European Championship 1972 (Details)


Qualifying Rounds

Group 1

Czechoslovakia. 7 October 1970 Prague. Stadium: Sparta Stadium.
Czechoslovakia – Finland 1-1 (1-1). 
30’ Milan Albrecht 1-0, 41’ Matti Paatelainen 1-1. 
Referee: William Augustine O'neill (IRL), Attendance: 12.000   
YC: Dusan Bartovic (Czechoslovakia) 
    Olavi Litmanen, Pentti Toivola (Finland). 
Czechoslovakia: 1 Frantisek Schmucker; 2 Jirí Vecerek, 3 Jozef Desiatnik 
                (77’ Oldrich Urban), 4 Jozef Bomba, 5 Peter Mutkovic. 
                6 Vladimir Mojzis, 7 Stanislav Strunc (71’ Frantisek Hoholko), 
                8 Alexander Nagy, 9 Dusan Bartovic , 10 Pavel Stratil, 11 Milan Albrecht. 
                Coach: Antonín Rygr
Finland: 1 Paavo Heinonen; 2 Pertti Mäkipää, 3 Seppo Kilponen, 4 Vilho Rajantie, 
         5 Timo Kautonen, 6 Jouko Suomalainen, 7 Pekka Heikkilä, 8 Raimo Toivanen, 
         9 Pentti Toivola, 10 Olavi Litmanen, 11 Matti Paatelainen (71’ Seppo Mäkelä). 
         Coach: Olavi Laaksonen . 

Romania. 11 October 1960. Bucharest. Stadium: 23 August.
Romania – Finland 3-0 ( 2-0). 
28’ Florea Dumitrache 1-0, 42’ Florea Dumitrache 2-0, 77’ Radu Nunweiler 3-0.
Referee: Léonidas Vamvakopoulos (GRE), Attendance: 50.000
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Iosif Vigu, 4 Ion Dumitru, 
         5 Cornel Dinu, 6 Nicolae LUPESCU, 7 Alexandru Neagu (46’ Gheorghe Tataru Ii), 
         8 Nicolae Dobrin, 9 Florea Dumitrache, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 11 Florian Dumitrescu.
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu.
Finland: 1 Paavo Heinonen; 2 Pertti Mäkipää, 3 Seppo Kilponen, 4 Vilho Rajantie, 
         5 Timo Kautonen, 6 Jouko Suomalainen (55’ Seppo Mäkelä), 7 Pekka Heikkilä, 
         8 Raimo Saviomaa (65’ Olavi Litmanen), 9 Pentti Toivola, 10 Raimo Toivanen, 
         11 Matti Paatelainen. 
         Coach:  Olavi Laaksonen Dusan Bartovic

Wales. 11 november 1070 Cardiff. Stadium: Ninian Park
Wales – Romania 0-0. 
Referee: Arie Van Gemert (HOL), Attendance: 50.000
Wales: 1 Gareth Sprake; 2 Peter Rodrigues, 3 Roderick Thomas, 4 David Powell, 
       5 Harold Michael England, 6 Barrington Hole, 7 Richard Krzywicki, 
       8 Alan Durban, 9 Ronald T Davies, 10 Graham Moore, 11 Ronald Rees. 
       Coach: David Bowen
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 4 Mihai Mocanu, 
         5 Ion Dumitru, 6 Cornel Dinu, 7 Alexandru Neagu, 8 Nicolae Dobrin, 
         9 Florea Dumitrache, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 11 Florian Dumitrescu. 
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu

Wales. 21 April 1971. Swansea. Stadium: Vetch Field.
Wales – Czechoslovakia 1-3 0-0). 
49’(penalty) Ronald T Davies 1-0, 80’ Ján Capkovic, 81’ Vladimir Taborsky 1-2, 
83’ Ján Capkovic 1-3.
Referee: Johan Einar Boström (SWE) Attendance: 20.000
Wales: 1 Anthony Millington; 2 Peter Rodrigues, 3 Roderick Thomas, 4 Leighton Phillips, 
       5 Edward James, 6 John Walley, 7 Ronald Rees, 8 Alan Durban, 9 Ronald T Davies, 
       10 Ronald Wyn Davies, 11 John Mahoney.
       Coach: David Bowen.
Czechoslovakia: 1 Ivo Viktor; 2 Karol Dobias, 3 Vladimir Hrivnak. 4 Jozef Desiatnik, 
                5 Vladimir Taborsky, 6 Jaroslav Pollak, 7 Ladislav Kuna, 8 Jozef Adamec , 
                9 Frantisek Vesely, 10 Pavel Stratil, 11 Ján Capkovic.
                Coach: Ladislav Novák

