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Brazil World Cup History

Posted: Wednesday May 15, 2002 1:44 PM

World Cup appearances: 16 (only nation to participate in all editions)
Best Finish: Winner -- 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994
World Cup record: (W-L-T) 53-13-14 
World Cup goals for/against: 173-78

1998 (France) -- Defeated Scotland, 2-1, in group play
                 Defeated Morocco, 3-0, in group play
                 Lost to Norway, 2-1, in group play
                 Defeated Chile, 4-1, in second round
                 Defeated Denmark, 3-2, in quarterfinals
                 Defeated The Netherlands, 1-1 (4-2 PK), in semifinals
                 Lost to France, 3-0, in final

1994 (USA) -- Defeated Russia, 2-0, in group play
              Defeated Cameroon, 3-0, in group play
              Tied Sweden, 1-1, in group play
              Defeated United States, 1-0, in second round
              Defeated The Netherlands, 3-2, in quarterfinals
              Defeated Sweden, 1-0, in semifinals
              Defeated Italy, 0-0 (3-2 PK) in final

1990 (Italy) -- Defeated Sweden, 2-1, in group play 
                Defeated Costa Rica, 1-0, in group play
                Defeated Scotland, 1-0, in group play
                Lost to Argentina, 1-0, in second round

1986 (Mexico) -- Defeated Spain, 1-0, in group play
                 Defeated Algeria, 1-0, in group play
                 Defeated Northern Ireland, 3-0, in group play
                 Defeated Poland, 4-0, in second round
                 Lost to France, 1-1 (4-3 PK), in quarterfinals

1982 (Spain) -- Defeated Soviet Union, 2-1, in group play
                Defeated Scotland, 4-1, in group play
                Defeated New Zealand, 4-0, in group play
                Defeated Argentina, 3-1, in second-round group play
                Lost to Italy, 3-2, in second-round group play

1978 (Argentina) -- Tied Sweden, 1-1, in group play
                    Tied Spain, 0-0, in group play
                    Defeated Austria, 1-0, in group play
                    Defeated Peru, 3-0, in second-round group play
                    Tied Argentina, 0-0, in second-round group play
                    Defeated Poland, 3-1, in second-round group play
                    Defeated Italy, 2-1, for third place

1974 (West Germany) -- Tied Yugoslavia, 0-0, in group play
                       Tied Scotland, 0-0, in group play
                       Defeated Zaire, 3-0, in group play
                       Defeated East Germany, 1-0, in second-round group play
                       Defeated Argentina, 2-1, in second-round group play
                       Lost to Holland, 2-0, in second-round group play
                       Lost to Poland, 1-0, for third place

1970 (Mexico) -- Defeated Czechoslovakia, 4-1, in group play
                 Defeated England, 1-0, in group play
                 Defeated Romania, 3-2, in group play
                 Defeated Peru, 4-2, in quarterfinals
                 Defeated Uruguay, 3-1, in semifinals
                 Defeated Italy, 4-1, in finals
 
1966 (England) -- Defeated Bulgaria, 2-0, in group play
                  Lost to Hungary, 3-1, in group play
                  Lost to Portugal, 3-1, in group play
 
1962 (Chile) -- Defeated Mexico, 2-0, in group play
                Tied Czechoslovakia, 0-0, in group play
                Defeated Spain, 2-1, in group play
                Defeated England, 3-1, in quarterfinals
                Defeated Chile, 4-2, in semifinals
                Defeated Czechoslovakia, 3-1, in finals

1958 (Sweden) -- Defeated Austria, 3-0, in group play
                 Tied England, 0-0, in group play
                 Defeated Soviet Union, 2-0, in group play
                 Defeated Wales, 1-0, in quarterfinals
                 Defeated France, 5-2, in semifinals
                 Defeated Sweden, 5-2, in finals

1954 (Switzerland) -- Defeated Mexico, 5-0, in group play
                      Tied Yugoslavia, 1-1, in group play
                      Lost to Hungary, 4-2, in quarterfinals

1950 (Brazil) -- Defeated Mexico, 4-0, in group play
                 Tied Switzerland, 2-2, in group play
                 Defeated Yugoslavia, 2-0, in group play
                 Defeated Sweden, 7-1, in final-round group play
                 Defeated Spain, 6-1, in final-round group play
                 Lost to Uruguay, 2-1, in finals

1938 (France) -- Defeated Poland, 6-5, in first round
                 Tied Czechoslovakia, 1-1, in quarterfinals
                 Defeated Czechoslovakia, 2-1, in quarterfinal replay
                 Lost to Italy, 2-1, in semifinals
                 Defeated Sweden, 4-2, for third place

1934 (Italy) -- Lost to Spain, 3-1, in group play

1930 (Uruguay) -- Lost to Yugoslavia, 2-1, in group play
                  Defeated Bolivia, 4-0, in group play

 
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