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1958 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host country Switzerland
Dates June 8-29
Teams 16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) 6 (in 6 host cities)
Chile 1954
1962

The 1958 FIFA World Cup will be the eleventh FIFA World Cup and will be held in Switzerland.

Background

Bids

With the format of being Europe and the Americas continuing, it was time for Europe turn and in a strange call of events, there was only one bid with the Swiss getting it unopposed on April 11, 1958.

Qualifying

Main article: 1958 FIFA World Cup qualification

The first matches in the qualifying period started in mid-1956 with the first matches being in the opening round of the North American qualification period with Guatemala, El Salvador and Barbados being the teams.

The tournament would see the debut of Canada while Egypt appeared in the World Cup for the first time since 1930.

Seeding

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Group Stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px Soviet Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of France.svg France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px Bulgaria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Knockout Stage

Quarter Finals

Semi Finals

Third Place Playoff

Final

Goalscorers

Rankings

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