World Cup qualifications 1978 - Europe

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Overall table and games


RankTeamElo beforeElo afterPlayedWinDrawLossGFGAGDPoints
#TeamElo beforeElo afterPWDLGFGAGDPts
1.
Poland
1903
10th
1912up
8th
6510174+1311
2.
Netherlands
2044
3rd
2076up
2nd
6510113+811
3.
Italy
1948
7th
1944down
7th
6501184+1410
4.
Austria
1791
20th
1873up
15th
6420142+1210
5.
England
1987
4th
1928down
8th
6501154+1110
6.
East Germany
1983
6th
1974down
5th
6330154+119
7.
Portugal
1839
16th
1866up
15th
6411126+69
8.
Sweden
1814
18th
1757down
23rd
430174+36
9.
Scotland
1944
8th
1998up
4th
430163+36
10.
Spain
1907
9th
1951up
6th
430141+36
11.
Belgium
1856
14th
1802down
19th
630376+16
12.
Turkey
1655
38th
1652down
41st
621395+45
13.
France
1779
23rd
1842up
16th
421174+35
14.
Hungary
1864
14th
1891up
14th
421164+25
15.
Northern Ireland
1743
25th
1727down
27th
621376+15
16.
Denmark
1625
45th
1642up
42nd
62041412+24
17.
Soviet Union
1907
11th
1893down
13th
420253+24
18.
Romania
1851
14th
1840down
18th
420278-14
19.
Bulgaria
1797
18th
1749down
25th
412156-14
20.
Norway
1442
83rd
1480up
71st
420234-14
21.
Czechoslovakia
1994
4th
1910down
10th
420246-24
22.
Finland
1409
91st
1449up
81st
62041116-54
23.
Ireland
1735
26th
1717down
30th
411224-23
24.
Greece
1640
41st
1643up
42nd
411226-43
25.
Wales
1735
26th
1783up
21st
410334-12
26.
Yugoslavia
1880
12th
1818down
18th
410368-22
27.
Switzerland
1654
37th
1616down
47th
410335-22
28.
Iceland
1375
98th
1398up
91st
6105212-102
29.
Luxembourg
1287
120th
1248down
124th
6006222-200
30.
Cyprus
1313
113th
1281down
120th
6006324-210
31.
Malta
1380
96th
1358down
99th
6006027-270
VenueEloRankTeam 1ScoreTeam 2EloRank
May 23rd, 1976 in Cyprus1296 (-17)
118th (-5)
1296
-17
118th
-5
Cyprus
1 - 5
Denmark
1296 (-17)
118th (-5)
1642
+17
43rd
+2
June 13th, 1976 in Finland1405 (-4)
92nd (-1)
1405
-4
92nd
-1
Finland
1 - 4
England
1405 (-4)
92nd (-1)
1991
+4
4th
-
June 16th, 1976 in Sweden1818 (+4)
18th (-)
1818
+4
18th
-
Sweden
2 - 0
Norway
1818 (+4)
18th (-)
1438
-4
83rd
-
September 5th, 1976 in Iceland1371 (-4)
98th (-)
1371
-4
98th
-
Iceland
0 - 1
Belgium
1371 (-4)
98th (-)
1860
+4
14th
-
September 8th, 1976 in Iceland1370 (-1)
98th (-)
1370
-1
98th
-
Iceland
0 - 1
Netherlands
1370 (-1)
98th (-)
2045
+1
3rd
-
September 8th, 1976 in Norway1461 (+27)
78th (+6)
1461
+27
78th
+6
Norway
1 - 0
Switzerland
1461 (+27)
78th (+6)
1627
-27
44th
-7
September 22nd, 1976 in Finland1439 (+18)
85th (+2)
1439
+18
85th
+2
Finland
7 - 1
Luxembourg
1439 (+18)
85th (+2)
1269
-18
120th
-
October 9th, 1976 in Bulgaria1790 (-7)
20th (-2)
1790
-7
20th
-2
Bulgaria
2 - 2
France
1790 (-7)
20th (-2)
1786
+7
21st
+2
October 9th, 1976 in Greece1647 (+7)
40th (+1)
1647
+7
40th
+1
Greece
1 - 1
Hungary
1647 (+7)
40th (+1)
1857
-7
15th
-1
October 9th, 1976 in Switzerland1605 (-16)
50th (-2)
1605
-16
50th
-2
