1974 Soccer World Cup - Group 3, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 3 of the first round stage played in the 1974 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group 3, National Teams

Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Holland
Holland
Sweden
Sweden
Uruguay
Uruguay

Group 3, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Holland Holland 5 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 Yes
2. Sweden Sweden 4 3 1 2 0 3 0 3 Yes
3. Bulgaria Bulgaria 2 3 0 2 1 2 5 -3 No
4. Uruguay Uruguay 1 3 0 1 2 1 6 -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 3, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 15, 1974
Sweden
Sweden
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
2.
Jun 15, 1974
Uruguay
Uruguay
Holland
Holland
7'
Johnny Rep
86'
Johnny Rep
3.
Jun 19, 1974
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Uruguay
Uruguay
75'
Hristo Bonev
87'
Ricardo Pavoni
4.
Jun 19, 1974
Holland
Holland
Sweden
Sweden
5.
Jun 23, 1974
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Holland
Holland
5'
Johan Neeskens
(pen)
45'
Johan Neeskens
(pen)
71'
Johnny Rep
78'
Ruud Krol
(own goal)
88'
Theo De Jong
6.
Jun 23, 1974
Sweden
Sweden
Uruguay
Uruguay
46'
Ralf Edstrom
74'
Roland Sandberg
77'
Ralf Edstrom