1982 Soccer World Cup - Group A, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group A of the first round stage played in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group A, National Teams

Cameroon
Cameroon
Italy
Italy
Peru
Peru
Poland
Poland

Group A, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Poland Poland 4 3 1 2 0 5 1 4 Yes
2. Italy Italy 3 3 0 3 0 2 2 0 Yes
3. Cameroon Cameroon 3 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 No
4. Peru Peru 2 3 0 2 1 2 6 -4 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 A, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 14, 1982
Italy
Italy
Poland
Poland
2.
Jun 15, 1982
Peru
Peru
Cameroon
Cameroon
3.
Jun 18, 1982
Italy
Italy
Peru
Peru
18'
Bruno Conti
83'
Ruben Diaz
4.
Jun 19, 1982
Poland
Poland
Cameroon
Cameroon
5.
Jun 22, 1982
Poland
Poland
Peru
Peru
55'
Wlodimierz Smolarek
58'
Grzegorz Lato
61'
Zbigniew Boniek
68'
Andrzej Buncol
76'
Wlodzimierz Ciolek
83'
Guillermo La Rosa
6.
Jun 23, 1982
Italy
Italy
Cameroon
Cameroon
60'
Francesco Graziani
61'
Gregoire Mbida