1958 Soccer World Cup - Group 1, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 1 of the first round stage played in the 1958 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group 1, National Teams

Argentina
Argentina
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
West Germany
West Germany

Group 1, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. West Germany West Germany 4 3 1 2 0 7 5 2 Yes
2. Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 3 3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 Yes
3. Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 3 3 1 1 1 8 4 4 No
4. Argentina Argentina 2 3 1 0 2 5 10 -5 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 1, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 08, 1958
Argentina
Argentina
West Germany
West Germany
2'
Omar Oreste Corbatta
32'
Helmut Rahn
40'
Uwe Seeler
79'
Helmut Rahn
2.
Jun 08, 1958
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
20'
Wilbur Cush
3.
Jun 11, 1958
West Germany
West Germany
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
24'
Milan Dvorak
(pen)
43'
Zdenek Zikan
59'
Hans Schaefer
70'
Helmut Rahn
4.
Jun 11, 1958
Argentina
Argentina
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
3'
Peter Mcparland
38'
Omar Oreste Corbatta
(pen)
55'
Norberto Menendez
59'
Ludovico Avio
5.
Jun 15, 1958
West Germany
West Germany
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
19'
Peter Mcparland
20'
Helmut Rahn
60'
Peter Mcparland
79'
Uwe Seeler
6.
Jun 15, 1958
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
Argentina
Argentina
8'
Milan Dvorak
17'
Zdenek Zikan
40'
Vaclav Hovorka
65'
Omar Oreste Corbatta
(pen)
69'
Jiri Feureisl
82'
Zdenek Zikan
89'
Vaclav Hovorka
7.
Jun 17, 1958
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
( 1 - 0 ) on extra time
19'
Zdenek Zikan
44'
Peter Mcparland
99'
Peter Mcparland