1998 Soccer World Cup - Group G, First Round

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

Colombia
Colombia
England
England
Romania
Romania
Tunisia
Tunisia

Group G, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Romania Romania 7 3 2 1 0 4 2 2 Yes
2. England England 6 3 2 0 1 5 2 3 Yes
3. Colombia Colombia 3 3 1 0 2 1 3 -2 No
4. Tunisia Tunisia 1 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 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 G, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 15, 1998
England
England
Tunisia
Tunisia
42'
Alan Shearer
89'
Paul Scholes
2.
Jun 15, 1998
Romania
Romania
Colombia
Colombia
45'+1'
Adrian Ilie
3.
Jun 22, 1998
Colombia
Colombia
Tunisia
Tunisia
82'
Leider Preciado
4.
Jun 22, 1998
Romania
Romania
England
England
46'
Viorel Moldovan
81'
Michael Owen
90'
Dan Petrescu
5.
Jun 26, 1998
Colombia
Colombia
England
England
20'
Darren Anderton
29'
David Beckham
6.
Jun 26, 1998
Romania
Romania
Tunisia
Tunisia
12'
Skander Souayah
(pen)
71'
Viorel Moldovan