Switzerland
1 - 2
Sweden
1605 (-16)
50th (-2)
1811
+16
18th
+1
October 10th, 1976 in Spain1920 (+13)
9th (-)
1920
+13
9th
-
Spain
1 - 0
Yugoslavia
1920 (+13)
9th (-)
1867
-13
13th
-1
October 13th, 1976 in Czechoslovakia2012 (+18)
4th (-)
2012
+18
4th
-
Czechoslovakia
2 - 0
Scotland
2012 (+18)
4th (-)
1926
-18
8th
-
October 13th, 1976 in England1984 (+1)
5th (-)
1984
+1
5th
-
England
2 - 1
Finland
1984 (+1)
5th (-)
1438
-1
86th
-1
October 13th, 1976 in the Netherlands2029 (-16)
3rd (-)
2029
-16
3rd
-
Netherlands
2 - 2
Northern Ireland
2029 (-16)
3rd (-)
1759
+16
24th
+1
October 16th, 1976 in Luxembourg1267 (-2)
122nd (-1)
1267
-2
122nd
-1
Luxembourg
1 - 4
Italy
1267 (-2)
122nd (-1)
1950
+2
7th
-
October 16th, 1976 in Portugal1806 (-33)
18th (-2)
1806
-33
18th
-2
Portugal
0 - 2
Poland
1806 (-33)
18th (-2)
1936
+33
8th
+2
October 27th, 1976 in Denmark1648 (+6)
40th (+1)
1648
+6
40th
+1
Denmark
5 - 0
Cyprus
1648 (+6)
40th (+1)
1290
-6
119th
-2
October 31st, 1976 in Poland1937 (+1)
8th (-)
1937
+1
8th
-
Poland
5 - 0
Cyprus
1937 (+1)
8th (-)
1289
-1
119th
-
October 31st, 1976 in Turkey1663 (+8)
37th (+1)
1663
+8
37th
+1
Turkey
4 - 0
Malta
1663 (+8)
37th (+1)
1372
-8
97th
-1
November 10th, 1976 in Belgium1874 (+14)
13th (+2)
1874
+14
13th
+2
Belgium
2 - 0
Northern Ireland
1874 (+14)
13th (+2)
1745
-14
25th
-2
November 17th, 1976 in Scotland1932 (+6)
9th (-)
1932
+6
9th
-
Scotland
1 - 0
Wales
1932 (+6)
9th (-)
1729
-6
26th
-
November 17th, 1976 in East Germany1966 (-17)
6th (-)
1966
-17
6th
-
East Germany
1 - 1
Turkey
1966 (-17)
6th (-)
1680
+17
35th
+2
November 17th, 1976 in France1804 (+18)
19th (+1)
1804
+18
19th
+1
France
2 - 0
Ireland
1804 (+18)
19th (+1)
1717
-18
28th
-2
November 17th, 1976 in Italy1974 (+24)
5th (+2)
1974
+24
5th
+2
Italy
2 - 0
England
1974 (+24)
5th (+2)
1960
-24
7th
-2
November 17th, 1976 in Portugal1813 (+7)
17th (+1)
1813
+7
17th
+1
Portugal
1 - 0
Denmark
1813 (+7)
17th (+1)
1641
-7
41st
-1
December 5th, 1976 in Cyprus1286 (-3)
119th (-)
1286
-3
119th
-
Cyprus
1 - 2
Portugal
1286 (-3)
119th (-)
1816
+3
17th
-
December 5th, 1976 in Malta1370 (-6)
97th (-1)
1370
-6
97th
-1
Malta
0 - 1
Austria
1370 (-6)
97th (-1)
1797
+6
20th
-
March 26th, 1977 in Belgium1845 (-24)
15th (-2)
1845
-24
15th
-2
Belgium
0 - 2
Netherlands
1845 (-24)
15th (-2)
2069
+24
2nd
+1
March 30th, 1977 in England1945 (+1)
7th (-)
1945
+1
7th
-
England
5 - 0
Luxembourg
1945 (+1)
7th (-)
1266
-1
122nd
-
March 30th, 1977 in Ireland1731 (+21)
27th (+3)
1731
+21
27th
+3
Ireland
1 - 0
France
1731 (+21)
27th (+3)
1799
-21
20th
-2
March 30th, 1977 in Wales1781 (+52)
22nd (+4)
1781
+52
22nd
+4
Wales
3 - 0
Czechoslovakia
1781 (+52)
22nd (+4)
1955
-52
6th
-2
April 2nd, 1977 in Malta1386 (-2)
95th (-)
1386
-2
95th
-
Malta
0 - 1
East Germany
1386 (-2)
95th (-)
1968
+2
4th
+1
April 16th, 1977 in Romania1869 (+18)
14th (-)
1869
+18
14th
