World Cup 1930

Format: 13 teams in four groups (one of four and three of four) with the top team from each qualifying for the Semi Finals before the Final.

Sunday 13th July 1930

Group 1: France 4-1 Mexico (Montevideo)

Group 4: USA 3-0 Belgium (Montevideo)

Monday 14th July 1930

Group 2: Yugoslavia 2-1 Brazil (Montevideo)

Group 3: Romania 3-1 Peru (Montevideo)

Tuesday 15th July 1930

Group 1: Argentina 1-0 France (Montevideo)

Wednesday 16th July 1930

Group 1: Chile 3-0 Mexico (Montevideo)

Thursday 17th July 1930

Group 2: Yugoslavia 4-0 Bolivia (Montevideo)

Group 4: USA 3-0 Paraguay (Montevideo)

Friday 18th July 1930

Group 3: Uruguay 1-0 Peru (Montevideo)

Saturday 19th July 1930

Group 1: Chile 1-0 France (Montevideo)

Group 1: Argentina 6-3 Mexico (Montevideo)

Sunday 20th July 1930

Group 2: Brazil 4-0 Bolivia (Montevideo)

Group 4: Paraguay 1-0 Belgium (Montevideo)

Monday 21st July 1930

Group 3: Uruguay 4-0 Romania (Montevideo)

Tuesday 22nd July 1930

Group 1: Argentina 3-1 Chile (Montevideo)

Final Standings: Group 1: 1 Argentina (Q), 2 Chile, 3 France, 4 Mexico. Group 2: 1 Yugoslavia (Q), 2 Brazil, 3 Bolivia. Group 3: 1 Uruguay (Q), 2 Romania, 3 Peru. Group 4: 1 USA (Q), 2 Paraguay, 3 Belgium.

Saturday 26th July 1930

Semi Finals: Argentina 6-1 USA (Montevideo)

Sunday 27th July 1930

Semi Finals: Uruguay 6-1 Yugoslavia (Montevideo)

Wednesday 30th July 1930

Final: Uruguay 4-2 Argentina (Montevideo)

Uruguay 2-3-5 Enrique Ballestrero – Jose Nasazzi (c), Ernesto Mascheroni – Jose Andrade, Lorenzo Fernandez, Alvaro Gestido – Pablo Dorado, Hector Scarone, Hector Castro, Pedro Cea, Santos Iriarte. Coach: Alberto Suppici.

Argentina 2-3-5 Juan Botasso – Jose Della Torre, Fernando Paternoster – Juan Evaristo, Luis Monti, Pedro Suarez – Carlos Peucelle, Francisco Varallo, Guillermo Stabile, Manuel Ferreira (c), Mario Evaristo. Coaches: Francisco Olazar & Juan Jose Tramutola.

Goals: 1-0 Dorado (Uruguay) 12, 1-1 Peucelle (Argentina) 20, 1-2 Stabile (Argentina) 37, 2-2 Cea (Uruguay) 57, 3-2 Iriarte (Uruguay) 68, 4-2 Castro (Uruguay) 89

Referee: John Langenus (Belgium)

Attendance: 68,346

Venue: Estadio Centenario (Montevideo)

Host Country: Uruguay

Stadiums Used: Estadio Centenario (Montevideo), Estadio Gran Parque Central (Montevideo), Estadio Pocitos (Montevideo)

Top Goalscorer: Guillermo Stabile (Argentina) 8

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