World Cup 1934

Format: 16 teams playing in a straight knockout from the round of 16 before the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and Final.

Sunday 27th May 1934

Round of 16: Spain 3-1 Brazil (Genoa)

Round of 16: Hungary 4-2 Egypt (Naples)

Round of 16: Switzerland 3-2 Netherlands (Milan)

Round of 16: Italy 7-1 USA (Rome)

Round of 16: Czechoslovakia 2-1 Romania (Trieste)

Round of 16: Sweden -2 Argentina (Bologna)

Round of 16: Austria 3-2 France (Turin) aet

Round of 16: Germany 5-2 Belgium (Florence)

Thursday 31st May 1934

Quarter Finals: Austria 2-1 Hungary (Bologna)

Quarter Finals: Italy 1-1 Spain (Florence) aet

Quarter Finals: Germany 2-1 Sweden (Milan)

Quarter Finals: Czechoslovakia 3-2 Switzerland (Turin)

Friday 1st June 1934

Quarter Finals Replay: Italy 1-0 Spain (Florence)

Sunday 3rd June 1934

Semi Finals: Italy 1-0 Austria (Milan)

Semi Finals: Czechoslovakia 3-1 Germany (Rome)

Thursday 7th June 1934

Third/Fourth Playoff: Germany 3-2 Austria (Naples)

Sunday 10th June 1934

Final: Italy 2-1 Czechoslovakia (Rome) aet

Italy 2-3-5 Gianpiero Combi (c) – Eraldo Monzeglio, Luigi Allemandi – Attilio Ferraris, Luis Monti, Luigi Bertolini – Enrique Guaita, Giuseppe Meazza, Angelo Schiavio, Giovanni Ferrari, Raimundo Orsi. Coach: Vittorio Pozzo.

Czechoslovakia 2-3-5 Frantisek Planicka (c) – Josef Ctyroky, Ladislav Zenisek – Rudolf Krcil, Stefan Cambal, Josef Kostalek – Antonin Puc, Oldrich Nejedly, Jiri Sobotka, Frantisek Svoboda, Frantisek Junek. Coach: Karel Petru.

Goals: 0-1 Puc (Czechoslovakia) 71, 1-1 Orsi (Italy) 81, 2-1 Schiavio (Italy) 95

Referee: Ivan Eklind (Sweden)

Attendance: 55,000

Venue: Stadio Nazionale PNF (Rome)

Host Country: Italy

Stadiums Used: San Siro (Milan), Stadio Bernito Mussolini (Turin), Stadio Giorgio Ascarelli (Naples), Stadio Giovanni Berta (Florence), Stadio Littoriale (Bologna), Stadio Littorio (Tieste), Stadio Luigi Ferraris (Genoa), Stadio Nazionale PNF (Rome)

Top Goalscorer: Oldrich Nejedly (Czechoslovakia) 5

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