Netherlands v Northern Ireland, 13 October 1976

Score2-2
RefereeA Franco Martinez
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 4
Venuede Kuip, Rotterdam
Attendance56,000

2  Netherlands

Manager: Ernst Happel

Goals:

Ruud Krol 64 G
Johan Cruyff 66 G

Goals:

Chris McGrath 4 G
Derek Spence 88 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Ruud Krol
Defender Wim Rijsbergen
Defender Adri van Kraay
Midfielder Johan Cruyff (captain)
Midfielder Arie Haan
Midfielder Wim Jansen
Midfielder Johan Neeskens
Forward Ruud Geels
Forward Rob Rensenbrink

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Jennings
Defender/Right back Pat Rice
Defender Jimmy Nicholl
Defender/Centre back Allan Hunter
Midfielder Bryan Hamilton
Midfielder Tommy Jackson
Midfielder David McCreery
Midfielder Chris McGrath
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Midfielder/Forward Sammy McIlroy
Forward Trevor Anderson

Substitutions:

René van de Kerkhof for Willy van der Kerkhof 46
Willy van der Kuylen for Ruud Geels 60

Substitutions:

Derek Spence for Chris McGrath 74

Cards:

Johan Neeskens Y

Cards:

George Best Y
Pat Rice Y
Jimmy Nicholl Y

On the bench:

Forward Derek Spence