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FIFA World Cup 1998 Group B

 

world cup 1998 posterItaly won Group B but going into the final round of games, all of the teams were in with a shout of qualifying for the next round. Despite conceding equalisers in all of their matches, Chile's three draws were in the end enough to take them through.

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1998 Overview | Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H | Knock Out Stages

 

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Italy

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chile 1998 world cup v italy

Chile

Italy 2 Chile 2

Parc Lescure, Bordeaux (31,800)
11 June 1998

Vieri's opening goal for Italy in the tenth minute was a genuine route one effort. Salas equalised on the stroke of half time and four minutes after the break, he put Chile into the lead. Roberto Baggio atoned for his penalty miss in the 1994 final by scoring from the slot with five minutes to go.

 

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Cameroon

austria 1998 world cup v cameroon

Austria

Cameroon 1 Austria 1

Stade de Toulouse, (33,460)
11 June 1998

A goal by Polster in injury time salvaged a point for Austria.

 

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Chile

austria 1998 world cup

Austria

Chile 1 Austria 1

Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-√Čtienne (30,600)
17 June 1998

History repeated itself, Austria once again scoring an equaliser in injury time.

 

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Italy

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Cameroon

Italy 3 Cameroon 0

Stade de la Mosson (29,800)
17 June 1998

Di Baggio put Italy ahead in the seventh minute and the match remained finely balanced until Vieri doubled the Italian lead in the 75th minute. He scored again with a minute to go.

 

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Italy

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Austria

Italy 2 Austria 1

Stade de France, Saint-Denis (80,000)
23 June 1998

In an extraordinary turn of events, Austria once again scored in injury time (Herzog from a penalty) but this time it was not enough. Vieri had put Italy 1-0 up early in the second half and in the 89th minute, Roberto Baggio scored Italy's vital second goal.

 

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Chile

cameroon 1998 world cup

Cameroon

Chile 1 Cameroon 1

Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes (35,500)
23 June 1998

Chile's opening goal was scored by Sierra from a curling free kick. Cameroon drew level in the 55th minute but were unable to find the winning goal they needed to progress.

 
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