AT A GLANCE

FIFA World Cup

Charting participating nations' performances in the tournament since 1950*

Alphabetically by nation

Key to progress indication

N/A
Team did not exist
DNP
Team did not participate in qualification stage for the World Cup
DNQ
Team did not qualify for the World Cup
GS
Team did not progress beyond the group stage
FR
Team did not progress beyond the first round / first group stage
SR
Team did not progress beyond the second round
QF
Team did not progress beyond the quarter-finals
4th
Team lost the Third place play-off match
3rd
Team won the Third place play-off match
2nd
Team lost the World Cup final
1st
Team won the World Cup (final)
QW
Team qualified for the World Cup but subsequently withdrew
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  • NO. OF TEAMS
    32
    24
    16
    13
    NATION MP GD + - Pts 2018
    2014
    2010
    2006
    2002

    1998
    1994
    1990
    1986
    1982
    1978
    1974
    1970
    1966
    1962
    1958
    1954
    1950
    Algeria
    ALG

    Algeria failed to qualify for the second round of the 1982 World Cup despite winning two of their three group matches.

    13 -6 13 19 10
    DNQ
    SR
    2-1
    BGM
    2-4
    SKO
    1-1
    RUS
    2-1
    AET
    GER
    GS
    0-1
    SVN
    0-0
    ENG
    0-1
    USA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    NIR
    1-0
    BRA
    0-3
    ESP
    FR
    1-2
    GER
    0-2
    AUT
    3-2
    CHL
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    Angola
    ANG
    3 -1 1 2 2
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-1
    POR
    0-0
    MEX
    1-1
    IRN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    Argentina
    ARG

    In 2018 Argentina recorded their heaviest defeat in a group stage match since 1958, ending a streak of eleven consecutive World Cup group games unbeaten and extending a run of World Cup matches without a victory in normal time to four.

    75 +38 118 80 82
    SR
    1-1
    ICE
    0-3
    CRO
    1-2
    NGI
    4-3
    FRA
    2nd
    2-1
    BHA
    1-0
    IRN
    2-3
    NGI
    1-0
    SUI
    1-0
    BGM
    0-0
    2-4 PS
    NED
    1-0
    GER
    QF
    1-0
    NGI
    4-1
    SKO
    0-2
    GRE
    3-1
    MEX
    0-4
    GER
    QF
    2-1
    CIV
    6-0
    SER*
    0-0
    NED
    2-1
    AET
    MEX
    1-1
    4-2 PS
    GER
    GS
    1-0
    NGI
    1-0
    ENG
    1-1
    SWE
    QF
    1-0
    JPN
    5-0
    JAM
    1-0
    CRO
    2-2
    4-3 PS
    ENG
    2-1
    NED
    SR
    4-0
    GRE
    2-1
    NGI
    0-2
    BUL
    3-2
    ROM
    2nd
    0-1
    CMN
    2-0
    RUS*
    1-1
    ROM
    0-1
    BRA
    0-0
    3-2 PS
    YUG
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    ITA
    0-1
    GER
    1st
    3-1
    SKO
    1-1
    ITA
    2-0
    BUL
    1-0
    URU
    2-1
    ENG
    2-0
    BGM
    3-2
    GER*
    SR
    0-1
    BGM
    4-1
    HUN
    2-0
    ESR
    2-1
    ITA
    1-3
    BRA
    HOST
    1st
    2-1
    HUN
    2-1
    FRA
    0-1
    ITA
    2-0
    POL
    0-0
    BRA
    6-0
    PRU
    1-3
    AET
    NED
    SR
    3-2
    POL
    1-1
    ITA
    4-1
    HAI
    4-0
    NED
    1-2
    BRA
    1-1
    EGE
    DNQ
    QF
    2-1
    ESP
    0-0
    GER
    2-0
    SUI
    1-0
    ENG
    GS
    1-0
    BUL
    3-1
    ENG
    0-0
    HUN
    GS
    1-3
    GER
    3-1
    NIR
    6-1
    CZE
    DNP
    DNP
    Australia
    AUS
    16 -18 13 30 9
    GS
    2-1
    FRA
    1-1
    DEN
    0-2
    PRU
    GS
    3-1
    CHL
    3-2
    NED
    0-3
    ESP
    GS
    4-0
    GER
    1-1
    GHA
    2-1
    SER
    SR
    3-1
    JPN
    2-0
    BRA
    2-2
    CRO
    1-0
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-0
    EGE
    0-3
    GER
    0-0
    CHL
    DNQ
    DNQ
    N/A
    Austria
    AUT
    25 -4 35 39 18
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    CMN
    1-1
    CHL
    2-1
    ITA
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    ITA
    0-1
    CZE
    2-1
    USA
    DNQ
    SR
    0-1
    CHL
    0-2
    ALG
    1-0
    GER
    0-1
    FRA
    2-2
    NIR
    SR
    2-1
    ESP
    1-0
    SWE
    1-0
    BRA
    1-5
    NED
    1-0
    ITA
    3-2
    GER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    GS
    3-0
    BRA
    2-0
    SOV
    2-2
    ENG
    3rd
    1-0
    SCO
    5-0
    CZE
    7-5
    SUI
    6-1
    GER
    3-1
    URU
    DNP
    Belgium
    BGM
    44 +4 66 62 47
    3rd
    3-0
    PAN
    5-2
    TUN
    0-1
    ENG
    3-2
    JPN
    1-2
    BRA
    1-0
    FRA
    2-0
    ENG
    QF
    2-1
    ALG
    1-0
    RUS
    2-1
    AET
    SKO
    2-1
    USA
    1-0
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    2-2
    JPN
    1-1
    TUN
    3-2
    RUS
    2-0
    BRA
    GS
    0-0
    NED
    2-2
    MEX
    1-1
    SKO
    SR
    1-0
    MCO
    1-0
    NED
    0-1
    SAU
    3-2
    GER
    SR
    2-0
    SKO
    3-1
    URU
    1-2
    ESP
    1-0
    AET
    ENG
    4th
    1-2
    MEX
    1-2
    IRQ
    2-2
    PGY
    3-4
    AET
    RUS*
    1-1
    5-4 PS
    ESP
    2-0
    ARG
    2-4
    AET
    FRA
    SR
    0-1
    ARG
    1-0
    ESR
    1-1
    HUN
    3-0
    POL
    0-1
    SOV
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    3-0
    ESR
    4-1
    SOV
    1-0
    MEX
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    4-4
    AET
    ENG
    4-1
    ITA
    DNP
    Bolivia
    BOL
    4 -11 1 12 1
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    GER
    0-0
    SKO
    1-3
    ESP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    GS
    8-0
    URU
    Bosnia-Herzegovina
    BHA
    3 0 4 4 3
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    ARG
    1-0
    NGI
    3-1
    IRN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    Brazil
    BRA
    99 +40 124 84 118
    QF
    1-1
    SUI
    2-0
    COS
    0-2
    SER
    2-0
    MEX
    1-2
    BGM
    HOST
    4th
    3-1
    CRO
    0-0
    MEX
    1-4
    CMN
    1-1
    3-2 PS
    CHL
    2-1
    COL
    1-7
    GER
    0-3
    NED
    QF
    2-1
    NKO
    3-1
    CIV
    0-0
    POR
    3-0
    CHL
    2-1
    NED
    QF
    1-0
    CRO
    2-0
    AUS
    1-4
    JPN
    3-0
    GHA
    0-1
    FRA
    1st
    2-1
    TUR
    4-0
    CPR
    2-5
    COS
    2-0
    BGM
    2-1
    ENG
    1-0
    TUR
    2-0
    GER
    2nd
    2-1
    SCO
    3-0
    MCO
    1-2
    NOR
    4-1
    CHL
    3-2
    DEN
    1-1
    4-2 PS
    NED
    0-3
    FRA
    1st
    2-0
    RUS
    3-0
    CMN
    1-1
    SWE
    1-0
    USA
    2-3
    NED
    0-1
    SWE
    0-0
    3-2 PS
    ITA
    SR
    2-1
    SWE
    1-0
    COS
    1-0
    SCO
    0-1
    ARG
    QF
    0-1
    ESP
    1-0
    ALG
    0-3
    NIR
    4-0
    POL
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    FRA
    SR
    2-1
    SOV
    4-1
    SCO
    4-0
    NZD
    1-3
    ARG
    3-2
    ITA
    3rd
    1-1
    SWE
    0-0
    ESP
    1-0
    AUT
    0-3
    PRU
    0-0
    ARG
    1-3
    POL
    2-1
    ITA
    4th
    0-0
    YUG
    0-0
    SCO
    0-3
    ZAE*
    1-0
    EGE
    1-2
    ARG
    2-0
    NED
    0-1
    POL
    1st
    1-4
    CZE
    0-1
    ENG
    2-3
    ROM
    4-2
    PRU
    1-3
    URU
    4-1
    ITA
    GS
    2-0
    BUL
    3-1
    HUN
    3-1
    POR
    1st
    2-0
    MEX
    0-0
    CZE
    2-1
    ESP
    3-1
    ENG
    4-2
    CHL
    3-1
    CZE
    1st
    3-0
    AUT
    0-0
    ENG
    2-0
    SOV
    1-0
    WAL
    5-2
    FRA
    5-2
    SWE
    QF
    5-0
    MEX
    1-1
    AET
    YUG
    4-2
    HUN
    HOST
    2nd
    4-0
    MEX
    2-2
    SUI
    2-0
    YUG
    7-1
    SWE
    6-1
    ESP
    2-1
    URU
    Bulgaria
    BUL
    26 -29 22 51 13
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-0
    PGY
    1-0
    NGI
    6-1
    ESP
    4th
    3-0
    NGI
    4-0
    GRE
    0-2
    ARG
    1-1
    3-1 PS
    MEX
    2-1
    GER
    1-2
    ITA
    4-0
    SWE
    DNQ
    SR
    1-1
    ITA
    1-1
    SKO
    2-0
    ARG
    2-0
    MEX
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-0
    SWE
    1-1
    URU
    1-4
    NED
    GS
    3-2
    PRU
    2-5
    GER
    1-1
    MCO
    GS
    2-0
    BRA
    3-0
    POR
    3-1
    HUN
    GS
    1-0
    ARG
    6-1
    HUN
    0-0
    BUL
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    Cameroon
    CMN
    23 -21 18 39 13
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    MEX
    0-4
    CRO
    1-4
    BRA
    GS
    1-0
    JPN
    1-2
    DEN
    1-2
    NED
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    IRE
    1-0
    SAU
    0-2
    GER
    GS
    1-1
    AUT
    3-0
    ITA
    1-1
    CHL
    GS
    2-2
    SWE
    3-0
    BRA
    6-1
    RUS
    QF
    0-1
    ARG
    2-1
    ROM
    0-4
    RUS
    2-1
    AET
    COL
    2-3
    AET
    ENG
    DNQ
    FR
    0-0
    PRU
    0-0
    POL
    1-1
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Canada
    CAN
    3 -5 0 5 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-1
    FRA
    2-0
    HUN
    2-0
    SOV
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Chile
    CHL

