Northern Ireland v Netherlands, 12 October 1977

Score1-0 to Netherlands
RefereeAntonio Garrido
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 4
VenueWindsor Park, Belfast
Attendance33,000

0  Northern Ireland

Manager: Danny Blanchflower

1  Netherlands

Manager: Ernst Happel

Goals:

Goals:

Willy van der Kuijlen 74 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Jennings
Defender Allan Hunter
Defender Sammy Nelson
Defender Jimmy Nicholl
Defender Pat Rice
Midfielder David McCreery
Midfielder Chris McGrath
Midfielder Sammy McIlroy
Midfielder Martin O'Neill
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Forward Trevor Anderson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jan Jongbloed
Defender Hugo Hovenkamp
Defender Ruud Krol (captain)
Defender Wim Rijsbergen
Defender Wim Suurbier
Midfielder Johan Cruyff (captain)
Midfielder Wim Jansen
Midfielder Wim van Hanegem
Forward Johnny Rep

Substitutions:

Substitutions:

Johnny Dusbaba for Wim Rijsbergen 50
Willy van der Kuijlen for Johan Cruyff 71

Cards:

Cards:

Willy van der Kerkhof Y

On the bench:

On the bench:

Defender Johnny Dusbaba
Midfielder/Forward Willy van der Kuijlen