• Short Summary

    THE USSR HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE WORLD SOCCER CUP FINALS IN MEXICO CITY NEXT YEAR BY DEFEATING TURKEY IN THE LAST OF THE GROUP FOUR MATCHES.

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    THE USSR HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE WORLD SOCCER CUP FINALS IN MEXICO CITY NEXT YEAR BY DEFEATING TURKEY IN THE LAST OF THE GROUP FOUR MATCHES. THE USSR WON BY THREE GOALS TO ONE.

    THE WIN PUT USSR INTO TOP PLACE IN GROUP FOUR AHEAD OF NORTHERN IRELAND.

    TWELVE OF THE SIXTEEN FINALISTS WHO WILL FIGHT OUT THE CUP IN MEXICO CITY HAVE NOW BEEN DECIDED...THEY ARE THE USSR, RUMANIA, BRAZIL, PERU, URUGUAY, EL SALVADOR, WEST GERMANY, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, MOROCCO.....AND BRITAIN AND MEXICO, THE CUP HOLDERS AND THE HOST SIDE, WHO GO IN AUTOMATICALLY.

    THE RUSSIANS CAME FOURTH IN THE 1966 FINALS IN ENGLAND IN WHICH THE BRITISH TEAM TRIUMPHED.

    IN THEIR MATCH AGAINST TURKEY, THE RUSSIANS LED 2-1 AT HALF-TIME AND WENT FURTHER AHEAD IN THE SECOND HALF.

    A CROWD OF 35-THOUSAND SAW, THE RUSSIANS TAKE THE LEAD IN THE THIRD MINUTE. TURKEY EQUALISED IN THE 22ND MINUTE, BUT THE SOVIET UNION SIDE SCORED AGAIN 12 MINUTES LATER.

    THE GOT THE BALL INTO THE NET AGAIN AT THE 40TH MINUTE BUT THE GOAL WAS DISALLOWED BY THE AUSTRIAN REFEREE.

    AFTER SCORING THEIR THIRD GOAL IN THE 60TH MINUTE THE RUSSIANS CONCENTRATED ON DEFENCE FOR THE REMAINING PERIOD OF THE GAME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA89LZTYPWFGDSXIMTZ0ERN8HDK
    Media URN:
    VLVA89LZTYPWFGDSXIMTZ0ERN8HDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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