Open main menu

Group E of the 1994 FIFA World Cup was one of six groups of four teams competing at the 1994 World Cup in the United States. The first match was played 18 June 1994 and the final games took place simultaneously on 28 June 1994.

Contents

StandingsEdit

The group consisted of Italy, Republic of Ireland, Mexico, and Norway. Mexico won the group, Republic of Ireland finished second on head-to-head with third-placed Italy, who qualified as one of the best third-placed teams. It is the only group in World Cup history in which all four teams finished with the same number of points and goal difference.


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2   Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
3   Italy 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
4   Norway 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4
Source: FIFA


MatchesEdit

All times local (EDT/UTC–4, CDT/UTC–5, PDT/UTC–7)

Italy vs Republic of IrelandEdit

Italy  0–1  Republic of Ireland
Report Houghton   11'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland
GK 1 Gianluca Pagliuca
DF 4 Alessandro Costacurta
DF 5 Paolo Maldini
DF 6 Franco Baresi (c)
DF 9 Mauro Tassotti
FW 10 Roberto Baggio
MF 11 Demetrio Albertini
MF 13 Dino Baggio
MF 16 Roberto Donadoni
MF 17 Alberigo Evani   45'
FW 20 Giuseppe Signori   84'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Daniele Massaro   45'
MF 14 Nicola Berti   84'
Manager:
Arrigo Sacchi
GK 1 Packie Bonner
DF 2 Denis Irwin   80'
DF 3 Terry Phelan   30'
DF 5 Paul McGrath
MF 6 Roy Keane
MF 7 Andy Townsend (c)
MF 8 Ray Houghton   68'
MF 10 John Sheridan
DF 11 Steve Staunton
DF 14 Phil Babb
FW 15 Tommy Coyne   50'   90'
Substitutions:
MF 21 Jason McAteer   68'
FW 9 John Aldridge   90'
Manager:
  Jack Charlton

Assistant referees:
Jan Dolstra (Netherlands)
Park Hae-Yong (Korean Republic)
Fourth official:
Arturo Angeles (United States)

Norway vs MexicoEdit

Norway  1–0  Mexico
Rekdal   84' Report
Attendance: 52,395
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Norway
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
GK 1 Erik Thorstvedt
DF 4 Rune Bratseth (c)
DF 5 Stig Inge Bjørnebye
FW 6 Jostein Flo
MF 7 Erik Mykland   78'
MF 8 Øyvind Leonhardsen   26'
FW 9 Jan Åge Fjørtoft
MF 11 Mini Jakobsen   46'
DF 18 Alf-Inge Håland   16'
DF 20 Henning Berg
MF 22 Lars Bohinen
Substitutions:
DF 2 Gunnar Halle   46'
MF 10 Kjetil Rekdal   78'
Manager:
Egil Olsen
GK 1 Jorge Campos
DF 2 Claudio Suárez   62'
DF 3 Juan de Dios Ramírez Perales
DF 4 Ignacio Ambríz (c)
DF 5 Ramón Ramírez
FW 9 Hugo Sánchez
FW 10 Luis García
FW 11 Luis Roberto Alves
DF 14 Joaquín del Olmo
MF 16 Luis Antonio Valdéz   46'
DF 21 Raúl Gutiérrez   71'
Substitutions:
MF 17 Benjamín Galindo   46'
MF 6 Marcelino Bernal   71'
Manager:
Miguel Mejía Barón

Assistant referees:
Sándor Márton (Hungary)
Valentin Ivanov (Russia)
Fourth official:
Manuel Díaz Vega (Spain)

Italy vs NorwayEdit

Italy  1–0  Norway
D. Baggio   69' Report
Attendance: 74,624
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Norway
GK 1 Gianluca Pagliuca   21'
DF 3 Antonio Benarrivo
DF 4 Alessandro Costacurta
DF 5 Paolo Maldini
DF 6 Franco Baresi (c)   49'
FW 10 Roberto Baggio   22'
MF 11 Demetrio Albertini
MF 13 Dino Baggio
MF 14 Nicola Berti
FW 18 Pierluigi Casiraghi   34'   69'
FW 20 Giuseppe Signori
Substitutions:
GK 12 Luca Marchegiani   22'
DF 2 Luigi Apolloni   49'
FW 19 Daniele Massaro   69'
Manager:
Arrigo Sacchi
GK 1 Erik Thorstvedt
DF 4 Rune Bratseth (c)
DF 5 Stig Inge Bjørnebye   32'
FW 6 Jostein Flo
MF 7 Erik Mykland   81'
MF 8 Øyvind Leonhardsen
FW 9 Jan Åge Fjørtoft
DF 18 Alf-Inge Håland   68'
DF 20 Henning Berg
FW 21 Sigurd Rushfeldt   45'
MF 22 Lars Bohinen
Substitutions:
MF 11 Mini Jakobsen   45'
MF 10 Kjetil Rekdal   81'
Manager:
Egil Olsen

