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The 1954 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Switzerland in 1954. Germany won the trophy after beating Hungary in the final.

Participants

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

Round 1

Group A

Pos Team BRA YUG FRA MEX P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Brazil - 1-1 - 5-0 2 1 1 0 6 1 3 Round 2
2 Yugoslavia 1-1 - 1-0 - 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 Round 2
3 France - 0-1 - 3-2 2 1 0 1 3 3 2
4 Mexico 0-5 - 2-3 - 2 0 0 2 2 8 0

Group B

Pos Team HUN FRG TUR KOR P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Hungary - 8-3 - 9-0 2 2 0 0 17 3 4 Round 2
2 West Germany 3-8 - 4-1 - 2 1 0 1 7 9 2 Round 2
2 Turkey - 1-4 - 7-0 2 1 0 1 8 4 2
4 Korea Republic 0-9 - 0-7 - 2 0 0 2 0 16 0

Playoff for Round 2

Group C

Pos Team URU AUT TCH SCO P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Uruguay - - 2-0 7-0 2 2 0 0 9 0 4 Round 2
2 Austria - - 5-0 1-0 2 2 0 0 6 0 4 Round 2
3 Czechoslovakia 0-2 0-5 - - 2 0 0 2 0 7 0
4 Scotland 0-7 0-1 - - 2 0 0 2 0 8 0

Group D

Pos Team ENG SUI ITA BEL P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 England - 2-0 - 4-4 2 1 1 0 6 4 3 Round 2
2 Switzerland 0-2 - 2-1 - 2 1 0 1 2 3 2 Round 2
2 Italy - 1-2 - 4-1 2 1 0 1 5 3 2
4 Belgium 4-4 - 1-4 - 2 0 1 1 5 8 1

Playoff for Round 2

Round 2

Quarterfinals

Austria Austria 7 – 5 Switzerland Switzerland
England England 2 – 4 Uruguay Uruguay
Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 0 – 2 Germany West Germany
Hungary Hungary 4 – 2 Brazil Brazil

Semifinals

West Germany Germany 6 – 1 Austria Austria
Hungary Hungary 4 – 2 (a.e.t.) Uruguay Uruguay

3rd place

Austria Austria 3 – 1 Uruguay Uruguay

Final

West Germany Germany 3 – 2 Hungary Hungary

West Germany won the championship for the 1st time. In Germany the final is called Das Wunder von Bern (The Miracle of Berne) because of the unexpected win over the largely favoured Hungary.

References

FIFA