VALLETTA, Dec. 7, 1980 (AMP) — Spain 82 (European Qualifiers) : Poland defeated Malta by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 1982 FIFA World Cup on Sunday.
The result put the Pole top of Group 7 with 2 points. In their next game, Poland will meet East Germany on May 2, while Malta will face East Germany.
Fixtures and Results : Group 7
Malta at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
Poland at the World Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1938)
- 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Third Place (1974)