Bulgaria v Northern Ireland, 28 March 2001

Score4-3 to Bulgaria
RefereeVladimir Hrinak
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 3
VenueSofia
Attendance20,000

4  Bulgaria

Manager: Stoicho Mladenov

3  Northern Ireland

Manager: Sammy McIlroy

Goals:

Krasimir Balakov 10 G
Svetoslav Petrov 17 G
Krasimir Chomakov 72 G
Svetoslav Petrov 78 G

Goals:

Mark Williams 14 G
Stuart Elliott 83 G
David Healy penalty 90 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Zdravko Zdravkov
Defender Georgi Markov
Defender/Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Marian Hristov
Midfielder Predrag Pazin
Midfielder Milen Petkov
Forward Martin Petrov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Roy Carroll
Defender/Centre back Danny Griffin
Defender/Centre back Colin Murdock
Defender/Centre back Mark Williams
Defender/Left back Ian Nolan
Midfielder Keith Gillespie
Midfielder Neil Lennon
Midfielder Jim Magilton
Midfielder/Forward Stuart Elliott
Midfielder/Forward Michael Hughes
Forward David Healy

Substitutions:

Stoicho Stoilov for Milen Petkov 58
Svetoslav Petrov for Marian Hristov 67
Georgi Ivanov for Dimitar Berbatov 81

Substitutions:

Damien Johnson for Keith Gillespie 85
Peter Kennedy for Neil Lennon 85
Jon McCarthy for Ian Nolan 90

Cards:

Dimitar Berbatov 32 Y
Krasimir Chomakov 36 Y
Martin Petrov 78 Y

Cards:

Mark Williams 71 Y
Keith Gillespie 76 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dimitar Ivankov
Defender/Centre back Rosen Kirilov
Midfielder Georgi Peev
Midfielder Stoicho Stoilov
Forward Georgi Ivanov

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Maik Taylor
Midfielder Damien Johnson
Midfielder Peter Kennedy
Midfielder Jon McCarthy
Forward Andy Kirk