1998 Soccer World Cup - Group A, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group A of the first round stage played in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

1998 World Cup - Group A, First Round

Group A, National Teams

Group A, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Brazil Brazil 6 3 2 0 1 6 3 3 Yes
2. Norway Norway 5 3 1 2 0 5 4 1 Yes
3. Morocco Morocco 4 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 No
4. Scotland Scotland 1 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 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 A, Games Played

Game
Date
Result
1.
Jun 10, 1998
Brazil
Brazil
Scotland
Scotland
5'
Cesar Sampaio
38'
John Collins
(pen)
74'
Tom Boyd
(own goal)
Game
Date
Result
2.
Jun 10, 1998
Morocco
Morocco
Norway
Norway
37'
Mustafa El Hadji
45'+1'
Youssef Chippo
(own goal)
60'
Abdeljalil Hadda
61'
Dan Eggen
Game
Date
Result
3.
Jun 16, 1998
Scotland
Scotland
Norway
Norway
46'
Havard Flo
66'
Craig Burley
Game
Date
Result
4.
Jun 16, 1998
Brazil
Brazil
Morocco
Morocco
9'
Ronaldo
45'+2'
Rivaldo
50'
Bebeto
Game
Date
Result
5.
Jun 23, 1998
Scotland
Scotland
Morocco
Morocco
23'
Salaheddine Bassir
46'
Abdeljalil Hadda
85'
Salaheddine Bassir
Game
Date
Result
6.
Jun 23, 1998
Brazil
Brazil
Norway
Norway
78'
Bebeto
83'
Tore Andre Flo
89'
Kjetil Rekdal
(pen)