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Can you name the following players, teams and scorelines from the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico?

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As became tradition, the reigning champion struggled in the tournament opener. Italy was held to a 1-1 draw by what team?31 May
The outsiders from Canada nearly shocked reigning Euoprean champion France. It was scoreless until a 79th-minute goal by what eventual 1991 European Footballer of the Year?1 June
The Soviet Union announced its presence with a 6-0 thrashing of what team in its opener?2 June
What Chivas defender scored the opening goal of host Mexico's campaign?3 June
West Germany snagged a late equalizer for a tie with Uruguay. Who got the German goal?4 June
This team drew 1-1 with Bulgaria in its second group game to earn its first point at a World Cup finals.5 June
Bryan Robson was injured and Ray Wilkins was red-carded in England's scoreless draw with what eventual group F winner?6 June
Mexico and Paraguay's 1-1 draw ended with Roberto Fernandez's penalty-kick save against Hugo Sanchez. But what former New York Cosmo scored Paraguay's 85th-minute goal?7 June
Denmark's historic 6-1 thrashing of South American champion Uruguay was sparked by a hat trick from what Verona striker?8 June
France sealed Hungary's elimination with a 3-0 win. The final goal belonged to this PSG and former Saint-Etienne striker.9 June
Italy escaped with a 3-2 win over South Korea as this player took his tally to four goals in three games10 June
Morocco became the first African team to advance to the second round, thanks to a 3-1 win over Portugal. What player scored two first-half goals?11 June
Brazil strolled past Northern Ireland 3-0 in its last group game, with two goals from Careca. Between those goals, what defender scored a ridiculous long-range effort?12 June
Uruguay advanced with a 0-0 tie with Scotland despite Jose Batista's red card 50 seconds in for a foul of what red-mulleted Scottish star?13 June
Belgium eliminated the Soviet Union 4-3 in extra time despite what Dynamo Kyiv striker's hat trick?15 June
Brazil knocked out Poland 4-0. The game's first goal was a penalty from what veteran attacking midfielder, who had a trademark pausing run-up?16 June
West Germany sent Morocco home with an 87th-minute free kick from what eventual World Cup-winning captain?17 June
Spain stunningly whipped Denmark 5-1, with four goals from this Real Madrid 22-year-old.18 June
France beat Brazil 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. What Frenchman was hauled down by Brazilian goalkeeper Carlos, then scored a spot kick that hit the post, then Carlos' back?21 June
Two of the most famous World Cup goals, famous for different reasons, were scored by this man about four minutes apart in a quarterfinal against England?22 June
Both semifinals ended with this scoreline25 June
These two Belgians scored in the third-place loss to France, with each reaching three goals for the tournament.28 June
Argentina's World Cup-winning goal came from this Nantes midfielder29 June

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