    Chile have only qualified for three of the last nine World Cups but were eliminated in the second round by Brazil on all three occasions.

    30 -13 32 45 24
    DNQ
    SR
    3-1
    AUS
    0-2
    ESP
    0-2
    NED
    1-1
    3-2 PS
    BRA
    SR
    0-1
    HON
    1-0
    SUI
    1-2
    ESP
    3-0
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    2-2
    ITA
    1-1
    AUT
    1-1
    CMN
    4-1
    BRA
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    0-1
    AUT
    4-1
    GER
    3-2
    ALG
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    GER
    1-1
    EGE
    0-0
    AUS
    DNQ
    GS
    2-0
    ITA
    1-1
    NKO
    2-1
    SOV
    HOST
    3rd
    3-1
    SUI
    2-0
    ITA
    1-0
    GER
    1-2
    SOV
    4-2
    BRA
    1-0
    YUG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-0
    ENG
    2-0
    ESP
    5-2
    USA
    China
    CPR
    3 -9 0 9 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-2
    COS
    4-0
    BRA
    3-0
    TKY
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Colombia
    COL
    22 +2 32 30 25
    SR
    1-2
    JPN
    0-3
    POL
    0-1
    SEN
    1-1
    3-4 PS
    ENG
    QF
    3-0
    GRE
    2-1
    CIV
    1-4
    JPN
    0-2
    URU
    2-1
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    ROM
    1-0
    TUN
    0-2
    ENG
    GS
    1-3
    ROM
    2-1
    USA
    0-2
    SUI
    SR
    0-2
    UAE
    1-0
    YUG
    1-1
    GER
    2-1
    AET
    CMN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    URU
    4-4
    SOV
    5-0
    YUG
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Congo DR
    CDR

    Participated as Zaire (ZAE) until midway through the 1998 World Cup qualifying stage

    3 -13 0 13 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    GS
    2-0
    SCO
    9-0
    YUG
    0-3
    BRA
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Costa Rica
    COS
    18 -11 17 28 14
    GS
    0-1
    SER
    2-0
    BRA
    2-2
    SUI
    QF
    1-3
    URU
    0-1
    ITA
    0-0
    ENG
    1-1
    5-3 PS
    GRE
    0-0
    4-3 PS
    NED
    DNQ
    GS
    4-2
    GER
    3-0
    ECU
    1-2
    POL
    GS
    0-2
    CNA
    1-1
    TKY
    2-5
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    1-0
    SCO
    1-0
    BRA
    1-2
    SWE
    4-1
    CZE
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    Croatia
    CRO
    23 +9 35 26 23
    2nd
    2-0
    NGI
    0-3
    ARG
    1-2
    ICE
    1-1
    3-2 PS
    DEN
    2-2
    3-4 PS
    RUS
    2-1
    AET
    ENG
    4-2
    FRA
    GS
    3-1
    BRA
    0-4
    CMN
    1-3
    MEX
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    BRA
    0-0
    JPN
    2-2
    AUS
    GS
    0-1
    MEX
    1-2
    ITA
    1-0
    ECU
    3rd
    3-1
    JAM
    1-0
    JPN
    0-1
    ARG
    0-1
    ROM
    0-3
    GER
    2-1
    FRA
    1-2
    NED
    DNP
    N/A
    Czech Republic
    CZE

    as Czechoslovakia until after the 1994 World Cup

    26 -3 35 38 17
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    3-0
    USA
    1-2
    GHA
    0-2
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    1-5
    USA
    0-1
    AUT
    2-0
    ITA
    4-1
    COS
    0-1
    GER
    DNQ
    FR
    1-1
    KUW
    2-0
    ENG
    1-1
    FRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-4
    BRA
    2-1
    ROM
    1-0
    ENG
    DNQ
    2nd
    1-0
    ESP
    0-0
    BRA
    3-1
    MEX
    1-0
    HUN
    3-1
    YUG
    3-1
    BRA
    GS
    1-0
    NIR
    2-2
    GER
    6-1
    ARG
    2-1
    AET PO
    NIR
    GS
    2-0
    URU
    5-0
    AUT
    DNP
    Denmark
    DEN
    20 +9 30 21 25
    SR
    0-1
    PRU
    1-1
    AUS
    0-0
    FRA
    1-1
    3-2 PS
    CRO
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    NED
    1-2
    CMN
    1-3
    JPN
    DNQ
    SR
    1-2
    URU
    1-1
    SEN
    2-0
    FRA
    0-3
    ENG
    QF
    1-0
    SAU
    1-1
    SAF
    2-1
    FRA
    1-4
    NGI
    3-2
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    0-1
    SCO
    6-1
    URU
    2-0
    GER
    1-5
    ESP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    East Germany
    EGE

