Mexico v Bulgaria, 05 July 1994

Score1-1 :: penalties 3-1 to Bulgaria
RefereeJamal Al-Sharif
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
VenueGiants Stadium, East Rutherford
Attendance71,030
Kick Off: 16:30 Local (21:30 BST) After extra time: 1-1 Bulgaria won 3-1 on penalties. Both teams had a player sent off: Luis Garcia (Mexico 57', 2nd yellow card) and Emil Kremenliev (Bulgaria 50', 2nd yellow card)

1 (1)  Mexico

Manager: Miguel Mejia Baron

1 (3)  Bulgaria

Manager: Dimitar Penev

Goals:

Alberto Garcia Aspe penalty 18 P

Goals:

Hristo Stoichkov 6 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jorge Campos
Defender Ignacio Ambriz (captain)
Defender Ramon Ramirez
Defender Claudio Suarez
Midfielder Marcelino Bernal
Midfielder Benjamin Galindo
Midfielder Alberto Garcia Aspe
Midfielder Jorge Rodriguez
Forward Luis Garcia

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Borislav Mihailov (captain)
Defender Petar Houbchev
Defender Emil Kremenliev
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Midfielder Ilian Kiriakov
Midfielder Yordan Lechkov
Midfielder Ivailo Yordanov
Forward Emil Kostadinov
Forward Nasko Sirakov

Substitutions:

Substitutions:

Bontcho Genchev for Nasko Sirakov 103
Petar Mihtarski for Emil Kostadinov 118

Cards:

Claudio Suarez 14 Y
Luis Garcia 35 Y
Luis Garcia 58 Y
Luis Garcia 58 R
Ramon Ramirez 70 Y
Alberto Garcia Aspe 76 Y

Cards:

Emil Kremenliev 12 Y
Nasko Sirakov 17 Y
Ilian Kiriakov 38 Y
Emil Kremenliev 50 Y
Emil Kremenliev 50 R
Ivailo Yordanov 67 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Adrian Chavez
Goalkeeper Felix Fernandez
Defender Raul Gutierrez
Defender Jose L Salgado
Midfielder Juan Carlos Chavez
Midfielder Joaquin del Olmo
Midfielder Missael Espinoza
Midfielder Luis Valdez
Forward Hugo Sanchez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Plamen Nikolov
Defender Nikolay Iliev
Defender Trifon Ivanov
Defender Tsanko Tsvetanov
Midfielder Bontcho Genchev
Midfielder Georgi Georgiev
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Forward Ivaylo Andonov
Forward Petar Mihtarski
Forward Velko Yotov

Comments:

Penalty shoot-out details (Mexico went first) 1. Alberto GarcĂ­a Aspe [Saved] 2. Marcelino Bernal [Saved] 3. Jorge Rodriguez [Saved] 4. Claudio Suarez [Scored]

Comments:

Penalty shoot-out details (Bulgaria went second) 1. Krassimir Balakov [Saved] 2. Bontcho Guenchev [Scored] 3. Daniel Borimirov [Scored] 4. Yordan Letchkov [Scored]