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A total of 56 teams entered the 1950 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds, competing for a total of 20 spots in the final tournament.

Europe

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands211031 +23
Flag of Ireland.svg Republic of Ireland210134 -12
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal201112 -11
23x15px Soviet UnionWithdrew
June 26, 1949
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.svg 3-1 Flag of Ireland.svg Republic of Ireland
Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam


July 3, 1949
Republic of Ireland Flag of Ireland.svg 2-1 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal


July 10, 1949
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.svg 0-0 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Austria.svg Austria220052 +34
Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia210142 +22
23x15px Greece200216 -50
23x15px PolandWithdrew
August 21, 1949
Austria Flag of Austria.svg 3-1 23x15px Greece
Linz


September 4, 1949
Greece 23x15px 0-3 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia
Athens


September 18, 1949
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 1-2 Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Belgrade

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of France.svg France220020 +24
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark210132 +12
Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland200214 -30
23x15px AlbaniaWithdrew
May 7, 1949
France Flag of France.svg 1-0 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland
Lyon


May 14, 1949
Scotland Flag of Scotland.svg 1-3 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Glasgow


May 21, 1949
Denmark Flag of Denmark.svg 0-1 Flag of France.svg France
Copenhagen

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Romania110020 +22
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia100102 -20
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg HungaryWithdrew
23x15px IcelandWithdrew
September 4, 1949
Romania 23x15px 2-0 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia
Bucharest

Group 5

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg Spain330091 +86
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg311136 -33
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland310233 02
23x15px Cyprus301238 -51
April 2, 1949
Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 0-2 Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg Spain


April 2, 1949
Luxembourg Flag of Luxembourg.svg 2-2 23x15px Cyprus
Luxembourg City


April 9, 1949
Cyprus 23x15px 0-3 Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Nicosia


April 9, 1949
Spain Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg 4-0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg
Barcelona


April 16, 1949
Spain Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg 3-1 23x15px Cyprus
Madrid


April 16, 1949
Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 0-1 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg
Zurich

Group 6

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain220072 +54
23x15px Finland201124 -21
23x15px Bulgaria201125 -31
June 2, 1949
Finland 23x15px 1-1 23x15px Bulgaria
Helsinki


June 16, 1949
Bulgaria 23x15px 1-4 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Sofia


June 30, 1949
Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 3-1 23x15px Finland
London

Group 7

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Norway.svg Norway220051 +44
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium201134 -11
23x15px Turkey201125 -31
June 2, 1949
Norway Flag of Norway.svg 3-0 23x15px Turkey
Oslo


June 16, 1949
Turkey 23x15px 2-2 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Istanbul


June 30, 1949
Belgium Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 1-2 Flag of Norway.svg Norway
Liege

North America

Round 1

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Cuba220050 +54
23x15px Hawaii201124 -21
23x15px Trinidad and Tobago201125 -31
23x15px GuatemalaWithdrew
November 16, 1948
Cuba 23x15px 2-0 23x15px Hawaii
Havana


November 23, 1948
Hawaii 23x15px 2-2 23x15px Trinidad and Tobago
Havana


November 30, 1948
Trinidad and Tobago 23x15px 0-3 23x15px Cuba
Havana

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px El Salvador321062 +45
23x15px Panama312043 +14
23x15px Honduras311163 +33
23x15px Barbados300319 -80
November 16, 1948
Barbados 23x15px 0-4 23x15px Honduras
Barbados


November 17, 1948
El Salvador 23x15px 1-1 23x15px Panama
Barbados


November 23, 1948
Panama 23x15px 2-1 23x15px Barbados
Barbados


November 24, 1948
Honduras 23x15px 1-2 23x15px El Salvador
Barbados


November 30, 1948
Barbados 23x15px 0-3 23x15px El Salvador
Barbados


November 31, 1948
Honduras 23x15px 1-1 23x15px Panama
Barbados

Round 2

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States3300113 +86
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica311125 -33
23x15px Cuba310243 +12
Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada301227 -51
June 30, 1949
Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 0-2 23x15px Cuba
Toronto