Assistant referees:
Tapio Yli-Karro (Finland)
Roy Pearson (England)
Fourth official:
Philip Don (England)

Mexico vs Republic of IrelandEdit

Mexico  2–1  Republic of Ireland
García   42'65' Report Aldridge   84'
Attendance: 60,790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland
GK 1 Jorge Campos   57'
DF 2 Claudio Suárez
DF 3 Juan de Dios Ramírez Perales
DF 4 Ignacio Ambríz (c)
MF 6 Marcelino Bernal
FW 7 Carlos Hermosillo   80'
MF 8 Alberto García Aspe
FW 10 Luis García
FW 11 Luis Roberto Alves
MF 14 Joaquín del Olmo   45'   80'
MF 20 Jorge Rodríguez
Substitutions:
FW 19 Luis Miguel Salvador   80'
DF 21 Raúl Gutiérrez   80'
Manager:
Miguel Mejía Barón
GK 1 Packie Bonner
DF 2 Denis Irwin   26'
DF 3 Terry Phelan   70'
DF 5 Paul McGrath
MF 6 Roy Keane
MF 7 Andy Townsend (c)
MF 8 Ray Houghton
MF 10 John Sheridan
DF 11 Steve Staunton   66'
DF 14 Phil Babb
FW 15 Tommy Coyne   67'
Substitutions:
MF 21 Jason McAteer   66'
FW 9 John Aldridge   67'
Manager:
  Jack Charlton

Assistant referees:
Michał Listkiewicz (Poland)
Paulo Jorge Alves (Brazil)
Fourth official:
Renato Marsiglia (Brazil)

Italy vs MexicoEdit

Italy  1–1  Mexico
Massaro   48' Report Bernal   57'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
GK 12 Luca Marchegiani
DF 2 Luigi Apolloni
DF 3 Antonio Benarrivo
DF 4 Alessandro Costacurta
DF 5 Paolo Maldini (c)
FW 10 Roberto Baggio
MF 11 Demetrio Albertini   33'
MF 13 Dino Baggio   65'
MF 14 Nicola Berti
FW 18 Pierluigi Casiraghi   45'
FW 20 Giuseppe Signori
Substitutions:
FW 19 Daniele Massaro   45'
MF 16 Roberto Donadoni   65'
Manager:
Arrigo Sacchi
GK 1 Jorge Campos
DF 2 Claudio Suárez
DF 3 Juan Ramírez
DF 4 Ignacio Ambríz (c)
MF 6 Marcelino Bernal
FW 7 Carlos Hermosillo
MF 8 Alberto García Aspe   66'
FW 10 Luis García   63'   81'
FW 11 Luis Roberto Alves
DF 14 Joaquín del Olmo   25'
MF 20 Jorge Rodríguez
Substitutions:
MF 13 Juan Carlos Chávez   81'
Manager:
Miguel Mejía Barón

Assistant referees:
Ernesto Taibi (Argentina)
Eugene Brazzale (Australia)
Fourth official:
Hellmut Krug (Germany)

Republic of Ireland vs NorwayEdit

Republic of Ireland  0–0  Norway
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Norway
GK 1 Packie Bonner
DF 5 Paul McGrath
MF 6 Roy Keane   3'
MF 7 Andy Townsend (c)   75'
MF 8 Ray Houghton   29'
FW 9 John Aldridge   65'
MF 10 John Sheridan
DF 11 Steve Staunton
DF 12 Gary Kelly   83'
DF 14 Phil Babb
MF 21 Jason McAteer
Substitutions:
MF 20 David Kelly   65'
MF 18 Ronnie Whelan   75'
Manager:
  Jack Charlton
GK 1 Erik Thorstvedt
DF 2 Gunnar Halle   34'
DF 3 Erland Johnsen   45'
DF 4 Rune Bratseth (c)
DF 5 Stig Inge Bjørnebye
FW 6 Jostein Flo
MF 7 Erik Mykland
MF 8 Øyvind Leonhardsen   68'
MF 10 Kjetil Rekdal
FW 16 Gøran Sørloth   36'
DF 20 Henning Berg
Substitutions:
MF 11 Mini Jakobsen   34'
MF 22 Lars Bohinen   68'
Manager:
Egil Olsen

Assistant referees:
Paulo Jorge Alves (Brazil)
Park Hae-Yong (Korea Republic)
Fourth official:
Leslie Mottram (Scotland)

See alsoEdit

  • Loughinisland massacre, that occurred in The Heights Bar in Northern Ireland while patrons were watching the Republic of Ireland vs Italy match

ReferencesEdit

  • "1994 FIFA World Cup USA". fifa.com. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  • "World Cup 1994". rsssf.com. Retrieved 31 July 2014.