    Re-unified with West Germany as Germany after the 1990 World Cup

    6 0 5 5 5
    N/A
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    2-0
    AUS
    1-1
    CHL
    1-0
    GER
    1-0
    BRA
    0-2
    NED
    1-1
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Ecuador
    ECU
    10 0 10 10 13
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    SUI
    1-2
    HON
    0-0
    FRA
    DNQ
    SR
    0-2
    POL
    3-0
    COS
    0-3
    GER
    1-0
    ENG
    GS
    2-0
    ITA
    2-1
    MEX
    1-0
    CRO
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    Egypt
    EGY
    6 -4 4 8 2
    GS
    0-1
    URU
    3-1
    RUS
    2-1
    SAU
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    NED
    0-0
    IRE
    1-0
    ENG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    El Salvador
    ESR

    El Salvador are the only national team to have participated in more than one World Cup without winning at least a point.

    6 -21 1 22 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    10-1
    HUN
    1-0
    BGM
    2-0
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    3-0
    BGM
    4-0
    MEX
    2-0
    SOV
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    England
    ENG
    69 +32 91 59 65
    4th
    1-2
    TUN
    6-1
    PAN
    0-1
    BGM
    1-1
    3-4 PS
    COL
    0-2
    SWE
    2-1
    AET
    CRO
    2-0
    BGM
    GS
    1-2
    ITA
    2-1
    URU
    0-0
    COS
    SR
    1-1
    USA
    0-0
    ALG
    1-0
    SVN
    4-1
    GER
    QF
    1-0
    PGY
    2-0
    TTO
    2-2
    SWE
    1-0
    ECU
    0-0
    3-1 PS
    POR
    QF
    1-1
    SWE
    0-1
    ARG
    0-0
    NGI
    0-3
    DEN
    2-1
    BRA
    SR
    2-0
    TUN
    1-2
    ROM
    0-2
    COL
    2-2
    4-3 PS
    ARG
    DNQ
    4th
    1-1
    IRE
    0-0
    NED
    0-1
    EGY
    1-0
    AET
    BGM
    2-3
    AET
    CMN
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    GER
    2-1
    ITA<
    QF
    1-0
    POR
    0-0
    MCO
    3-0
    POL
    3-0
    PGY
    2-1
    ARG
    SR
    3-1
    FRA
    2-0
    CZE
    1-0
    KUW
    0-0
    GER
    0-0
    ESP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    0-1
    ROM
    0-1
    BRA
    1-0
    CZE
    3-2
    AET
    GER
    HOST
    1st
    0-0
    URU
    2-0
    MEX
    2-0
    FRA
    1-0
    ARG
    2-1
    POR
    4-2
    AET
    GER
    QF
    2-1
    HUN
    3-1
    ARG
    0-0
    BUL
    3-1
    BRA
    GS
    2-2
    SOV
    0-0
    BRA
    2-2
    AUT
    1-0
    PO
    SOV
    QF
    4-4
    AET
    BGM
    2-0
    SUI
    4-2
    URU
    GS
    2-0
    CHL
    1-0
    USA
    1-0
    ESP
    France
    FRA
    62 +48 109 61 53
    1st
    2-1
    AUS
    1-0
    PRU
    0-0
    DEN
    4-3
    ARG
    0-2
    URU
    1-0
    BGM
    4-2
    CRO
    QF
    3-0
    HON
    2-5
    SUI
    0-0
    ECU
    2-0
    NGI
    1-0
    GER
    GS
    0-0
    URU
    0-2
    MEX
    1-2
    SAF
    2nd
    0-0
    SUI
    1-1
    SKO
    0-2
    TOG
    1-3
    ESP
    0-1
    BRA
    0-1
    POR
    1-1
    5-3 PS
    ITA
    GS
    0-1
    SEN
    0-0
    URU
    2-0
    DEN
    HOST
    1st
    3-0
    SAF
    4-0
    SAU
    2-1
    DEN
    1-0
    GG
    PGY
    0-0
    4-3 PS
    ITA
    2-1
    CRO
    0-3
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    3rd
    0-1
    CAN
    1-1
    SOV
    0-3
    HUN
    0-2
    ITA
    1-1
    3-4 PS
    BRA
    0-2
    GER
    2-4
    AET
    BGM
    4th
    3-1
    ENG
    4-1
    KUW
    1-1
    CZE
    0-1
    AUT
    4-1
    NIR
    3-3
    5-4 PS
    GER
    3-2
    POL
    FR
    2-1
    ITA
    2-1
    ARG
    3-1
    HUN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    MEX
    2-1
    URU
    2-0
    ENG
    DNQ
    3rd
    7-3
    PGY
    3-2
    YUG
    2-1
    SCO
    4-0
    NIR
    5-2
    BRA
    6-3
    GER
    GS
    1-0
    YUG
    3-2
    MEX
    DNP
    Germany
    GER

    as West Germany until after the 1990 World Cup - see also East Germany.

    In 2018 Germany lost more than one group stage match for the first time in a World Cup and it was the first time they had been eliminated in the first round of the World Cup since 1938. In doing so they also became the third defending champions in a row to not progress beyond the group stage.

