1998 FIFA World Cup

1998 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
Dates10 June – 12 July
Teams32 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)10 (in 10 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFranceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France (Script error: No such module "Ordinal". title)
Runners-upBrazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil
Third placeCroatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia
Fourth placeNetherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played64
Goals scored171 (2.67 per match)
Top scorer(s)Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Davor Šuker
(6 goals)
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The 1998 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. 32 teams took part from many countries. France won the trophy after beating Brazil in the final 3-0.

Participants

Africa

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Group Stage

A win would earn the team 3 points, a draw would earn them 1 point, and a loss earns them no points.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
Norwayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Norway Norway 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
Moroccoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Morocco Morocco 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland Scotland 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1
10 June 1998
Brazil 23x15px 2 – 1 23x15px Scotland
Morocco 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Norway
16 June 1998
Scotland 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Norway
Brazil 23x15px 3 – 0 23x15px Morocco
23 June 1998
Scotland 23x15px 0 – 3 23x15px Morocco
Brazil 23x15px 1 – 2 23x15px Norway

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy Italy 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile Chile 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 3
Austriaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Austria Austria 3 0 2 1 3 4 -1 2
Cameroonborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Cameroon Cameroon 3 0 2 1 2 5 -3 2
11 June 1998
Cameroon 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Austria
Italy 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Chile
17 June 1998
Chile 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Austria
Italy 23x15px 3 – 0 23x15px Cameroon
23 June 1998
Italy 23x15px 2 – 1 23x15px Austria
Chile 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Cameroon

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
Denmarkborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Denmark Denmark 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
South Africaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge South Africa South Africa 3 0 2 1 3 6 -3 2
Saudi Arabiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1
12 June 1998
Saudi Arabia 23x15px 0 – 1 23x15px Denmark
France 23x15px 3 – 0 23x15px South Africa
18 June 1998
South Africa 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Denmark
France 23x15px 4 – 0 23x15px Saudi Arabia
24 June 1998
France 23x15px 2 – 1 23x15px Denmark
South Africa 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Saudi Arabia

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Nigeriaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Nigeria Nigeria 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 6
Paraguayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Paraguay Paraguay 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
Spainborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Spain Spain 3 1 1 1 8 4 +4 4
Bulgariaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Bulgaria Bulgaria 3 0 1 2 1 7 -6 1
12 June 1998
Paraguay 23x15px 0 – 0 23x15px Bulgaria
13 June 1998
Spain 23x15px 2 – 3 23x15px Nigeria
19 June 1998
Nigeria 23x15px 1 – 0 23x15px Bulgaria
Spain 23x15px 0 – 0 23x15px Paraguay
24 June 1998
Nigeria 23x15px 1 – 3 23x15px Paraguay
Spain 23x15px 6 – 1 23x15px Bulgaria

Group E

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands 3 1 2 0 7 2 +5 5
Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico Mexico 3 1 2 0 7 5 +2 5
Belgiumborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Belgium Belgium 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
South Koreaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge South Korea South Korea 3 0 1 2 2 9 -7 1
13 June 1998
South Korea South Koreaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge South Korea 1 – 3 23x15px Mexico
Netherlands 23x15px 0 – 0 23x15px Belgium
20 June 1998
Belgium 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Mexico
Netherlands 23x15px 5 – 0 23x15px Korea Republic
25 June 1998
Netherlands 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Mexico
Belgium 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Korea Republic

Group F

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany Germany 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
FR Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
Iranborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Iran Iran 3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 3
United Statesborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge United States United States 3 0 0 3 1 5 -4 0
14 June 1998
Yugoslavia FR Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FR Yugoslavia 1 – 0 23x15px Iran
15 June 1998
Germany 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px United States
21 June 1998
Germany 23x15px 2 – 2 FR Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
United States 23x15px 1 – 2 23x15px Iran
25 June 1998
United States 23x15px 0 – 1 FR Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Germany 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Iran

Group G

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Romaniaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Romania Romania 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England England 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
Colombiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Colombia Colombia 3 1 0 2 1 3 -2 3
Tunisiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Tunisia Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 1
15 June 1998
England 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Tunisia
Romania 23x15px 1 – 0 23x15px Colombia
22 June 1998
Colombia 23x15px 1 – 0 23x15px Tunisia
Romania 23x15px 2 – 1 23x15px England
26 June 1998
Colombia 23x15px 0 – 2 23x15px England
Romania 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Tunisia

Group H

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentinaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
Jamaicaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Jamaica Jamaica 3 1 0 2 3 9 -6 3
Japanborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Japan Japan 3 0 0 3 1 4 -3 0
21 June 1998
17:30
Argentina ARGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ARG 5-0 Jamaicaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Jamaica Jamaica Parc des Princes, Paris
Ortega Goal 31'55'
Batistuta Goal 73'78'83' (pen.)

