Belgium v Cyprus, 18 February 1981

Score3-2 to Belgium
RefereeArto Ravander
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 2
VenueKing Baudouin Stadium, Brussels
Attendance17,445

3  Belgium

Manager: Guy Thijs

2  Cyprus

Manager: Costas Talianos

Goals:

Gerard Plessers 12 G
Erwin Vandenbergh 17 G
Jan Ceulemans 67 G

Goals:

Stephanos Lysandrou 42 G
Fivos Vrahimis 60 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jean-Marie Pfaff
Defender Eric Gerets (captain)
Defender Gerard Plessers
Defender Michel Renquin
Midfielder Albert Cluytens
Midfielder Ludovic Coeck
Midfielder Raymond Mommens
Midfielder Rene Vandereycken
Forward Jan Ceulemans
Forward Willy Wellens

Substitutions:

Frankie Vercauteren for Gerard Plessers 72
Eddy Voordeckers for Albert Cluytens 72

Substitutions:

Chrysanthos Lagos for Fanis Theofanous 87
Marios Tsingis for Andros Miamiliotis 88

On the bench:

Midfielder Frankie Vercauteren
Midfielder Eddy Voordeckers

On the bench:

Midfielder Chrysanthos Lagos
Midfielder Marios Tsingis