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1990 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 6

The 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 6 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 1990 FIFA World Cup. The group consisted of Hungary, Malta, Northern Ireland, Spain and the Republic of Ireland.

The group was won by Spain, who qualified for the 1990 FIFA World Cup. The Republic of Ireland also qualified as runners-up for their first ever World Cup Finals.[1]

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StandingsEdit

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 8 6 1 1 20 3 +17 13
  Republic of Ireland 8 5 2 1 10 2 +8 12
  Hungary 8 2 4 2 8 12 −4 8
  Northern Ireland 8 2 1 5 6 12 −6 5
  Malta 8 0 2 6 3 18 −15 2
           
Hungary   1–1 1–0 2–2 0–0
Malta   2–2 0–2 0–2 0–2
Northern Ireland   1–2 3–0 0–2 0–0
Spain   4–0 4–0 4–0 2–0
Republic of Ireland   2–0 2–0 3–0 1–0

ResultsEdit

Northern Ireland  3 – 0  Malta
Quinn   14'
Penney   23'
Clarke  25'
(Report)[permanent dead link]

Northern Ireland  0 – 0  Republic of Ireland
(Report)
Attendance: 19,873

Hungary  1 – 0  Northern Ireland
Vincze   84' (Report)


Malta  2 – 2  Hungary
Busuttil   46'90' (Report)[permanent dead link] Vincze   5'
Kiprich   56'

Spain  4 – 0  Northern Ireland
Rogan   30' (o.g.)
Butragueño   55'
Míchel   60' (pen.)
McDonald   64' (o.g.)
(Report)

Malta  0 – 2  Spain
(Report) Míchel   15' (pen.)
Beguiristain   49'

Northern Ireland  0 – 2  Spain
(Report) Andrinúa   3'
Manolo   84'
Attendance: 15,000

Hungary  0 – 0  Republic of Ireland
(Report)
Attendance: 33,966

Spain  4 – 0  Malta
Míchel   38'68' (pen.)
Manolo   71'80'
(Report)

Hungary  1 – 1  Malta
Boda   49' (pen.) (Report)[permanent dead link] Busuttil   7'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Arie Frost (Israel)

Malta  0 – 2  Northern Ireland
(Report) Clarke   55'
O'Neill   73'

Republic of Ireland  1 – 0  Spain
Míchel   15' (o.g.) (Report)
Attendance: 49,600

Republic of Ireland  2 – 0  Malta
Houghton   32'
Moran   55'
(Report)

Republic of Ireland  2 – 0  Hungary
McGrath   33'
Cascarino   80'
(Report)[permanent dead link]
Attendance: 48,600
Referee: Egil Nervik (Norway)

Northern Ireland  1 – 2  Hungary
Whiteside   89' (Report) Kovács   13'
Bognár   44'
Attendance: 8,000

Republic of Ireland  3 – 0  Northern Ireland
Whelan   42'
Cascarino   48'
Houghton   57'
(Report)
Attendance: 46,800
Referee: Pietro D'Elia (Italy)

Hungary  2 – 2  Spain
Pintér   38'82' (Report) Salinas   30'
Míchel   35'
Attendance: 30,000

Spain  4 – 0  Hungary
Manolo   7'
Butragueño   24'
Juanito   40'
Fernando   63'
(Report)

Malta  0 – 2  Republic of Ireland
(Report) Aldridge   31'68' (pen.)

GoalscorersEdit

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