1978 Soccer World Cup - Group 1, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 1 of the first round stage played in the 1978 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

1978 World Cup - Group 1, First Round

Group 1, National Teams

Group 1, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Italy Italy 6 3 3 0 0 6 2 4 Yes
2. Argentina Argentina 4 3 2 0 1 4 3 1 Yes
3. France France 2 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 No
4. Hungary Hungary 0 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 No

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GF = Goals For / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal Difference

Group 1, Games Played

Game
Date
Result
1.
Jun 02, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
Hungary
Hungary
10'
Karoly Csapo
15'
Leopoldo Luque
83'
Daniel Bertoni
Game
Date
Result
2.
Jun 02, 1978
Italy
Italy
France
France
1'
Bernard Lacombe
29'
Paolo Rossi
54'
Renato Zaccarelli
Game
Date
Result
3.
Jun 06, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
France
France
45'
Daniel Passarella
(pen)
60'
Michel Platini
73'
Leopoldo Luque
Game
Date
Result
4.
Jun 06, 1978
Italy
Italy
Hungary
Hungary
34'
Paolo Rossi
36'
Roberto Bettega
60'
Romeo Benetti
81'
Andras Toth
(pen)
Game
Date
Result
5.
Jun 10, 1978
France
France
Hungary
Hungary
22'
Christian Lopez
37'
Marc Berdoll
41'
Sandor Zombori
42'
Dominique Rocheteau
Game
Date
Result
6.
Jun 10, 1978
Italy
Italy
Argentina
Argentina
67'
Roberto Bettega