1978 Soccer World Cup - Group 2, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 2 of the first round stage played in the 1978 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group 2, National Teams

Mexico
Mexico
Poland
Poland
Tunisia
Tunisia
West Germany
West Germany

Group 2, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Poland Poland 5 3 2 1 0 4 1 3 Yes
2. West Germany West Germany 4 3 1 2 0 6 0 6 Yes
3. Tunisia Tunisia 3 3 1 1 1 3 2 1 No
4. Mexico Mexico 0 3 0 0 3 2 12 -10 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.
Jun 01, 1978
West Germany
West Germany
Poland
Poland
2.
Jun 02, 1978
Tunisia
Tunisia
Mexico
Mexico
45'
Arturo Vasquez
(pen)
55'
Ali Kaabi
79'
Nejib Ghommidh
87'
Mokhtar Douieb
3.
Jun 06, 1978
West Germany
West Germany
Mexico
Mexico
15'
Dieter Mueller
30'
Hansi Mueller
38'
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
44'
Heinz Flohe
73'
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
89'
Heinz Flohe
4.
Jun 06, 1978
Poland
Poland
Tunisia
Tunisia
43'
Grzegorz Lato
5.
Jun 10, 1978
West Germany
West Germany
Tunisia
Tunisia
6.
Jun 10, 1978
Poland
Poland
Mexico
Mexico
43'
Zbigniew Boniek
52'
Victor Rangel
56'
Kazimierz Deyna
84'
Zbigniew Boniek