The first round results were:

Pool A
Brazil 4 Mexico 0
Yugoslavia 3 Switzerland 0
Brazil 2 Switzerland 2
Yugoslavia 4 Mexico 1
Brazil 2 Yugoslavia 0
Switzerland 2 Mexico 1

Pool B
England 2 Chile 0
Spain 3 United States 1
England 0 United States 1
Spain 2 Chile 0
England 0 Spain 1
Chile 5 United States 2


Pool C
Sweden 3 Italy 2
Sweden 2 Paraguay 2
Italy 2 Paraguay 0

Pool D
Uruguay 8 Bolivia 0

Pool A P W D L F A Pts
Brazil 3 2 1 0 8 2 5
Yugoslavia 3 2 0 1 7 3 4
Switzerland 3 1 0 1 4 6 3
Mexico 3 0 0 3 2 10 0

 

Pool B P W D L F A Pts
Spain 3 3 0 0 6 1 6
England 3 1 0 2 2 2 2
Chile 3 1 0 2 5 6 2
United States 3 1 0 2 4 8 2

 

Pool C P W D L F A Pts
Sweden 2 1 1 0 5 4 3
Italy 2 1 0 1 4 3 2
Paraguay 2 0 1 1 2 4 1

 

Pool C P W D L F A Pts
Uruguay 1 1 0 1 8 0 2
Bolivia 1 0 0 1 8 0 0

 

Final round:

Uruguay 2 Spain 2
Brazil 7 Sweden 1
Uruguay 3 Sweden 2
Brazil 6 Spain 1
Sweden 3 Spain 1
Uruguay 2 Brazil 1 (wrongly identified as the final).


World Cup Final

Rio de Janeiro, 17 July 1950.

Attendance: 199, 854

Uruguay: Maspoli, Gonzales, Tejera, Gambetta, Varela, Andrade, Ghiggia, Perez,
Miguez, Schiaffino and Moran.

Scorers: Schiaffino and Ghiggia.

Brazil: Barbosa, Augusto, Juvenal, Bauer, Danilo, Bigode, Friaca, Zizinho,
Ademir, Jair and Chico.

Scorer: Friaca

Referee: George Reader (England).


NOTES

Leading goalscorers:

Ademir Marques de Menezes (Brazil) 7
Basora (Spain) 5
Schiaffino (Uruguay) 5
Chico (Brazil) 4
Zarra (Spain) 4
Miguez (Uruguay) 4
Ghiggia (Uruguay) 4

Total goals scored 88

Number of matches 22

An average of 4.00 goals per game

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