1978 Soccer World Cup - Group B, Second Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group B of the second 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 B, Second Round

Group B, National Teams

Group B, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Argentina Argentina 5 3 2 1 0 8 0 8 Yes
2. Brazil Brazil 5 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 Yes
3. Poland Poland 2 3 1 0 2 2 5 -3 No
4. Peru Peru 0 3 0 0 3 0 10 -10 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 B, Games Played

Game
Date
Result
1.
Jun 14, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
Poland
Poland
16'
Mario Kempes
71'
Mario Kempes
Game
Date
Result
2.
Jun 14, 1978
Brazil
Brazil
Peru
Peru
15'
Dirceu
28'
Dirceu
73'
Zico
(pen)
Game
Date
Result
3.
Jun 18, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
Brazil
Brazil
Game
Date
Result
4.
Jun 18, 1978
Poland
Poland
Peru
Peru
65'
Andrzej Szarmach
Game
Date
Result
5.
Jun 21, 1978
Argentina
Argentina
Peru
Peru
21'
Mario Kempes
43'
Alberto Tarantini
48'
Mario Kempes
50'
Leopoldo Luque
67'
Rene Houseman
72'
Leopoldo Luque
Game
Date
Result
6.
Jun 21, 1978
Brazil
Brazil
Poland
Poland
12'
Nelinho
45'
Grzegorz Lato
57'
Roberto Dinamite
63'
Roberto Dinamite