1998 Soccer World Cup - Group B, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group B 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 B, First 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. Italy Italy 7 3 2 1 0 7 3 4 Yes
2. Chile Chile 3 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 Yes
3. Austria Austria 2 3 0 2 1 3 4 -1 No
4. Cameroon Cameroon 2 3 0 2 1 2 5 -3 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 11, 1998
Cameroon
Cameroon
Austria
Austria
77'
Pierre Njanka
90'+1'
Toni Polster
Game
Date
Result
2.
Jun 11, 1998
Italy
Italy
Chile
Chile
11'
Christian Vieri
45'+3'
Marcelo Salas
48'
Marcelo Salas
84'
Roberto Baggio
(pen)
Game
Date
Result
3.
Jun 17, 1998
Chile
Chile
Austria
Austria
70'
Marcelo Salas
90'+2'
Ivica Vastic
Game
Date
Result
4.
Jun 17, 1998
Italy
Italy
Cameroon
Cameroon
7'
Luigi Di Biagio
75'
Christian Vieri
89'
Christian Vieri
Game
Date
Result
5.
Jun 23, 1998
Italy
Italy
Austria
Austria
48'
Christian Vieri
90'
Roberto Baggio
90'+2'
Andreas Herzog
(pen)
Game
Date
Result
6.
Jun 23, 1998
Chile
Chile
Cameroon
Cameroon
20'
Jose Sierra
56'
Patrick Mboma