Hungry first match the 1938 FIFA World Cup, France was played against Dutch East Indies and won 6–0. Although they were overwhelmed by Hungary, the pride on the faces of the players representing the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) as the anthems were played before the game was obvious. For the debut match Hungary wore their iconic White away shirts. In the quarter-finals Hungary played with Switzerland and the match was won 2–0. The semi-finals at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Hungary played against Sweden and won 5–1. Sas, Sárosi and Zsengellér's hat-trick sent them to the 1938 FIFA World Cup final. In the final Hungary faced Italy at the Stade Olympique de Colombes in Paris. The final pitched the physically aggressive approach of the Italians against the more skilful tactics of Hungary, with the final result was 4–2 to Italy.