World Cup 1962

Format: 16 teams in four groups of four with the top two teams from each qualifying for the Quarter Finals before the Semi Finals and Final.

Wednesday 30th May 1962

Group 1: Uruguay 2-1 Colombia (Arica)

Group 2: Chile 3-1 Switzerland (Santiago)

Group 3: Brazil 2-0 Mexico (Vina del Mar)

Group 4: Argentina 1-0 Bulgaria (Rancagua)

Thursday 31st May 1962

Group 1: Soviet Union 2-0 Yugoslavia (Arica)

Group 2: West Germany 0-0 Italy (Santiago)

Group 3: Czechoslovakia 1-0 Spain (Vina del Mar)

Group 4: Hungary 2-1 England (Rancagua)

Saturday 2nd June 1962

Group 1: Yugoslavia 3-1 Uruguay (Arica)

Group 2: Chile 2-0 Italy (Santiago)

Group 3: Brazil 0-0 Czechoslovakia (Vina del Mar)

Group 4: England 3-1 Argentina (Rancagua)

Sunday 3rd June 1962

Group 1: Soviet Union 4-4 Colombia (Arica)

Group 2: West Germany 2-1 Switzerland (Santiago)

Group 3: Spain 1-0 Mexico (Vina del Mar)

Group 4: Hungary 6-1 Bulgaria (Rancagua)

Wednesday 6th June 1962

Group 1: Soviet Union 2-1 Uruguay (Arica)

Group 2: West Germany 2-0 Chile (Santiago)

Group 3: Brazil 2-1 Spain (Vina del Mar)

Group 4: Hungary 0-0 Argentina (Rancagua)

Thursday 7th June 1962

Group 1: Yugoslavia 5-0 Colombia (Arica)

Group 2: Italy 3-0 Switzerland (Santiago)

Group 3: Mexico 3-1 Czechoslovakia (Vina del Mar)

Group 4: England 0-0 Bulgaria (Rancagua)

Final Standings: Group 1: 1 Soviet Union (Q), 2 Yugoslavia (Q), 3 Uruguay, 4 Colombia. Group 2: 1 West Germany (Q), 2 Chile (Q), 3 Italy, 4 Switzerland. Group 3: 1 Brazil (Q), 2 Czechoslovakia (Q), 3 Mexico, 4 Spain. Group 4: 1 Hungary (Q), 2 England (Q), 3 Argentina, 4 Bulgaria

Sunday 10th June 1962

Quarter Finals: Chile 2-1 Soviet Union (Arica)

Quarter Finals: Czechoslovakia 1-0 Hungary (Rancagua)

Quarter Finals: Brazil 3-1 England (Vina del Mar)

Quarter Finals: Yugoslavia 1-0 West Germany (Santiago)

Wednesday 13th June 1962

Semi Finals: Czechoslovakia 3-1 Yugoslavia (Vina del Mar)

Semi Finals: Brazil 4-2 Chile (Santiago)

Saturday 16th June 1962

Third/Fourth Playoff: Chile 1-0 Yugoslavia (Santiago)

Sunday 17th June 1962

Final: Brazil 3-1 Czechoslovakia (Santiago)

Brazil 4-2-4 Gilmar – Djalma Santos, Mauro Ramos (c), Zozimo, Nilton Santos – Zito, Didi – Garrincha, Vava, Amarildo, Mario Zagallo. Coach: Aymore Moreira.

Czechoslovakia 4-3-3 Viliam Schrojf – Jiri Tichy, Jan Popluhar, Svatopluk Pluskal, Ladislav Novak (c) – Tomas Pospichal, Andrej Kvasnak, Josef Masopust – Josef Jelinek, Adolf Scherer, Josef Kadraba. Coach: Rudolf Vytlacil.

Goals: 0-1 Masopust (Czechoslovakia) 15, 1-1 Amarildo (Brazil) 17, 2-1 Zito (Brazil) 69, 3-1 Vava (Brazil) 78

Referee: Nikolay Latyshev (Soviet Union)

Attendance: 68,679

Venue: Estadio Nacional (Santiago)

Host Country: Chile

Stadiums Used: Estadio Braden Copper Co. (Rancagua), Estadio Carlos Dittborn (Arica), Estadio Nacional (Santiago), Estadio Sausalito (Vina del Mar)

Top Goalscorers: Garrincha (Brazil), Vava (Brazil) 4

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