1990 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL–OFC play-off)

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1990 FIFA World Cup qualification
(CONMEBOLOFC play-off)
Event 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification
Colombia won 1–0 on aggregate
First leg
Date 15 October 1989
Venue Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla
Referee Michel Vautrot (France)
Attendance 65,000
Second leg
Date 30 October 1989
Venue Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan
Referee Edgardo Codesal (Mexico)
Attendance 50,000

The 1990 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOLOFC qualification play-off was a two-legged home-and-away tie between the winners of the Oceania qualifying tournament, Israel, and the third-best team from the South American qualifying tournament, Colombia. The games were played on 15 and 29 October 1989 in Barranquilla and Ramat Gan respectively. Israel was hoping to play in the FIFA World Cup for the first time since Mexico 1970.

Background[edit]

Colombia Round Israel
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 5
 Paraguay 4 2 0 2 6 7 −1 4
 Ecuador 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 3
Final standing
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 4 1 3 0 5 4 +1 5
 Australia 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 4
 New Zealand 4 1 1 2 5 7 −2 3

Play-off match[edit]

First leg[edit]

15 October 1989
15:30 UTC–5
Colombia  1–0  Israel
Usuriaga Goal 73'

Second leg[edit]

30 October 1989
19:00 UTC+2
Israel  0–0  Colombia
Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Edgardo Codesal (Mexico)

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