Finland v Azerbaijan, 08 June 1997

Score3-0 to Finland
RefereeAlain Hamer
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 3
VenueHelsingin Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance13,417

3  Finland

Manager: Richard Moller Nielsen

0  Azerbaijan

Manager: Vagif Sadigov

Goals:

Jari Vanhala 59 G
Jari Litmanen 64 G
Antti Sumiala 81 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Antti Niemi
Defender Sami Hyypiä
Defender Jukka Koskinen
Defender Kari Rissanen
Midfielder Sami Mahlio
Midfielder Jussi Nuorela
Forward Jari Litmanen
Forward Mika Nurmela
Forward Antti Sumiala

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Aleksandr Zhidkov
Defender Emin Ağayev
Defender Tarlan Ahmedov
Defender Faiq Cabbarov
Defender Deni Gaysumov
Midfielder Rasim Abuşev
Midfielder Vyaçeslav Lıçkin
Midfielder Rufat Quliyev
Midfielder Mahmud Qurbanov
Forward Yunis Hüseynov
Forward Velli Qasımov

Substitutions:

Simo Valakari for Mika Nurmela 46
Joonas Kolkka for Jonatan Johansson 62
Kai Nyyssönen for Jari Litmanen 84

Substitutions:

Zaur Tagizade for Velli Qasımov 60
Bakhtiyar Musaev for Tarlan Ahmedov 65
Mirbaghir Isayev for Emin Ağayev 89

On the bench:

Midfielder Joonas Kolkka
Midfielder Simo Valakari
Forward Kai Nyyssönen

On the bench:

Defender Bakhtiyar Musaev
Midfielder Mirbaghir Isayev
Midfielder Zaur Tagizade