II World Cup of Masters

The fifth edition of the World Cup of Masters was held jointly in Austria and Italy. It was played in July 1993. This time the edition was expanded to eight "Masters" teams, each playing in two groups of fours with the group winners facing each other in the final. The teams were reigning champions Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands, hosts Italy and Austria (playing in their first tournament) Germany, Uruguay and England. The event was won by hosts Italy, winning their only title in the event.[1]

1993 World Cup of Masters
Pele Cup '93
Tournament details
Host country Austria
 Italy
Dates2–11 July (10 days)
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy (1st title)
Runners-up Austria
Third place Germany
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored49 (3.06 per match)
Top scorer(s)Austria Walter Schachner (8 goals)
Best player(s)Italy Franco Causio
1991
1995

SquadsEdit

For the list of the squads, see 1993 Copa Pelé squads.

Group AEdit

Group A was held in Trieste, Italy.


Brazil  1–1  Netherlands
Wladimir   René van de Kerkhof  

Brazil  0–0  England
   

Brazil  1–0  Italy
Claudio Gentile   35' o.g.  
Netherlands  2–3  England
Mühren   22 '
Schoenaker   45'
Blissett   41 '   85 '
Worthington   82'

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 4
  Brazil 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
  England 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
  Netherlands 3 0 1 2 5 7 -2 1

Group BEdit

Group B was held in Klagenfurt, Austria.


Austria  1–1  Argentina
Schachner   51 ' Brailovsky   41 '

Austria  4–2  Germany
Schachner   27 ',   87'
Krankl   29 (p)'
Dihanich   80'
Răducanu   17'
Kelsch   22'

Germany  5–2  Argentina
Kutzop   16 (p) '
Allofs   35 ',   41'
Förster   80 '
Kaminke   89 '
Commelles   40 '
Kempes   87 '
Austria  6–2  Uruguay
Kreuz   7 '
Prohaska   20'
Schachner   26 '   33 '
Baumeister   45'
Hintermaier   37'
Naidenov   30'
Yeladian   64'

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Austria 3 2 1 0 11 5 +6 5
  Germany 3 2 0 1 9 6 +3 4
  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 2
  Argentina 3 0 1 2 3 7 -4 1

Semi-finalsEdit

Austria  3–1  Brazil
Schachner       Serginho  

Third Place Play OffEdit

Brazil    Germany
   

Brazil refused to play in the third place play off, disputing the matter in which they failed to qualify for the final.

FinalEdit

Italy  2-0  Austria
Sara (o.g.)
Causio   87 )p)'
Attendance: 20,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
Austria
GK 1 Ivano Bordon
DF 6 Claudio Gentile
DF 4 Antonio Cabrini
DF 6 Paolo Beruatto
MF 11 Giampiero Marini
MF 16 Bruno Conti (c)
MF 10 Giuseppe Dossena
MF 15 Franco Causio   89'
FW 19 Francesco Graziani   7'
FW 20 Paolo Rossi
FW 18 Alessandro Altobelli   7'   89'
Substitutions:
MF 13 Gabriele Oriali
Manager:
Enzo Bearzot
GK 1 Klaus Lindenberger
DF 15 Reinhold Hintermaier
DF 20 Josef Sara
DF 4 Dieter Mirnegg
DF 5 Robert Sara
MF 6 Wilhelm Kreuz   61'   62'
MF 3 Herbert Prohaska
MF 2 Ernst Baumeister
FW 11 Johann Dihanich (c)   70'
FW 7 Walter Schachner
FW 8 Hans Krankl
Substitutions:
DF 12 Bruno Pezzey
MF 10 Hansi Müller   70'
FW 9 Kurt Welzl   62'
Manager:
Franz Hasil

Goal scorersEdit