-
Romania
1 - 0
Spain
1869 (+18)
14th (-)
1905
-18
12th
-1
April 17th, 1977 in Austria1827 (+8)
18th (-)
1827
+8
18th
-
Austria
1 - 0
Turkey
1827 (+8)
18th (-)
1672
-8
35th
-1
April 24th, 1977 in the Soviet Union1913 (+6)
11th (-)
1913
+6
11th
-
Soviet Union
2 - 0
Greece
1913 (+6)
11th (-)
1623
-6
45th
-1
April 30th, 1977 in Austria1831 (+4)
17th (+1)
1831
+4
17th
+1
Austria
9 - 0
Malta
1831 (+4)
17th (+1)
1382
-4
95th
-
April 30th, 1977 in Hungary1907 (+16)
11th (+2)
1907
+16
11th
+2
Hungary
2 - 1
Soviet Union
1907 (+16)
11th (+2)
1897
-16
13th
-2
May 1st, 1977 in Denmark1639 (-11)
42nd (-3)
1639
-11
42nd
-3
Denmark
1 - 2
Poland
1639 (-11)
42nd (-3)
1936
+11
9th
-
May 8th, 1977 in Yugoslavia1801 (-36)
20th (-4)
1801
-36
20th
-4
Yugoslavia
0 - 2
Romania
1801 (-36)
20th (-4)
1905
+36
12th
+2
May 10th, 1977 in Greece1652 (+29)
39th (+6)
1652
+29
39th
+6
Greece
1 - 0
Soviet Union
1652 (+29)
39th (+6)
1868
-29
14th
-
May 15th, 1977 in Cyprus1282 (-2)
120th (-)
1282
-2
120th
-
Cyprus
1 - 3
Poland
1282 (-2)
120th (-)
1938
+2
9th
-
May 18th, 1977 in the Soviet Union1893 (+25)
13th (+1)
1893
+25
13th
+1
Soviet Union
2 - 0
Hungary
1893 (+25)
13th (+1)
1882
-25
14th
-3
May 26th, 1977 in Luxembourg1251 (-15)
124th (-2)
1251
-15
124th
-2
Luxembourg
0 - 1
Finland
1251 (-15)
124th (-2)
1471
+15
79th
+3
May 28th, 1977 in Hungary1891 (+9)
14th (-)
1891
+9
14th
-
Hungary
3 - 0
Greece
1891 (+9)
14th (-)
1643
-9
42nd
-3
June 1st, 1977 in Bulgaria1754 (+14)
25th (-)
1754
+14
25th
-
Bulgaria
2 - 1
Ireland
1754 (+14)
25th (-)
1720
-14
28th
-1
June 8th, 1977 in Finland1465 (-6)
80th (-2)
1465
-6
80th
-2
Finland
0 - 3
Italy
1465 (-6)
80th (-2)
1973
+6
4th
+2
June 8th, 1977 in Sweden1812 (+6)
20th (-)
1812
+6
20th
-
Sweden
2 - 1
Switzerland
1812 (+6)
20th (-)
1598
-6
49th
-
June 11th, 1977 in Iceland1402 (+32)
91st (+8)
1402
+32
91st
+8
Iceland
1 - 0
Northern Ireland
1402 (+32)
91st (+8)
1687
-32
33rd
-4
August 31st, 1977 in the Netherlands2070 (+1)
2nd (-)
2070
+1
2nd
-
Netherlands
4 - 1
Iceland
2070 (+1)
2nd (-)
1407
-1
91st
-
September 3rd, 1977 in Belgium1848 (+3)
15th (+1)
1848
+3
15th
+1
Belgium
4 - 0
Iceland
1848 (+3)
15th (+1)
1404
-3
91st
-
September 7th, 1977 in Norway1489 (+32)
72nd (+8)
1489
+32
72nd
+8
Norway
2 - 1
Sweden
1489 (+32)
72nd (+8)
1757
-32
23rd
-2
September 21st, 1977 in Northern Ireland1693 (+6)
33rd (-)
1693
+6
33rd
-
Northern Ireland
2 - 0
Iceland
1693 (+6)
33rd (-)
1398
-6
91st
-
September 21st, 1977 in Poland1921 (+9)
7th (+1)
1921
+9
7th
+1
Poland
4 - 1
Denmark
1921 (+9)
7th (+1)
1672
-9
36th
-1
September 21st, 1977 in Scotland1982 (+18)
4th (+2)
1982
+18
4th
+2
Scotland
3 - 1
Czechoslovakia
1982 (+18)
4th (+2)
1904
-18
11th
-4
September 24th, 1977 in Austria1848 (+2)
15th (+1)
1848
+2
15th
+1
Austria
1 - 1
East Germany
1848 (+2)
15th (+1)
1974
-2
5th
-
October 9th, 1977 in Denmark1642 (-25)
42nd (-4)
