Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland, 01 June 1977

Score2-1 to Bulgaria
RefereeNicolaos Zlatanos
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 5
VenueVasil Levski, Sofia
Attendance35,214

1  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Giles

Goals:

Pavel Panov 13 G
Andrei Zhelyazkov 76 G

Goals:

Don Givens 47 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rumyancho Goranov
Defender Nikolai Arabov
Midfielder Kiril Ivkov (captain)
Midfielder Tsonyo Vasilev
Forward Pavel Panov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mick Kearns
Defender/Right back Paddy Mulligan
Defender/Centre back David O'Leary
Defender/Left back Jimmy Holmes
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Gerry Daly
Midfielder Johnny Giles (captain)
Midfielder Steve Heighway
Midfielder Mick Martin
Forward Don Givens
Forward Frank Stapleton

Substitutions:

Atanas Aleksandrov for Radoslav Zdravkov 0
Andrei Zhelyazkov for Todor Barzov 62

Substitutions:

Noel Campbell for Gerry Daly 79

Cards:

Krasimir Borisov 82 R
Andrei Zhelyazkov 82 R

Cards:

Don Givens Y
Mick Martin 82 R
Noel Campbell 82 R

On the bench:

Midfielder Andrei Zhelyazkov

On the bench: