Football at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Men's football
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates15 July-2 August
Teams25
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«19481956»

The 1952 Olympic football tournament was a football tournament that was held throughout the country of Finland with the finals being held at the capital in Helsinki

In the final it was the Soviet Union that came out as the champions after they defeated Romania 2-1 in Helsinki.

Qualification[edit | edit source]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

Matches[edit | edit source]

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

July 15
Poland  3–1  France


July 15
Hungary  0–3  Romania
Suru Goal 38'79'
Paraschiva Goal 52'
Kupittaa, Turku


July 15
Yugoslavia  12–0  Iran


July 15
Denmark  1–2  Greece


July 15
Soviet Union  4–0  Bulgaria


July 16
Italy  4–1  United States


July 16
Brazil  4–3  Netherlands
Kupittaa, Turku


July 16
Luxembourg  3–4 (a.e.t)  Great Britain


July 16
Egypt  2–5  Argentina

First round[edit | edit source]

July 19
Finland  5–3  Austria
Olympic Stadium, Helsinki


July 20
Brazil  4–0  Great Britain


July 22
Yugoslavia  5–6 (a.e.t.)  Soviet Union
Bobrov Goal 53'77'87'94'
Trofimov Goal 75'
Petrov Goal 89'


July 20
West Germany  3–0  Argentina
Kupittaa, Turku


July 21
Greece  0–2  Poland
Kupittaa, Turku


July 21
Sweden  6–0  Norway


July 21
Romania  1–0  Italy


Quarter Finals[edit | edit source]

July 23
Sweden  2–1  Finland
Rydell Goal 86'
Olympic Stadium, Helsinki


July 23
West Germany  4–1  Brazil



July 24
Soviet Union  4–1  Poland

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

July 28
Romania  3–1  Sweden
Perényi Goal 35'78'
Olympic Stadium, Helsinki


July 29
Soviet Union  4–2  West Germany
Olympic Stadium, Helsinki

Third place Playoff[edit | edit source]

August 1
Sweden  0–1  West Germany
Olympic Stadium, Helsinki

Final[edit | edit source]

August 2
19:00
Romania  1–2  Soviet Union
Paraschiva Goal 14' Netto Goal 32'
Bobrov Goal 59'
Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Attendance: 61,129

External Links[edit | edit source]

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