1642
-25
42nd
-4
Denmark
2 - 4
Portugal
1642 (-25)
42nd (-4)
1856
+25
15th
+2
October 12th, 1977 in Luxembourg1249 (-2)
124th (-)
1249
-2
124th
-
Luxembourg
0 - 2
England
1249 (-2)
124th (-)
1900
+2
13th
-
October 12th, 1977 in Northern Ireland1686 (-7)
35th (-2)
1686
-7
35th
-2
Northern Ireland
0 - 1
Netherlands
1686 (-7)
35th (-2)
2071
+7
2nd
+1
October 12th, 1977 in England1998 (+16)
4th (-)
1998
+16
4th
-
Scotland
2 - 0
Wales
1998 (+16)
4th (-)
1792
-16
20th
-1
October 12th, 1977 in East Germany1963 (-11)
6th (-1)
1963
-11
6th
-1
East Germany
1 - 1
Austria
1963 (-11)
6th (-1)
1859
+11
15th
+1
October 12th, 1977 in Ireland1717 (-3)
30th (-1)
1717
-3
30th
-1
Ireland
0 - 0
Bulgaria
1717 (-3)
30th (-1)
1772
+3
22nd
+1
October 15th, 1977 in Italy1971 (+2)
5th (-)
1971
+2
5th
-
Italy
6 - 1
Finland
1971 (+2)
5th (-)
1449
-2
81st
-
October 26th, 1977 in the Netherlands2076 (+5)
2nd (-)
2076
+5
2nd
-
Netherlands
1 - 0
Belgium
2076 (+5)
2nd (-)
1843
-5
17th
-
October 26th, 1977 in Spain1931 (+21)
7th (+1)
1931
+21
7th
+1
Spain
2 - 0
Romania
1931 (+21)
7th (+1)
1885
-21
14th
-4
October 29th, 1977 in East Germany1965 (+2)
6th (-)
1965
+2
6th
-
East Germany
9 - 0
Malta
1965 (+2)
6th (-)
1378
-2
96th
-
October 29th, 1977 in Poland1912 (-9)
8th (-)
1912
-9
8th
-
Poland
1 - 1
Portugal
1912 (-9)
8th (-)
1865
+9
15th
+1
October 30th, 1977 in Switzerland1616 (+9)
47th (+2)
1616
+9
47th
+2
Switzerland
1 - 0
Norway
1616 (+9)
47th (+2)
1480
-9
71st
-
October 30th, 1977 in Turkey1641 (-14)
44th (-4)
1641
-14
44th
-4
Turkey
0 - 1
Austria
1641 (-14)
44th (-4)
1873
+14
15th
+1
November 13th, 1977 in Romania1840 (-45)
18th (-4)
1840
-45
18th
-4
Romania
4 - 6
Yugoslavia
1840 (-45)
18th (-4)
1844
+45
16th
+3
November 16th, 1977 in Czechoslovakia1910 (+9)
10th (+1)
1910
+9
10th
+1
Czechoslovakia
1 - 0
Wales
1910 (+9)
10th (+1)
1783
-9
21st
-1
November 16th, 1977 in England1928 (+28)
8th (+4)
1928
+28
8th
+4
England
2 - 0
Italy
1928 (+28)
8th (+4)
1943
-28
6th
-1
November 16th, 1977 in France1842 (+17)
16th (+3)
1842
+17
16th
+3
France
3 - 1
Bulgaria
1842 (+17)
16th (+3)
1749
-17
25th
-1
November 16th, 1977 in Northern Ireland1727 (+41)
27th (+7)
1727
+41
27th
+7
Northern Ireland
3 - 0
Belgium
1727 (+41)
27th (+7)
1802
-41
19th
-2
November 16th, 1977 in Portugal1866 (+1)
15th (-)
1866
+1
15th
-
Portugal
4 - 0
Cyprus
1866 (+1)
15th (-)
1281
-1
120th
-
November 16th, 1977 in Turkey1632 (-9)
45th (-1)
1632
-9
45th
-1
Turkey
1 - 2
East Germany
1632 (-9)
45th (-1)
1974
+9
5th
+1
November 27th, 1977 in Malta1358 (-20)
99th (-3)
1358
-20
99th
-3
Malta
0 - 3
Turkey
1358 (-20)
99th (-3)
1652
+20
41st
+4
November 30th, 1977 in Yugoslavia1818 (-20)
18th (-)
1818
-20
18th
-
Yugoslavia
0 - 1
Spain
1818 (-20)
18th (-)
1951
+20
6th
+1
December 3rd, 1977 in Italy1944 (+1)
7th (-)
1944
+1
7th
-
Italy
3 - 0
Luxembourg
1944 (+1)
7th (-)
1248
-1
124th
-