Bulgaria v Malta, 22 March 2013

Score6-0 to Bulgaria
RefereeEitan Shmuelevitz
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Qualifying group B
VenueVivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov, Sofia
Kick Off: 18:00 Local (16:00 GMT) Bulgaria v Malta was played without spectators due to sanctions imposed by FIFA as a result of racist chanting by Bulgarian supporters at the home match against Denmark.

6  Bulgaria

Manager: Luboslav Penev

0  Malta

Manager: Pietro Ghedin

Goals:

Alexander Tonev 6 G
Alexander Tonev 38 G
Ivelin Popov 47 G
Emil Gargorov 55 G
Alexander Tonev 68 G
Ivan Ivanov 78 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov
Defender Nikolay Bodurov
Defender Veselin Minev
Defender Yordan Minev
Midfielder Vladimir Gadzhev
Midfielder Emil Gargorov
Midfielder Georgi Iliev
Midfielder Ivan Ivanov
Midfielder Georgi Milanov
Midfielder/Forward Ivelin Popov (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Alexander Tonev

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Andrew Hogg
Defender Andrei Agius
Defender Luke Dimech
Defender/Midfielder Roderick Briffa
Defender/Midfielder Jonathan Caruana
Defender/Midfielder Clayton Failla
Defender/Midfielder Edward Herrera
Midfielder Paul Fenech
Forward Ryan Fenech
Forward Michael Mifsud (captain)
Forward André Schembri

Substitutions:

Valery Bozhinov for Emil Gargorov 56
Radoslav Dimitrov for Yordan Minev 63
Georgi Sarmov for Vladimir Gadzhev 70

Substitutions:

Ryan Camilleri for Andrei Agius 56
Rowen Muscat for Paul Fenech 71

Cards:

Yordan Minev 62 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov
Defender Iliya Milanov
Defender Pavel Vidanov
Defender Petar Zanev
Defender/Midfielder Stanislav Manolev
Midfielder Georgi Sarmov
Midfielder Simeon Slavchev
Midfielder Hristo Zlatinski
Forward Valery Bozhinov

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Justin Haber
Defender Ryan Camilleri
Defender Alex Muscat
Midfielder Andrew Cohen
Midfielder Rowen Muscat
Midfielder Gareth Sciberras

Comments:

Aleksandar Tonev scored a hat-trick