Bulgaria v Israel, 20 August 1997

Score1-0 to Bulgaria
RefereeNankov Nankov
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 5
VenueSofia
Attendance25,000

1  Bulgaria

Manager: Hristo Bonev

0  Israel

Manager: Shlomo Sharf

Goals:

Luboslav Penev 68 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Zdravko Zdravkov
Defender Trifon Ivanov
Defender Ivailo Petkov
Defender/Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Midfielder Anatoli Nankov
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Midfielder Ivailo Yordanov
Forward Emil Kostadinov

Starting lineup:

Defender David Amsalem
Defender Ariel Benado
Defender Felix Halfon
Defender Amir Shelach
Midfielder Tal Banin
Midfielder Avi Nimni
Midfielder Haim Revivo

Substitutions:

Luboslav Penev for Ivailo Petkov 46
Yordan Lechkov for Daniel Borimirov 60
Gosho Ginchev for Emil Kostadinov 73

Substitutions:

Ronen Harazi for Felix Halfon 72
Alon Mizrahi for Eli Ohana 73

On the bench:

Midfielder Yordan Lechkov
Forward Luboslav Penev
Defender Gosho Ginchev

On the bench: