Romania v Switzerland, 22 June 1994

Score4-1 to Switzerland
RefereeNeji Jouini
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group A
VenuePontiac Silverdome
Attendance61,428
Kick Off: 16:00 Local (21:00 BST) Switzerland's 4–1 victory over Romania came nearly 40 years to the date of Switzerland's last World Cup victory, which was 23 June 1954 and that was also a 4–1 victory, on that occasion over Italy. Ion Vlădoiu (Romania) was sent off in the 73rd minute for a straight red card - 3 minutes after coming on as a substitute.

1  Romania

Manager: Anghel Iordanescu

4  Switzerland

Manager: Roy Hodgson

Goals:

Gheorghe Hagi 36 G

Goals:

Alain Sutter 16 G
Stéphane Chapuisat 53 G
Adrian Knup 66 G
Adrian Knup 72 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bogdan Stelea
Defender Gheorghe Mihali
Defender Dan Petrescu
Defender Gheorghe Popescu
Defender Daniel Prodan
Midfielder Gheorghe Hagi (captain)
Midfielder Ionut Lupescu
Midfielder Dorinel Munteanu
Forward Ilie Dumitrescu

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Marco Pascolo
Defender Alain Geiger (captain)
Defender Marc Hottiger
Defender Christophe Ohrel
Defender Yvan Quentin
Midfielder Dominique Herr
Midfielder Ciriaco Sforza
Midfielder Alain Sutter
Forward Georges Bregy
Forward Adrian Knup

Substitutions:

Ion Vlădoiu for Ilie Dumitrescu 69
Basarab Panduru for Ionut Lupescu 86

Substitutions:

Thomas Bickel for Alain Sutter 71
Patrick Sylvestre for Christophe Ohrel 83

Cards:

Gheorghe Mihali 32 Y
Ionut Lupescu 40 Y
Miodrag Belodedici 47 Y
Ion Vlădoiu 73 R

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Florin Prunea
Defender Corneliu Papura
Midfielder Iulian Chirita
Midfielder Constantin Gâlcă
Midfielder Basarab Panduru
Midfielder Tibor Selymes
Midfielder Ovidiu Stîngă
Forward Marian Ivan
Forward Viorel Moldovan
Forward Ion Vlădoiu

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Martin Brunner
Goalkeeper Stephan Lehmann
Defender André Egli
Defender Martin Rueda
Defender Jorg Studer
Midfielder Thomas Bickel
Midfielder Sébastien Fournier
Midfielder Patrick Sylvestre
Midfielder Thomas Wyss
Forward Marco Grassi
Forward Nestor Subiat