Brazilian Independence Cup

  • Brazil beat Portugal, who won Group B, 1-0 in the Final while Yugoslavia defeated the group runners-up Argentina 4-2 in the Third place match.
  • Scotland along with Brazil, Czechoslovakia, USSR and Uruguay, originally received a bye to the second round.
Scotland Matches
Second Round
Date
Opponent
H/A
Result
Att.
29/06/1972
Yugoslavia
N
D 2-2
4,000
02/07/1972
Czechoslovakia
N
D 0-0
15,000
05/07/1972
Brazil
A
L 0-1
130,000
Second Round - Group A Table
 
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
Brazil
3
2
1
0
4
0
5
+4
Yugoslavia
3
1
1
1
4
6
3
-2
SCOTLAND
3
0
2
1
2
3
2
-1
Czechoslovakia
3
0
2
1
1
2
2
-1
Second Round - Group A Results
28th June 1972
Brazil 0-0 Czechoslovakia

29th June 1972
Scotland 2-2 Yugoslavia

2nd July 1972
Brazil 3-0 Yugoslavia
Scotland 0-0 Czechoslovakia

5th July 1972
Brazil 1-0 Scotland

6th July 1972
Yugoslavia 2-1 Czechoslovakia