1970 Soccer World Cup - Group 1, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 1 of the first round stage played in the 1970 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group 1, National Teams

Belgium
Belgium
El Salvador
El Salvador
Mexico
Mexico
Soviet Union
Soviet Union

Group 1, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 Yes
2. Mexico Mexico 5 3 2 1 0 5 0 5 Yes
3. Belgium Belgium 2 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 No
4. El Salvador El Salvador 0 3 0 0 3 0 9 -9 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.
May 31, 1970
Mexico
Mexico
Soviet Union
Soviet Union
2.
Jun 03, 1970
Belgium
Belgium
El Salvador
El Salvador
12'
Wilfried Van Moer
54'
Wilfried Van Moer
79'
Raoul Lambert
(pen)
3.
Jun 06, 1970
Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Belgium
Belgium
14'
Anatoly Bishovets
57'
Kakhi Asatiani
63'
Anatoly Bishovets
76'
Vitali Khmelnitski
86'
Raoul Lambert
4.
Jun 07, 1970
Mexico
Mexico
El Salvador
El Salvador
45'
Javier Valdivia
46'
Javier Valdivia
58'
Javier Fragoso
83'
Juan Ignacio Basaguren
5.
Jun 10, 1970
Soviet Union
Soviet Union
El Salvador
El Salvador
51'
Anatoly Bishovets
74'
Anatoly Bishovets
6.
Jun 11, 1970
Mexico
Mexico
Belgium
Belgium
14'
Gustavo Pena
(pen)