Czechoslovakia, 16 May 1971. Bratislava: Stadium: Tehelné Pole
Czechoslovakia – Romania 1-0 (0-0). 
88’ Frantisek Vesely 1-0. 
Referee: Santos Fernando Leite (POR) Attendance: 60.000
Czechoslovakia: 1 Ivo Viktor; 2 Karol Dobias, 3 Vladimir Hrivnak, 4 Jozef Desiatnik, 
                5 Vladimir Taborsky, 6 Jaroslav Pollak, 7 Ladislav Kuna, 
                8 Jozef Adamec, 9 Frantisek Vesely, 10 Pavel Stratil (72’ Karol Jokl), 
                11 Ján Capkovic (76’ Dusan Kabat). 
                Coach: Ladislav Novák.
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Cornel Dinu, 4 Dan Coe, 5 Mihai Mocanu, 
         6 Dan Emil Anca, 7 Ion Dumitru, 8 Alexandru Neagu ( 61’ Radu Nunweiler), 
         9 Emerich DEMBROVSKI, 10 Florea Dumitrache, 11 Mircea Lucescu. 
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu

Finland.26 May 1971. Helsink. Stadium: Olympiastadion
Finland – Wales 0-1 (0-0). 
54’ John Toshack 0-1. 
Referee: Günter Männig (GER). Attendance: 5.410
YC: Raimo Toivanen and Arto Tolsa (Finland)  
    John Toshack and Raymond Mielczarek (Wales)
Finland: 1 Lars Näsman; 2 Timo Kautonen, 4 Vilho Rajantie, 5 Jouko Suomalainen, 
         6 Raimo Saviomaa, 7 Pekka Heikkilä, 8 Raimo Toivanen (46’ Jarmo Flink), 
         9 Matti Paatelainen, 10 Arto Tolsa, 11 Tommy Lindholm, 14 Timo Nummelin.
         Coach: Olavi Laaksonen
Wales: 1 Anthony Millington; 2 Malcolm Page, 3 Stephen Derrett, 4 Raymond Mielczarek, 
       5 John Roberts, 6 Alan Durban, 7 Ronald Rees, 8 Philip Wayne Jones, 
       9 John Toshack, 10 Richard Krzywicki, 11 Gilbert Reece.
       Coach: David Bowen.

Finland. 16 June 1971. Helsink. Stadium: Olympiastadion.
Finland – Czechoslovakia 0-4 (0-2). 
10’ Ján Capkovic 0-1, 16’ Jaroslav Pollak 0-2, 83’and 89’ Frantisek Karko 0-3 and 0-4.
Referee: Marian Srodecki (POL) Attendance: 4.658
Finland: 1 Lars Näsman; 2 Timo Kautonen, 3 Seppo Kilponen, 4 Vilho Rajantie, 
         5 Jouko Suomalainen, 6 Pekka Heikkilä (46’ Matti Paatelainen), 8 Jarmo Flink, 
         9 Arto Tolsa, 10 Raimo Toivanen (65’ Tommy Lindholm) , 11 Olavi Rissanen, 
         14 Timo Nummelin.
         Coach: Olavi Laaksonen.
Czechoslovakia: 1 Ivo Viktor; 2 Karol Dobias, 3 Vladimir Hrivnak, 4 Vladimir Taborsky, 
                5 Jozef Desiatnik, 6 Jaroslav Pollak, 7 Frantisek Vesely 
                (76’ Frantisek Karko), 8 Pavel Stratil, 9 Ladislav Kuna, 10 Jozef Adamec 
                (76. Ivan Hrdlicka), 11 Ján Capkovic. 
                Coach: Ladislav Novák.