    104 +100 211 111 95
    GS
    0-1
    MEX
    2-1
    SWE
    2-0
    SKO
    1st
    4-0
    POR
    2-2
    GHA
    0-1
    USA
    2-1
    AET
    ALG
    1-0
    FRA
    1-7
    BRA
    1-0
    AET
    ARG
    3rd
    4-0
    AUS
    0-1
    SER
    0-1
    GHA
    4-1
    ENG
    0-4
    ARG
    0-1
    ESP
    2-3
    URU
    HOST
    3rd
    4-2
    COS
    1-0
    POL
    0-3
    ECU
    2-0
    SWE
    1-1
    4-2 PS
    ARG
    0-2
    AET
    ITA
    3-1
    POR
    2nd
    8-0
    SAU
    1-1
    IRE
    0-2
    CMN
    1-0
    PGY
    1-0
    USA
    1-0
    SKO
    0-2
    BRA
    QF
    0-1
    USA
    2-2
    YUG
    0-2
    IRN
    2-1
    MEX
    0-3
    CRO
    QF
    1-0
    BOL
    1-1
    ESP
    3-2
    SKO
    3-2
    BGM
    1-2
    BUL
    1st
    4-1
    YUG
    5-1
    UAE
    1-1
    COL
    2-1
    NED
    0-1
    CZE
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    ENG
    1-0
    ARG
    2nd
    1-1
    URU
    2-1
    SCO
    2-0
    DEN
    1-0
    MCO
    0-0
    4-1 PS
    MEX
    0-2
    FRA
    3-2
    ARG
    2nd
    1-2
    ALG
    4-1
    CHL
    1-0
    AUT
    0-0
    ENG
    2-1
    ESP
    0-0
    4-1 PS
    MEX
    3-3
    5-4 PS
    FRA
    3-1
    ITA
    SR
    0-0
    POL
    6-0
    MEX
    0-0
    TUN
    0-0
    ITA
    2-2
    NED
    3-2
    AUT
    HOST
    1st
    1-0
    CHL
    0-3
    AUS
    1-0
    EGE
    0-2
    YUG
    4-2
    SWE
    0-1
    POL
    1-2
    NED
    3rd
    1-2
    MCO
    2-5
    BUL
    1-3
    PRU
    3-2
    AET
    ENG
    4-3
    AET
    ITA
    0-1
    URU
    2nd
    5-0
    SUI
    0-0
    ARG
    2-1
    ESP
    4-0
    URU
    2-1
    SOV
    4-2
    AET
    ENG
    QF
    0-0
    ITA
    2-1
    SUI
    2-0
    CHL
    1-0
    YUG
    4th
    1-3
    ARG
    2-2
    CZE
    2-2
    NIR
    1-0
    YUG
    3-1
    SWE
    6-3
    FRA
    1st
    4-1
    TKY
    8-3
    HUN
    7-2
    TKY
    2-0
    YUG
    6-1
    AUT
    3-2
    HUN
    DNP
    Ghana
    GHA
    12 -3 13 16 11
    DNQ
    GS
    1-2
    USA
    2-2
    GER
    2-1
    POR
    QF
    0-1
    SER
    1-1
    AUS
    0-1
    GER
    1-2
    AET
    USA
    1-1
    4-2 PS
    URU
    SR
    2-0
    ITA
    0-2
    CZE
    2-1
    USA
    3-0
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    Greece
    GRE
    10 -15 5 20 7
    DNQ
    SR
    3-0
    COL
    0-0
    JPN
    2-1
    CIV
    1-1
    5-3 PS
    COS
    GS
    2-0
    SKO
    2-1
    NGI
    0-2
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    4-0
    ARG
    4-0
    BUL
    0-2
    NGI
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    Haiti
    HAI
    3 -12 2 14 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    3-1
    ITA
    0-7
    POL
    4-1
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    Honduras
    HON
    9 -11 3 14 3
    DNQ
    GS
    3-0
    FRA
    1-2
    ECU
    0-3
    SUI
    GS
    0-1
    CHL
    2-0
    ESP
    0-0
    SUI
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    1-1
    ESP
    1-1
    NIR
    0-1
    YUG
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    Hungary
    HUN
    26 +19 68 49 23
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    6-0
    SOV
    2-0
    CAN
    0-3
    FRA
    FR
    10-1
    ESR
    4-1
    ARG
    1-1
    BGM
    FR
    2-1
    ARG
    3-1
    ITA
    3-1
    FRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    3-1
    POR
    3-1
    BRA
    3-1
    BUL
    2-1
    SOV
    QF
    2-1
    ENG
    6-1
    BUL
    0-0
    ARG
    0-1
    CZE
    GS
    1-1
    WAL
    2-1
    SWE
    4-0
    MEX
    2-1
    PO
    WAL
    2nd
    9-0
    SKO
    8-3
    GER
    4-2
    BRA
    4-2
    AET
    URU
    4-2
    GER
    DNP
    Iceland
    ICE
    3 -3 2 5 1
    GS
    1-1
    ARG
    2-0
    NGI
    1-2
    CRO
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Iran
    IRN
    15 -15 9 24 10
    GS
    0-1
    MCO
    0-1
    ESP
    1-1
    POR
    GS
    0-0
    NGI
    1-0
    ARG
    3-1
    BHA
    DNQ
    GS
    3-1
    MEX
    2-0
    POR
    1-1
    ANG
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    YUG
    1-2
    USA
    2-0
    GER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    FR
    3-0
    NED
    1-1
    SCO
    4-1
    PRU
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    Iraq
    IRQ
    3 -3 1 4 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    PGY
    1-2
    BGM
    0-1
    MEX
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    Ireland (Republic of)
    IRE

    Despite scoring only two goals and without winning a match in normal time Ireland made it to the quarter-finals in 1990.

