France v Hungary, 10 June 1978

Score3-1 to France
RefereeArnaldo Cesar Coelho
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group 1
VenueMundial 78, Mar del Plata
Attendance23,127
Kick Off 14:30 Local (18:30 BST) The original kick-off was scheduled for 13:45. The match was delayed by 45 minutes due to both teams wearing identical kits (red, white & blue). The French eventually donned the kits of the local team Club Atlético Kimberley.

3  France

Manager: Michel Hidalgo

1  Hungary

Manager: Lajos Baroti

Goals:

Christian Lopez 23 G
Marc Berdoll 38 G
Dominique Rocheteau 42 G

Goals:

Sandor Zombori 41 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Dominique Dropsy
Defender Francois Bracci
Defender Gerard Janvion
Defender Christian Lopez
Defender Marius Tresor (captain)
Midfielder Dominique Bathenay
Midfielder Marc Berdoll
Midfielder Claude Papi
Midfielder Jean Petit
Forward Oliver Rouyer

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sandor Gujdar
Defender László Bálint
Defender Zoltan Kereki (captain)
Defender Gyozo Martos
Midfielder László Nagy
Midfielder Tibor Nyilasi
Midfielder Sandor Pinter
Midfielder Jozsef Toth
Midfielder Sandor Zombori
Forward Laszlo Pusztai
Forward Andras Torocsik

Substitutions:

Michel Platini for Claude Papi 46
Didier Six for Dominique Rocheteau 75

Substitutions:

Karoly Csapo for László Nagy 73

On the bench:

Midfielder Michel Platini
Forward Didier Six

On the bench:

Midfielder Karoly Csapo