Finland. 22 september 1971. Helsinki. Stadium: Olympiastadion.
Finland – Romania 0-4 (0-2). 
25’ Anghel Iordanescu 0-1, 37’ Nicolae LUPESCU 0-2, 55’ Emerich DEMBROVSKI 0-3,  
64’(penalty) Mircea Lucescu 0-4.
Referee: Pius Kamber (SUI). Attendance: 2.084
Finland: 1 Lars Näsman (46’ Paavo Heinonen); 2 Jouko Suomalainen, 3 Raimo Saviomaa,
         4 Ari Mäkynen, 5 Esko Ranta, 6 Raimo Toivanen, 7 Pekka Heikkilä, 
         8 Miikka Toivola, 9 Timo Rahja, 10 Antero Nikkanen, 11 Tommy Lindholm. 
         Coach: Olavi Laaksonen.
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 4 Mihai Mocanu, 
         5 Ion Dumitru, 6 Cornel Dinu, 7 Mircea Lucescu, 8 Emerich DEMBROVSKI, 
         9 Alexandru Neagu, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 11 Anghel Iordanescu (46’ Gheorghe Tataru Ii). 
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu. 

Wales. 13 October 1971. Swansea. Stadium: Vetch Field.
Wales – Finland 3-0 (1-0). 
10’ Alan Durban 1-0, 53’ John Toshack 2-0, 89’ Gilbert Reece 3-0. 
Referee: Kaj Bernhard Rasmussen (DEN) Attendance: 10.301
Wales: 1 Gareth Sprake (46. Anthony Millington), 2 Peter Rodrigues, 3 Roderick Thomas, 
       4 John Roberts, 5 Harold Michael England, 6 William Terence Hennessey, 
       7 Brian Evans, 8 Alan Durban, 9 John Toshack, 10 Trevor Hockey, 11 Gilbert Reece.
       Coach: David Bowen
Finland: 1 Lars Näsman; 2 Seppo Kilponen, 3 Raimo Saviomaa, 4 Ari Mäkynen, 5 Pekka Kosonen, 
         6 Raimo Elo, 7 Jarmo Flink, 8 Miikka Toivola, 9 Heikki Suhonen (22’ Henry Bergström), 
         10 Pekka Heikkilä, 11 Tommy Lindholm.
         Coach: Olavi Laaksonen.

Czechoslovakia. 27 october 1971. Prague. Stadium: Sparta Stadium.
Czechoslovakia – Wales 1-0 (0-0). 
60’ Ladislav Kuna 1-0.
Referee: Iglesias Mariano Medina (ESP).Attendance: 32.000
Czechoslovakia: 1 Ivo Viktor; 2 Karol Dobias, 3 Vladimir Hrivnak, 4 Vladimir Taborsky, 
                5 Ludevit Zlocha, 6 Jaroslav Pollak, 7 Bohumil Vesely (88’ Zdenek Nehoda), 
                8 Pavel Stratil, 9 Ladislav Kuna, 10 Karol Jokl (65’ Ondrej Danko), 
                11 Dusan Kabat.
                Coach: Ladislav Novák.
Wales: 1 Anthony Millington; 2 Peter Rodrigues, 3 Roderick Thomas, 4 Leighton Phillips, 
       5 Alwyn Burton, 6 Alan Durban, 7 Terence Yorath, 8 William Terence Hennessey 
       (57’ Richard Krzywicki), 9 Michael Hill, 10 Leighton James, 11 Brian Evans 
       (88’ Michael Walker).
       Coach: David Bowen