    13 0 10 10 12
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    1-1
    CMN
    1-1
    GER
    0-3
    SAU
    1-1
    3-2 PS
    ESP
    DNQ
    SR
    0-1
    ITA
    2-1
    MEX
    0-0
    NOR
    2-0
    NED
    QF
    1-1
    ENG
    0-0
    EGY
    1-1
    NED
    0-0
    5-4 PS
    ROM
    0-1
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    Israel
    ISR
    3 -2 1 3 2
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-0
    URU
    1-1
    SWE
    0-0
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    Italy
    ITA
    74 +36 103 67 69
    DNQ
    GS
    1-2
    ENG
    0-1
    COS
    0-1
    URU
    GS
    1-1
    PGY
    1-1
    NZD
    3-2
    SVK
    1st
    2-0
    GHA
    1-1
    USA
    0-2
    CZE
    1-0
    AUS
    3-0
    UKR
    0-2
    AET
    GER
    1-1
    5-3 PS
    FRA
    SR
    2-0
    ECU
    1-2
    CRO
    1-1
    MEX
    2-1
    AET
    SKO
    QF
    2-2
    CHL
    3-0
    CMN
    2-1
    AUT
    1-0
    NOR
    0-0
    3-4 PS
    FRA
    2nd
    0-1
    IRE
    1-0
    NOR
    1-1
    MEX
    2-1
    AET
    NGI
    2-1
    ESP
    1-2
    BUL
    0-0
    3-2 PS
    BRA
    HOST
    3rd
    1-0
    AUT
    1-0
    USA
    2-0
    CZE
    2-0
    URU
    0-1
    IRE
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    ARG
    2-1
    ENG
    SR
    1-1
    BUL
    1-1
    ARG
    2-3
    SKO
    0-2
    FRA
    1st
    0-0
    POL
    1-1
    PRU
    1-1
    CMN
    2-1
    ARG
    3-2
    BRA
    2-0
    POL
    3-1
    GER
    4th
    2-1
    FRA
    3-1
    HUN
    0-1
    ARG
    0-0
    GER
    1-0
    AUT
    1-2
    NED
    2-1
    BRA
    FR
    3-1
    HAI
    1-1
    ARG
    2-1
    POL
    2nd
    1-0
    SWE
    0-0
    URU
    0-0
    ISR
    4-1
    MEX
    4-3
    AET
    GER
    4-1
    BRA
    GS
    2-0
    CHL
    1-0
    SOV
    1-0
    NKO
    GS
    0-0
    GER
    2-0
    CHL
    3-0
    SUI
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    SUI
    4-1
    BGM
    4-1
    SUI
    GS
    3-2
    SWE
    2-0
    PGY
    Ivory Coast
    CIV
    9 -4 10 14 10
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    JPN
    2-1
    COL
    2-1
    GRE
    GS
    0-0
    POR
    3-1
    BRA
    0-3
    NKO
    GS
    2-1
    ARG
    2-1
    NED
    3-2
    SER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Jamaica
    JAM
    3 -6 3 9 3
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    3-1
    CRO
    5-0
    ARG
    1-2
    JPN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    Japan
    JPN
    21 -9 20 29 19
    SR
    1-2
    COL
    2-2
    SEN
    0-1
    POL
    3-2
    BGM
    GS
    2-1
    CIV
    0-0
    GRE
    1-4
    COL
    SR
    1-0
    CMN
    1-0
    NED
    1-3
    DEN
    0-0
    5-3 PS
    PGY
    GS
    3-1
    AUS
    0-0
    CRO
    1-4
    BRA
    HOST
    SR
    2-2
    BGM
    1-0
    RUS
    0-2
    TUN
    0-1
    AET
    TUR
    GS
    1-0
    ARG
    0-1
    CRO
    1-2
    JAM
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    Kuwait
    KUW
    3 -5 1 6 1
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    1-1
    CZE
    4-1
    FRA
    1-0
    ENG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    Mexico
    MEX
    54 -34 56 90 44
    SR
    0-1
    GER
    1-2
    SKO
    0-3
    SWE
    2-0
    BRA
    SR
    1-0
    CMN
    0-0
    BRA
    1-3
    CRO
    2-1
    NED
    SR
    1-1
    SAF
    0-2
    FRA
    0-1
    URU
    3-1
    ARG
    SR
    3-1
    IRN
    0-0
    ANG
    2-1
    POR
    2-1
    AET
    ARG
    SR
    0-1
    CRO
    2-1
    ECU
    1-1
    ITA
    0-2
    USA
    SR
    1-3
    SKO
    2-2
    BGM
    2-2
    NED
    2-1
    GER
    SR
    1-0
    NOR
    2-1
    IRE
    1-1
    ITA
    1-1
    3-1 PS
    BUL
    DNP
    HOST
    QF
    1-2
    BGM
    1-1
    PGY
    0-1
    IRQ
    2-0
    BUL
    0-0
    4-1 PS
    GER
    DNQ
    FR
    3-1
    TUN
    6-0
    GER
    3-1
    POL
    DNQ
    HOST
    QF
    0-0
    SOV
    4-0
    ESR
    1-0
    BGM
    4-1
    ITA
    GS
    1-1
    FRA
    2-0
    ENG
    0-0
    URU
    GS
    2-0
    BRA
    1-0
    ESP
    3-1
    CZE
    GS
    3-0
    SWE
    1-1
    WAL
    4-0
    HUN
    GS
    5-0
    BRA
    3-2
    FRA
    GS
    4-0
    BRA
    4-1
    YUG
    2-1
    SUI
    Morocco
    MCO
    16 -8 14 22 10
    GS
    0-1
    IRN
    1-0
    POR
    2-2
    ESP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-2
    NOR
    3-0
    BRA
    0-3
    SCO
    GS
    1-0
    BGM
    2-1
    SAU
    1-2
    NED
    DNQ
    GS
    0-0
    POL
    0-0
    ENG
    1-3
    POR
    0-1
    GER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-2
    GER
    3-0
    PRU
    1-1
    BUL
    DNP
    DNQ
    N/A
    Netherlands
    NED
    48 +42 84 42 56
    DNQ
    3rd
    1-5
    ESP
    3-2
    AUS
    0-2
    CHL
    2-1
    MEX
    0-0
    4-3 PS
    COS
    0-0
    2-4 PS
    ARG
    0-3
    BRA
    2nd
    2-0
    DEN
    1-0
    JPN
    1-2
    CMN
    2-1
    SVK
    2-1
    BRA
    2-3
    URU
    0-1
    AET
    ESP
    SR
    0-1
    SER
    2-1
    CIV
    0-0
    ARG
    1-0
    POR
    DNQ
    4th
    0-0
    BGM
    5-0
    SKO
    2-2
    MEX
    2-1
    YUG
    2-1
    ARG
    1-1
    2-4 PS
    BRA
    1-2
    CRO
    QF
    2-1
    SAU
    1-0
    BGM
    1-2
    MCO
    2-0
    IRE
    3-2
    BRA
    SR
    1-1
    EGY
    0-0
    ENG
    1-1
    IRE
    2-1
    GER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    2nd
    3-0
    IRN
    0-0
    PRU
    3-2
    SCO
    1-5
    AUT
    2-2
    GER
    1-2
    ITA
    1-3
    AET
    ARG
    2nd
    0-2
    URU
    0-0
    SWE
    1-4
    BUL
    4-0
    ARG
    0-2
    EGE
    2-0
    BRA
    1-2
    GER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    New Zealand
    NZD
    6 -10 4 14 3
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    SVK
    1-1
    ITA
    0-0
    PGY
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    5-2
    SCO
    3-0
    SOV
    4-0
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    Nigeria
    NGI
    21 -11 21 32 18
    GS
    2-0
    CRO
    2-0
    ICE
    1-2
    ARG
    SR
    0-0
    IRN
    1-0
    BHA
    2-3
    ARG
    2-0
    FRA
    GS
    1-0
    ARG
    2-1
    GRE
    2-2
    SKO
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    ARG
    2-1
    SWE
    0-0
    ENG
    SR
    2-3
    ESP
    0-1
    BUL
    1-3
    PGY
    1-4
    DEN
    SR
    3-0
    BUL
    2-1
    ARG
    0-2
    GRE
    1-2
    AET
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    N/A
    North Korea
    NKO
    7 -15 6 21 3
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    BRA
    7-0
    POR
    0-3
    CIV
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    QF
    3-0
    SOV
    1-1
    CHL
    1-0
    ITA
    5-3
    POR
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Northern Ireland
    NIR
    13 -10 13 23 8
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    ALG
    1-2
    ESP
    0-3
    BRA
    SR
    0-0
    YUG
    1-1
    HON
    0-1
    ESP
    2-2
    AUT
    4-1
    FRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    1-0
    CZE
    3-1
    ARG
    2-2
    GER
    2-1
    AET PO
    CZE
    4-0
    FRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    Norway
    NOR
    7 0 6 6 9
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    2-2
    MCO
    1-1
    SCO
    2-1
    BRA
    1-0
    ITA
    GS
    1-0
    MEX
    1-0
    ITA
    0-0
    IRE
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    Panama
    PAN
    3 -9 2 11 0
    GS
    3-0
    BGM
    6-1
    ENG
    1-2
    TUN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Paraguay
    PGY
    25 -6 29 35 25
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    1-1
    ITA
    0-2
    SVK
    0-0
    NZD
    0-0
    5-3 PS
    JPN
    1-0
    ESP
    GS
    1-0
    ENG
    1-0
    SWE
    2-0
    TTO
    SR
    2-2
    SAF
    3-1
    ESP
    1-3
    SVN
    1-0
    GER
    SR
    0-0
    BUL
    0-0
    ESP
    1-3
    NGI
    1-0
    AET
    FRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    IRQ
    1-1
    MEX
    2-2
    BGM
    3-0
    ENG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    7-3
    FRA
    3-2
    SCO
    3-3
    YUG
    DNQ
    GS
    2-2
    SWE
    2-0
    ITA
    Peru
    PRU
    16 -9 20 29 14
    GS
    0-1
    DEN
    1-0
    FRA
    0-2
    AUS
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    0-0
    CMN
    1-1
    ITA
    5-1
    POL
    SR
    3-1
    SCO
    0-0
    NED
    4-1
    IRN
    0-3
    BRA
    0-1
    POL
    6-0
    ARG
    DNQ
    QF
    3-2
    BUL
    3-0
    MCO
    1-3
    GER
    4-2
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    Poland
    POL
    33 +3 41 38 36
    GS
    1-2
    SEN
    0-3
    COL
    0-1
    JPN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-2
    ECU
    1-0
    GER
    1-2
    COS
    GS
    2-0
    SKO
    4-0
    POR
    3-1
    USA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-0
    MCO
    1-0
    POR
    3-0
    ENG
    4-0
    BRA
    3rd
    0-0
    ITA
    0-0
    CMN
    5-1
    PRU
    3-0
    BGM
    0-0
    SOV
    0-2
    ITA
    3-2
    FRA
    SR
    0-0
    GER
    1-0
    TUN
    3-1
    MEX
    2-0
    ARG
    0-1
    PRU
    1-3
    BRA
    3rd
    3-2
    ARG
    0-7
    HAI
    2-1
    ITA
    0-1
    SWE
    2-1
    YUG
    0-1
    GER
    0-1
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    Portugal
    POR
    30 +13 48 35 34
    SR
    3-3
    ESP
    1-0
    MCO
    1-1
    IRN
    2-1
    URU
    GS
    4-0
    GER
    2-2
    USA
    2-1
    GHA
    SR
    0-0
    CIV
    7-0
    NKO
    0-0
    BRA
    1-0
    ESP
    4th
    0-1
    ANG
    2-0
    IRN
    2-1
    MEX
    1-0
    NED
    0-0
    3-1 PS
    ENG
    0-1
    FRA
    3-1
    GER
    GS
    3-2
    USA
    4-0
    POL
    0-1
    SKO
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    ENG
    1-0
    POL
    1-3
    MCO
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    3rd
    3-1
    HUN
    3-0
    BUL
    3-1
    BRA
    5-3
    NKO
    2-1
    ENG
    2-1
    SOV
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    Romania
    ROM
    15 -3 18 21 18
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    1-0
    COL
    1-2
    ENG
    1-1
    TUN
    0-1
    CRO
    QF
    1-3
    COL
    1-4
    SUI
    0-1
    USA
    3-2
    ARG
    2-2
    4-5 PS
    SWE
    GS
    0-2
    RUS
    2-1
    CMN
    1-1
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-1
    ENG
    2-1
    CZE
    2-3
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    Russia
    RUS

