1938 FIFA World Cup final tournament

The final tournament of the 1938 FIFA World Cup was a single-elimination tournament involving the 16 teams which qualified for the tournament. The tournament began with the round of 16 on 4 June and concluded with the final on 19 June 1938. Italy won the final 4–2 for their second World Cup title.[1]

All times are in WEST (UTC+1)

BracketEdit

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
5 June – Marseille
 
 
  Italy (aet)2
 
12 June – Colombes
 
  Norway1
 
  Italy3
 
5 June – Colombes
 
  France1
 
  France3
 
16 June – Marseille
 
  Belgium1
 
  Italy2
 
5 June – Strasbourg
 
  Brazil1
 
  Brazil (aet)6
 
12 and 14 June – Bordeaux
 
  Poland5
 
  Brazil1 (2)
 
5 June – Le Havre
 
  Czechoslovakia1 (1)
 
  Czechoslovakia (aet)3
 
19 June – Colombes
 
  Netherlands0
 
  Italy4
 
5 June – Reims
 
  Hungary2
 
  Hungary6
 
12 June – Lille
 
  Dutch East Indies0
 
  Hungary2
 
4 and 9 June – Paris
 
   Switzerland0
 
   Switzerland1 (4)
 
16 June – Paris
 
  Germany1 (2)
 
  Hungary5
 
5 June – Lyon
 
  Sweden1 Third place
 
  Swedenw/o
 
12 June – Antibes19 June – Bordeaux
 
  Austria[2]
 
  Sweden8  Brazil4
 
5 and 9 June – Toulouse
 
  Cuba0   Sweden2
 
  Cuba3 (2)
 
 
  Romania3 (1)
 

Round of 16Edit

Switzerland vs GermanyEdit

Switzerland   1–1 (a.e.t.)  Germany
Abegglen   43' Report Gauchel   29'
Attendance: 27,152

Hungary vs Dutch East IndiesEdit

Hungary  6–0  Dutch East Indies
Kohut   13'
Toldi   15'
Sárosi   28'89'
Zsengellér   35'76'
Report
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Roger Conrié (France)

Sweden vs AustriaEdit

Cuba vs RomaniaEdit

Cuba  3–3 (a.e.t.)  Romania
Socorro   44'103'
Magriñá   69'
Report Bindea   35'
Barátky   88'
Dobay   105'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Giuseppe Scarpi (Italy)

France vs BelgiumEdit

France  3–1  Belgium
Veinante   1'
Nicolas   16'69'
Report Isemborghs   38'

Italy vs NorwayEdit

Italy  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Norway
Ferraris   2'
Piola   94'
Report Brustad   83'
Attendance: 19,000

Brazil vs PolandEdit

Brazil  6–5 (a.e.t.)  Poland
Leônidas   18'93'104'
Romeu   25'
Perácio   44'71'
Report Scherfke   23' (pen.)
Wilimowski   53'59'89'118'
Attendance: 13,452
Referee: Ivan Eklind (Sweden)
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
Poland
GK Batatais
RB Machado
LB Domingos da Guia
RH Zezé Procópio
CH Martim (c)
LH Afonsinho
OR Lopes
IR Romeu
IL Perácio
OL Hércules
CF Leônidas
Manager:
Adhemar Pimenta
 
GK Edward Madejski
RB Antoni Gałecki
LB Władysław Szczepaniak (c)
RH Ewald Dytko
CH Erwin Nyc
LH Wilhelm Góra
OR Gerard Wodarz
IR Ernst Wilimowski
IL Leonard Piontek
OL Ryszard Piec
CF Friedrich Scherfke
Manager:
Józef Kałuża

Assistant referees:
Louis Poissant (France)
Ernest Kissenberger (France)

Czechoslovakia vs NetherlandsEdit

Czechoslovakia  3–0 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Košťálek   93'
Zeman   111'
Nejedlý   118'
Report
Attendance: 11,000
Referee: Lucien Leclerq (France)

Replay: Switzerland vs GermanyEdit

Switzerland   4–2  Germany
Walaschek   42'
Bickel   64'
Abegglen   75'78'
Report Hahnemann   8'
Lörtscher   22' (o.g.)
Attendance: 20,025
Referee: Ivan Eklind (Sweden)

