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Brazil 2 vs. Italy 1 in the 1978 World Cup

Information about the 3rd Place game played in the 1978 Soccer World Cup between the National Teams of Italy and Brazil with details about goals, starters and reserves, substitutions, cards and more.

Game played in the

Date: Saturday, June 24, 1978

2 - 1
Goals:
Goal min 38
38'
Franco Causio
64'
Goal min 64
Nelinho
72'
Goal min 72
Dirceu

Players

Brazil Brazil
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
Leao (C)
DF
3.
DF
4.
DF
13.
Goal min 64
DF
16.
MF
5.
64'
MF
11.
Goal min 72
MF
17.
FW
18.
46'HT
FW
19.
FW
20.
Entered
MF
10.
64'
FW
9.
46'HT
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
22.
DF
2.
DF
6.
DF
14.
DF
15.
MF
8.
MF
21.
FW
7.
Coach: Claudio Coutinho
Italy Italy
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
Dino Zoff (C)
DF
3.
DF
4.
DF
5.
DF
6.
DF
8.
MF
9.
78'
MF
13.
MF
16.
Goal min 38
FW
18.
FW
21.
Entered
MF
17.
78'
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
22.
DF
2.
DF
7.
MF
10.
MF
11.
MF
14.
MF
15.
FW
19.
FW
20.
Coach: Enzo Bearzot

Abbreviations and Notes:
Pos = Position. It shows the player's natural position but not necessarily the one he played in this particular game
Positions: GK: Goalkeeper / DF: Defender / MF: Midfielder / FW: Forward
Je. = Jersey number / (C) = Captain / HT: at half-time

Cards

National Team
Player
Card and Minutes
Brazil
Brazil
Nelinho
35' yellow card
Brazil
Brazil
Batista
44' yellow card
Italy
Italy
Claudio Gentile
72' yellow card

Substitutions

Brazil Brazil
Minute
46 (in the break)
Reinaldo
replaced
Gil
Minute
64
Rivelino
replaced
Toninho Cerezo
Italy Italy
Minute
78
Claudio Sala
replaced
Giancarlo Antognoni

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