1994 FIFA World Cup Group E

Group E of the 1994 FIFA World Cup was one of six groups of four teams competing at the 1994 World Cup in the United States. The first match was played June 18, 1994 and the final games took place simultaneously on June 28, 1994.

Standings

The group consisted of Italy, Republic of Ireland, Mexico, and Norway. Mexico won the group, Republic of Ireland finished second on head-to-head with third-placed Italy, who qualified as one of the best third-placed teams. It is the only group in World Cup history in which all four teams finished with the same number of points and goal difference.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
3  Italy 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
4  Norway 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4
Source: FIFA

Matches

All times local (EDT/UTC–4, CDT/UTC–5, PDT/UTC–7)

Italy vs Republic of Ireland

Italy 0–1 Republic of Ireland
Report Houghton  11'
Italy
Republic of Ireland
GK1Gianluca Pagliuca
DF4Alessandro Costacurta
DF5Paolo Maldini
DF6Franco Baresi (c)
DF9Mauro Tassotti
FW10Roberto Baggio
MF11Demetrio Albertini
MF13Dino Baggio
MF16Roberto Donadoni
MF17Alberigo Evani 45'
FW20Giuseppe Signori 84'
Substitutions:
FW19Daniele Massaro 45'
MF14Nicola Berti 84'
Manager:
Arrigo Sacchi
GK1Packie Bonner
DF2Denis Irwin 80'
DF3Terry Phelan 30'
DF5Paul McGrath
MF6Roy Keane
MF7Andy Townsend (c)
MF8Ray Houghton 68'
MF10John Sheridan
DF11Steve Staunton
DF14Phil Babb
FW15Tommy Coyne 50' 90'
Substitutions:
MF21Jason McAteer 68'
FW9John Aldridge 90'
Manager:
Jack Charlton

Assistant referees:
Jan Dolstra (Netherlands)
Park Hae-Yong (Korean Republic)
Fourth official:
Arturo Angeles (United States)

Norway vs Mexico

Norway 1–0 Mexico
Rekdal  84' Report
Attendance: 52,395
Norway
Mexico
GK1Erik Thorstvedt
DF4Rune Bratseth (c)
DF5Stig Inge Bjørnebye
FW6Jostein Flo
MF7Erik Mykland 78'
MF8Øyvind Leonhardsen 26'
FW9Jan Åge Fjørtoft
MF11Mini Jakobsen 46'
DF18Alf-Inge Håland 16'
DF20Henning Berg
MF22Lars Bohinen
Substitutions:
DF2Gunnar Halle 46'
MF10Kjetil Rekdal 78'
Manager:
Egil Olsen
GK1Jorge Campos
DF2Claudio Suárez 62'
DF3Juan de Dios Ramírez Perales
DF4Ignacio Ambríz (c)
DF5Ramón Ramírez
FW9Hugo Sánchez
FW10Luis García
FW11Luis Roberto Alves
DF14Joaquín del Olmo
MF16Luis Antonio Valdéz 46'
DF21Raúl Gutiérrez 71'
Substitutions:
MF17Benjamín Galindo 46'
MF6Marcelino Bernal 71'
Manager:
Miguel Mejía Barón

Assistant referees:
Sándor Márton (Hungary)
Valentin Ivanov (Russia)
Fourth official:
Manuel Díaz Vega (Spain)

Italy vs Norway

Italy 1–0 Norway
D. Baggio  69' Report
Attendance: 74,624
Italy
Norway
GK1Gianluca Pagliuca 21'
DF3Antonio Benarrivo
DF4Alessandro Costacurta
DF5Paolo Maldini
DF6Franco Baresi (c) 49'
FW10Roberto Baggio 22'
MF11Demetrio Albertini
MF13Dino Baggio
MF14Nicola Berti
FW18Pierluigi Casiraghi 34' 69'
FW20Giuseppe Signori
Substitutions:
GK12Luca Marchegiani 22'
DF2Luigi Apolloni 49'
FW19Daniele Massaro 69'
Manager:
Arrigo Sacchi
GK1Erik Thorstvedt
DF4Rune Bratseth (c)
DF5Stig Inge Bjørnebye 32'
FW6Jostein Flo
MF7Erik Mykland 81'
MF8Øyvind Leonhardsen
FW9Jan Åge Fjørtoft
DF18Alf-Inge Håland 68'
DF20Henning Berg
FW21Sigurd Rushfeldt 45'
MF22Lars Bohinen
Substitutions:
MF11Mini Jakobsen 45'
MF10Kjetil Rekdal 81'
Manager:
Egil Olsen