    as part of the Soviet Union (SOV) until after the 1990 World Cup

    42 +22 73 51 46
    HOST
    5-0
    SAU
    3-1
    EGY
    3-0
    URU
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    ESP
    GS
    1-1
    SKO
    1-0
    BGM
    1-1
    ALG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-0
    TUN
    1-0
    JPN
    3-2
    BGM
    DNQ
    GS
    2-0
    BRA
    3-1
    SWE
    6-1
    CMN
    GS
    0-2
    ROM
    2-0
    ARG
    0-4
    CMN
    SR
    6-0
    HUN
    1-1
    FRA
    2-0
    CAN
    3-4
    AET
    BGM
    SR
    2-1
    BRA
    3-0
    NZD
    2-2
    SCO
    0-1
    BGM
    0-0
    POL
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    0-0
    MEX
    4-1
    BGM
    2-0
    ESR
    0-1
    AET
    URU
    4th
    3-0
    NKO
    1-0
    ITA
    2-1
    CHL
    2-1
    HUN
    2-1
    GER
    2-1
    POR
    QF
    2-0
    YUG
    4-4
    COL
    2-1
    URU
    1-2
    CHL
    QF
    2-2
    ENG
    2-0
    AUT
    2-0
    BRA
    1-0
    PO
    ENG
    2-0
    SWE
    DNP
    DNP
    Saudi Arabia
    SAU
    16 -28 11 39 9
    GS
    5-0
    RUS
    1-0
    URU
    2-1
    EGY
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-2
    TUN
    0-4
    UKR
    0-1
    ESP
    GS
    8-0
    GER
    1-0
    CMN
    0-3
    IRE
    GS
    0-1
    DEN
    4-0
    FRA
    2-2
    SAF
    SR
    2-1
    NED
    2-1
    MCO
    0-1
    BGM
    1-3
    SWE
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Scotland
    SCO
    23 -16 25 41 15
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    BRA
    1-1
    NOR
    3-0
    MCO
    DNQ
    GS
    1-0
    COS
    1-2
    SWE
    1-0
    BRA
    GS
    0-1
    DEN
    2-1
    GER
    0-0
    URU
    FR
    5-2
    NZD
    4-1
    BRA
    2-2
    SOV
    FR
    3-1
    PRU
    1-1
    IRN
    3-2
    NED
    FR
    0-2
    ZAE*
    0-0
    BRA
    1-1
    YUG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    1-1
    YUG
    3-2
    PGY
    2-1
    FRA
    GS
    1-0
    AUT
    7-0
    URU
    QW
    Senegal
    SEN
    8 +1 11 10 9
    GS
    1-2
    POL
    2-2
    JPN
    0-1
    COL
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    0-1
    FRA
    1-1
    DEN
    3-3
    URU
    1-2
    GG
    SWE
    0-1
    GG
    TUR
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Serbia*
    SER

    as Yugoslavia (YUG) from 1930-1998;
    *as Serbia & Montenegro in 2006

    41 +2 57 55 35
    GS
    0-1
    COS
    1-2
    SUI
    0-2
    BRA
    DNQ
    GS
    0-1
    GHA
    0-1
    GER
    2-1
    AUS
    GS
    0-1
    NED
    6-0
    ARG
    3-2
    CIV
    DNQ
    SR
    1-0
    IRN
    2-2
    GER
    0-1
    USA
    2-1
    NED
    DNQ
    GS
    4-1
    GER
    1-0
    COL
    4-1
    UAE
    DNQ
    FR
    0-0
    NIR
    2-1
    ESP
    0-1
    HON
    DNQ
    SR
    0-0
    BRA
    9-0
    ZAE*
    1-1
    SCO
    0-2
    GER
    2-1
    POL
    2-1
    SWE
    DNQ
    DNQ
    4th
    2-0
    SOV
    3-1
    URU
    5-0
    COL
    1-0
    GER
    3-1
    CZE
    1-0
    CHL
    QF
    1-1
    SCO
    3-2
    FRA
    3-3
    PGY
    1-0
    GER
    QF
    1-0
    FRA
    1-1
    AET
    BRA
    2-0
    GER
    GS
    3-0
    SUI
    4-1
    MEX
    2-0
    BRA
    Slovakia
    SVK
    4 0 6 6 5
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    1-1
    PGY
    1-1
    ITA
    3-2
    ITA
    2-1
    NED
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    N/A
    Slovenia
    SVN
    6 -5 5 10 4
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    0-1
    ALG
    2-2
    USA
    0-1
    ENG
    DNQ
    GS
    3-1
    ESP
    1-0
    SAF
    1-3
    PGY
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    South Africa
    SAF
    9 -7 9 16 10
    DNQ
    DNQ
    HOST
    1-1
    MEX
    0-3
    URU
    1-2
    FRA
    DNQ
    GS
    2-2
    PGY
    1-0
    SVN
    2-3
    ESP
    GS
    3-0
    FRA
    1-1
    DEN
    2-2
    SAU
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    South Korea
    SKO
    34 -38 33 71 23
    GS
    1-0
    SWE
    1-2
    MEX
    2-0
    GER
    GS
    1-1
    RUS
    2-4
    ALG
    0-1
    BGM
    SR
    2-0
    GRE
    4-1
    ARG
    2-2
    NGI
    2-1
    URU
    GS
    2-1
    TOG
    1-1
    FRA
    2-0
    SUI
    HOST
    4th
    2-0
    POL
    1-1
    USA
    0-1
    POR
    2-1
    AET
    ITA
    0-0
    5-3 PS
    ESP
    1-0
    GER
    2-3
    TUR
    GS
    1-3
    MEX
    5-0
    NED
    1-1
    BGM
    GS
    2-2
    ESP
    0-0
    BOL
    3-2
    GER
    GS
    2-0
    BGM
    1-3
    ESP
    0-1
    URU
    GS
    3-1
    ARG
    1-1
    BUL
    2-3
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNP
    GS
    9-0
    HUN
    7-0
    TKY
    DNQ
    Spain
    ESP
    56 +27 95 68 67
    SR
    3-3
    POR
    0-1
    IRN
    2-2
    MCO
    1-1
    4-3 PS
    RUS
    GS
    1-5
    NED
    2-0
    CHL
    0-3
    AUS
    1st
    0-1
    SUI
    2-0
    HON
    1-2
    CHL
    1-0
    POR
    0-1
    PGY
    0-1
    GER
    1-0
    AET
    NED
    SR
    4-0
    UKR
    3-1
    TUN
    0-1
    SAU
    1-3
    FRA
    QF
    3-1
    SVN
    3-1
    PGY
    2-3
    SAF
    1-1
    3-2 PS
    IRE
    0-0
    5-3 PS
    SKO
    GS
    2-3
    NGI
    0-0
    PGY
    6-1
    BUL
    QF
    2-2
    SKO
    1-1
    GER
    1-3
    BOL
    0-3
    SUI
    2-1
    ITA
    QF
    0-0
    URU
    1-3
    SKO
    1-2
    BGM
    1-2
    YUG
    QF
    0-1
    BRA
    1-2
    NIR
    0-3
    ALG
    1-5
    DEN
    1-1
    4-5 PS
    BGM
    HOST
    SR
    1-1
    HON
    2-1
    YUG
    0-1
    NIR
    2-1
    GER
    0-0
    ENG
    GS
    2-1
    AUT
    0-0
    BRA
    1-0
    SWE
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    ARG
    2-1
    SUI
    2-1
    GER
    GS
    1-0
    CZE
    1-0
    MEX
    2-1
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    4th
    3-1
    USA
    2-0
    CHL
    1-0
    ENG
    2-2
    URU
    6-1
    BRA
    3-1
    SWE
    Sweden
    SWE
    46 +5 65 60 37
    QF
    1-0
    SKO
    2-1
    GER
    0-3
    MEX
    1-0
    SUI
    2-0
    ENG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    0-0
    TTO
    1-0
    PGY
    2-2
    ENG
    2-0
    GER
    SR
    1-1
    ENG
    2-1
    NGI
    1-1
    ARG
    1-2
    AET
    SEN
    DNQ
    3rd
    2-2
    CMN
    3-1
    RUS
    1-1
    BRA
    1-3
    SAU
    2-2
    4-5 PS
    ROM
    1-0
    BRA
    4-0
    BUL
    GS
    2-1
    BRA
    1-2
    SCO
    1-2
    COS
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    1-1
    BRA
    1-0
    AUT
    1-0
    ESP
    SR
    0-0
    BUL
    0-0
    NED
    3-0
    URU
    0-1
    POL
    4-2
    GER
    2-1
    YUG
    GS
    1-0
    ITA
    1-1
    ISR
    0-1
    URU
    DNQ
    DNQ
    2nd
    3-0
    MEX
    2-1
    HUN
    0-0
    WAL
    2-0
    SOV
    3-1
    GER
    5-2
    BRA
    DNQ
    3rd
    3-2
    ITA
    2-2
    PGY
    7-1
    BRA
    3-2
    URU
    3-1
    ESP
    Switzerland
    SUI