Knockout stage

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
27 June – Paris            
 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil  4
3 July – Nantes
 Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile Chile  1  
 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil  3
28 June – Saint-Denis
   Denmarkborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Denmark Denmark  2  
 Nigeriaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Nigeria Nigeria  1
7 July – Marseille
 Denmarkborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Denmark Denmark  4  
 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil (p)  1 (4)
29 June – Toulouse
   Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands  1 (2)  
 Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands  2
4 July – Marseille
 FR Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia  1  
 Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands  2
30 June – Saint-Étienne
   Argentinaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina  1  
 Argentinaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina (p)  2 (4)
12 July – Saint-Denis
 Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England England  2 (3)  
 Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil Brazil  0
27 June – Marseille
   Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France  3
 Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy Italy  1
3 July – Saint-Denis
 Norwayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Norway Norway  0  
 Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy Italy  0 (3)
28 June – Lens
   Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France (p)  0 (4)  
 Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France (aet)  1
8 July – Saint-Denis
 24px Paraguay  0  
 Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France  2
29 June – Montpellier
   Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia  1   Third place
 Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany Germany  2
4 July – Lyon 11 July – Paris
 Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico Mexico  1  
 Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany Germany  0  Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands  1
30 June – Bordeaux
   Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia  3    Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia  2
 Romaniaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Romania Romania  0
 Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia  1  

Round of 16

27 June 1998
16:30
Italy Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy 1-0 Norwayborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Norway Norway Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Vieri Goal 18'

27 June 1998
21:00
Brazil Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil 4-1 Chileborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Chile Chile Parc des Princes, Paris
César Sampaio Goal 11'27'
Ronaldo Goal 45+1' (pen.)70'
Salas Goal 68'

28 June 1998
16:30
France Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France 1-0
(a.e.t.)
24px Paraguay Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens
Blanc Goal 114'

28 June 1998
21:00
Nigeria Nigeriaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Nigeria 1-4 Denmarkborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Denmark Denmark Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Babangida Goal 78' Møller Goal 3'
B. Laudrup Goal 12'
Sand Goal 60'
Helveg Goal 76'

29 June 1998
16:30
Germany Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany 2-1 Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico Mexico Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier
Klinsmann Goal 75'
Bierhoff Goal 86'
Hernández Goal 47'

29 June 1998
21:00
Netherlands Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands 2-1 FR Yugoslaviaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Stade de Toulouse, Toulouse
Bergkamp Goal 38'
Davids Goal 90+2'
Komljenović Goal 48'

30 June 1998
16:30
Romania Romaniaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Romania 0-1 Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia Parc Lescure, Bordeaux
Šuker Goal 45+2' (pen.)

30 June 1998
21:00
Argentina Argentinaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina 2-2
(a.e.t.)
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England England Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne
Batistuta Goal 6' (pen.)
Zanetti Goal 45+1'
Shearer Goal 10' (pen.)
Owen Goal 16'
  Penalties  
Berti Penalty scored
Crespo Penalty missed
Verón Penalty scored
Gallardo Penalty scored
Ayala Penalty scored
4-3 Penalty scored Shearer
Penalty missed Ince
Penalty scored Merson
Penalty scored Owen
Penalty missed Batty

Quarter-finals

3 July 1998
16:30
Italy Italyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Italy 0-0
(a.e.t.)
Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France Stade de France, Saint-Denis
  Penalties  
R. Baggio Penalty scored
Albertini Penalty missed
Costacurta Penalty scored
Vieri Penalty scored
Di Biagio Penalty missed
3-4 Penalty scored Zidane
Penalty missed Lizarazu
Penalty scored Trezeguet
Penalty scored Henry
Penalty scored Blanc

3 July 1998
21:00
Brazil Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil 3-2 Denmarkborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Denmark Denmark Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
Bebeto Goal 11'
Rivaldo Goal 27'60'
Jørgensen Goal 2'
B. Laudrup Goal 50'

4 July 1998
16:30
Netherlands Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands 2-1 Argentinaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Argentina Argentina Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Kluivert Goal 12'
Bergkamp Goal 90'
López Goal 17'

4 July 1998
21:00
Germany Germanyborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Germany 0-3 Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia Stade de Gerland, Lyon
Jarni Goal 45+3'
Vlaović Goal 80'
Šuker Goal 85'

Semi-finals

7 July 1998
21:00
Brazil Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil 1-1
(a.e.t.)
Netherlandsborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Netherlands Netherlands Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Ronaldo Goal 46' Kluivert Goal 87'
  Penalties  
Ronaldo Penalty scored
Rivaldo Penalty scored
Emerson Penalty scored
Dunga Penalty scored
4-2 Penalty scored F. de Boer
Penalty scored Bergkamp
Penalty missed Cocu
Penalty missed R. de Boer

8 July 1998
21:00
France Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France 2-1 Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Thuram Goal 47'69' Šuker Goal 46'

Third-place match

11 July 1998
21:00
Netherlands NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED 1-2 Croatiaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Croatia Croatia Parc des Princes, Paris
Zenden Goal 21' Prosinečki Goal 13'
Šuker Goal 35'

Final

12 July 1998
21:00
Brazil BRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BRA 0-3 Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France France Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Zidane Goal 27'45+1'
Petit Goal 90+3'


 1998 FIFA World Cup Winners 
100px
France
1st title

Statistics

Goalscorers

6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

Players who were red-carded during the tournament

References