1974 World Cup Results

1974 World Cup

The 1974 World Cup was the tenth edition of the tournament and hosted by West Germany for the first time. The hosts won the final against the Netherlands 2-1 and that was their second World Cup victory having also won in 1954. Poland's Gregorz Lato was the winner of the Golden Boot with seven goals, whilst Johan Cruyff of the Netherlands was awarded best player.

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The final was played in the Olympic Stadium in Munich in front of a 75,000 crowd. Despite going a goal down after English referee Jack Taylor awarded the Netherlands a second minute penalty, West Germany went on to win the match 2-1 thanks to goals from Paul Breitner and Gerd Muller.

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Stage: Round 1

Group: 1
14 JunGerman DR2 - 0Australia
14 JunGermany FR1 - 0Chile
18 JunAustralia0 - 3Germany FR
18 JunChile1 - 1German DR
22 JunAustralia0 - 0Chile
22 JunGerman DR1 - 0Germany FR
TeamGPWonDrawnLostGFGAPts
German DR3210415
Germany FR3201414
Chile3021122
Australia3012051
Group: 2
13 JunBrazil0 - 0Yugoslavia
14 JunZaire0 - 2Scotland
18 JunScotland0 - 0Brazil
18 JunYugoslavia9 - 0Zaire
22 JunScotland1 - 1Yugoslavia
22 JunZaire0 - 3Brazil
TeamGPWonDrawnLostGFGAPts
Yugoslavia31201014
Brazil3120304
Scotland3120314
Zaire30030140
Group: 3
15 JunSweden0 - 0Bulgaria
15 JunUruguay0 - 2Netherlands
19 JunBulgaria1 - 1Uruguay
19 JunNetherlands0 - 0Sweden
23 JunBulgaria1 - 4Netherlands
23 JunSweden3 - 0Uruguay
TeamGPWonDrawnLostGFGAPts
Netherlands3210615
Sweden3120304
Bulgaria3021252
Uruguay3012161
Group: 4
15 JunItaly3 - 1Haiti
15 JunPoland3 - 2Argentina
19 JunArgentina1 - 1Italy
19 JunHaiti0 - 7Poland
23 JunArgentina4 - 1Haiti
23 JunPoland2 - 1Italy
TeamGPWonDrawnLostGFGAPts
Poland33001236
Argentina3111753
Italy3111543
Haiti30032140

Stage: Round 2

Group: A
26 JunBrazil1 - 0German DR
26 JunNetherlands4 - 0Argentina
30 JunArgentina1 - 2Brazil
30 JunGerman DR0 - 2Netherlands
03 JulArgentina1 - 1German DR
03 JulNetherlands2 - 0Brazil
TeamGPWonDrawnLostGFGAPts
Netherlands3300806
Brazil3201334
German DR3012141
Argentina3012271
Group: B
26 JunSweden0 - 1Poland
26 JunYugoslavia0 - 2Germany FR
30 JunGermany FR4 - 2Sweden
30 JunPoland2 - 1Yugoslavia
03 JulPoland0 - 1Germany FR
03 JulSweden2 - 1Yugoslavia
TeamGPWonDrawnLostGFGAPts
Germany FR3300726
Poland3201324
Sweden3102462
Yugoslavia3003260

Stage: Third Place

06 JulBrazil0 - 1Poland

Stage: Final

07 JulNetherlands1 - 2Germany FR

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