CHORZOW, May. 2, 1981 (AMP) — Spain 82 (European Qualifiers) : Poland defeated East Germany by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 1982 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.
The result put the Pole top of Group 7 with 4 points. East Germany is second with 2 points. In their next game, Poland will meet second-placed East Germany on October 10, while East Germany will face Poland.
Fixtures and Results : Group 7
Poland at the World Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1938)
- 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Third Place (1974)
East Germany at the World Cup
- 1 appearances (1974)
- 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
- 2 May 1981
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