Bulgaria v Russia, 10 September 1997

Score1-0 to Bulgaria
RefereeVaclav Krondl
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 5
VenueSofia
Attendance60,000

1  Bulgaria

Manager: Hristo Bonev

0  Russia

Manager: Boris Ignatiev

Goals:

Trifon Ivanov 55 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Zdravko Zdravkov
Defender Trifon Ivanov
Defender Ivailo Petkov
Defender/Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Yordan Lechkov
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Forward Emil Kostadinov
Forward Luboslav Penev
Defender Gosho Ginchev

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergei Ovchinnikov
Defender Yuri Kovtun
Defender Youri Nikiforov
Defender Viktor Onopko
Defender Akhrik Tsveiba
Midfielder Dmitri Alenichev
Midfielder Andrei Kanchelskis
Midfielder Igor Yanovski
Forward Igor Kolyvanov
Forward Igor Simutenkov

Substitutions:

Ilian Iliev for Emil Kostadinov 72
Milen Petkov for Hristo Stoichkov 84

Substitutions:

Dmitri Khokhlov for Aleksei Kosolapov 46
Dmitri Cheryshev for Igor Simutenkov 76

On the bench:

Midfielder Ilian Iliev
Midfielder Milen Petkov

On the bench:

Midfielder Dmitri Khokhlov