World Cup 1978 Qualifiers : Poland defeats Cyprus 3-1

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LIMASSOL, May. 15, 1977 (AMP) — Argentina 78 (European Qualifiers) : Poland defeated Cyprus by a score of 3-1 (halftime: 2-1), in a qualifying game for the 1978 FIFA World Cup on Sunday.

The result put the Pole top of Group 1 with 8 points. Cyprus is bottom with no points. In their next game, Poland will meet second-placed Denmark on September 21, while Cyprus will face Portugal.

Fixtures and Results : Group 1

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Overview

Cyprus at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)

Poland at the World Cup

  • 2 appearances (first in 1938)
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Third Place (1974)
1978 World Cup Poster
Cyprus
1:3
Poland
1:3 (1:2)
  • 15 May 1977
  • Limassol

Group 1

TeamPts
Poland8
Denmark4
Portugal4
Cyprus0

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