1998 FIFA World Cup Qualification - UEFA Group 2
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1998 FIFA World Cup Qualification %E2%80%93 UEFA Group 2

Group 2 consisted of five of the 50 teams entered into the European zone:[1]England, Georgia, Italy, Moldova, and Poland. These five teams competed on a home-and-away basis for two of the 15 spots in the final tournament allocated to the European zone, with the group's winner and runner-up claiming those spots.

Standings

Legend
Group winners and one best runner-up among all groups directly qualified for the finals
Remaining group runners-up advanced to the play-offs
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 8 6 1 1 15 2 +13 19
 Italy 8 5 3 0 11 1 +10 18
 Poland 8 3 1 4 10 12 -2 10
 Georgia 8 3 1 4 7 9 -2 10
 Moldova 8 0 0 8 2 21 -19 0

Results

Attendance: 9,500
Referee: Ilkka Koho (Finland)

Attendance: 4,085

England 2-1 Poland
Shearer Goal 2538 Report Citko Goal 7
Wembley, London
Attendance: 74,663
Attendance: 14,012

Attendance: 8,000

England 0-1 Italy
Report Zola Goal 19
Wembley, London
Attendance: 75,056

Italy 3-0 Moldova
Maldini Goal 24
Zola Goal 45
Vieri Goal 50
Report
Attendance: 17,677

Attendance: 32,000

Wembley, London
Attendance: 71,208
Referee: Rémi Harrel (France)

Attendance: 25,000

Attendance: 12,500
Referee: Charles Agius (Malta)

Attendance: 1,022

England 4-0 Moldova
Scholes Goal 29
Wright Goal 4690
Gascoigne Goal 81
Report
Attendance: 74,102

Attendance: 5,300
Referee: Dani Koren (Israel)

Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Metin Tokat (Turkey)

Attendance: 65,892

Goal scorers

5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Notes

  1. ^ Only 49 of the entered teams actually competed in the qualification tournament: France qualified for the World Cup automatically as host.

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