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
Krassimir 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
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Krassimir Chomakov
Midfielder Marian Hristov
Midfielder Bisser Ivanov
Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Predrag Pažin
Midfielder Milen Petkov
Forward Martin Petrov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Roy Carroll
Defender Danny Griffin
Defender Colin Murdock
Defender Ian Nolan
Defender Mark Williams
Midfielder Stuart Elliott
Midfielder Keith Gillespie
Midfielder Michael Hughes
Midfielder Neil Lennon
Midfielder Jim Magilton
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
Krassimir Chomakov 36 Y
Martin Petrov 78 Y

Cards:

Mark Williams 71 Y
Keith Gillespie 76 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dimitar Ivankov
Defender 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 Philip Gray
Forward Andy Kirk