Netherlands v Italy, 21 June 1978

Score2-1 to Netherlands
RefereeAngel Martinez
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group A
VenueEstadio Monumental Antonio Vespuci, Buenos Aires
Attendance67,433
Kick Off: 13:45 Local (17:45 BST)

2  Netherlands

Manager: Ernst Happel

1  Italy

Manager: Enzo Bearzot

Goals:

Ernie Brandts 50 G
Arie Haan 76 G

Goals:

Ernie Brandts own goal 19 OG

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Piet Schrijvers
Defender Ernie Brandts
Defender Ruud Krol (captain)
Defender Jan Poortvliet
Midfielder Arie Haan
Midfielder Wim Jansen
Midfielder Johan Neeskens
Forward Rob Rensenbrink
Forward Johnny Rep

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Dino Zoff (captain)
Defender Antonio Cabrini
Defender Claudio Gentile
Defender Gaetano Scirea
Midfielder Romeo Benetti
Midfielder Marco Tardelli
Midfielder Renato Zaccarelli
Forward Roberto Bettega
Forward Franco Causio
Forward Paolo Rossi

Substitutions:

Jan Jongbloed for Piet Schrijvers 20
Adri van Kraay for Johnny Rep 65

Substitutions:

Claudio Sala for Franco Causio 46
Francesco Graziani for Romeo Benetti 77

Cards:

Johnny Rep 35 Y
Arie Haan 50 Y

Cards:

Romeo Benetti 40 Y
Antonio Cabrini 65 Y
Marco Tardelli 70 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jan Jongbloed
Defender Adri van Kraay

On the bench:

Midfielder Claudio Sala