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Group C of the 1986 FIFA World Cup was one of the groups of nations competing at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. The group's first round of matches began on 1 June and its last matches were played on 9 June. Matches were played at the Estadio Nou Camp in León and the Estadio Sergio León Chavez in Irapuato. The Soviet Union topped the group on goal difference over France. Both teams advanced to the second round. Hungary and Canada were the other two teams, the latter were making their debut at the World Cup, with Canada having lost all three games and failed to score a single goal in their debut.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 5 Advance to knockout stage
2   France 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 5
3   Hungary 3 1 0 2 2 9 −7 2
4   Canada 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
Source: FIFA

MatchesEdit

Canada vs FranceEdit

Canada  0–1  France
Report Papin   79'
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Hernán Silva (Chile)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France
GK 22 Paul Dolan
DF 2 Bob Lenarduzzi
DF 3 Bruce Wilson (c)
DF 6 Ian Bridge
DF 12 Randy Samuel
MF 4 Randy Ragan
MF 11 Mike Sweeney   54'
MF 17 David Norman
MF 15 Paul James   81'
FW 7 Carl Valentine
FW 10 Igor Vrablic
Substitutions:
MF 18 Jamie Lowery   54'
FW 9 Branko Segota   81'
Manager:
  Tony Waiters
GK 1 Joël Bats
RB 2 Manuel Amoros
CD 6 Maxime Bossis
CD 4 Patrick Battiston
LB 8 Thierry Tusseau
RM 9 Luis Fernández
LM 12 Alain Giresse
DM 14 Jean Tigana
AM 10 Michel Platini (c)
FW 17 Jean-Pierre Papin
FW 18 Dominique Rocheteau   70'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Yannick Stopyra   70'
Manager:
  Henri Michel

Soviet Union vs HungaryEdit

Soviet Union  6–0  Hungary
Yakovenko   2'
Aleinikov   4'
Belanov   24' (pen.)
Yaremchuk   66'
Dajka   73' (o.g.)
Rodionov   80'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soviet Union
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hungary
GK 1 Rinat Dasayev
DF 2 Volodymyr Bezsonov
DF 5 Anatoliy Demyanenko (c)
DF 10 Oleh Kuznetsov
DF 15 Nikolay Larionov
DF 21 Vasiliy Rats
MF 7 Ivan Yaremchuk
MF 8 Pavel Yakovenko   72'
MF 9 Aleksandr Zavarov
MF 20 Sergei Aleinikov
FW 19 Igor Belanov   69'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Sergey Rodionov   69'
MF 17 Vadym Yevtushenko   72'
Manager:
  Valeri Lobanovsky
GK 1 Péter Disztl
DF 2 Sándor Sallai
DF 3 Antal Róth   13'
DF 5 József Kardos
DF 6 Imre Garaba
DF 14 Zoltán Péter   62'
MF 8 Antal Nagy (c)
MF 10 Lajos Détári
FW 7 József Kiprich
FW 11 Márton Esterházy
FW 19 György Bognár
Substitutions:
MF 17 Győző Burcsa   13'
MF 9 László Dajka   62'
Manager:
  György Mezey

France vs Soviet UnionEdit

France  1–1  Soviet Union
Fernández   60' Report Rats   53'
Attendance: 36,540
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soviet Union
GK 1 Joël Bats
DF 2 Manuel Amoros   43'
MF 3 William Ayache
DF 6 Maxime Bossis
DF 4 Patrick Battiston
MF 9 Luis Fernández   40'
MF 12 Alain Giresse   83'
MF 14 Jean Tigana
MF 10 Michel Platini (c)
FW 17 Jean-Pierre Papin   76'
FW 19 Yannick Stopyra
Substitutions:
GK 22 Albert Rust
DF 7 Yvon Le Roux
MF 13 Bernard Genghini
FW 16 Bruno Bellone   76'
MF 15 Philippe Vercruysse   83'
Manager:
  Henri Michel
GK 1 Rinat Dasayev
DF 2 Volodymyr Bezsonov
DF 5 Anatoliy Demyanenko (c)
DF 10 Oleh Kuznetsov
DF 15 Nikolay Larionov
DF 21 Vasiliy Rats   30'
MF 7 Ivan Yaremchuk
MF 8 Pavel Yakovenko   68'
MF 9 Aleksandr Zavarov   58'
MF 20 Sergei Aleinikov
FW 19 Igor Belanov   33'
Substitutions:
GK 16 Viktor Chanov
DF 6 Aleksandr Bubnov
MF 17 Vadym Yevtushenko
FW 11 Oleh Blokhin   58'
FW 14 Sergey Rodionov   68'
Manager:
  Valeri Lobanovsky

