The first round scores were (half time scores in brackets):

Switzerland 1 (1) - Germany 1 (1) after extra time.
Attendance 30, 000.

Switzerland 4 (1) - Germany 2 (2) replay
Attendance 22, 000.

Cuba 3 (1) - Rumania 3 (1) after extra time.
Attendance 6, 000.

Cuba 2 (0) - Rumania 1 (1) replay
Attendance 5, 000.

Hungary 6 (4) - Dutch East Indies 0 (0)
Attendance Not available.

France 3 (2) - Belgium 1 (1)
Attendance Not available.

Czechoslovakia 3 (0) - Netherlands 0 (0)
Attendance Not available.

Brazil 6 (3) - Poland 5 (1)
Attendance Not available.

Italy 2 (1) - Norway 1 (0)
Attendance Not available.

The second round scores were (half time scores in brackets):

Sweden 8 (4) - Cuba 0 (0)
Attendance Not available.

Hungary 2(1)- Switzerland 0 (0)
Attendance Not available.

Italy 3(1) - France 1(1)
Attendance 58, 000

Brazil 1 (1) - Czechoslovakia 1 (0) after extra time.
Attendance 25, 000

Brazil 2 (0) - Czechoslovakia 1 (1) replay
Attendance Not available.


The semi-final scores were (half time scores in brackets):

Italy 2(0) - Brazil 1 (0)
Attendance 35, 000

Hungary 5 (3) - Sweden 1 (1)
Attendance 17, 000.


World Cup final, played on 19 June 1938 in Paris.

Italy 4 (3) - Hungary 2 (1)
Attendance 55, 000.

Players:

Italy: Olivieri, Foni, Rava, Serantoni, Andreoli, Locatelli, Biavati, Meazza, Piola, Ferrari, Colaussi.

Hungary : Szabo, Polgar, Biro, Szaly, Szucs, Lazar, Saz, Vincze, Sarosi, Zsengeller, Titkos.


Scorers:

Italy: Colaussi (2), Piola (2).

Hungary: Titkos (1), Sarosi (1).

Referee : Georges Capdeville (France).


Third place play-off

Brazil 4 (1) - Sweden 2 (2)
Attendance Not available.

Notes

Leading goalscorers:

Da Silva (Brazil) 8
Zsengeller (Hungary) 7
Piola (Italy) 5
Sarosi (Hungary) 4
Colaussi (Italy) 4
Wetterstrom (Sweden) 4
Willimowski (Poland) 4

Total goals scored 84

Number of matches 18

An average of 4.67 goals per game.

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