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1986 FIFA World Cup
Copa Mundial de Fútbol México '86
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1986 FIFA World Cup official logo
Tournament details
Host countryFlag of Mexico.png Mexico
Dates31 May – 29 June
Teams24 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)12 (in 9 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Argentina.png Argentina (2nd title)
Runner-upFlag of Germany.svg West Germany
Third placeFlag of France.png France
Fourth placeBelgium.png Belgium
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored132 (2.54 per match)
Attendance2,394,031 (46,039 per match)
Top scorer(s)England Gary Lineker (6 goals)
Best playerFlag of Argentina Diego Maradona
1982
1990

The 1986 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in Mexico in 1986. 24 national teams took part. Argentina won the trophy after beating Germany in the final. Diego Maradona was the best player of the tournament.

Participants

Africa

Asia

Europe

North and Central America

South America

Results

Round 1

Group A

PosTeamARGITABULKORPWDLGFGAPtsNote
1Flag of Argentina Argentina -1-12-03-13210625Round 2
2Flag of Italy Italy1-1 -1-13-23120544Round 2
3Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria0-21-1 -1-13021242Round 2
4South Korea Korea Republic1-32-31-1 -3012471

Group B

PosTeamMEXPARBELIRQPWDLGFGAPtsNote
1Flag of Mexico Mexico -1-12-11-03210425Round 2
2Flag of Paraguay Paraguay1-1 -2-21-03120434Round 2
3Belgium Belgium1-22-2 -2-13111553Round 2
4Flag of Iraq Iraq0-10-11-2 -3003140

Group C

PosTeamURSFRAHUNCANPWDLGFGAPtsNote
1Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union -1-16-02-03210915Round 2
2Flag of France France1-1 -3-01-03210515Round 2
3Flag of Hungary Hungary0-60-3 -2-03102292
4Flag of Canada Canada0-20-10-2 -3003050

Group D

PosTeamBRAESPNIRALGPWDLGFGAPtsNote
1Brazil Brazil -1-03-01-03300506Round 2
2Flag of Spain Spain0-1 -2-13-03201524Round 2
3Flag of Northern Ireland Northern Ireland0-31-2 -1-13012261
4Flag of Algeria Algeria0-10-31-1 -3012151

Group E

PosTeamDENFRGURUSCOPWDLGFGAPtsNote
1Flag of Denmark Denmark -2-06-11-03300916Round 2
2Germany West Germany0-2 -1-12-13111343Round 2
3Flag of Uruguay Uruguay1-61-1 -0-03021272Round 2
4Scotland Scotland0-11-20-0 -3012131

Group F

PosTeamMARENGPOLPORPWDLGFGAPtsNote
1Morocco Morocco -0-00-03-13120314Round 2
2England England0-0 -3-00-13111313Round 2
3Flag of Poland Poland0-00-3 -1-03111133Round 2
4Flag of Portugal Portugal1-31-00-1 -3102242

Round 2

Round of 16

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

3rd place

Final

Argentina won the championship.

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