2006 Soccer World Cup - Group A, First Round

National teams, games, goals and standings from Group A of the first round stage played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, including details of points, games won and lost and goals scored and received.

Group A, National Teams

Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Ecuador
Ecuador
Germany
Germany
Poland
Poland

Group A, Standings

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Standing
National Team
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD Qualified
1. Germany Germany 9 3 3 0 0 8 2 6 Yes
2. Ecuador Ecuador 6 3 2 0 1 5 3 2 Yes
3. Poland Poland 3 3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 No
4. Costa Rica Costa Rica 0 3 0 0 3 3 9 -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 A, Games Played

Game
Date
Results
1.
Jun 09, 2006
Germany
Germany
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
6'
Philipp Lahm
12'
Paulo Wanchope
17'
Miroslav Klose
61'
Miroslav Klose
73'
Paulo Wanchope
87'
Torsten Frings
2.
Jun 09, 2006
Poland
Poland
Ecuador
Ecuador
24'
Carlos Tenorio
80'
Agustin Delgado
3.
Jun 14, 2006
Germany
Germany
Poland
Poland
90'+1'
Oliver Neuville
4.
Jun 15, 2006
Ecuador
Ecuador
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
8'
Carlos Tenorio
54'
Agustin Delgado
90'+2'
Ivan Kaviedes
5.
Jun 20, 2006
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Poland
Poland
25'
Ronald Gomez
33'
Bartosz Bosacki
66'
Bartosz Bosacki
6.
Jun 20, 2006
Ecuador
Ecuador
Germany
Germany
4'
Miroslav Klose
44'
Miroslav Klose
57'
Lukas Podolski