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1966 FIFA World Cup Group 2

Group 2 of the 1966 FIFA World Cup consisted of Argentina, West Germany, Spain, and Switzerland. Play began on 12 July 1966 and concluded on 20 July 1966. West Germany won the group and Argentina finished as runners-up, and both advanced to the quarter-finals. Spain and Switzerland failed to advance.[1]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1   West Germany 3 2 1 0 7 1 7.000 5 Advance to knockout stage
2   Argentina 3 2 1 0 4 1 4.000 5
3   Spain 3 1 0 2 4 5 0.800 2
4    Switzerland 3 0 0 3 1 9 0.111 0
Source: FIFA
  • West Germany were placed first due to superior goal average.

MatchesEdit

West Germany vs SwitzerlandEdit

West Germany  5–0   Switzerland
Held   16'
Haller   21'77' (pen.)
Beckenbauer   40'52'
Report

Argentina vs SpainEdit

Argentina  2–1  Spain
Artime   65'77' Report Pirri   71'
Attendance: 42,738

Spain vs SwitzerlandEdit

Spain  2–1   Switzerland
Sanchís   57'
Amancio   75'
Report Quentin   31'

Argentina vs West GermanyEdit

Argentina  0–0  West Germany
Report

Argentina vs SwitzerlandEdit

Argentina  2–0   Switzerland
Artime   52'
Onega   79'
Report

West Germany vs SpainEdit

West Germany  2–1  Spain
Emmerich   39'
Seeler   84'
Report Fusté   23'
Attendance: 42,187

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel; Jarreta, Sergio Henrique (22 October 1999). "World Cup 1966 (England, July 11–30)". RSSSF.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 26 May 2018.

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