Haitiborder|1964|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Haiti 0 – 7 Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland Poland
23 June 1974
Argentina Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina 4 – 1 Haitiborder|1964|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Haiti Haiti
Poland Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland 2 – 1 Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy Italy

Round 2

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Joachim Streich gives East Germany the lead against Argentina.
Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to final.
Team advanced to the third place match.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 6
Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 4
East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany East Germany 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1
Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
26 June 1974
Netherlands Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands 4 – 0 Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina
Brazil Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil 1 – 0 East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany East Germany
30 June 1974
Argentina Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina 1 – 2 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil
East Germany East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany 0 – 2 Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands
3 July 1974
Argentina Argentinaborder|alt|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina 1 – 1 East Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge East Germany East Germany
Netherlands Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands 2 – 0 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany West Germany 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 6
Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland Poland 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 4
Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden Sweden 3 1 0 2 4 6 −2 2
Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
26 June 1974
Yugoslavia Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia 0 – 2 Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany West Germany
Sweden Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden 0 – 1 Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland Poland
30 June 1974
Poland Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland 2 – 1 Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
West Germany West Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge West Germany 4 – 2 Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden Sweden
3 July 1974
Poland Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland 0 – 1 West Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge West Germany West Germany
Sweden Swedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden 2 – 1 Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Yugoslavia Yugoslavia


3rd place

6 July 1974
16:00 CET
Brazil 23x15px 0 – 1 Polandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Poland Poland Olympiastadion, Munich
Attendance: 74,100
Referee: Aurelio Angonese (Italy)
Report Lato Goal 76'

Final

7 July 1974
16:00 CET
Netherlands 23x15px 1 – 2 West Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge West Germany West Germany Olympiastadion, Munich
Attendance: 75,200
Referee: Jack Taylor (England)
Neeskens Goal 2' (pen.) Report Breitner Goal 25' (pen.)
Müller Goal 43'


 1974 FIFA World Cup Winners 
100px
West Germany
2nd title

References