France v Saudi Arabia, 18 June 1998

Score4-0 to France
RefereeArturo Brizio Carter
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group C
VenueStade de France, Paris
Attendance75,000
Kick Off: 21:00 Local (20:00 BST) Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi was sent off in the 19th minute after tripping Bixente Lizarazu from behind. Zinedine Zidane was ejected at the 71st minute when he appeared to plant his cleats into the side of Saudi captain Fuad Anwar after they collided going for a ball.

4  France

Manager: Aime Jacquet

0  Saudi Arabia

Manager: Carlos Alberto Perreira

Goals:

Thierry Henry 36 G
David Trezeguet 68 G
Thierry Henry 77 G
Bixente Lizarazu 85 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fabien Barthez
Defender Laurent Blanc
Defender Lilian Thuram
Defender/Centre back Marcel Desailly
Full back Bixente Lizarazu
Midfielder Alain Boghossian
Midfielder Didier Deschamps (captain)
Midfielder Zinedine Zidane (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Bernard Diomede
Forward Thierry Henry

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mohammad Al-Deayea
Midfielder Khamis Al-Dosari
Midfielder Ibrahim Al-Shahrani
Midfielder Faud Anwar (captain)
Midfielder Hamzah Saleh
Midfielder Abdullah Zubromawi
Forward Sami Al-Jaber

Substitutions:

David Trezeguet for Christophe Dugarry 29
Youri Djorkaeff for Bernard Diomede 58
Robert Pires for Thierry Henry 77

Substitutions:

Ibrahim Al-Harbi for Saeed Al-Owairan 33
Khalid Al-Muwallid for Ibrahim Al-Harbi 65
Ahmed Dokhi for Mohammed Al-Jahani 76

Cards:

Laurent Blanc 35 Y
Bixente Lizarazu 52 Y
Zinedine Zidane 70 R

Cards:

Mohammed Al-Jahani 7 Y
Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi 19 R
Sami Al-Jaber 81 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Lionel Charbonnier
Goalkeeper Bernard Lama
Defender/Centre back Frank Leboeuf
Defender/Left back Vincent Candela
Midfielder Youri Djorkaeff
Midfielder Christian Karembeu
Midfielder Emmanuel Petit
Midfielder Robert Pires
Midfielder Patrick Vieira
Forward David Trezeguet

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Tisir Al-Antaif
Goalkeeper Hussein Al-Sadiq
Defender Ahmed Dokhi
Defender Ahmad Madani
Defender/Midfielder Abdulaziz Al-Janoubi
Midfielder Yousuf Al Thunayan
Midfielder Ibrahim Al-Harbi
Midfielder Khalid Al-Muwallid
Midfielder Nawaf Al-Temyat
Forward Obeid Al-Dosari