Romania. 14 november 1971. Bucharest. Stadium: 23 August.
Romania – Czechoslovakia 2-1 (1-0). 
26’ Emerich DEMBROVSKI 1-0, 50’ Ján Capkovic 1-1, 52’ Nicolae Dobrin 2-1.
Referee: Milivoje Gugulovic (YUG) Attendance: 70.000
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 4 Cornel Dinu, 
         5 Augustin Pax Deleanu, 6 Dan Emil Anca, 7 Radu Nunweiler, 8 Mircea Lucescu, 
         9 Emerich DEMBROVSKI (72’ Flavius Domide), 10 Nicolae Dobrin, 
         11 Anghel Iordanescu.
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu.
Czechoslovakia: 1 Ivo Viktor; 2 Karol Dobias, 3 Vladimir Hrivnak, 4 Vladimir Hagara, 
                5 Vladimir Taborsky, 6 Jaroslav Pollak, 7 Ladislav Kuna, 8 Ivan Hrdlicka,
                9 Bohumil Vesely (72’ Zdenek Nehoda), 10 Pavel Stratil, 11 Ján Capkovic.
                Coach: Ladislav Novák.

Romania. 24 november 1971. Bucharest. Stadium: 23 August 
Romania – Wales 2-0 (1-0). 
9’ Nicolae LUPESCU 1-0, 74’ Mircea Lucescu 2-0.
Referee: Alfred Delcourt (BEL) Attendance: 50.000
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 4 Augustin Pax Deleanu, 
         5 Ion Dumitru, 6 Cornel Dinu, 7 Mircea Lucescu, 8 Emerich DEMBROVSKI, 
         9 Nicolae Dobrin, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 11 Anghel Iordanescu.
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu.
Wales: 1 Anthony Millington; 2 Peter Rodrigues, 3 Roderick Thomas, 4 Leighton Phillips, 
       5 Herbert Williams, 6 Trevor Hockey, 7 Leighton James, 8 Michael Hill, 
       9 Ronald T Davies, 10 Gilbert Reece, 11 Ronald Rees.
       Coach: David Bowen


Group 2

Norway. 7 october 1970. Oslo. Stadium: Ullevĺl.
Norway – Hungary 1-3 ( 0-2). 
6’ Ferenc Bene 0-1, 23’ László Nagy 0-2, 50’ Odd Iversen 1-2, 
69’ (own goal) Geir Karlsen 1-3. 
Referee: Adrianus Boogaerts (HOL). Attendance: 15.000
YC: Ernö Nosko (Hungary). 
Norway: 1 Geir Karlsen; 2 Per Pettersen, 3 Finn Thorsen, 4 Thor Spydevold, 
        5 Sigbjorn Slinning, 6 Trygve Bornř, 7 Olav Nilsen, 8 Svein Kvia, 
        9 Odd Iversen (85’ Kjetil Hasund),  10 Egil Olsen, 11 Tor Fuglset 
        (45’ Finn Seemann) 
        Coach: Řivind Johannesen
Hungary: 1 Adam Rothermel; 2 Ernö Nosko, 3 Kálmán Mészöly, 4 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 
         5 Zoltán Halmosi, 6 Csaba Vidáts, 7 László Fazekas, 8 Lajos Kocsis, 
         9 Sándor Müller, 10 Ferenc Bene, 11 László Nagy. 
         Coach: József Hoffer.

France. 11 november 1970. Lyon. Stadium: Gerland.
France – Norway 3-1 (1-0). 
30’ Louis Floch 1-0, 55’ Georges Lech 2-0, 63’ Michel Mézy 3-0, 79’ Olav Nilsen 3-1. 
Referee: Saldanha Antonio Ribeiro (POR). Attendance: 10.357
France: 1 Georges Carnus; 2 Jean Djorkaeff, 3 Jean-Paul Rostagni, 4 Jacky Novi, 
        5 Bernard Bosquier. 6 Jean-Noël Huck, 7 Louis Floch, 8 Henri Michel, 
        9 Charly Loubet, 10 Georges Lech, 11 Michel Mézy.
        Coach: Georges Boulonge
Norway: 1 Per Haftorsen; 2 Per Pettersen, 3 Finn Thorsen, 4 Arild Hetlřen, 
        5 Sigbjorn Slinning, 6 Trygve Bornř, 7 Thor Spydevold, 8 Olav Nilsen, 
        9 Harry Hestad, 10 Egil Olsen, 11 Finn Seemann. 
        Coach:  Řivind Johannesen.

