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  • Finland's 12th consecutive match without victory
  • Hungary's 11th consecutive match without defeat
  • Ferenc Puskás set the European goal scoring record (73 goals)
  • Péter Palotás scored his 1st and Hungary's 17th international hat-trick

Finland vs Hungary international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Thursday, 19 May 1955, 14:00 (UTC+02:00)
National teams, score:
Finland
1-9
Hungary
Competition:
International Friendly
Referee:
John Erik Andersson, Gothenburg /
Sweden
Attendance, venue:
28 624, Helsingin Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Goals:
0-1 (7') Péter Palotás, 0-2 (12') Péter Palotás, 0-3 (39') Ferenc Puskás, 0-4 (43') Péter Palotás, 0-5 (49') József Tóth, 0-6 (51') Lajos Csordás, 1-6 (60') Matti Hiltunen, 1-7 (64') Lajos Tichy, 1-8 (67') Lajos Tichy, 1-9 (86') Lajos Csordás
Finland national football team line-up in match Nr.181
Managed by head coach Aatos Lehtonen
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Hungary national football team line-up in match Nr.322
Managed by association captain Gusztáv Sebes
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Finland
nan
nan
0
1
0
0
Hungary
nan
nan
0
9
0
0
Historical data sources
Szabad Nép (Budapest), №138, 20 May 1955; Arcanum Digitheca
Népsport (Budapest), №99, 20 May 1955; Arcanum Digitheca
Esti Budapest (Budapest), №117, 20 May 1955; Arcanum Digitheca
Comments

bandyall - posted on 17 October 2010 at 16:55:54

(67.) Lajos Tichy, (86.) Lajos Csordás
(...)

Zsorzsinju - posted on 1 May 2011 at 19:27:15

Captain
Puskás (Purczeld) Ferenc (Franz) "Öcsi"

Soproni Démon - posted on 20 March 2013 at 22:11:28 - 1

Captain Hungary
Puskás Ferenc
(link: )
Finland vs Hungary post-match head-to-head
P
6
W
0
D
0
L
6
GF
4
GA
34
Av. goals
6.333
Av. attendance
19 487
Finland national team matches
Previous match:
Nordic Football Championship 1952-1955
Norway vs Finland 3-1
Oslo, Sunday 29 August 1954
Next match:
Nordic Football Championship 1952-1955
Denmark vs Finland 2-1
Copenhagen, Sunday 19 June 1955
Hungary national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Denmark vs Hungary 0-6
Copenhagen, Sunday 15 May 1955
Next match:
Friendly International
Hungary vs Scotland 3-1
Budapest, Sunday 29 May 1955
Top Finland goal scorers
1. Verner Eklöf (1920 - 1925) - 17 goals
2. Aulis Koponen (1924 - 1934) - 16 goals
3. Gunnar Åström (1927 - 1934) - 16 goals
4. William Kanerva (1924 - 1936) - 13 goals
5. Jorma Vaihela (1949 - 1953) - 13 goals
... Matti Hiltunen (1954 - 1955) - 3 goals
(correct as of May 19, 1955)
Top Hungary goal scorers
1. Ferenc Puskás (1945 - 1955) - 73 goals
... Péter Palotás (1950 - 1955) - 18 goals
... Lajos Csordás (1953 - 1955) - 5 goals
... József Tóth (1954 - 1955) - 3 goals
... Lajos Tichy (1955) - 3 goals
(correct as of May 19, 1955)
Brief match report
Thu. 19 May 1955
Helsingin Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Finland 1-9 Hungary
Goals: 7, 12, 39, 43, 49, 51, 60, 64, 67, 86

Att: 28 624,
Ref: Andersson (Sweden)

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