Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria, 14 October 1987

Score2-0 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeJan Keizer
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group 7
VenueLansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance26,000

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Jack Charlton

0  Bulgaria

Manager: Ivan Vutzov

Goals:

Paul McGrath 52 G
Kevin Moran 84 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Bonner
Defender Mark Lawrenson
Defender Mick McCarthy
Defender Kevin Moran
Defender/Midfielder Paul McGrath
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Tony Galvin
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Ronnie Whelan
Forward John Aldridge
Forward Frank Stapleton (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Plamen Nikolov
Defender Georgi Dimitrov
Defender Nikolay Iliev
Defender Petar Petrov
Midfielder Ayan Sadakov
Forward Nasko Sirakov

Substitutions:

John Byrne for John Aldridge 77
Niall Quinn for Tony Galvin 77

Substitutions:

Ilija Valov for Antonio Ananiev 55
Petar Alexandrov for Ilia Voinov 65

Cards:

Liam Brady 84 R

Cards:

On the bench:

Forward John Byrne
Forward Niall Quinn

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Ilija Valov

Comments:

Input amendment [01.06.2012]: Replaced Mick McCarthy with Paul McGrath as scorer of first goal.