Bulgaria. 15 november 1970. Sofia. Stadium: Vassil Levski.
Bulgaria – Norway 1-1 (1-0). 
29’ Zvetan Atanassov 1-0, 83’ Tor Fuglset 1-1.
Referee: Michalakis Kyriakides (CYP) Attendance: 28.000
Bulgaria:  1 Iordan Filipov; 2 Ivan Zafirov, 3 Dobromir Jetchev, 4 Stefan Aladjov, 
           5 Bojil Kolev, 6 Gueorgui Denev, 7 Zvetan Atanassov (82’ Dinko Dermendjiev), 
           8 Hristo Bonev, 9 Atanas Mihailov (45’ Kiril Raikov), 10 Asparuch Donev, 
           11 Vassil Mitkov. 
           Coach: Vasil Spasov
Norway: 1 Per Haftorsen; 2 Per Pettersen, 3 Finn Thorsen, 4 Arild Hetlřen, 
        5 Sigbjorn Slinning, 6 Trygve Bornř, 7 Thor Spydevold, 8 Olav Nilsen, 
        9 Egil Olsen (82’ Arnfinn Espeseth),  10 Tor Fuglset, 11 Kjetil Hasund.
        Coach: Řivind Johannesen.

Hungary. 24 April 1971. Budapest. Stadium: Nep Stadium.
Hungary – France 1-1 (0-0). 
64’ Hervé Revelli 0-1, 70’ (penalty) Lajos Kocsis 1-1.
Referee: Joaquim Fernandes Campos (POR), Attendance: 45.867
Hungary: 1 Adam Rothermel; 2 Ernö Nosko, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Sándor Zambo, 6 Lajos Szücs, 7 László Fazekas, 8 Lajos Kocsis, 
         9 Ferenc Bene, 10 Flórián Albert, 11 Mihaly Kozma (65’ László Karsai). 
         Coach: József Hoffer.
France: 1 Georges Carnus; 2 Roger Lemerre, 3 Jean Djorkaeff, 4 Francis Camerini, 
        5 Bernard Bosquier, 6 Jacky Novi, 7 Georges Lech, 8 Henri Michel, 
        9 Hervé Revelli, 10 Fleury Di Nallo (64’ Charly Loubet), 11 Georges Bereta.
        Coach: Georges Boulonge.

Bulgaria. 19 may 1971 Sofia.. Stadium: Vassil Levski.
Bulgaria – Hungary 3-0 (1-0). 
38’ Bojil Kolev 1-0, 48’ Petko Petkov 2-0, 72’ Stefan Velitschkov 3-0. 
Referee: Tafik Bakhramov (URS), Attendance: 40.000
YC: Mihaly Kozma (Hungary) 
Bulgaria: 1 Stoyan Iordanov; 2 Milko Gaidarski, 3 Dimitar Penev, 4 Stefan Velitschkov, 
          5 Dobromir Jetchev, 6 Bojil Kolev, 7 Gueorgi Vassilev, 8 Hristo Bonev, 
          9 Petar Jekov, 10 Atanas Mihailov (46’ Petko Petkov), 11 Mladen Vassilev.
          Coach: Vasil Spasov
Hungary: 1 Adam Rothermel; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Ede Dunai Iii, 6 Csaba Vidáts, 7 László Fazekas (70’ László Karsai), 
         8 Lajos Kocsis, 9 Flórián Albert, 10 Mihaly Kozma, 11 Sándor Zambo.
         Coach:  József Hoffer

