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Background

The 1982 World Cup Finals, the twelfth FIFA World Cup, were held in Spain from 13 June to 11 July.  Spain were chosen as hosts at the 35th FIFA Congress in London on 6 July 1966 (along with those for the 1974 and 1978 World Cup Finals). Spain and West Germany, both facing each other in the running for hosting duties for the 1974 and 1982 World Cups, agreed to withdraw from each other's bidding process.


The Draw

The 24 participating teams were divided into six groups, two more than previous tournaments, in which all four teams will play each other once, at a draw conducted by machine in Madrid on 16 January 1982.

Pot 1 (seeded) Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4
Spain Austria Belgium Algeria
Argentina USSR Scotland Cameroon
Brazil Hungary Northern Ireland Kuwait
Italy Poland France El Salvador
West Germany Czechoslovakia Chile Honduras
England Yugoslavia Peru New Zealand

The group winners and runners-up would now compete in four second round three-team groups, each team playing each other once. The group winners would then go onto the semi-finals.

 

First Phase Table
Group 4
Team P W D L F A GD Pts
England 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 6
France 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
Czechoslovakia 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 2
Kuwait 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1
 
16 June 1982 - all 5:15pm CEST
England 3 France 1 [1-1]
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao, Euskadi (44,172)
Robson (2), Mariner
Soler
17 June 1982
Czechoslovakia 1 Kuwait 1 [1-0]
Estadio José Zorilla, Valladolid, Castilla y León (12,000)
Panenka (pen)
Al-Dakhil
20 June 1982
England 2 Czechoslovakia 0 [0-0]
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao, Euskadi (44,182)
T.Francis, Barmoš OG
21 June 1982
France 4 Kuwait 1 [2-0]
Estadio José Zorilla, Valladolid, Castilla y León (30,043)
Genghini, Platini, Six, Bossis
Al-Buloushi
24 June 1982
Czechoslovakia 1 France 1 [0-0]
Estadio José Zorilla, Valladolid, Castilla y León (28,000)
Panenka (pen)
Six
25 June 1982
England 1 Kuwait 0 [1-0]
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao, Euskadi (31,000)
T.Francis

The Second Phase

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
Poland 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 3
USSR 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 3
Belgium 2 0 0 1 0 4 -4 0

28 June 1982 - all 9:15pm CEST
Poland 3 Belgium 0 [2-0]
Nou Estadi del Futbol Club Barcelona, Barcelona, Cataluña (30,000)
Boniek (3)
1 July  1982
USSR 1 Belgium 0 [0-0]
Nou Estadi del Futbol Club Barcelona, Barcelona, Cataluña (25,000)
Oganesian
4 July  1982
USSR 0 Poland 0 [0-0]
Nou Estadi del Futbol Club Barcelona, Barcelona, Cataluña (45,000)
 
Second Round
Group A

Group B

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
West Germany 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
England 2 0 2 0 0 0 =0 2
Spain 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1

29 June 1982 - all 9:15pm CEST
West Germany 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (75,000)
 
2 July 1982
West Germany 2 Spain 1 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (90,089)
Littbarski, Fischer
Zamora
5 July 1982
Spain 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (65,000)
 

Group C

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
Italy 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 4
Brazil 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 2
Argentina 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0

29 June 1982 - all 5:15pm CEST
Italy 2 Argentina 1 [0-0]
Estadi de Sarriá, Barcelona, Cataluña (39,000)
Tardelli, Cabrini
Passarella
Gallego
2 July 1982
Brazil 3 Argentina 1 [1-0]
Estadi de Sarriá, Barcelona, Cataluña (44,000)
Zico, Serginho, Júnior
Díaz
Maradona
5 July 1982
Italy 3 Brazil 2 [2-1]
Estadi de Sarriá, Barcelona, Cataluña (44,000)
Rossi (3)
Sócrates, Falcão

Group D

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
France 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 4
Austria 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
Northern Ireland 2 0 1 1 3 6 -3 1

28 June 1982 - all 5:15pm CEST
France 1 Austria 0 [1-0]
Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (30,000)
Genghini
1 July 1982
Austria 2 Northern Ireland 2 [0-1]
Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (24,000)
Pezzy, Hintermaler
Hamilton (2)
4 July 1982
France 4 Northern Ireland 1 [1-0]
Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (30,000)
Giresse (2), Rocheteau
Armstrong
 

Semi Finals

8 July 1982 - all 5:15pm CEST -
5:15pm CEST - Italy 2 Poland 0 [1-0]
Estadi de Sarriá, Barcelona, Cataluña (55,000)
Rossi (2)
9:15pm CEST - West Germany 3 France 3 [1-1]
AET [1-1] & Penalties [5-4]
Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán, Sevilla, Andalucía (71,000)
Littbarski, Rummenigge, Fischer
Platini (pen), Trésor, Giresse
Penalty Shoot-out:- Giresse 1-0, Kaltz 1-1, Amoros 2-1, Breitner 2-2, Rocheteau 3-2, Stielike saved, Six saved, Littbarski 3-3, Platini 4-3, Rummenigge 4-4, Bossis saved, Hrubesch 5-4.

 

Third Place Play-off

10 July 1982 - 8:00pm CEST
Poland 3 France 2 [2-1]
Estadio José Rico Pérez, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana (28,000)
Littbarski, Rummenigge, Fischer
Girard, Couriol

 

The 1982 Final

11 July 1982 - 8:00pm CEST
Italy 3 West Germany 1 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (90,089)
Rossi, Tardelli, Altobelli
Breitner

 

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