FIRST ROUND Bye: Bulgaria, Indonesia, India, USA, Yugoslavia. 24/11/1956 Soviet Union 2-1 West Germany 26/11/1956 Great Britain 9-0 Thailand 27/11/1956 Australia 2-0 Japan SECOND ROUND 28/11/1956 Yugoslavia 9-1 USA 29/11/1956 Soviet Union 0-0 Indonesia [aet] (replay) 01/12/1956 Soviet Union 4-0 Indonesia 30/11/1956 Bulgaria 6-1 Great Britain 01/12/1956 India 4-2 Australia SEMI-FINALS 04/12/1956 Yugoslavia 4-1 India 04/12/1956 Soviet Union 2-1 Bulgaria MATCH FOR THIRD PLACE 07/12/1956 Bulgaria 3-0 India FINAL Melbourne 08/12/1956 Soviet Union 1-0 Yugoslavia Soviet Union: Yachin - Baschaschkin, Ogognikov - Kuznetsov, Netto, Maslenkin - Tatushin, Isaev, Simonian, Salinikov, Ilyin. Yugoslavia: Radenkovic - Koscak, Radovic - Santek, Spajic, Krstic - Sekularac, Antic, Papek, Veselinovic, Mujic. Referee: Wright (Australia) Attendance: 120,000 Scorer: 48' Ilyin 1-0. Top scorers: Todor Veselinovic (Yugoslavia) 4 goals Milanov (Bulgaria) 4 goals D'Souza (India) 4 goals
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