Bulgaria 0-1 Scotland

Euro '88 Qualifiers
Group Stages

Wed 11th November 1987
17:30 (15:30 UK)

Vasili Levski Stadion, Sofia (A)
Att: 49,976

Group 7
(11 Nov 1987)
 
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
Rep. Ireland
8
4
3
1
10
5
11
Bulgaria
8
4
2
2
12
6
10
Belgium
8
3
3
2
16
8
9
SCOTLAND
7
3
2
2
7
5
8
Luxembourg
7
0
0
7
2
23
0
11 November 1987
Belgium 3-0 Luxembourg
Bulgaria 0-1 Scotland
Scotland

Mackay(87)


J Leighton
S Clarke
M Malpas
R Aitken(C)
A McLeish
G Gillespie
S Nicol
P McStay (G Mackay 57)
G Sharp (G Durie 71)
B McClair
I Wilson

 

Manager:
Andy Roxburgh

Bulgaria

B Mihailov
P Nikolov
K Bezinski
P Petrov
N Iliev
P Simeonov (L Penev 88)
A Sadkov
H Stoichkov
B Iskrenov
N Sirakov
P Aleksandrov (I Voinov 42)

Key: Goals Missed Penalty Red Card

1 Jim Leighton (Aberdeen) (38 Caps) Age: 29
2 Steve Clarke (Chelsea) (3 Caps) Age: 24
3 Maurice Malpas (Dundee Utd) (17 Caps) Age: 25
4 Roy Aitken (Celtic) Captain (33 Caps) Age: 28
5 Alex McLeish (Aberdeen) (49 Caps) Age: 28
6 Gary Gillespie (Liverpool) (2 Caps) Age: 27
7 Steve Nicol (Liverpool) (13 Caps) Age: 25
8 Paul McStay (Celtic) (25 Caps) Age: 23
9 Graeme Sharp (Everton) (10 Caps) Age: 27
10 Brian McClair (Manchester Utd) (5 Caps) Age: 23
11 Ian Wilson (Everton) (4 Caps) Age: 29
 
15 Gary Mackay (Hearts) (1 Cap) Age: 23
(Replaced Paul McStay 57 min)
16 Gordon Durie (Chelsea) (1 Cap) Age: 21
(Replaced Graeme Sharp 71 min)
 Yellow Card   Red Card   Double Booking   Goals Scored
Formation Is Unknown
Interesting Fact
This was Bulgaria's first home defeat in five years. This victory put Republic of Ireland through to the finals of Euro '88

Euro '88 Qualifiers
Group Stages

Wed 11th November 1987
17:30 (15:30 UK)

Vasili Levski Stadion, Sofia (A)
Att: 49,976

Group 7
(11 Nov 1987)
 
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
Rep. Ireland
8
4
3
1
10
5
11
Bulgaria
8
4
2
2
12
6
10
Belgium
8
3
3
2
16
8
9
SCOTLAND
7
3
2
2
7
5
8
Luxembourg
7
0
0
7
2
23
0
11 November 1987
Belgium 3-0 Luxembourg
Bulgaria 0-1 Scotland