Norway. 9 june 1971. Oslo. Stadium: - Ullevĺl 
Norway – Bulgaria 1-4 (0-4). 
26 Hristo Bonev 0-1, 29’ Petar Jekov 0-2, 37’ Mladen Vassilev 0-3, 
42’ (penalty) Hristo Bonev 0-4, 80’ Odd Iversen 1-4.
Referee: William John Gow (WAL) Attendance: 22.000
Norway: 1 Kjell Kaspersen; 2 Robert Nilsson, 3 Finn Thorsen, 4 Frank Olafsen 
        (80’ Arild Hetlřen), 5 Sigbjorn Slinning, 6 Olav Nilsen, 7 Per Pettersen, 
        8 Tor Egil Johansen (75’ Harald Sunde) , 9 Jan Fuglset, 10 Odd Iversen, 
        11 Thomas Lund.
        Coach: Řivind Johannesen.
Bulgaria: 1 Stoyan Iordanov (60’) Stefan Aladjov; 2 Milko Gaidarski, 3 Dimitar Penev, 
          4 Stefan Velitschkov, 5 Dobromir Jetchev, 6 Bojil Kolev, 7 Gueorgi Vassilev 
          (70’ Gueorgui Gueorguiev), 8 Hristo Bonev, 9 Petar Jekov, 10 Petko Petkov, 
          11 Mladen Vassilev. 
          Coach: Vasil Spasov.

Norway. 8 september 1971. Oslo. Stadium: - Ullevĺl.
Norway – France 1-3 (0-2). 
33’ Jacky Vergnes 0-1, 34’ Bernard Blanchet 0-2, 46’ Charly Loubet 0-3, 
80’ Ola Dybwald OLSEN 1-3.
Referee: John Wright Paterson (SCO) Attendance: 16.544
Norway: 1 Geir Karlsen (83’ Svein Bjorn Olsen); 2 Anbjorn Ekeland, 3 Tore Břrrehaug, 
        4 Thor Spydevold, 5 Sigbjorn Slinning, 6 Egil Olsen, 7 Jan Christiansen, 
        8 Tom Jacobsen, 10 Thomas Lund (75’ Ola Dybwad Olsen) , 11 Jan Fuglset, 
        16 Kjetil Hasund. 
        Coach: Řivind Johannesen
France: 1 Georges Carnus; 2 Jean Djorkaeff, 3 Jean-Paul Rostagni, 4 Jacky Novi, 
        5 Bernard Bosquier, 6 Michel Mézy, 7 Bernard Blanchet (76’ Georges Lech), , 
        8 Henri Michel, 9 Jacky Vergnes, 10 Charly Loubet, 11 Georges Bereta. 
        Coach Georges Boulonge

Hungary. 25 september 1971, Budapest. Stadium: Nep Stadium.
Hungary – Bulgaria 2-0 (0-0). 
51’ Péter Juhasz 1-0, 52’ Csaba Vidáts 2-0.
Referee: Robert Holley Davidson (SCO). Attendance: 75.000
Hungary: 1 István Géczi; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Csaba Vidáts, 6 Lajos Szücs, 7 István Szöke, 8 László Fazekas, 9 Ferenc Bene, 
         10 Antal Dunai Ii, 11 Sándor Zambo. 
         Coach:Rudolf Illovszky
Bulgaria: 1 Bisser Mihailov; 2 Milko Gaidarski, 3 Dimitar Penev, 4 Stefan Velitschkov, 
          5 Dobromir Jetchev, 6 Bojil Kolev, 7 Mladen Vassilev, 8 Hristo Bonev, 
          9 Petar Jekov, 10 Petko Petkov, 11 Dinko Dermendjiev.
          Coach: Vasil Spasov.

France. 9 october 1971. Paris. Stadium: Olympique - Colombes .
France – Hungary 0-2 (0-2). 
35’ Ferenc Bene 0-1, 43’ (own goal) Jacky Novi 0-2.
Referee: Caspar Pintado Viu (ESP). Attendance: 21.756
YC: Péter Juhasz and Dr Istvan Juhasz (Hungary) 
    Gilbert Gress (France). 
France: 1 Georges Carnus; 2 Jean Djorkaeff, 3 Jean-Paul Rostagni, 4 Jacky Novi, 
        5 Bernard Bosquier, 6 Michel Mézy, 7 Georges Lech, 8 Henri Michel, 9 Hervé Revelli, 
        10 Charly Loubet (46’ Gilbert Gress), 11 Georges Bereta.
        Coach: Georges Boulonge
Hungary: 1 István Géczi; 2 Ernö Nosko, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Csaba Vidáts, 6 Lajos Szücs, 7 László Fazekas, 8 Dr Istvan Juhasz, 9 Ferenc Bene, 
         10 Antal Dunai Ii, 11 Sándor Zambo.
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky.

