1978 Soccer World Cup - Group 4, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group 4 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 4, National Teams

Holland
Holland
Iran
Iran
Peru
Peru
Scotland
Scotland

Group 4, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Peru Peru 5 3 2 1 0 7 2 5 Yes
2. Holland Holland 3 3 1 1 1 5 3 2 Yes
3. Scotland Scotland 3 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1 No
4. Iran Iran 1 3 0 1 2 2 8 -6 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 4, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 03, 1978
Holland
Holland
Iran
Iran
40'
Rob Rensenbrink
(pen)
62'
Rob Rensenbrink
79'
Rob Rensenbrink
(pen)
2.
Jun 03, 1978
Peru
Peru
Scotland
Scotland
14'
Joe Jordan
43'
Cesar Cueto
71'
Teofilo Cubillas
77'
Teofilo Cubillas
3.
Jun 07, 1978
Scotland
Scotland
Iran
Iran
43'
Andranik Eskandarian
(own goal)
60'
Iraj Danayfar
4.
Jun 07, 1978
Holland
Holland
Peru
Peru
5.
Jun 11, 1978
Scotland
Scotland
Holland
Holland
34'
Rob Rensenbrink
(pen)
44'
Kenny Dalglish
47'
Archie Gemmill
(pen)
68'
Archie Gemmill
71'
Johnny Rep
6.
Jun 11, 1978
Peru
Peru
Iran
Iran
2'
Jose Velasquez
36'
Teofilo Cubillas
(pen)
39'
Teofilo Cubillas
(pen)
41'
Hassan Rowshan
79'
Teofilo Cubillas