1978 Soccer World Cup - Group 3, First Round

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

Austria
Austria
Brazil
Brazil
Spain
Spain
Sweden
Sweden

Group 3, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Austria Austria 4 3 2 0 1 3 2 1 Yes
2. Brazil Brazil 4 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 Yes
3. Spain Spain 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 No
4. Sweden Sweden 1 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 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 03, 1978
Austria
Austria
Spain
Spain
9'
Walter Schachner
21'
Dani
76'
Hans Krankl
2.
Jun 03, 1978
Sweden
Sweden
Brazil
Brazil
37'
Thomas Sjoberg
45'
Reinaldo
3.
Jun 07, 1978
Austria
Austria
Sweden
Sweden
42'
Hans Krankl
(pen)
4.
Jun 07, 1978
Brazil
Brazil
Spain
Spain
5.
Jun 11, 1978
Brazil
Brazil
Austria
Austria
40'
Roberto Dinamite
6.
Jun 11, 1978
Spain
Spain
Sweden
Sweden
75'
Juan Manuel Asensi