Hungary vs CanadaEdit

Hungary  2–0  Canada
Esterházy   2'
Détári   75'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hungary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canada
GK 18 József Szendrei
DF 2 Sándor Sallai
DF 4 József Varga
DF 5 József Kardos
DF 6 Imre Garaba
MF 17 Győző Burcsa   28'
MF 8 Antal Nagy (c)   62'
MF 10 Lajos Détári
FW 7 József Kiprich
FW 11 Márton Esterházy
FW 19 György Bognár
Substitutions:
DF 3 Antal Róth   28'
MF 9 László Dajka   62'
Manager:
  György Mezey
GK 1 Tino Lettieri
DF 2 Bob Lenarduzzi   83'
DF 3 Bruce Wilson (c)   41'
DF 6 Ian Bridge
DF 12 Randy Samuel
MF 4 Randy Ragan
MF 8 Gerry Gray
MF 17 David Norman
MF 15 Paul James   53'
FW 7 Carl Valentine
FW 10 Igor Vrablic
Substitutions:
MF 11 Mike Sweeney   52'   85'   41'
FW 9 Branko Segota   53'
Manager:
  Tony Waiters

Hungary vs FranceEdit

Hungary  0–3  France
Report Stopyra   29'
Tigana   62'
Rocheteau   84'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hungary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France
GK 1 Péter Disztl
DF 2 Sándor Sallai
DF 3 Antal Róth
DF 4 József Varga
DF 5 József Kardos
DF 6 Imre Garaba (c)
MF 9 László Dajka
MF 15 Péter Hannich   46'
MF 10 Lajos Détári
FW 11 Márton Esterházy
MF 20 Kálmán Kovács   65'
Substitutions:
GK 18 József Szendrei
DF 12 József Csuhay
MF 8 Antal Nagy   46'
MF 21 Gyula Hajszán
FW 19 György Bognár   65'
Manager:
  György Mezey
GK 1 Joël Bats
DF 2 Manuel Amoros
MF 3 William Ayache   41'
DF 6 Maxime Bossis
DF 4 Patrick Battiston
MF 9 Luis Fernández
MF 12 Alain Giresse
MF 14 Jean Tigana
MF 10 Michel Platini (c)
FW 17 Jean-Pierre Papin   61'
FW 19 Yannick Stopyra   71'
Substitutions:
GK 22 Albert Rust
DF 5 Michel Bibard
MF 13 Bernard Genghini
FW 18 Dominique Rocheteau   69'   61'
MF 11 Jean-Marc Ferreri   71'
Manager:
  Henri Michel

Soviet Union vs CanadaEdit

Soviet Union  2–0  Canada
Blokhin   58'
Zavarov   74'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soviet Union
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canada
GK 16 Viktor Chanov
DF 4 Gennady Morozov
DF 6 Aleksandr Bubnov
DF 10 Oleh Kuznetsov
DF 17 Vadym Yevtushenko
MF 12 Andriy Bal
MF 13 Gennadiy Litovchenko
MF 20 Sergei Aleinikov
FW 18 Oleh Protasov   57'
FW 14 Sergey Rodionov
FW 11 Oleh Blokhin (c)   62'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Ihor Belanov   57'
MF 9 Aleksandr Zavarov   62'
Manager:
  Valeri Lobanovsky
GK 1 Tino Lettieri
DF 2 Bob Lenarduzzi
DF 3 Bruce Wilson (c)
DF 6 Ian Bridge
DF 12 Randy Samuel
MF 4 Randy Ragan
MF 8 Gerry Gray   69'
MF 17 David Norman
MF 15 Paul James   64'
FW 7 Carl Valentine
FW 14 Dale Mitchell
Substitutions:
FW 9 Branko Segota   64'
MF 13 George Pakos   69'
Manager:
  Tony Waiters