Argentina not doing well this tournament, started on the Group 4 first round stage with the Poland, Italy and Haiti. They lost their first game with Poland 3-2, drew to Italy 1-1 and win the last game against Haiti 4-1 to make through the Second round beats Italy by better goal difference. Second round the group A Stage, against the tough team on these tournament, Argentina losing to Netherlands 4-0, Brazil 2-1 and drew 1-1 to East Germany to exit their way.
Argentina 74 World Cup squads:
1 GK Daniel Carnevali, 2 FW Ruben Ayala, 3 MD Carlos Babington, 4 FW Agustin Balbuena, 5 DF Angel Bargas, 6 MD Miguel Brindisi, 7 DF Jorge Carrascosa, 8 MD Enrique Chazarreta, 9 DF Ruben Glaria, 10 DF Ramon Heredia, 11 FW Rene Houseman, 12 GK Ubaldo Fillol, 13 FW Mario Kempes, 14 DF Roberto Perfumo, 15 MD Aldo Poy, 16 DF Francisco Sa, 17 MD Carlos Squeo, 18 MD Roberto Telch,19 DF Nestor Togneri, 20 DF Enrique Wolff, 21 GK Miguel Santoro, 22 FW Hector Yazalde, Coach: Vladislao Cap
3 July 1974, Second Round, Group A match 1-1 draw against East Germany in Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen, Argentina with the away kits worn only once during the whole tournament.
Note : Argentina wore with the black home shorts and home socks. Featuring alternate forward Rene Houseman with the same basic design as the away kit, now trimmed with white on V-neck collar and cuff.