Assistant referees:
Tapio Yli-Karro (Finland)
Roy Pearson (England)
Fourth official:
Philip Don (England)

Mexico vs Republic of Ireland

Mexico 2–1 Republic of Ireland
García  42', 65' Report Aldridge  84'
Attendance: 60,790
Mexico
Republic of Ireland
GK1Jorge Campos 57'
DF2Claudio Suárez
DF3Juan de Dios Ramírez Perales
DF4Ignacio Ambríz (c)
MF6Marcelino Bernal
FW7Carlos Hermosillo 80'
MF8Alberto García Aspe
FW10Luis García
FW11Luis Roberto Alves
MF14Joaquín del Olmo 45' 80'
MF20Jorge Rodríguez
Substitutions:
FW19Luis Miguel Salvador 80'
DF21Raúl Gutiérrez 80'
Manager:
Miguel Mejía Barón
GK1Packie Bonner
DF2Denis Irwin 26'
DF3Terry Phelan 70'
DF5Paul McGrath
MF6Roy Keane
MF7Andy Townsend (c)
MF8Ray Houghton
MF10John Sheridan
DF11Steve Staunton 66'
DF14Phil Babb
FW15Tommy Coyne 67'
Substitutions:
MF21Jason McAteer 66'
FW9John Aldridge 67'
Manager:
Jack Charlton

Assistant referees:
Michał Listkiewicz (Poland)
Paulo Jorge Alves (Brazil)
Fourth official:
Renato Marsiglia (Brazil)

Italy vs Mexico

Italy 1–1 Mexico
Massaro  48' Report Bernal  57'
Italy
Mexico
GK12Luca Marchegiani
DF2Luigi Apolloni
DF3Antonio Benarrivo
DF4Alessandro Costacurta
DF5Paolo Maldini (c)
FW10Roberto Baggio
MF11Demetrio Albertini 33'
MF13Dino Baggio 65'
MF14Nicola Berti
FW18Pierluigi Casiraghi 45'
FW20Giuseppe Signori
Substitutions:
FW19Daniele Massaro 45'
MF16Roberto Donadoni 65'
Manager:
Arrigo Sacchi
GK1Jorge Campos
DF2Claudio Suárez
DF3Juan Ramírez
DF4Ignacio Ambríz (c)
MF6Marcelino Bernal
FW7Carlos Hermosillo
MF8Alberto García Aspe 66'
FW10Luis García 63' 81'
FW11Luis Roberto Alves
DF14Joaquín del Olmo 25'
MF20Jorge Rodríguez
Substitutions:
MF13Juan Carlos Chávez 81'
Manager:
Miguel Mejía Barón

Assistant referees:
Ernesto Taibi (Argentina)
Eugene Brazzale (Australia)
Fourth official:
Hellmut Krug (Germany)

Republic of Ireland vs Norway

Republic of Ireland 0–0 Norway
Report
Republic of Ireland
Norway
GK1Packie Bonner
DF5Paul McGrath
MF6Roy Keane 3'
MF7Andy Townsend (c) 75'
MF8Ray Houghton 29'
FW9John Aldridge 65'
MF10John Sheridan
DF11Steve Staunton
DF12Gary Kelly 83'
DF14Phil Babb
MF21Jason McAteer
Substitutions:
MF20David Kelly 65'
MF18Ronnie Whelan 75'
Manager:
Jack Charlton
GK1Erik Thorstvedt
DF2Gunnar Halle 34'
DF3Erland Johnsen 45'
DF4Rune Bratseth (c)
DF5Stig Inge Bjørnebye
FW6Jostein Flo
MF7Erik Mykland
MF8Øyvind Leonhardsen 68'
MF10Kjetil Rekdal
FW16Gøran Sørloth 36'
DF20Henning Berg
Substitutions:
MF11Mini Jakobsen 34'
MF22Lars Bohinen 68'
Manager:
Egil Olsen

Assistant referees:
Paulo Jorge Alves (Brazil)
Park Hae-Yong (Korea Republic)
Fourth official:
Leslie Mottram (Scotland)

See also

  • Loughinisland massacre, that occurred in The Heights Bar in Northern Ireland while patrons were watching the Republic of Ireland vs Italy match

References

  • "1994 FIFA World Cup USA". fifa.com. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  • "World Cup 1994". rsssf.com. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
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