1966 FIFA World Cup Group 1

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Group 1 of the 1966 FIFA World Cup consisted of Uruguay, hosts England, France, and Mexico. Play began on 11 July 1966 and concluded on 20 July 1966. England won the group and Uruguay finished as runners-up, and both advanced to the quarter-finals. Mexico and France failed to advance. England went on to win the tournament.[1]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1  England 3 2 1 0 4 0 5 Advance to knockout stage
2  Uruguay 3 1 2 0 2 1 2.000 4
3  Mexico 3 0 2 1 1 3 0.333 2
4  France 3 0 1 2 2 5 0.400 1
Source: FIFA

Matches[edit]

England vs Uruguay[edit]

England 0–0 Uruguay
Report
Attendance: 87,148
England
Uruguay

France vs Mexico[edit]

France 1–1 Mexico
Hausser Goal 62' Report Borja Goal 48'
Attendance: 69,237
France
Mexico

Uruguay vs France[edit]

Uruguay 2–1 France
Rocha Goal 26'
Cortés Goal 31'
Report De Bourgoing Goal 15' (pen.)
Uruguay
France

England vs Mexico[edit]

England 2–0 Mexico
B. Charlton Goal 37'
Hunt Goal 75'
Report
Attendance: 92,570
England
Mexico

Mexico vs Uruguay[edit]

Mexico 0–0 Uruguay
Report
Attendance: 61,112

England vs France[edit]

England 2–0 France
Hunt Goal 38'75' Report
Attendance: 98,270

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel; Jarreta, Sergio Henrique (22 October 1999). "World Cup 1966 (England, July 11–30)". RSSSF.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 26 May 2018.

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