Russia v Bulgaria, 11 October 1997

Score4-2 to Russia
RefereePierluigi Pairetto
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 5
VenueMoscow
Attendance10,000

4  Russia

Manager: Boris Ignatiev

2  Bulgaria

Manager: Hristo Bonev

Goals:

Dmitri Alenichev 14 G
Igor Kolyvanov penalty 41 P
Sergei Yuran penalty 52 P
Dmitri Alenichev 57 G

Goals:

Ilia Gruev 68 G
Emil Kostadinov 78 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergei Ovchinnikov
Defender Igor Chugainov
Defender Viktor Onopko
Defender Akhrik Tsveiba
Midfielder Dmitri Alenichev
Midfielder Dmitri Popov
Midfielder Andrei Tikhonov
Midfielder Igor Yanovski
Forward Igor Kolyvanov
Forward Igor Simutenkov
Forward Sergei Yuran

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Zdravko Zdravkov
Defender Gosho Ginchev
Defender Trifon Ivanov
Defender Ivailo Petkov
Defender Adalbert Zafirov
Midfielder Ilian Iliev
Midfielder Radostin Kishishev
Midfielder Yordan Letchkov
Midfielder Zlatko Yankov
Forward Luboslav Penev

Substitutions:

Vladislav Radimov for Igor Simutenkov 46
Oleg Veretennikov for Sergei Yuran 65
Aleksei Kosolapov for Dmitri Alenichev 82

Substitutions:

Emil Kostadinov for Hristo Stoichkov 53
Daniel Borimirov for Yordan Letchkov 53
Ilia Gruev for Ilian Iliev 65

Cards:

Dmitri Alenichev Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Midfielder Aleksei Kosolapov
Midfielder Vladislav Radimov
Midfielder Oleg Veretennikov

On the bench:

Midfielder Daniel Borimirov
Midfielder Ilia Gruev
Forward Emil Kostadinov