Netherlands v Belgium, 20 November 1985

Score2-1 to Netherlands
RefereeGeorge Courtney
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 5-6 play-off
VenueStadion de Kuip, Rotterdam
Attendance54,000

2  Netherlands

Manager: Rinus Michels

1  Belgium

Manager: Guy Thijs

Goals:

Peter Houtman 60 G
Rob de Wit 72 G

Goals:

Georges Grün 85 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hans van Breukelen
Defender Ronald Spelbos
Defender Bennie Wijnstekers (captain)
Midfielder Rob de Wit
Midfielder Ruud Gullit
Midfielder Frank Rijkaard
Midfielder Michel Valke
Forward Peter Houtman
Forward Simon Tahamata

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jean-Marie Pfaff
Defender Hugo Broos
Defender Leo Clijsters
Defender Michel de Wolf
Defender Eric Gerets
Midfielder Philippe Desmet
Midfielder Franky van der Elst
Midfielder Leo van der Elst
Midfielder Rene Vandereycken
Midfielder Frankie Vercauteren
Forward Jan Ceulemans

Substitutions:

John van Loen for Michel van de Korput 46

Substitutions:

Georges Grün for Leo van der Elst 46
Danny Veyt for Franky van der Elst 73

On the bench:

Forward John van Loen

On the bench:

Defender Georges Grün
Forward Danny Veyt