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The 1938 FIFA Football World Championship was hosted by France. Italy redeemed themselves by winning a second World Cupin a row, this time without needing to resort to the help of dubious refereeing. After struggling against Norway in the opening round, Vittorio Pozzo's men went on to defeat France, Brazil and finally Hungary to win the tournament.
 
Final
Italy Italy
4-2
Hungary Hungary

3rd place play-off
Brazil Brazil
4-2
Sweden Sweden


Semi-finals
Italy Italy 2-1 Brazil Brazil Hungary Hungary 5-1 Sweden Sweden


Quater-finals
France France 1-3 Italy Italy Switzerland Switzerland 0-2 Hungary Hungary
Brazil Brazil 1-1 Czechoslowakia Czechoslow. Sweden Sweden 8-0 Cuba Cuba
(Replay: 2-1)


First Round
France France 3-1 Denmark Belgium Germany Third Reich 1-1 Switzerland Switzerland
 
(Replay: 2-4)
Italy Italy 2-1 Norway Norway Hungary Hungary 6-0 Dutch East Indies Dutch E.Ind.
   (a.e.t.)  
Brazil Brazil 6-5 Poland Poland Sweden Sweden - Austria Austria
   (a.e.t.) 
(Austria withdrew)
Czechoslow. Czechoslowakia 3-0 the Netherlands Holland Cuba Cuba 3-3 Romania Romania
   (a.e.t.)
(Replay: 2-1)














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