1982 Soccer World Cup - Group C, First Round

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

Argentina
Argentina
Belgium
Belgium
El Salvador
El Salvador
Hungary
Hungary

Group C, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Belgium Belgium 5 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 Yes
2. Argentina Argentina 4 3 2 0 1 6 2 4 Yes
3. Hungary Hungary 3 3 1 1 1 12 6 6 No
4. El Salvador El Salvador 0 3 0 0 3 1 13 -12 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 C, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 13, 1982
Argentina
Argentina
Belgium
Belgium
62'
Erwin Vandenbergh
2.
Jun 15, 1982
Hungary
Hungary
El Salvador
El Salvador
4'
Tibor Nyilasi
11'
Gabor Poloskei
23'
Laszlo Fazekas
50'
Jozsef Toth
54'
Laszlo Fazekas
64'
Luis Ramirez
69'
Laszlo Kiss
70'
Lazar Szentes
72'
Laszlo Kiss
76'
Laszlo Kiss
83'
Tibor Nyilasi
3.
Jun 18, 1982
Argentina
Argentina
Hungary
Hungary
26'
Daniel Bertoni
28'
Diego Maradona
57'
Diego Maradona
60'
Osvaldo Ardiles
76'
Gabor Poloskei
4.
Jun 19, 1982
Belgium
Belgium
El Salvador
El Salvador
19'
Ludo Coeck
5.
Jun 22, 1982
Belgium
Belgium
Hungary
Hungary
27'
Jozsef Varga
76'
Alex Czerniatynski
6.
Jun 23, 1982
Argentina
Argentina
El Salvador
El Salvador
22'
Daniel Passarella
(pen)
54'
Daniel Bertoni