1958 Soccer World Cup - Group 3, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 3 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 3, National Teams

Hungary
Hungary
Mexico
Mexico
Sweden
Sweden
Wales
Wales

Group 3, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Sweden Sweden 5 3 2 1 0 5 1 4 Yes
2. Wales Wales 3 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 Yes
3. Hungary Hungary 3 3 1 1 1 6 3 3 No
4. Mexico Mexico 1 3 0 1 2 1 8 -7 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 3, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 08, 1958
Hungary
Hungary
Wales
Wales
5'
Jozsef Bozsik
27'
John Charles
2.
Jun 08, 1958
Sweden
Sweden
Mexico
Mexico
17'
Agne Simonsson
57'
Nils Liedholm
(pen)
64'
Agne Simonsson
3.
Jun 11, 1958
Mexico
Mexico
Wales
Wales
32'
Ivor Allchurch
89'
Jaime Belmonte
4.
Jun 12, 1958
Sweden
Sweden
Hungary
Hungary
34'
Kurt Hamrin
55'
Kurt Hamrin
77'
Lajos Tichy
5.
Jun 15, 1958
Hungary
Hungary
Mexico
Mexico
19'
Lajos Tichy
46'
Lajos Tichy
54'
Karoly Sandor
69'
Jozsef Bencsis
6.
Jun 15, 1958
Sweden
Sweden
Wales
Wales
7.
Jun 17, 1958
Wales
Wales
Hungary
Hungary
33'
Lajos Tichy
35'
Ivor Allchurch
76'
Terry Medwin