Azerbaijan v Finland, 02 April 1997

Score2-1 to Finland
RefereeGraham Poll
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 3
VenueTofiq Bakhramov Republican Stadium, Baku
Attendance19,000

1  Azerbaijan

Manager: Vagif Sadigov

2  Finland

Manager: Richard Moller Nielsen

Goals:

Nazim Suleymanov penalty 80 P

Goals:

Jari Litmanen 25 G
Mika-Matti Paatelainen 66 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Aleksandr Zhidkov
Defender Emin Ağayev
Defender Tarlan Ahmedov
Midfielder Rasim Abuşev
Midfielder Mirbaghir Isayev
Midfielder Vyaçeslav Lıçkin
Midfielder Rufat Quliyev
Forward Yunis Hüseynov
Forward Qurban Qurbanov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Antti Niemi
Defender Sami Hyypiä
Defender Jukka Koskinen
Midfielder Sami Mahlio
Midfielder Jussi Nuorela
Midfielder Jarkko Wiss
Forward Jari Litmanen
Forward Mika Nurmela
Forward Antti Sumiala

Substitutions:

Mahmud Qurbanov for Mirbaghir Isayev 83
Khagani Mamedov for Rasim Abuşev 89

Substitutions:

Kari Rissanen for Sami Mahlio 72
Marko Myyry for Janne-Pekka Mäkelä 72

On the bench:

Midfielder Khagani Mamedov
Midfielder Mahmud Qurbanov

On the bench:

Defender Kari Rissanen
Midfielder Marko Myyry