USSR v Hungary, 28 September 1958

Score3-1 to USSR
RefereeAlfred Grill
CompetitionUEFA European Championship 1st round 1st leg
VenueLuzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance100,572
Kick Off: 7:00pm local This was the first-ever match to be played in the history of the European Championships. The tournament's first ever goal is often erroneously credited to Republic of Ireland's Liam Tuohy, who scored the opener in the first leg of the preliminary tie against Czechoslovakia. However, that game was held over six months after the first leg of the USSR-Hungary match.

3  USSR

Manager: Gavril Kachalin

1  Hungary

Manager: Lajos Baroti

Goals:

Anatoli Ilyin 4 G
Slava Metreveli 20 G
Valentin Ivanov 32 G

Goals:

János Göröcs 84 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Vladimir Beliayev
Defender Boris Kuznietzov
Defender Viktor Tzarev
Midfielder Yuri Voinov
Forward Anatoli Ilyin
Forward Valentin Ivanov
Forward Slava Metreveli
Forward Nikita Simonyan (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bela Bako
Defender Bela Karpati
Defender Laszlo Sarosi
Midfielder Pal Berendi
Midfielder Laszlo Budai II (captain)
Midfielder Ferenc Sipos
Forward Jozsef Bencsics
Forward Dezso Bundzsak
Forward Lajos Csordas
Forward János Göröcs
Forward Lajos Tichy