World Cup 1970 : Brazil beats England 1-0

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FIFA World Cup 1970 : England Brazil
World Cup 1970 : England 0-1 Brazil 07/06/1970

GUADALAJARA, Jun. 7, 1970 (AMP) — Mexico 70 : Brazil defeated England by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Sunday at the Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara.

Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Brazilian midfielder Jairzinho in the 59th minute.

The result put the Brazilians top of Group 3 with 4 points. England is third with 2 points. In their last game, Brazil will meet second-placed Romania at the Jalisco Stadium on June 10, while England will face Czechoslovakia.

Fixtures and Results : Group 3

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Overview

England at the World Cup

  • 1 title (1966)
  • 6 appearances (first in 1950)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)
  • Statistics: Champions (1966)

Brazil at the World Cup

  • 2 titles (1958, 1962)
  • 9 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1958, 1962) Runners-up (1950) Third Place (1938)
1970 World Cup Poster
England
0:1
Brazil
0:1 (0:0)
  • 7 June 1970
  • 12:00
  • Guadalajara

Group 3

TeamPts
Brazil4
Romania2
England2
Czechoslovakia0

Matches

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