Malta v Northern Ireland, 26 April 1989

Score2-0 to Northern Ireland
RefereeStefan Petrescu
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 6
VenueNational Stadium, Ta'Qali
Attendance15,000

0  Malta

Manager: Horst Heese

2  Northern Ireland

Manager: Billy Bingham

Goals:

Goals:

Colin Clarke 55 G
Michael O'Neill 73 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Cluett
Defender John Buttigieg
Defender Edwin Camilleri
Defender David Carabott
Defender Joseph Galea
Midfielder Carmel Busuttil
Midfielder Michael Degiorgio
Midfielder Charles Scerri
Midfielder Ray Vella
Forward Dennis Cauchi
Forward Martin Gregory

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tommy Wright
Defender Mal Donaghy
Defender Gary Fleming
Defender John McClelland
Midfielder David McCreery
Midfielder Lawrie Sanchez
Midfielder Danny Wilson
Midfielder Nigel Worthington
Forward Colin Clarke
Forward Jimmy Quinn
Forward Kevin Wilson

Substitutions:

Silvio Vella for Dennis Cauchi 62
Jesmond Delia for David Carabott 78

Substitutions:

Michael O'Neill for Lawrie Sanchez 70
Anton Rogan for Nigel Worthington 86

On the bench:

Defender Jesmond Delia
Defender Silvio Vella

On the bench:

Defender Anton Rogan
Midfielder Michael O'Neill