1966 Soccer World Cup - Group 2, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 2 of the first round stage played in the 1966 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group 2, National Teams

Argentina
Argentina
Spain
Spain
Switzerland
Switzerland
West Germany
West Germany

Group 2, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. West Germany West Germany 5 3 2 1 0 7 1 6 Yes
2. Argentina Argentina 5 3 2 1 0 4 1 3 Yes
3. Spain Spain 2 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 No
4. Switzerland Switzerland 0 3 0 0 3 1 9 -8 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 2, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jul 12, 1966
West Germany
West Germany
Switzerland
Switzerland
15'
Sigi Held
20'
Helmut Haller
39'
Franz Beckenbauer
52'
Franz Beckenbauer
77'
Helmut Haller
(pen)
2.
Jul 13, 1966
Argentina
Argentina
Spain
Spain
65'
Luis Artime
71'
Pirri
79'
Luis Artime
3.
Jul 15, 1966
Spain
Spain
Switzerland
Switzerland
28'
Rene Quentin
57'
Manuel Sanchis
75'
Amancio
4.
Jul 16, 1966
West Germany
West Germany
Argentina
Argentina
5.
Jul 19, 1966
Argentina
Argentina
Switzerland
Switzerland
53'
Luis Artime
81'
Ermindo Onega
6.
Jul 20, 1966
West Germany
West Germany
Spain
Spain
22'
Jose Maria Fuste
38'
Lothar Emmerich
84'
Uwe Seeler