Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland, 19 May 1979

Score1-0 to Bulgaria
RefereeJosef Bucek
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group 1
VenueVasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia
Attendance25,000
Kick-off: 3:00pm local

1  Bulgaria

Manager: Tsvetan Ilchev

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Giles

Goals:

Chavdar Tzvetkov 80 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Iordan Filipov
Defender Ivan Iliev
Midfielder Kiril Ivkov (captain)
Midfielder Tsonyo Vasilev
Midfielder Andrei Zhelyazkov
Forward Pavel Panov
Forward Voyn Voynov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gerry Peyton
Defender Eamonn Gregg
Defender Jimmy Holmes
Defender David O'Leary
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Gerry Daly
Midfielder Johnny Giles (captain)
Midfielder Steve Heighway
Midfielder Mick Martin
Forward Don Givens
Forward Micky Walsh

Substitutions:

Substitutions:

Paddy Mulligan for Jimmy Holmes 58
Paul McGee for Micky Walsh 75

On the bench:

On the bench:

Defender Paddy Mulligan
Forward Paul McGee