Hungary. 27 october 1971. Budapest. Stadium: Nep Stadium.
Hungary – Norway 4-0 (3-0). 
22’ Ferenc Bene 1-0, 24’ Antal Dunai Ii 2-0, 43’ Ferenc Bene 3-0, 63’ Lajos Szücs 4-0. 
Referee: Dogan Babacan (TUR), Attendance: 30.000
YC: 70’ Sándor Zambo and 82’ Péter Juhasz (Hungary). 
Hungary: 1 István Géczi; 2 Ernö Nosko, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Csaba Vidáts, 6 Lajos Szücs, 7 László Fazekas, 8 Dr Istvan Juhasz, 
         9 Ferenc Bene, 10 Antal Dunai Ii, 11 Sándor Zambo. 
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky
Norway: 1 Geir Karlsen; 2 Tore Břrrehaug, 3 Frank Olafsen, 4 Thor Nřstdahl, 
        5 Sigbjorn Slinning, 6 Thor Spydevold, 7 Tom Jacobsen, 8 Per Pettersen, 
        9 Kjetil Hasund, 10 Jan Fuglset (79’ Svein Bjorn Olsen), 11 Roald Jensen. 
        Coach: Řivind Johannesen.

France. 10 november 1971. Nantes. Stadium: Marcel Saupin.
France – Bulgaria 2-1  (0-0). 
54’(penalty) Hristo Bonev 0-1, 64’ Georges Lech 1-1, 84’ Charly Loubet 2-1. 
YC: 50’ Hristo Bonev (Bulgaria).
Referee: John Keith Taylor (ENG), Attendance: 9.405
France: 1 Georges Carnus; 2 Francis Camerini, 3 Jean Djorkaeff, 4 Jacky Novi, 
        5 Claude Quittet, 6 Michel Mézy, 7 Bernard Blanchet, 8 Henri Michel, 
        9 Hervé Revelli (80’ Louis Floch), 10 Georges Lech, 11 Charly Loubet. 
        Coach: Georges Boulonge.
Bulgaria: 1 Iordan Filipov; 2 Ivan Zafirov, 3 Dimitar Penev, 4 Stefan Velitschkov, 
          5 Dobromir Jetchev, 6 Bojil Kolev, 7 Mladen Vassilev (82’ Gueorgui Zvetkov), 
          8 Hristo Bonev, 9 Petko Petkov, 10 Gueorgui Denev,  11 Dinko Dermendjiev. 
          Coach: Vasil Spasov.

Bulgaria. 4 december 1971. Sofia. Stadium: Vassil Levski.
Bulgaria – France 2-1 (0-0). 
47’ Petar Jekov 1-0, 82’ Atanas Mihailov 2-0, 84’ Bernard Blanchet 2-1. 
YC: Jean Djorkaeff and Bernard Bosquier (France) 
    Petar Jekov and Dobromir Jetchev (Bulgaria).
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (GER), Attendance: 18.000
Bulgaria: 1 Rumiantcho Goranov 54’ Iordan Filipov); 2 Milko Gaidarski, 3 Dimitar Penev, 
          4 Stefan Velitschkov (45’ Victor Ionov), 5 Dobromir Jetchev, 6 Bojil Kolev, 
          7 Mladen Vassilev, 8 Hristo Bonev, 9 Petar Jekov, 10 Atanas Mihailov, 
          11 Dinko Dermendjiev. 
          Coach: Vasil Spasov
France: 1 Georges Carnus; 2 Jean Djorkaeff, 3 Marius Trésor, 4 Jacky Novi, 5 Bernard Bosquier, 
        6 Michel Mézy, 7 Bernard Blanchet, 8 Henri Michel (74’ Georges Bereta), 
        9 Hervé Revelli (58’ Louis Floch), 10 Georges Lech, 11 Charly Loubet. 
        Coach: Georges Boulonge.


