Northern Ireland v Bulgaria, 31 March 2021

Score0-0
RefereeYigal Frid
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group C
VenueWindsor Park, Belfast
Kick-off: 7.45pm BST Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions.

0  Northern Ireland

Manager: Ian Baraclough

0  Bulgaria

Manager: Yasen Petrov

Starting lineup:

Defender Craig Cathcart
Defender Jonny Evans
Defender/Midfielder Dan Ballard
Defender/Midfielder Stuart Dallas
Defender/Midfielder Jamal Lewis
Defender/Midfielder Paddy McNair
Defender/Midfielder George Saville
Midfielder Steven Davis (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Gavin Whyte
Forward Josh Magennis

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Daniel Naumov
Defender Valentin Antov
Defender Andrea Hristov
Defender Petko Hristov
Midfielder Ivaylo Chochev
Midfielder Georgi Kostadinov (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Antonio Vutov
Midfielder/Forward Georgi Yomov
Forward Kiril Despodov

Substitutions:

Niall McGinn for Gavin Whyte 64
Matt Kennedy for George Saville 74
Michael Smith for Dan Ballard 74
Kyle Lafferty for Josh Magennis 82

Substitutions:

Petar Vitanov for Georgi Kostadinov 43
Dimitar Iliev for Antonio Vutov 46
Bircent Karagaren for Georgi Yomov 72
Atanas Iliev for Andrey Galabinov 73
Petar Zanev for Momchil Tsvetanov 73

Cards:

Paddy McNair 33 Y
George Saville 70 Y
Kyle Lafferty 90 Y

Cards:

Petko Hristov 24 Y
Valentin Antov 45 Y
Atanas Iliev 86 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Conor Hazard
Goalkeeper Liam Hughes
Defender Conor McLaughlin
Defender/Midfielder Corry Evans
Defender/Midfielder Shane Ferguson
Defender/Midfielder Niall McGinn
Defender/Midfielder Michael Smith
Midfielder Dion Charles
Midfielder Alistair McCann
Midfielder Jordan Thompson
Midfielder/Forward Matt Kennedy
Forward Kyle Lafferty

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Plamen Iliev
Goalkeeper Ivan Karadzhov
Defender Vasil Bozhikov
Defender Petar Zanev
Defender/Midfielder Daniel Dimov
Defender/Midfielder Kristiyan Malinov
Midfielder Dimitar Iliev
Midfielder Ilian Iliev
Midfielder Petar Vitanov
Midfielder/Forward Bircent Karagaren
Forward Spas Delev
Forward Atanas Iliev

Comments:

With his 126th appearance, Steven Davis became Britain's most-capped player by beating the record set by England's Peter Shilton (125).