Replay: Cuba vs RomaniaEdit

Cuba  2–1  Romania
Socorro   51'
Fernández   57'
Report Dobay   35'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Alfred Birlem (Germany)

Quarter-finalsEdit

Switzerland vs HungaryEdit

Switzerland   0–2  Hungary
Report Sárosi   40'
Zsengellér   89'[4]
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Rinaldo Barlassina (Italy)

Sweden vs CubaEdit

Sweden  8–0  Cuba
H. Andersson   9'81'89'[5]
Wetterström   22'37'44'
Keller   80'[6]
Nyberg   84'[7]
Report

France vs ItalyEdit

France  1–3  Italy
Heisserer   10' Report Colaussi   9'
Piola   51'72'

Brazil vs CzechoslovakiaEdit

Brazil  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Czechoslovakia
Leônidas   30' Report Nejedlý   65' (pen.)
Attendance: 22,021
GK Walter
DF Domingos da Guia
DF Machado
MF Afonsinho
MF Martim (c)   89'
MF Zezé Procópio   14'
FW Hércules
FW Leônidas
FW Lopes
FW Perácio
FW Romeu
Manager:
  Ademir Pimenta
GK František Plánička (c)
DF Ferdinand Daučík
DF Jaroslav Burgr
MF Jaroslav Bouček
MF Josef Košťálek
MF Vlastimil Kopecký
FW Antonín Puč
FW Jan Říha   89'
FW Josef Ludl
FW Ladislav Šimůnek
FW Oldřich Nejedlý
Manager:
  Josef Meissner

Assistant referees:
  Giuseppe Scarpi
  Charles de la Salle

Replay: Brazil vs CzechoslovakiaEdit

Brazil  2–1  Czechoslovakia
Leônidas   57'
Roberto   62'[8]
Report Kopecký   25'
Attendance: 18,141

Semi-finalsEdit

Hungary vs SwedenEdit

Hungary  5–1  Sweden
Jacobsson   19' (o.g.)
Titkos   37'
Zsengellér   39'85'
Sárosi   65'
Report Nyberg   1'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Lucien Leclerq (France)

Italy vs BrazilEdit

Italy  2–1  Brazil
Colaussi   51'
Meazza   60' (pen.)
Report Romeu   87'

Third place play-offEdit

Sweden  2–4  Brazil
Jonasson   28'
Nyberg   38'
Report Romeu   44'
Leônidas   63'74'
Perácio   80'
Attendance: 12,000

FinalEdit

Italy  4–2  Hungary
Colaussi   6'35'
Piola   16'82'
Report Titkos   8'
Sárosi   70'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
Hungary
GK Aldo Olivieri
RB Alfredo Foni
LB Pietro Rava
RH Pietro Serantoni
LH Ugo Locatelli
CH Michele Andreolo
IR Giuseppe Meazza (c)
IL Giovanni Ferrari
OR Amedeo Biavati
CF Silvio Piola
OL Gino Colaussi
Manager:
Vittorio Pozzo
 
GK Antal Szabó
RB Sándor Bíró
LB Gyula Polgár
RH Gyula Lázár
LH Antal Szalay
CH György Szűcs
IR Gyula Zsengellér
IL Jenő Vincze
OR Pál Titkos
CF György Sárosi (c)
OL Ferenc Sas
Manager:
Alfréd Schaffer

Assistant referees:
Hans Wuethrich (Switzerland)
Augustin Krist (Czechoslovakia)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Molinaro, John F. (24 November 2009). "1938 World Cup: Italy repeats as champions". CBC Sports. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b Sweden were awarded a walkover as Austria were unable to compete because of the Austrian Anschluss in March 1938.
  3. ^ Actually from Austria, but finally representing the German Football Association because of the Anschluss.
  4. ^ RSSSF credits this goal as coming in the 90th minute.
  5. ^ RSSSF credits goal in the 81st minute as coming in the 61st minute.
  6. ^ RSSSF credits goal in the 80th minute as coming in the 60th minute.
  7. ^ RSSSF credits this goal as coming in the 89th minute.
  8. ^ FIFA initially credits this goal to Leônidas, but changed it to Roberto in 2006."Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 November 2006. Retrieved 5 December 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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