1998 Soccer World Cup - Group E, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group E of the first round stage played in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group E, National Teams

Belgium
Belgium
Holland
Holland
Mexico
Mexico
South Korea
South Korea

Group E, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Holland Holland 5 3 1 2 0 7 2 5 Yes
2. Mexico Mexico 5 3 1 2 0 7 5 2 Yes
3. Belgium Belgium 3 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 No
4. South Korea South Korea 1 3 0 1 2 2 9 -7 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 E, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 13, 1998
South Korea
South Korea
Mexico
Mexico
27'
Seok Ju Ha
50'
Ricardo Pelaez Linares
75'
Luis Hernandez
84'
Luis Hernandez
2.
Jun 13, 1998
Holland
Holland
Belgium
Belgium
3.
Jun 20, 1998
Belgium
Belgium
Mexico
Mexico
42'
Marc Wilmots
47'
Marc Wilmots
55'
Alberto Garcia Aspe
(pen)
62'
Cuauhtemoc Blanco
4.
Jun 20, 1998
Holland
Holland
South Korea
South Korea
37'
Phillip Cocu
41'
Marc Overmars
71'
Dennis Bergkamp
78'
Pierre Van Hooijdonk
83'
Ronald De Boer
5.
Jun 25, 1998
Belgium
Belgium
South Korea
South Korea
7'
Luc Nilis
72'
Sang Chul Yoo
6.
Jun 25, 1998
Holland
Holland
Mexico
Mexico
4'
Phillip Cocu
18'
Ronald De Boer
75'
Ricardo Pelaez Linares
90'+4'
Luis Hernandez