Paraguay v Bulgaria, 12 June 1998

Score0-0
RefereeAbdul Rahman Al Zeid
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group D
VenueStade De La Mosson, Montpellier
Attendance27,650
Kick Off: 14:30 Local (13:30 BST) This was the first meeting in all competitions between the 2 sides

0  Paraguay

Manager: Paulo Cesar Carpeggiani

0  Bulgaria

Manager: Hristo Bonev

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert (captain)
Defender Celso Ayala
Defender Carlos Gamarra
Defender Pedro Sarabia
Defender/Midfielder Carlos Paredes
Midfielder Julio Cesar Encico
Forward Jose Cardozo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Zdravko Zdravkov
Defender Trifon Ivanov (captain)
Defender Ivailo Petkov
Defender/Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Krasimir Balakov
Midfielder Ilian Iliev
Midfielder Anatoli Nankov
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Midfielder Ivailo Yordanov
Forward Luboslav Penev

Substitutions:

Denis Caniza for Carlos Morales Santos 43
Cesar Ramirez for Jose Cardozo 70
Julio Cesar Yegros for Jorge Luis Campos 79

Substitutions:

Emil Kostadinov for Luboslav Penev 69
Daniel Borimirov for Ilian Iliev 79

Cards:

Miguel Angel Benitez 45 Y

Cards:

Anatoli Nankov 28 Y
Hristo Stoichkov 45 Y
Trifon Ivanov 72 Y
Anatoli Nankov 86 R
Anatoli Nankov 88 R

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Danilo Aceval
Goalkeeper Ruben Ruiz Diaz
Defender Edgar Aguilera
Defender Francisco Arce
Defender Denis Caniza
Defender Ricardo Rojas
Midfielder Cesar Ramirez
Midfielder Julio Cesar Yegros

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Borislav Mihailov
Defender Gosho Ginchev
Defender Adalbert Zafirov
Defender/Centre back Rosen Kirilov
Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Midfielder Marian Hristov
Midfielder Milen Petkov
Midfielder Stoitcho Stoilov
Forward Georgi Bachev
Forward Georgi Ivanov
Forward Emil Kostadinov