FIFA World Cup 1982 day by day

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Can you name the following players, teams and scorelines from the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain?

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As became tradition, the reigning champion struggled in the tournament opener. Argentina suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of what team?13 June
Trailing 1-0 to the Soviets with 16 minutes to play, what two Brazilian scorers saved the day?14 June
Hungary's opener against El Salvador produced this ridiculous scoreline.15 June
West Germany earned its reputation as a slow starter with a 2-1 loss to what outsider?16 June
What nation earned a reputable 1-1 draw against Czechoslovakia in its World Cup debut?17 June
Brazil had another scare, albeit more brief, against Scots when this centre back put Brazil behind. Brazil won 4-1.18 June
This first-time participant team earned its second scoreless draw with goalie Thomas N'Kono shining.19 June
This Bayern Munich striker scored a hat trick for West Germany against Chile.20 June
France rebounded from an opening loss to England, putting four past Kuwait. This diminutive Sochaux free-kick specialist scored the first.21 June
The Soviets eliminated Scotland with a 2-2 draw, with this diminutive Georgian capitalizing on an awful error to put the Scots 2-1 behind.22 June
Undefeated Cameroon was eliminated despite a 1-1 draw with this eventual champion.23 June
Honduras had snatched ties with Northern Ireland and Spain, but their run ended with an unlucky loss to what team?24 June
The Shame of Gijón: Group-ending matches were scheduled simultaneously after these two teams' drab showing allowed both to advance.25 June
Poland took advantage of Belgium's backup keeper, with this striker scoring all three in a 3-0 win.28 June
No longer winless, Italy prevailed 2-1 in its second-round opener against what team?29 June
Northern Ireland stayed alive with a 2-2 draw with Austria, with both goals from this centre forward.1 July
Brazil eliminated Argentina with a 3-1 win. Who was sent off for cleating an opponent in the stomach?2 July
France reached the semifinals, beating Northern Ireland 4-1, with two goals from Dominique Rocheteau and two more from this Bordeaux midfielder.4 July
What Italian striker, emerging from a match-fixing scandal, scored a hat trick to eliminate Brazil?5 July
West Germany and France staged the World Cup's first penalty shootout. But first, what two players were involved in the event's most controversial uncalled foul?8 July
Three goals across six minutes of play lifted what team to victory in the third-place game?10 July
With Italy leading the final 1-0, this Juventus midfielder put the result out of reach, and proceded to run around screaming like a maniac.11 July

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