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FIFA World Cup 1998 Group F

 

world cup 1998 posterGermany were, as usual, among the favourites and were joined by Yugoslavia, returning to the international fold after a ban imposed during the Yugoslav Civil Wars. The team was now drawn only from Serbia and Montenegro, the other republics that made up the former Yugoslav Republic having joined FIFA in their own right. The group also brought together the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran in a match carrying considerable political freight. To their credit, the two national associations sought to defuse this by having the teams photographed together in the pre-match build up.

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yugoslavia 1998 world cup

Yugoslavia

iran 1998 world cup

Iran

Yugoslavia 1 Iran 0

Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne (30,392)
14 June 1998

In the 72nd minute Mihajlović curled a free kick round the defensive wall of Iranian players for the decisive goal.

 

germany 1998

Germany

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United States

Germany 2 United States 0

Parc des Princes, Paris (43,815)
15 June 1998

A goal in each half was enough for Germany to beat the American team.

 

germany 1998

Germany

yugoslavia 1998 world cup

Yugoslavia

Germany 2 Yugoslavia 2

Stade Félix Bollaert, Lens (38,100)
21 June 1998

Germany recovered from being two goals down to earn a draw. An own goal by Mihajlović (73') put the Germans back in the game and Bierhoff then equalised seven minutes later.

 

iran 1998 world cup change kit

Iran

usa 1998 world cup

United States

Iran 2 United States 1

Stade de Gerland, Lyons (39,100)
21 June 1998

Iran took the lead five minutes before half time with a fine headed goal from Estili. Mahdavikia made it 2-0 in the 84th minute. McBride pulled one back three minutes later after a scramble on the goal line.

 

yugoslavia 1998 world cup

Yugoslavia

usa 1998 world cup

United States

Yugoslavia 1 United States 0

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

A narrow win was good enough to take Yugoslavia into the next round.

 

germany 1998

Germany

iran 1998 world cup change kit

Iran

Germany 2 Iran 0

Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier (29,800)
25 June 1998

Germany recorded a comfortable win and finished on top of the group, ahead of Yugoslavia on goal difference.

 
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