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Mexico World Cup History

Posted: Wednesday May 15, 2002 1:45 PM


World Cup appearances: 11
Best Finish: Quarterfinals -- 1970, 1986
World Cup record: (W-L-T) 8-19-10
World Cup goals for/against: 39-75

1998 (France) -- Defeated South Korea, 3-1, in group play
                 Tied Belgium, 2-2, in group play
                 Tied the Netherlands, 2-2, in group play
                 Lost to Germany, 2-1, in second round

1994 (USA) -- Lost to Norway, 1-0, in group play
              Defeated Ireland, 2-1, in group play
              Tied Italy, 1-1, in group play
              Lost to Bulgaria, 1-1 (3-1 PK) in second round

1986 (Mexico) -- Defeated Belgium, 2-1, in group play
                 Tied Paraguay, 1-1, in group play
                 Defeated Iraq, 1-0, in group play
                 Defeated Bulgaria, 2-0, in second round
                 Lost to W. Germany, 0-0 (4-1 PK) in quarterfinals

1978 (Argentina) -- Lost to Tunisia, 3-1, in group play
                    Lost to West Germany, 6-0, in group play
                    Lost to Poland, 3-1, in group play

1970 (Mexico) -- Tied Soviet Union, 0-0, in group play
                 Defeated El Salvador, 4-0, in group play
                 Defeated Belgium, 1-0, in group play
                 Lost to Italy, 4-1, in quarterfinals

1966 (England) -- Tied France, 1-1, in group play
                  Lost to England, 2-0, in group play
                  Tied Uruguay, 0-0, in group play

1962 (Chile) -- Lost to Brazil, 2-0, in group play
                Lost to Spain, 1-0, in group play
                Defeated Czechoslovakia, 3-1, in group play

1958 (Sweden) -- Lost to Sweden, 3-0, in group play
                 Tied Wales, 1-1, in group play
                 Lost to Hungary, 4-0, in group play

1954 (Switzerland) -- Lost to Brazil, 5-0, in group play
                      Lost to France, 3-2, in group play

1950 (Brazil) -- Lost to Brazil, 4-0, in group play
                 Lost to Yugoslavia, 4-1, in group play
                 Lost to Switzerland, 2-1, in group play

1930 (Uruguay) -- Lost to France, 4-1, in group play
                  Lost to Chile, 3-0, in group play
                  Lost to Argentina, 6-3, in group play

 
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