1982 FIFA World Cup facts for kids

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The 1982 FIFA World Cup was a football (soccer) sporting event that was held in Spain in 1982. Italy won the trophy after beating Germany in the final.

Participants

Africa

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

Oceania

South America

Results

Group stage

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Poland 3 1 2 0 5 1 +4 4
 Italy 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 3
 Cameroon 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 3
 Peru 3 0 2 1 2 6 -4 2
14 June 1982
17:15 CEST
Italy  0-0  Poland Balaídos, Vigo

15 June 1982
17:15 CEST
Peru  0-0  Cameroon Estadio de Riazor, A Coruña

18 June 1982
17:15 CEST
Italy  1-1  Peru Balaídos, Vigo
Conti Goal 18' Díaz Goal 83'

19 June 1982
17:15 CEST
Poland  0-0  Cameroon Estadio de Riazor, A Coruña

22 June 1982
17:15 CEST
Poland  5-1  Peru Estadio de Riazor, A Coruña
Smolarek Goal 55'
Lato Goal 58'
Boniek Goal 61'
Buncol Goal 68'
Ciołek Goal 76'
La Rosa Goal 83'

23 June 1982
17:15 CEST
Italy  1-1  Cameroon Balaídos, Vigo
Graziani Goal 60' M'Bida Goal 61'

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
 Austria 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 4
 Algeria 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 4
 Chile 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 0
16 June 1982
17:15 CEST
West Germany  1-2  Algeria Molinón, Gijón
Rummenigge Goal 67' Madjer Goal 54'
Belloumi Goal 68'

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 5
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 4
 Hungary 3 1 1 1 12 6 +6 3
 El Salvador 3 0 0 3 1 13 -12 0

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 6
 France 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 3
 Czechoslovakia 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 2
 Kuwait 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1

Group 5

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Northern Ireland 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 Spain 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
 Yugoslavia 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
 Honduras 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2

Group 6

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Brazil 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 6
 USSR 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 3
Flag of Scotland (traditional).svg Scotland 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 3
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 2 12 -10 0

Second round

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Poland 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 3
 USSR 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 3
 Belgium 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
 England 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
 Spain 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 0

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 4
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Brazil 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 2
 Argentina 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 4
 Austria 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
 Northern Ireland 2 0 1 1 3 6 -3 1

Knockout stage

  Semifinals Final
8 July - Barcelona (Camp Nou)
 Poland Poland  0  
 Italy Italy  2  
 
11 July - Madrid (Bernabéu)
     Italy Italy  3
   West Germany West Germany  1


Third place
8 July - Seville (Pizjuán) 10 July - Alicante
 West Germany West Germany (pen.)  3 (5)  Poland Poland  3
 France France  3 (4)


   France France  2

Semifinals

Third place match

Final

Italy won the championship.


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