1962 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA – Group 1)

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The three teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. Sweden and Switzerland finished level on points, a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify. The winner (Switzerland) qualified for the seventh FIFA World Cup held in Chile.

Matches[edit]






Sweden and Switzerland finished level on points, and a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify.

Final Table[edit]

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Sweden Switzerland Belgium Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.  Sweden 4 3 0 1 10 3 +7 6 X 4:0 2:0 2 2 0 0 6 0 4 2 1 0 1 4 3 2
2.   Switzerland 4 3 0 1 9 9 0 6 3:2 X 2:1 2 2 0 0 5 3 4 2 1 0 1 4 6 2
3.  Belgium 4 0 0 4 3 10 -7 0 0:2 2:4 X 2 0 0 2 2 6 0 2 0 0 2 1 4 0

Team stats[edit]

 Sweden[edit]

Head coach: Sweden Eric Person

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Belgium Switzerland Belgium Switzerland Switzerland Club
FW Lennart Backman February 7, 1934 5 450 0 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Sweden AIK Fotboll
DF Orvar Bergmark November 16, 1930 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Sweden Örebro SK
FW Bengt Berndtsson January 26, 1933 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - Sweden IFK Göteborg
FW Rune Börjesson April 24, 1937 4 3 360 0 0 90 90 Sweden Örgryte IS
90 90 - Italy Juventus F.C.
FW Yngve Brodd June 9, 1930 4 5 360 0 0 90 - 90 90 90 France Toulouse FC
MF Bengt Gustavsson January 13, 1928 3 0 270 0 0 - - 90 90 90 Sweden Åtvidabergs FF
Olle Hellström 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - Sweden Djurgårdens IF
DF Åke Johansson March 19, 1928 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - - Sweden IFK Norrköping
MF Torbjörn Jonsson May 6, 1936 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 - Sweden IFK Norrköping
90 - Spain Real Betis
MF Hans Mild July 31, 1934 2 0 180 0 0 90 - - - 90 Sweden Djurgårdens IF
GK Bengt Nyholm January 30, 1930 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Sweden IFK Norrköping
DF Prawitz Öberg November 16, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 - - 90 90 90 Sweden Malmö FF
FW Gösta Sandberg August 6, 1932 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Sweden Djurgårdens IF
FW Agne Simonsson October 19, 1935 5 2 450 0 0 90 90 Spain Real Madrid C.F.
90 90 90 Spain Real Sociedad
MF Ingvar Svahn May 22, 1938 2 0 180 0 0 - - 90 - 90 Sweden Malmö FF
DF Lennart Wing August 7, 1935 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 Sweden Örgryte IS

  Switzerland[edit]

Head coach: Austria Karl Rappan

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Belgium Belgium Sweden Sweden Sweden Club
FW Anton Allemann January 6, 1936 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 90 Switzerland BSC Young Boys
90 90 Italy A.C. Mantova
FW Charles Antenen November 3, 1929 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
FW Robert Ballaman June 21, 1926 3 2 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - Switzerland Grasshopper Club Zürich
MF Heinz Bigler December 21, 1925 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 - - Switzerland BSC Young Boys
GK Karl Elsener August 13, 1934 4 0 360 0 0 90 - 90 90 90 Switzerland Grasshopper Club Zürich
FW Norbert Eschmann September 19, 1933 2 1 180 0 0 - - - 90 90 France Stade Français
DF André Grobéty June 22, 1933 5 0 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Switzerland Servette FC
FW Josef Hügi January 23, 1930 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 90 - - Switzerland FC Basel
DF Willy Kernen August 6, 1929 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
DF Eugen Meier April 30, 1930 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 Switzerland BSC Young Boys
DF Fritz Morf January 29, 1928 2 0 180 0 0 - - - 90 90 Switzerland FC Grenchen
FW Philippe Pottier July 9, 1938 2 0 180 0 0 - - - 90 90 France Stade Français
GK René Schneider November 30, 1936 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - - Switzerland Servette FC
DF Heinz Schneiter April 12, 1935 5 2 450 0 0 90 90 90 90 90 Switzerland BSC Young Boys
DF Ely Tachella May 25, 1936 4 0 360 0 0 - 90 90 90 90 Switzerland Lausanne Sports
MF Roger Vonlanthen December 5, 1930 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - Switzerland Lausanne Sports
MF Hans Weber September 8, 1934 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - - Switzerland FC Basel
FW Rolf Wüthrich September 4, 1938 5 1 450 0 0 90 90 90 Switzerland FC Zürich
90 90 Switzerland Servette FC

 Belgium[edit]

Head coach: Belgium Constant Vanden Stock

Pos. Player DoB Games
played
Goals Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Sweden Switzerland Switzerland Sweden Club
DF Yves Baré October 28, 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Belgium RFC Liégeois
FW Roger Claessen September 27, 1941 2 1 180 0 0 - - 90 90 Belgium Standard Liège
GK Willy Coremans May 6, 1938 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - Belgium Royal Antwerp FC
FW Claude Croté April 14, 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Belgium RFC Liégeois
GK Guy Delhasse February 19, 1933 2 0 180 0 0 - B 90 90 Belgium RFC Liégeois
FW Gaston De Wael December 31, 1934 0 0 0 0 0 - B - - Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
FW Fernand Goyvaerts October 24, 1938 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Belgium Club Brugge K.V.
DF Pierre Hanon December 29, 1936 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
FW Denis Houf February 16, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Belgium Standard Liège
MF Jef Jurion February 24, 1937 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 B 90 Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
DF Emile Lejeune February 17, 1938 2 0 180 0 0 - 90 90 B Belgium RFC Liégeois
FW Jean-Marie Letawe November 30, 1936 0 0 0 0 0 B - - - Belgium RFC Liégeois
MF Martin Lippens October 8, 1934 4 0 360 0 0 90 90 90 90 Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
MF Karel Mallants November 4, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 - 90 - - Belgium Standard Liège
Mathieu Meyers April 21, 1935 0 0 0 0 0 B B - - Belgium Waterschei Thor
GK Jean Nicolay December 27, 1937 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 B B Belgium Standard Liège
FW Marcel Paeschen April 30, 1937 2 1 180 0 0 - 90 90 - Belgium Standard Liège
FW André Piters January 18, 1931 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 - Belgium Standard Liège
90 Belgium OC Charleroi
DF Guillaume Raskin March 16, 1937 1 0 90 0 0 - - - 90 Belgium R. Beerschot AC
MF Léon Semmeling January 4, 1940 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Belgium Standard Liège
FW Jacques Stockman October 8, 1938 2 0 180 0 0 90 90 - - Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
DF Henri Thellin August 27, 1931 2 0 180 0 0 90 - 90 - Belgium Standard Liège
FW Paul Van Himst October 2, 1943 3 1 270 0 0 90 90 - 90 Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
FW Paul Vandenberg October 11, 1936 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - B Belgium Union St. Gilloise
DF Laurent Verbiest April 16, 1939 3 0 270 0 0 90 90 B 90 Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht
DF Jozef Vliers December 18, 1932 1 0 90 0 0 - - 90 - Belgium Standard Liège
DF Edward Wauters July 12, 1933 0 0 0 0 0 B B - B Belgium Royal Antwerp FC
MF Victor Wégria November 4, 1936 0 0 0 0 0 - - B - Belgium RFC Liégeois
MF Robert Willems May 6, 1935 1 0 90 0 0 90 - - - Belgium Lierse S.K.

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