1998 FIFA World Cup Qualification - UEFA Group 5
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1998 FIFA World Cup Qualification %E2%80%93 UEFA Group 5

Group 5 consisted of five of the 50 teams entered into the European zone:[1]Bulgaria, Cyprus, Israel, Luxembourg, and Russia. 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
 Bulgaria 8 6 0 2 18 9 +9 18
 Russia 8 5 2 1 19 5 +14 17
 Israel 8 4 1 3 9 7 +2 13
 Cyprus 8 3 1 4 10 15 -5 10
 Luxembourg 8 0 0 8 2 22 -20 0

Results

Israel 2-1 Bulgaria
Harazi Goal 34
Banin Goal 62 (pen.)
Report Balakov Goal 3 (pen.)
Attendance: 8,500

Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Marc Batta (France)

Cyprus 2-0 Israel
Gogi? Goal 915 (pen.) Report

Attendance: 6,500
Attendance: 24,400
Referee: John Ashman (Wales)

Attendance: 3,199
Luxembourg 0-3 Israel
Report Zohar Goal 1179
Banin Goal 56 (pen.)


Attendance: 9,200
Israel 2-0 Cyprus
Ohana Goal 372 Report
Attendance: 32,000

Attendance: 22,000

Attendance: 32,000


Russia 4-2 Bulgaria
Alenichev Goal 1357
Kolyvanov Goal 41
Yuran Goal 52
Report Gruev Goal 68
Kostadinov Goal 78
Attendance: 19,000
Attendance: 4,000

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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