The top two teams and the four best third-place finishers from the six groups advanced to the knockout round of 16 teams. By doing so, they became the first African team, and only the second nation from outside Europe and the Americas (after North Korea in 1966), to reach the second round. Privacy Policy.Links. GF = Goals For / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal Difference. The official mascot of the 1986 World Cup was Pique, a jalapeño pepper, characteristic of Mexican cuisine, with a moustache, a Colimote sombrero, and Mexican football team colours. ScoresPro is the #1 football livescores website for all of the World (FIFA) football leagues including the World Cup Mexico 1986 season. This was the second World Cup hosted by Mexico, 16 years after 1970. As a curiosity, the German goalkeeper Harald Schumacher jumped to the right in the three Mexican penalties (stopping two of them). [9] Also working in Mexico's favour was Havelange secretly promising the broadcast rights to Televisa ahead of the vote. Information about tournaments, teams and players. Denmark beat one of the favourites to win the tournament, West Germany, 2–0 thanks to a Jesper Olsen penalty and a goal from John Eriksen. Cards - Goals Summary, Abbreviations:

[7] The Colombian authorities eventually declared on 5 November 1982 that they could not afford to host the World Cup under the terms that FIFA demanded because of economic concerns.[8].
Most matches were played at the Estadio Olímpico Universitario in Mexico City or at the Estadio Cuauhtémoc in Puebla. The group's first round of matches began on 31 May and its last matches were played on 10 June. West Germany and Mexico drew 0–0 after extra time, and the West Germans eliminated the hosts 4–1 on penalties. The Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, the largest stadium used for the tournament, hosted nine matches (including the final), more than any other stadium used. The Danes scored first, with a Jesper Olsen penalty, but they were then taken apart by a devastating performance from Butragueño of Spain, who scored four of his team's five goals.

No more goals were scored, and so it was time for a penalty shoot-out. [4][5][6], Colombia was originally chosen as hosts by FIFA in June 1974, with Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Pereira and Bucaramanga intended as the host cities, plus potentially Barranquilla. They managed to score their first goal (against Argentina) and their first draw (against Bulgaria). England lost 1–0 to Portugal, followed by a 0–0 draw against Morocco in which they lost captain Bryan Robson to injury (for the remainder of the tournament) and vice-captain Ray Wilkins to a red card (he was never to be selected for England again, even after having served his obligatory one-match ban). In addition, this was the last time that the United States did not qualify for the finals until the 2018 tournament. All of these venues except Monterrey were located in central Mexico, as this tournament was organized with the then-standard way of keeping teams playing in locations in close proximity to each other. South Korea and Bulgaria also drew 1–1 in a downpour. The final set of matches saw Argentina beating Bulgaria 2–0, and Italy narrowly defeating South Korea 3–2.

The Mexican Wave", FIFA World Cup – Mexico '86: Official Report, "FIFA World Cup: Milestones, facts & figures. In 1950, there was no final; the article is about the decisive match of the final group stage. Ewentualne mistrzowie Argentyna szczycie grupy dołączył w drugiej rundzie przez 1982 mistrzów Włoch oraz Bułgarii . Final Round: Fixture and All the Scores. Group D Brazil were well on top in the early stages, and Careca put them one up after 18 minutes. They beat Scotland 1–0 in their first game, then hammered Uruguay 6–1, with Preben Elkjær Larsen hitting a hat-trick.

The next six penalties were all converted, and then Platini fired over the bar. Grupa A FIFA World Cup 1986 był jednym z sześciu grup konkurujących drużyn narodowych w 1986 FIFA World Cup.Pierwsza runda Grupy meczów rozpoczęła się 31 maja, a jego ostatnie mecze rozgrywane były w dniu 10 czerwca.

PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses