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The 1998 FIFA World Cup Teams (Countries), Cities (Stadiums), Schedules and Results

The home of tournament founder Jules Rimet, France enjoyed an unforgettable summer as its footballers finally tasted FIFA World Cup glory, Zinedine Zidane leading Les Bleus to victory over Brazil in the Final. France 98 was the first finals with an enlarged cast of 32 teams and among the newcomers were a Croatia side who, fired by the goals of top scorer Davor Suker, confounded expectations by finishing third.

1998 FIFA World Cup Details

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Top Goal Scorers
Player GF PEN MP
CRO Davor SUKER 6 1 7
ARG Gabriel BATISTUTA 5 2 5
ITA Christian VIERI 5 0 5
MEX Luis HERNANDEZ 4 0 4
CHI Marcelo SALAS 4 0 4


Group Matches
Group A
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
1 10 June Brazil Brazil 2:1 (1:1) Scotland Scotland
2 10 June Morocco Morocco 2:2 (1:1) Norway Norway
17 16 June Scotland Scotland 1:1 (0:0) Norway Norway
18 16 June Brazil Brazil 3:0 (2:0) Morocco Morocco
34 23 June Scotland Scotland 0:3 (0:1) Morocco Morocco
35 23 June Brazil Brazil 1:2 (0:0) Norway Norway

Group A
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Brazil Brazil 3 2 0 1 6 3 6
Norway Norway 3 1 2 0 5 4 5
Morocco Morocco 3 1 1 1 5 5 4
Scotland Scotland 3 0 1 2 2 6 1


Group B
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
3 11 June Cameroon Cameroon 1:1 (0:0) Austria Austria
4 11 June Italy Italy 2:2 (1:1) Chile Chile
19 17 June Chile Chile 1:1 (0:0) Austria Austria
20 17 June Italy Italy 3:0 (1:0) Cameroon Cameroon
33 23 June Italy Italy 2:1 (0:0) Austria Austria
36 23 June Chile Chile 1:1 (1:0) Cameroon Cameroon

Group B
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Italy Italy 3 2 1 0 7 3 7
Chile Chile 3 0 3 0 4 4 3
Austria Austria 3 0 2 1 3 4 2
Cameroon Cameroon 3 0 2 1 2 5 2


Group C
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
5 12 June Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0:1 (0:0) Denmark Denmark
6 12 June France France 3:0 (1:0) South Africa South Africa
21 18 June France France 4:0 (1:0) Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
22 18 June South Africa South Africa 1:1 (0:1) Denmark Denmark
38 24 June France France 2:1 (1:1) Denmark Denmark
40 24 June South Africa South Africa 2:2 (1:1) Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Group C
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
France France 3 3 0 0 9 1 9
Denmark Denmark 3 1 1 1 3 3 4
South Africa South Africa 3 0 2 1 3 6 2
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 3 0 1 2 2 7 1


Group D
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
7 12 June Paraguay Paraguay 0:0 Bulgaria Bulgaria
10 13 June Spain Spain 2:3 (1:1) Nigeria Nigeria
23 19 June Nigeria Nigeria 1:0 (1:0) Bulgaria Bulgaria
24 19 June Spain Spain 0:0 Paraguay Paraguay
37 24 June Spain Spain 6:1 (2:0) Bulgaria Bulgaria
39 24 June Nigeria Nigeria 1:3 (1:1) Paraguay Paraguay

Group D
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Nigeria Nigeria 3 2 0 1 5 5 6
Paraguay Paraguay 3 1 2 0 3 1 5
Spain Spain 3 1 1 1 8 4 4
Bulgaria Bulgaria 3 0 1 2 1 7 1


Group E
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
8 13 June Netherlands Netherlands 0:0 Belgium Belgium
9 13 June Korea Republic Korea Republic 1:3 (1:0) Mexico Mexico
25 20 June Netherlands Netherlands 5:0 (2:0) Korea Republic Korea Republic
26 20 June Belgium Belgium 2:2 (1:0) Mexico Mexico
41 25 June Belgium Belgium 1:1 (1:0) Korea Republic Korea Republic
42 25 June Netherlands Netherlands 2:2 (2:0) Mexico Mexico

