France v Bulgaria, 18 June 1996

Score3-1 to France
RefereeDermot Gallagher
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Finals Group B
VenueSt James' Park
Attendance26,976

3  France

Manager: Aime Jacquet

1  Bulgaria

Manager: Dimitar Penev

Goals:

Laurent Blanc 20 G
Luboslav Penev own goal 62 OG
Patrice Loko 90 G

Goals:

Hristo Stoichkov 69 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bernard Lama
Defender Laurent Blanc
Defender Lilian Thuram
Defender/Centre back Marcel Desailly
Full back Bixente Lizarazu
Midfielder Didier Deschamps
Midfielder Youri Djorkaeff
Midfielder Vincent Guerin
Midfielder Christian Karembeu
Midfielder Zinedine Zidane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Borislav Mihailov
Defender Petar Houbchev
Defender Trifon Ivanov
Defender Emil Kremenliev
Defender Tsanko Tsvetanov
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Yordan Lechkov
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Midfielder Ivailo Yordanov
Forward Luboslav Penev
Forward Hristo Stoichkov (captain)

Substitutions:

Reynald Pedros for Zinedine Zidane 61
Patrice Loko for Christophe Dugarry 67

Substitutions:

Daniel Borimirov for Zlatko Yankov 77
Georgi Donkov for Krasimir Balakov 82

On the bench:

Midfielder Reynald Pedros
Forward Patrice Loko

On the bench:

Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Forward Georgi Donkov