Bulgaria v Northern Ireland, 18 October 1972

Score3-0 to Bulgaria
RefereeGerhard Schulenburg
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 6
VenueVasil Levski, Sofia
Attendance40,000

0  Northern Ireland

Manager: Terry Neill

Goals:

Hristo Bonev penalty 18 P
Bozhil Kolev 59 G
Hristo Bonev penalty 82 P

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Jennings
Defender/Right back Pat Rice
Defender Sammy Nelson
Defender/Centre back Allan Hunter
Defender/Midfielder Terry Neill
Midfielder Dave Clements
Midfielder Bryan Hamilton
Midfielder Danny Hegan
Midfielder Eric McMordie
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Forward Derek Dougan

Substitutions:

Georgy Tzvetkov for Bogomil Simov 69

Substitutions:

Sammy Morgan for Bryan Hamilton 62

Cards:

Hristo Bonev Y
Ivan Stoyanov Y
Bogomil Simov Y

Cards:

Sammy Nelson Y
Pat Rice Y
Allan Hunter Y
George Best 82 R

On the bench:

On the bench:

Forward Sammy Morgan