    In 2006 Switzerland became the only national team ever to be eliminated from the World Cup without having conceded a goal (excluding penalty shootouts).

    32 -10 41 50 28
    SR
    1-1
    BRA
    1-2
    SER
    2-2
    COS
    1-0
    SWE
    SR
    1-2
    ECU
    2-5
    FRA
    3-0
    HON
    1-0
    AET
    ARG
    GS
    0-1
    ESP
    1-0
    CHL
    0-0
    HON
    SR
    0-0
    FRA
    0-2
    TOG
    2-0
    SKO
    0-0
    0-3 PS
    UKR
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    1-1
    USA
    1-4
    ROM
    0-2
    COL
    3-0
    ESP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    5-0
    GER
    2-1
    ESP
    2-0
    ARG
    GS
    3-1
    CHL
    2-1
    GER
    3-0
    ITA
    DNQ
    HOST
    QF
    2-1
    ITA
    2-0
    ENG
    4-1
    PO
    ITA
    7-5
    AUT
    GS
    3-0
    YUG
    2-2
    BRA
    2-1
    MEX
    Togo
    TOG
    3 -5 1 6 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-1
    SKO
    0-2
    SUI
    0-2
    FRA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    Trinidad & Tobago
    TTO
    3 -4 0 4 1
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-0
    SWE
    2-0
    ENG
    2-0
    PGY
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    N/A
    Tunisia
    TUN
    15 -12 13 25 9
    GS
    1-2
    ENG
    5-2
    BGM
    1-2
    PAN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    2-2
    SAU
    3-1
    SAU
    1-0
    UKR
    GS
    2-0
    RUS
    1-1
    BGM
    0-2
    JPN
    GS
    2-0
    ENG
    1-0
    COL
    1-1
    ROM
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    FR
    3-1
    MEX
    1-0
    POL
    0-0
    GER
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNQ
    N/A
    Turkey
    TUR
    10 0 20 20 6
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    3rd
    2-1
    BRA
    1-1
    COS
    3-0
    CPR
    0-1
    JPN
    0-1
    AET
    SEN
    1-0
    BRA
    2-3
    SKO
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    GS
    4-1
    GER
    7-0
    SKO
    7-2
    GER
    QW
    Ukraine
    UKR
    5 -2 5 7 6
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    4-0
    ESP
    0-4
    SAU
    1-0
    TUN
    0-0
    0-3 PS
    SUI
    3-0
    ITA
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNP
    N/A
    United Arab Emirates
    UAE
    3 -9 2 11 0
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-2
    COL
    5-1
    GER
    4-1
    YUG
    DNQ
    DNP
    DNP
    DNP
    N/A
    United States
    USA
    28 -18 29 47 18
    DNQ
    SR
    2-1
    GHA
    2-2
    POR
    0-1
    GER
    2-1
    AET
    BGM
    SR
    1-1
    ENG
    2-2
    SVN
    0-1
    ALG
    1-2
    AET
    GHA
    GS
    0-3
    CZE
    1-1
    ITA
    2-1
    GHA
    QF
    2-3
    POR
    1-1
    SKO
    3-1
    POL
    0-2
    MEX
    1-0
    GER
    GS
    2-0
    GER
    1-2
    IRN
    0-1
    YUG
    HOST
    SR
    1-1
    SUI
    2-1
    COL
    0-1
    ROM
    1-0
    BRA
    GS
    1-5
    CZE
    1-0
    ITA
    2-1
    AUT
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    3-1
    ESP
    1-0
    ENG
    5-2
    CHL
    Uruguay
    URU
    52 +5 72 67 55
    QF
    0-1
    EGY
    1-0
    SAU
    3-0
    RUS
    2-1
    POR
    2-0
    FRA
    SR
    1-3
    COS
    2-1
    ENG
    0-1
    ITA
    2-0
    COL
    4th
    0-0
    FRA
    0-3
    SAF
    0-1
    MEX
    2-1
    SKO
    1-1
    4-2 PS
    GHA
    2-3
    NED
    2-3
    GER
    DNQ
    GS
    1-2
    DEN
    0-0
    FRA
    3-3
    SEN
    DNQ
    DNQ
    SR
    0-0
    ESP
    3-1
    BGM
    0-1
    SKO
    2-0
    ITA
    SR
    1-1
    GER
    6-1
    DEN
    0-0
    SCO
    1-0
    ARG
    DNQ
    DNQ
    GS
    0-2
    NED
    1-1
    BUL
    3-0
    SEN
    4th
    2-0
    ISR
    0-0
    ITA
    0-1
    SWE
    0-1
    AET
    SOV
    1-3
    BRA
    0-1
    GER
    QF
    0-0
    ENG
    2-1
    FRA
    0-0
    MEX
    4-0
    GER
    GS
    2-1
    COL
    3-1
    YUG
    2-1
    SOV
    DNQ
    4th
    2-0
    CZE
    7-0
    SCO
    4-2
    ENG
    4-2
    AET
    HUN
    3-1
    AUT
    1st
    8-0
    BOL
    2-2
    ESP
    3-2
    SWE
    2-1
    BRA
    Wales
    WAL
    5 0 4 4 3
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    DNQ
    QF
    1-1
    HUN
    1-1
    MEX
    0-0
    SWE
    2-1
    PO
    HUN
    1-0
    BRA
    DNQ
    DNQ

