Football: World Cup database

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MOST TOURNAMENT WINS

3 Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970); Italy (1934, 1938, 1982); Germany (1954, 1974, 1990).

MOST MATCH WINS AT FINALS

44 Brazil.

MOST DEFEATS AT FINALS

17 Mexico.

MOST GOALS IN MATCH

13 New Zealand v Fiji (1981).

MOST GOALS IN MATCH AT FINALS

10 Hungary v El Salvador (1982).

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES

WITHOUT DEFEAT AT FINALS

13 Brazil: 1958 (6), 1962 (6) and 1966 (1) (won 11, drawn 2).

MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS AT

FINALS

7 Italy (1934, 1938).

MOST CONSECUTIVE DEFEATS

AT FINALS

9 Mexico (1930, 1950, 1958).

MOST CONSECUTIVE DRAWS

AT FINALS

4 Republic of Ireland (1990).

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES

WITHOUT WIN AT FINALS

16 Bulgaria: 1962 to 1974 inclusive, 1986 (drawn 6, lost 10).

MOST GOALS AT FINALS

13 Just Fontaine, France (1958).

MOST CAREER GOALS AT FINALS

14 Gerd Muller, West Germany (1970, 1974).

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Italy wear shirts in the fascist colour of black for their 3-1 second-round win over France in Paris. Against Cuba in Antibes, Sweden become first team eight goals in match at finals (both 1938).

Tomorrow Lowest attendance at semi- final match: 5,890 to watch Czechoslovakia beat Yugoslavia 3-1 in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Tuesday Scotland record first win at finals - 2-0 v Zaire in Dortmund - but low- scoring victory contributes to first-round elimination (1974).

Wednesday Laszlo Kiss, of Hungary, becomes first substitute to score hat-trick at finals (v El Salvador, 1982).

Thursday England's Bryan Robson, after 27 seconds, scores fastest goal in history of finals (v France, 1982).

Friday Norman Whiteside, of Manchester United, becomes youngest World Cup finalist when he appears for Northern Ireland against Yugoslavia at age of 17 years and 41 days (1982).

Saturday The last man to score four goals in match at finals: Emilio Butragueno, for Spain v Denmark (1986).

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