Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland, 01 April 1987

Score2-1 to Bulgaria
RefereeCarlos Antonio Silva Valente
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group 7
VenueVasil Levski, Sofia
Attendance40,000

1  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Jack Charlton (9)

Goals:

Ayan Sadakov 40 G
Latchezar Tanev penalty 81 P

Goals:

Frank Stapleton 51 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Borislav Mihailov
Goalkeeper Plamen Nikolov
Defender Georgi Dimitrov
Defender Nikolay Iliev
Midfielder Hristo Kolev
Midfielder Ayan Sadakov
Forward Nasko Sirakov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Bonner
Defender John Anderson
Defender Chris Hughton
Defender Mick McCarthy (captain)
Defender Kevin Moran
Defender/Midfielder Paul McGrath
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Tony Galvin
Midfielder Ronnie Whelan
Forward John Aldridge
Forward Frank Stapleton (captain)

Substitutions:

Petar Alexandrov for Bozhidar Iskrenov 60
Ilia Voinov for Plamen Simeonov 63

Substitutions:

Niall Quinn for Frank Stapleton 85

On the bench:

On the bench:

Forward Niall Quinn