    Most qualifications

  • 21
    Brazil
    Participated in every World Cup, including as automatically-qualifying champions in 1962, 1966, 1974 and 1998 and as automatically-qualifying host in 1950 and 2014
  • 19
    Germany
    Since 1934, as automatically-qualifying champions in 1958, 1978 and 1994, and in 1974 and 2006 as automatically-qualifying host
  • 18
    Italy
    Since 1934
  • 17
    Argentina
    Since 1930
  • 16
    Mexico
    Since 1930
  • Consecutive qualifications

  • 21
    Brazil
    Since 1930
  • 17
    Germany
    Since 1954
  • 14
    Italy
    From 1962 to 2014, as automatically-qualifying champions in 1986 and as automatically-qualifying host in 1990
  • 12
    Argentina
    Since 1974, as automatically-qualifying hosts in 1978 and as automatically-qualifying champions in 1982 and 1990
  • 11
    Spain
    Since 1978, as automatically-qualifying hosts in 1982
  • Consecutive victories (including penalty shootouts)

  • 11
    Brazil
    Between 2002 and 2006
  • 7
    France
    In 1998
  • 6
    Argentina
    In 2014
    Brazil
    Between 1978 and 1982 and between 1994 and 1998
    England
    Between 1966 and 1970
    Spain
    In 2010
    Netherlands
    In 2010
    Croatia
    In 2018
  • Consecutive matches unbeaten

  • 11
    Brazil
    Between 2002 and 2006
    Germany
    Between 1990 and 1994
  • 10
    Italy
    Between 1982 and 1986
  • 9
    Brazil
    Between 1994 and 1998
    Italy
    Between 2006 and 2010
  • 8
    Germany
    Between 2010 and 2014
  • Consecutive victories without extra time

  • 11
    Brazil
    Between 2002 and 2006
  • 7
    Argentina
    In 1986
  • 6
    Netherlands
    In 2010
  • 5
    Spain
    In 2010
  • Consecutive defeats

  • 7
    Cameroon
    Between 2002 and 2014
    Switzerland
    Between 1954 and 1966
  • 6
    El Salvador
    Between 1970 and 1982
    Mexico
    Between 1950 and 1958
  • 5
    Bulgaria
    Between 1966 and 1970
    United States
    Between 1994 and 1998
  • Consecutive matches unwon

  • 17
    Bulgaria
    Between 1962 and 1994
  • 14
    South Korea
    Between 1954 and 2002
  • 13
    Tunisia
    Between 1998 and 2018
    Chile
    Between 1966 and 2010
  • 12
    Saudi Arabia
    Between 1994 and 2018
  • 11
    Uruguay
    Between 1968 and 1990
  • 10
    Mexico
    Between 1950 and 1962
  • Consecutive matches without failing to score

  • 21
    France
    Between 1978 and 1998
  • 18
    Germany / West Germany
    Between 1986 and 1998
  • 15
    Brazil
    Between 1978 and 1990
  • 13
    Brazil
    Between 1962 and 1970
    Italy
    Between 2002 and 2010
  • 12
    Denmark
    Between 1986 and 2002
    Germany / West Germany
    Between 1954 and 1958
  • Consecutive matches without scoring a goal

  • 5
    Algeria
    Between 1986 and 2010
    Honduras
    Between 1982 and 2014
  • 4
    England
    Between 1982 and 1986
    France
    Between 2002 and 2006
    Greece
    Between 1994 and 2010
    Poland
    Between 1986 and 2002
    Tunisia
    Between 1978 and 1998
  • 3
    Czechoslovakia
    Between 1954 and 1958
    China
    In 2002
    Congo DR
    In 1974 as Zaire
    El Salvador
    In 1970
    Trinidad & Tobago
    In 2006
  • Consecutive matches without conceding a goal

  • 5
    Italy
    In 1990
    Switzerland
    Between 2006 and 2010
  • 4
    England
    In 1966 and in 1982
    Germany (as West Germany)
    In 1978
    Italy
    In 2006
    Spain
    In 2010
    Sweden
    Between 1970 and 1974
  • Consecutive matches drawn (including knockout matches before extra time)

  • 5
    Belgium
    Between 1998 and 2002
  • 3
    Various
  • Consecutive knockout matches without penalty shootouts

  • 8
    Germany
    Since 2006
  • 7
    Brazil
    1998 to 2002
  • 6
    Belgium
    Since 2014
    Mexico
    Since 1998
    France
    Since 2014
  • 5
    Spain
    2006 to 2010
  • Number of tournaments between two participations

  • 11
    Turkey
    From after 1954 until 2002
  • 10
    Bolivia
    From after 1954 until 1994
  • 8
    Peru
    From after 1982 until 2018
  • 7
    Australia
    From after 1974 until 2006
  • Number of tournaments between two first round progressions

  • 8
    Chile
    Between 1966 and 1998
  • 7
    Cameroon
    Since 1990
  • 5
    Austria
    Between 1954 and 1986
    Colombia
    Between 1990 and 2014
  • Most matches drawn (including after extra time)

  • 21
    England
    Including 8 knockout matches
  • 20
    Germany
    Including 11 knockout matches
    Italy
    Including 8 knockout matches
  • 17
    Brazil
    Including 4 knockout matches
  • 15
    Argentina
    Including 7 knockout matches
  • Most goalless draws (including knockout matches before extra time)

  • 11
    England
    Including 2 knockout matches
  • 9
    Brazil
    Including 1 knockout match
  • 8
    Germany
    Including 5 knockout matches
    Netherlands
    Including 2 knockout matches
  • 6
    France
    Including 1 knockout match
    Argentina
    Including 2 knockout matches
  • Most goals scored (by team)

  • 229
    Brazil
    Including 97 in knockout matches
  • 226
    Germany
    Including 91 in knockout matches
  • 136
    Argentina
    Including 32 in knockout matches
  • 128
    Italy
    Including 36 in knockout matches
  • 120
    France
    Including 55 in knockout matches
  • Most goals scored (by player)

  • 16
    Miroslav Klose
    For Germany between 2002 and 2014
  • 15
    Ronaldo
    For Brazil between 1998 and 2006
  • 14
    Gerd Müller
    For Germany between 1970 and 1974
  • Most goals scored (of players attending the 2018 World Cup)

  • 10
    Thomas Müller
    For Germany since 2010
  • 7
    Cristiano Ronaldo
    For Portugal since 2006
    Luis Suárez
    For Uruguay since 2010
  • 6
    James Rodríguez
    For Colombia since 2014
    Neymar Jr.
    For Brazil since 2014
    Lionel Messi
    For Argentina since 2006
    Harry Kane
    For England since 2014
  • 5
    Tim Cahill
    For Australia since 2006
    Gonzalo Higuaín
    For Argentina since 2010
    Romelu Lukaku
    For Belgium since 2014
  • Most matches participated in (by player)

  • 25
    Lothar Matthäus
    For Germany between 1982 and 1998
  • 24
    Miroslav Klose
    For Germany between 2002 and 2014
  • 23
    Paolo Maldini
    For Italy between 1990 and 2002
  • Most penalty shootout victories

  • 4
    Argentina
    Out of 5 total
    Germany
    Out of 4 total
  • 3
    Brazil
    Out of 4 total
  • 2
    France
    Out of 4 total
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