Italy beats Hungary 4-2 to win 1938 World Cup

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FIFA World Cup 1938 : Hungary Italy
World Cup 1938 : Hungary 2-4 Italy 19/06/1938

PARIS, Jun. 19, 1938 (AMP) — France 1938 : Italy claimed a second FIFA World Cup crown with a 4-2 win against Hungary (halftime: 3-1) in the final on Sunday afternoon at the Stade olympique Yves-du-Manoir in Paris.

Gino Colaussi and Silvio Piola scored dual goals

Italy dominated the first half thanks to goals from Colaussi ('6, '35) and Piola ('16). Leading 3-1 at the break, the Italians further widened their lead in the second period with another goal by Piola with just 8 minutes remaining in regulation time.

Fixtures and Results : Final Round

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Overview

Hungary at the World Cup

  • 2 appearance (1934)
  • 2 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)

Italy at the World Cup

  • 1 title (1934)
  • 2 appearance (1934)
  • 2 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Champions (1934)
1938 World Cup Poster
Hungary
2:4
Italy
2:4 (1:3)
  • 19 June 1938
  • 17:00
  • Paris

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