Group E
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Netherlands Netherlands 3 1 2 0 7 2 5
Mexico Mexico 3 1 2 0 7 5 5
Belgium Belgium 3 0 3 0 3 3 3
Korea Republic Korea Republic 3 0 1 2 2 9 1


Group F
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
12 14 June Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 1:0 (0:0) Iran Iran
14 15 June Germany Germany 2:0 (1:0) USA USA
29 21 June Germany Germany 2:2 (0:1) Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
30 21 June USA USA 1:2 (0:1) Iran Iran
43 25 June Germany Germany 2:0 (0:0) Iran Iran
44 25 June USA USA 0:1 (0:1) Yugoslavia Yugoslavia

Group F
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Germany Germany 3 2 1 0 6 2 7
Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3 2 1 0 4 2 7
Iran Iran 3 1 0 2 2 4 3
USA USA 3 0 0 3 1 5 0


Group G
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
15 15 June Romania Romania 1:0 (1:0) Colombia Colombia
16 15 June England England 2:0 (1:0) Tunisia Tunisia
31 22 June Colombia Colombia 1:0 (0:0) Tunisia Tunisia
32 22 June Romania Romania 2:1 (0:0) England England
45 26 June Romania Romania 1:1 (0:1) Tunisia Tunisia
46 26 June Colombia Colombia 0:2 (0:2) England England

Group G
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Romania Romania 3 2 1 0 4 2 7
England England 3 2 0 1 5 2 6
Colombia Colombia 3 1 0 2 1 3 3
Tunisia Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 4 1


Group H
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
11 14 June Jamaica Jamaica 1:3 (1:1) Croatia Croatia
13 14 June Argentina Argentina 1:0 (1:0) Japan Japan
27 20 June Japan Japan 0:1 (0:0) Croatia Croatia
28 21 June Argentina Argentina 5:0 (1:0) Jamaica Jamaica
47 26 June Japan Japan 1:2 (0:1) Jamaica Jamaica
48 26 June Argentina Argentina 1:0 (1:0) Croatia Croatia

Group H
Team Played Won Draw Lost Goals For Goals Against Points
Argentina Argentina 3 3 0 0 7 0 9
Croatia Croatia 3 2 0 1 4 2 6
Jamaica Jamaica 3 1 0 2 3 9 3
Japan Japan 3 0 0 3 1 4 0


Round of 16
Round of 16
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
49 27 June Brazil Brazil 4:1 (3:0) Chile Chile
50 27 June Italy Italy 1:0 (1:0) Norway Norway
51 28 June Nigeria Nigeria 1:4 (0:2) Denmark Denmark
52 28 June France France 1:0 a.e.t. Paraguay Paraguay
53 29 June Germany Germany 2:1 (0:0) Mexico Mexico
54 29 June Netherlands Netherlands 2:1 (1:0) Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
55 30 June Argentina Argentina 2:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 2:2) 4:3 PSO England England
56 30 June Romania Romania 0:1 (0:1) Croatia Croatia

Quarter-Finals
Quarter-finals
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
57 03 July Italy Italy 0:0 a.e.t. 3:4 PSO France France
58 03 July Brazil Brazil 3:2 (2:1) Denmark Denmark
59 04 July Germany Germany 0:3 (0:1) Croatia Croatia
60 04 July Netherlands Netherlands 2:1 (1:1) Argentina Argentina

Semi-Finals
Semi-finals
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
61 07 July Brazil Brazil 1:1 a.e.t. (1:1, 0:0) 4:2 PSO Netherlands Netherlands
62 08 July France France 2:1 (0:0) Croatia Croatia

Third Place
Match for third place
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
63 11 July Netherlands Netherlands 1:2 (1:2) Croatia Croatia

Final
Final
Match Date Home Team Results Away Team
64 12 July Brazil Brazil 0:3 (0:2) France France

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