1930 FIFA World Cup knockout stage

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The knockout stage of the 1930 FIFA World Cup was played between 26 and 30 July 1930. The semi-finals were played on 26 and 27 July, with two rest days before the final on 30 July.

Format[edit]

According to the format of the tournament, the 13 participants were divided into four pools. The winner of each group would progress to the semi-finals of the knockout stage.[1] Since there were no predefined brackets, a draw took place in 23 July to decide the semi-final meetings.[2] Hosts Uruguay were drawn to play Yugoslavia. Argentina and the United States would contest the other semi-final.

Qualified teams[edit]

The top placed team from each of the four groups qualified for the knockout stage.

Group Winners
1  Argentina
2  Yugoslavia
3  Uruguay
4  United States

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 July – Montevideo (Centenario)
 
 
 Uruguay6
 
30 July – Montevideo (Centenario)
 
 Yugoslavia1
 
 Uruguay4
 
26 July – Montevideo (Centenario)
 
 Argentina2
 
 Argentina6
 
 
 United States1
 

Semi-finals[edit]

Argentina vs United States[edit]

The match was even until American center-half Raphael Tracey was injured in the 19th minute. Soon after, Argentina scored the opener with their own center-half, Luis Monti. Tracey left the game at half-time and, since no substitutions were allowed at the time, the United States had to play the second half with 10 men. They also saw goalkeeper Jimmy Douglas hurt his shoulder 15 minutes into the second half. The Argentines scored five more times and went on to win the match, becoming the first team qualified for a World Cup final.[3]

Argentina  6–1  United States
Monti Goal 20'
Scopelli Goal 56'
Stábile Goal 69'87'
Peucelle Goal 80'85'
Report Brown Goal 89'
Attendance: 72,886
GK Juan Botasso
FB José Della Torre
FB Fernando Paternoster
HB Juan Evaristo
HB Luis Monti
HB Rodolfo Orlandini
FW Carlos Peucelle
FW Alejandro Scopelli
FW Guillermo Stábile
FW Manuel Ferreira (c)
FW Mario Evaristo
Managers:
Francisco Olazar
Juan José Tramutola
GK Jimmy Douglas
FB Alexander Wood
FB George Moorhouse
HB Jimmy Gallagher
HB Raphael Tracey Substituted off 45'
HB Andy Auld
FW Billy Gonsalves
FW Tom Florie (c)
FW Bert Patenaude
FW Jim Brown
FW Bart McGhee
Manager:
Bob Millar

Uruguay vs Yugoslavia[edit]

Yugoslavia opened the score in the 4th minute with Đorđe Vujadinović and had a disallowed goal in the 9th. The Uruguayans made a recovery and Pedro Cea equalized. They took the lead still in the first half with two more goals. In the second half, the host nation sealed the result three more times, and Cea completed a hat-trick. The Yugoslavs heavily contested refereeing decisions on the third and fourth Uruguayan goals, but to no avail. Uruguay advanced to the final in home soil.[3]

Uruguay  6–1 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Cea Goal 18'67'72'[4]
Anselmo Goal 20'31'[4]
Iriarte Goal 61'[4]
Report Vujadinović Goal 4'[4]
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 79,867
GK Enrique Ballestrero
FB José Nasazzi (c)
FB Ernesto Mascheroni
HB José Andrade
HB Lorenzo Fernández
HB Álvaro Gestido
FW Pablo Dorado
FW Héctor Scarone
FW Peregrino Anselmo
FW Pedro Cea
FW Santos Iriarte
Manager:
Alberto Suppici
GK Milovan Jakšić
FB Milutin Ivković (c)
FB Dragoslav Mihajlović
HB Milorad Arsenijević
HB Ljubiša Stefanović
HB Momčilo Đokić
FW Aleksandar Tirnanić
FW Blagoje Marjanović
FW Ivan Bek
FW Đorđe Vujadinović
FW Branislav Sekulić
Manager:
Boško Simonović

Final[edit]

Uruguay  4–2  Argentina
Dorado Goal 12'
Cea Goal 57'[5]
Iriarte Goal 68'
Castro Goal 89'
Report Peucelle Goal 20'
Stábile Goal 37'[5]
Attendance: 68,346
Uruguay
Argentina
GK Enrique Ballestrero
RB José Nasazzi (c)
LB Ernesto Mascheroni
RH José Andrade
CH Lorenzo Fernández
LH Álvaro Gestido
OR Pablo Dorado
IR Héctor Scarone
CF Héctor Castro
IL Pedro Cea
OL Santos Iriarte
Manager:
Alberto Suppici
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GK Juan Botasso
RB José Della Torre
LB Fernando Paternoster
RH Juan Evaristo
CH Luis Monti
LH Pedro Suárez
OR Carlos Peucelle
IR Francisco Varallo
CF Guillermo Stábile
IL Manuel Ferreira (c)
OL Mario Evaristo
Managers:
Francisco Olazar
Juan José Tramutola

Assistant referees:
Ulises Saucedo (Bolivia)
Henri Christophe (Belgium)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Formats of the FIFA World Cup final competitions" (PDF). 
  2. ^ RIBAS, Lycio Vellozo, O mundo das Copas, p. 13
  3. ^ a b Ribas, Lycio Vellozo, O mundo das Copas, p. 13
  4. ^ a b c d This is one of several goals for which the statistical details are disputed. The goalscorers and timings used here are those of FIFA, the official record. Some other sources, such as RSSSF, state a different scorer, timing, or both. See "World Cup 1930 finals". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Retrieved 15 August 2010. 
  5. ^ a b This is one of several goals for which the statistical details are disputed. The goalscorers and timings used here are those of FIFA, the official record. Some other sources, such as RSSSF, state a different scorer and/or timing. See "World Cup 1930 finals". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008. Retrieved 1 December 2008. .

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