1994 FIFA World Cup

1994 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
Dates17 June – 17 July
Teams24
Venue(s)9 (in 9 host cities)
Final positions
Champions23x15px Brazil (Script error: No such module "Ordinal". title)
Runners-up23x15px Italy
Third placeSwedenborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Sweden Sweden
Fourth placeBulgariaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Bulgaria Bulgaria
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored141 (2.71 per match)
Attendance3,587,538 (68,991 per match)
Top scorer(s)BULborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BUL Hristo Stoichkov
RUSborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge RUS Oleg Salenko
(6 goals)
Best playerBRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BRA Romário
1990
1998

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.

Participants

Africa

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

Round 1

Group A

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 B

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 C

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 D

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 E

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 F

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 stage

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
3 July - Pasadena            
 23x15px Romania  3
10 July - Stanford
 23x15px Argentina  2  
 23x15px Romania  2 (4)
3 July - Dallas
   23x15px Sweden (pen.)  2 (5)  
 23x15px Saudi Arabia  1
13 July - Pasadena
 23x15px Sweden  3  
 23x15px Sweden  0
4 July - Orlando
   23x15px Brazil  1  
 23x15px Netherlands  2
9 July - Dallas
 23x15px Ireland  0  
 23x15px Netherlands  2
4 July - Stanford
   23x15px Brazil  3  
 23x15px Brazil  1
17 July - Pasadena
 23x15px United States  0  
 23x15px Brazil (pen.)  0 (3)
5 July - East Rutherford
   23x15px Italy  0 (2)
 23x15px Mexico  1 (1)
10 July - East Rutherford
 23x15px Bulgaria (pen.)  1 (3)  
 23x15px Bulgaria  2
2 July - Chicago
   23x15px Germany  1  
 23x15px Germany  3
13 July - East Rutherford
 23x15px Belgium  2  
 23x15px Bulgaria  1
5 July - Foxborough
   23x15px Italy  2   Third place
 23x15px Nigeria  1
9 July - Foxborough 16 July - Pasadena
 23x15px Italy (aet)  2  
 23x15px Italy  2  23x15px Sweden  4
2 July - Washington
   23x15px Spain  1    23x15px Bulgaria  0
 23x15px Spain  3
 23x16px  Switzerland  0  

Final

23x15px Brazil won the championship.

References