• Short Summary

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA STORMED INTO THE WORLD CUP FINALS YESTERDAY (WED) WHEN THEY OVERWHELMED HUNGARY FOUR GOALS TO ONE IN MARSEILLES.

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    KICK-OFF (CZECHOSLOVAKIA PLAYING LEFT TO RIGHT) MIDFIELD PLAY; CZECHOSLOVAKIA ATTACK; PLAY; CZECHOSLOVAKIA SCORE FROM PENALTY; HUNGARY KICK OFF IN SECOND HALF (HUNGARY NOW PLAYING LEFT TO RIGHT) CZECHOSLOVAKIA SCORE THREE MORE GOALS; HUNGARY SCORE.




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    SPORT: SOCCER
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    Background: CZECHOSLOVAKIA STORMED INTO THE WORLD CUP FINALS YESTERDAY (WED) WHEN THEY OVERWHELMED HUNGARY FOUR GOALS TO ONE IN MARSEILLES. IT WAS A SURPRISE WIN FOR CZECHOSLOVAKIA. HUNGARY, WHO NEEDED ONLY TO DRAW, TO QUALIFY, WERE CRUSHED BY THE FAST -MOVING CZECH TEAM.

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S THREE-GOAL BURST IN THE SECOND HALF LEFT HUNGARY STUNNED.

    ONLY 7-THOUSAND FANS WENT TO THE GROUND TO SEE THE MATCH BUT THEY WERE REWARDED WITH AN EXCITING DISPLAY OF ATTACKING FOOTBALL.

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA SOON GOT INTO STRIDE AND PLAYED AN ATTACKING GAME, NARROWLY MISSING ONE SHOT IN THE 31ST MINUTE AND SCORING IN THE 43RD MINUTE WHEN ANDRES KVASNAK NETTED FROM A PENALTY SHOT AFTER ANOTHER CZECH PLAYER HAD BEEN BROUGHT DOWN IN THE AREA.

    FROM THE START OF THE SECOND HALF THEY SURGED FORWARD AND THEIR SECOND GOAL CAME IN THE 56TH MINUTE WHEN WINGER FRANTISEK VESELY PUT THE BALL INTO THE NET WITH A 15 YARD (METRE) SHOT. IN THE 70TH MINUTE JOSEPH ADAMEC, SCORED FROM A FREE KICK, AFTER EARLIER HITTING THE POST.

    WITH VICTORY IN SIGHT CZECHOSLOVAKIA DID NOT EASE UP...THEY BROUGHT UP THEIR FOURTH GOAL IN THE 80TH MINUTE WHEN KROL JOKL NETTED FROM 15 YARDS (METRES).

    THE DEMORALIZED HUNGARIANS FINALLY SCORED IN THE 89TH MINUTE FROM A PENALTY.

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA BECAME THE 14TH COUNTRY TO QUALIFY FOR THE WORLD CUP FINALS IN MEXICO CITY NEXT YEAR. THE OTHER FINALISTS ALREADY DECIDED ARE: BRAZIL, PERU, EL SALVADOR, URUGUAY, MOROCCO, WEST GERMANY, BELGIUM, SWEDEN, RUMANIA, THE SOVIET UNION, ITALY AND THE HOST NATION AND TITLE HOLDERS, MEXICO AND BRITAIN, WHO GO IN AUTOMATICALLY.

    TWO MORE QUALIFYING GROUPS REMAIN TO BE SETTLED. BULGARIA AND LUXEMBOURG PLAY OFF ON SUNDAY IN GROUP EIGHT AND AUSTRALIA AND ISRAEL, IN GROUP 15, PLAY THEIR SECOND MATCH ON DECEMBER THE 14TH IN AUSTRALIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAJHXLH9LH3I062S82J5BTA3M4
    Media URN:
    VLVAJHXLH9LH3I062S82J5BTA3M4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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