World Cup 1990

Format: 24 teams in six groups of four with two from each and the four best third placed teams qualifying to the round of 16 before the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and Final.

Friday 8th June 1990

Group B: Argentina 0-1 Cameroon (Milan)

Saturday 9th June 1990

Group: Soviet Union 0-2 Romania (Bari)

Group D: United Arab Emirates 0-2 Colombia (Bologna)

Group A: Italy 1-0 Austria (Rome)

Sunday 10th June 1990

Group A: USA 1-5 Czechoslovakia (Florence)

Group D: West Germany 4-1 Yugoslavia (Milan)

Group C: Brazil 2-1 Sweden (Turin)

Monday 11th June 1990

Group C: Costa Rica 1-0 Scotland (Genoa)

Group F: England 1-1 Republic of Ireland (Cagliari)

Tuesday 12th June 1990

Group E: Belgium 2-0 South Korea (Verona)

Group F: Netherlands 1-1 Egypt (Palermo)

Wednesday 13th June 1990

Group E: Uruguay 0-0 Spain (Udine)

Group B: Argentina 2-0 Soviet Union (Naples)

Thursday 14th June 1990

Group D: Yugoslavia 1-0 Colombia (Bologna)

Group B: Cameroon 2-1 Romania (Bari)

Group A: Italy 1-0 USA (Rome)

Friday 15th June 1990

Group A: Austria 0-1 Czechoslovakia (Florence)

Group D: West Germany 5-1 United Arab Emirates (Milan)

Saturday 16th June 1990

Group C: Brazil 1-0 Costa Rica (Turin)

Group C: Sweden 1-2 Scotland (Genoa)

Group F: England 0-0 Netherlands (Cagliari)

Sunday 17th June 1990

Group F: Republic of Ireland 0-0 Egypt (Palermo)

Group E: Belgium 3-1 Uruguay (Verona)

Group E: South Korea 1-3 Spain (Udine)

Monday 18th June 1990

Group B: Argentina 1-1 Romania (Naples)

Group B: Cameroon 0-4 Soviet Union (Bari)

Tuesday 19th June 1990

Group C: West Germany 1-1 Colombia (Milan)

Group C: Yugoslavia 4-1 United Arab Emirates (Bologna)

Group A: Italy 2-0 Czechoslovakia (Rome)

Group A: Austria 2-1 USA (Florence)

Wednesday 20th June 1990

Group C: Brazil 1-0 Scotland (Turin)

Group C: Sweden 1-2 Costa Rica (Genoa)

Thursday 21st June 1990

Group E: Belgium 1-2 Spain (Verona)

Group E: South Korea 0-1 Uruguay (Udine)

Group F: England 1-0 Egypt (Cagliari)

Group F: Republic of Ireland 1-1 Netherlands (Palermo)

Final Standings: Group A: 1 Italy (Q), 2 Czechoslovakia (Q), 3 Austria, 4 USA. Group B: 1 Cameroon (Q), 2 Romania (Q), 3 Argentina (Q), 4 Soviet Union. Group C: 1 Brazil (Q), 2 Costa Rica (Q), 3 Scotland, 4 Sweden. Group D: 1 West Germany (Q), 2 Yugoslavia (Q), 3 Colombia (Q), 4 United Arab Emirates. Group E: 1 Spain (Q), 2 Belgium (Q), 3 Uruguay (Q), 4 South Korea. Group F: 1 England (Q), 2 Republic of Ireland (Q), 3 Netherlands (Q), 4 Egypt.

Saturday 23rd June 1990

Round of 16: Cameroon 2-1 Colombia (Naples) aet

Round of 16: Czechoslovakia 4-1 Costa Rica (Bari)

Sunday 24th June 1990

Round of 16: Brazil 0-1 Argentina (Turin)

Round of 16: West Germany 2-1 Netherlands (Milan)

Monday 25th June 1990

Round of 16: Republic of Ireland 0-0 Romania (Genoa) Republic of Ireland won 5-4 on pens aet

Round of 16: Italy 2-0 Uruguay (Rome)

Tuesday 26th June 1990

Round of 16: Spain 1-2 Yugoslavia (Verona) aet

Round of 16: England 1-0 Belgium (Bologna) aet

Saturday 30th June 1990

Quarter Finals: Argentina 0-0 Yugoslavia (Florence) Argentina won 3-2 on pens aet

Quarter Finals: Republic of Ireland 0-1 Italy (Rome)

Sunday 1st July 1990

Quarter Finals: Czechoslovakia 0-1 West Germany (Milan)

Quarter Finals: Cameroon 2-3 England (Naples) aet

Tuesday 3rd July 1990

Semi Finals: Argentina 1-1 Italy (Naples) Argentina won 4-3 on pens aet

Wednesday 4th July 1990

Semi Finals: West Germany 1-1 England (Turin) West Germany won 4-3 on pens aet

Saturday 7th July 1990

Third/Fourth Playoff: Italy 2-1 England (Bari)

Sunday 8th July 1990

Final: West Germany 1-0 Argentina (Rome)

West Germany 5-3-2 Bodo Illgner – Thomas Berthold (Stefan Reuter 73), Guido Buchwald, Klaus Augenthaler, Jurgen Kohler, Andreas Brehme – Thomas Hassler, Lothar Matthaus (c), Pierre Littbarski – Rudi Voller, Jurgen Klinsmann. Coach: Franz Beckenbauer.

Argentina 3-4-2-1 Sergio Goycochea – Jose Serrizuela, Juan Simon, Oscar Ruggeri (Pedro Monzon 46) – Jose Basualdo, Nestor Lorenzo, Pedro Troglio, Nestor Sensini – Jorge Burrachaga (Gabriel Calderon 53), Diego Maradona (c) – Gustavo Dezotti. Coach: Carlos Bilardo.

Goal: 1-0 Brehme (West Germany) 85 (pen)

Sent Off: Monzon (Argentina) 65, Dezotti (Argentina) 87

Referee: Edgardo Codesal (Mexico)

Attendance: 73,603

Venue: Stadio Olimpico (Rome)

Host Country: Italy

Stadiums Used: San Siro (Milan), Stadio Comunale (Florence), Stadio delle Alpi (Turin), Stadio Friuli (Udine), Stadio La Favorita (Palermo), Stadio Luigi Ferraris (Genoa), Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi (Verona), Stadio Olimpico (Rome), Stadio Renato Dall’Ara (Bologna), Stadio San Nicola (Bari), Stadio San Paolo (Naples), Stadio Sant’Ella (Cagliari)

Top Goalscorer: Salvatore Schillaci (Italy) 6

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