June 30, 1949
United States Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg 4-0 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
Los Angeles


August 12, 1949
Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica.svg 1-1 Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada
San José


August 12, 1949
Cuba 23x15px 2-3 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States
Havana


October 8, 1949
United States Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg 4-1 Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada
Miami


October 8, 1949
Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica.svg 1-0 23x15px Cuba
San José

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico3300140 +146
23x15px Jamaica311125 -33
23x15px El Salvador302118 -72
23x15px Haiti301226 -41
July 1, 1949
Mexico Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png 3-0 23x15px Haiti
Mexico City


July 1, 1949
Jamaica 23x15px 0-0 23x15px El Salvador
Kingston


August 11, 1949
Haiti 23x15px 1-2 23x15px Jamaica
Port-au-Prince


August 11, 1949
El Salvador 23x15px 0-7 Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico
San Salvador


October 7, 1949
Mexico Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png 4-0 23x15px Jamaica
Mexico City


October 7, 1949
Haiti 23x15px 1-1 23x15px El Salvador
Port-au-Prince

South America

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil330093 +66
Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay311165 +13
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina310243 +12
23x15px Bolivia3012311 -81
23x15px EcuadorWithdrew
June 4, 1949
Brazil Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 3-2 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay


June 4, 1949
Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg 4-0 23x15px Bolivia
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires


June 25, 1949
Paraguay Flag of Paraguay.svg 2-0 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Asunción


June 25, 1949
Bolivia 23x15px 1-5 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil


August 13, 1949
Brazil Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1-0 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina


August 13, 1949
Paraguay Flag of Paraguay.svg 2-2 23x15px Bolivia
Asunción

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay211051 +43
Flag of Chile.svg Chile211021 +13
23x15px Colombia200205 -51
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg PeruWithdrew
June 4, 1949
Colombia 23x15px 0-4 Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Bogota


June 25, 1949
Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.svg 1-1 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Montevideo


August 13, 1949
Chile Flag of Chile.svg 1-0 23x15px Colombia
Santiago

Asia

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Korea321092 +75
23x15px India312073 +44
23x15px Indonesia311145 -13
23x15px Westrailia3003111 -100
23x15px ChinaWithdrew
23x15px PhilippinesWithdrew
March 20, 1949
India 23x15px 4-0 23x15px Westrailia
Delhi


March 20, 1949
Korea 23x15px 3-0 23x15px Indonesia
Seoul


May 14, 1949
Korea 23x15px 1-1 23x15px India
Seoul


May 14, 1949
Indonesia 23x15px 2-0 23x15px Westrailia
Jakarta


July 17, 1949
Indonesia 23x15px 2-2 23x15px India
Jakarta


July 17, 1949
23x15px Westrailia 1-5 23x15px Korea
Perth

Playoffs

Europe

Czechoslovakia withdrew which meant that Yugoslavia got through to the World Cup by default

March 8, 1950
Republic of Ireland Flag of Ireland.svg 1-2 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Dublin


March 8, 1950
Denmark Flag of Denmark.svg 4-0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg
Copenhagen

South America

March 1, 1950
Paraguay Flag of Paraguay.svg 0-1 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Asuncion

Qualified Teams

File:Qualification for the 1950 FIFA World Cup alt.png
Team Appearance Consecutive Last
Flag of Austria.svg Austria5th1st1926
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium7th1st1934
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil5th5th 1938
Flag of Chile.svg Chile3rd2nd1938
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica1st1st
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark4th2nd1938
Flag of France.svg France8th1st1934
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain5th*1st1934
Flag of Italy.svg Italy7th7th1938
23x15px Jamaica1st1st
23x15px Korea1st1st
Flag of Mexico (1934–1968).png Mexico2nd1st 1934
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands9th9th 1938
Flag of Norway.svg Norway5th1st 1934
23x15px Romania2nd2nd 1938
Flag of Spain (1945–1977).svg Spain3rd1st 1926
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden7th1st 1934
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States4th2nd 1938
Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay6th5th 1938
Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia6th6th 1938

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