ZURICH, Jul. 3, 1954 (AMP) — Switzerland 54 : Austria secured the consolation of third place at the 1954 FIFA World Cup with a 3-1 win against Uruguay (halftime: 1-1) on Saturday afternoon at the Hardturm in Zurich.
World Cup 1954 Facts & Figures
- Dates: 16 June 1954 – 4 July 1954
- 5th edition
- Teams: 16
- Matches played: 26
- Goals scored: 140
- Most goals scored in a match: 12
BERN, Jul. 4, 1954 (AMP) — Switzerland 54 : Germany claimed the FIFA World Cup crown with a 3-2 win against Hungary (halftime: 2-2) in the final on Sunday afternoon at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern.
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1954 World Cup Finals
The 16 teams qualified for the 1954 FIFA World Cup:
1954 World Cup Qualification