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FIFA World Cup 1954 Group 3

 

fifa world cup 1954 posterScotland made their World Cup debut in a tough group in which Uruguay (the title holders) and Austria were seeded. Both qualified and Uruguay were placed ahead of Austria by the drawing of lots after they finished with four points.

Overview | Group 1 | Group 2 | Group 3 | Group 4 | Knock-Out Stages

 

utuguay 1954 world cup

Uruguay

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czechoslovakia 1954 world cup

Czechoslovakia

Uruguay 2 Czechoslovakia 0

Wankdorf Stadium, Bern (20,500)
16 June 1954

Two late goals by Miguez and Schiaffino gave the world champions a win in their opening fixture.

 

austria 1954 world cup

Austria

scotland 1954 world cup v austria

Scotland

Austria 1 Scotland 0

Hardturm Stadium, Zürich (30,000)
16 June 1954

The Scots, playing with typical, robust enthusiasm were narrowly beaten by the skillful Austrian team whose fast, close-passing game was frequently disrupted by the fierce tackling of their opponents.

(Andre Silva)

 

utuguay 1954 world cup

Uruguay

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scotland 1954 world cup

Scotland

Uruguay 7 Scotland 0

St Jakob Stadium, Basel (43,000)
19 June 1954

After their good showing against Austria, Scotland fell apart against the highly accomplished South Americans and they could have conceded more. One commentator compared the result to that of Flodden Field.

(Dick Waite)

 

austria 1954 world cup

Austria

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Czechoslovakia

Austria 5 Czechoslovakia 0

Hardturm Stadium, Zürich (25,000)
19 June 1954

Austria again showed their class with a comprehensive win over their neighbour. Probst scored a hat-trick.

(Richard Ralph, Andre Silva)

 
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