Group 3

Malta: 11 october 1970. Gzira. Stadium: Empire
Malta- Greece 1-1 (0-0). 
66’ William Vassallo  1-0, 80’  Mihalis Kritikopoulos 1-1.
Referee: Rosario Lo Bello (ITA). Attendance: 15.000 
YC: 75’ Dimitrios Domazos.
Malta: 1 Alfred Mizzi; 2 Joseph Grima, 3 Alfred Mallia, 4 Edward Theobald, 
       5 Emmanuel Micallef, 6 Anthony Camilleri, 7 Ronald Cocks, 8 William Vassallo, 
       9 John Bonett, 10 Edward Vella, 11 Louis Arpa. 
       Coach: Karm Borg.
Greece: 1 Panayotis Ikonomopoulos; 2 Georgios Skrekis, 3 Nikos Stathopoulos, 
        4 Efstathios CHAITAS, 5 Aristidis Kamaras, 6 Apostolos Toskas, 7 Nikos Yutsos, 
        8 Konstantinos Eleftherakis, 9 Georgios Kudas, 10 Dimitrios Domazos, 
        11 Dimitrios Papaioannou. 
        Coach: Vasilios Petropoulos.

Greece. 16 december 1970. Athens. Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis.
Greece – Switzerland 0-1 (0-0). 
85’ Kurt Müller 0-1.
Referee : Milivoje Gugulovic (YUG) Attendance: 38.000
Greece: 1 Nikos Hristidis; 2 Georgios Skrekis, 3 Nikos Stathopoulos, 
        4 Konstantinos Eleftherakis (75’ Mihalis Kritikopoulos) , 5 Aristidis Kamaras, 
        6 Angelos Spiridon, 7 Efstathios CHAITAS, 8 Nikos Yutsos, 9 Georgios Kudas, 
        10 Dimitrios Domazos, 11 Dimitrios Papaioannou. 
        Coach: Vasilios Petropoulos
Switzerland: 1 Mario Prosperi; 2 Peter Ramseier , 3 Marc Berset , 4 Anton Weibel, 
             5 Georges Perroud, 6 Jakob Kuhn,7 Kurt Müller, 8 Karl Odermatt, 
             9 Fritz Künzli (75’ Marcel Kunz), 10 Rolf Blättler (45’ Walter Balmer), 
             11 Peter Wenger. 
             Coach: Louis Maurer.

Malta. 20 december 1970. Gzira. Stadium: Empire.
Malta – Switzerland 1-2 (0-0). 
49’ René Pierre Quentin 0-1, 55’ (penalty) Edward Theobald 1-1, 57’ Fritz Künzli 1-2.
Referee: Gotcho Russev (BUL) Attendance: 8.000
Malta: 1 Alfred Mizzi; 2 John Privitera. 3 Joseph Grima, 4 Anthony Camilleri, 
       5 Emmanuel Micallef, 6 Alfred Delia, 7 Ronald Cocks, 8 Edward Theobald, 
       9 Charles Micallef I, 10 William Vassallo, 11 John Bonett. 
       Coach: Karm Borg
Switzerland: 1 Marcel Kunz; 2 Peter Ramseier, 3 Marc Berset, 4 Anton Weibel, 
             5 Georges Perroud, 6 Jakob Kuhn, 7 Kurt Müller, 8 Karl Odermatt, 
             9 Fritz Künzli, 10 Rolf Blättler, 11 Peter Wenger. 
             Coach: Louis Maurer.

Malta. 03 february 1971. Gzira. Stadium: Empire.
Malta – England 0-1 (0-1). 
35’ Martin Peters 0-1.
Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (AUT) Attendance: 29.751
Malta: 1 Alfred Mizzi; 2 Joseph Grima, 3 Alfred Mallia, 4 Anthony Camilleri, 
       5 Emmanuel Micallef, 6 Edward Darmanin, 7 Ronald Cocks, 8 William Vassallo,
       9 Joseph Cini, 10 Edward Theobald, 11 Louis Arpa. 
       Coach: Karm Borg.
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Paul Reaney, 3 Emlyn Hughes, 4 Alan Mullery, 5 Roy McFarland, 
         6 Norman Hunter, 7 Alan Ball, 8 Martin Chivers, 9 Joseph Royle, 
         10 James Colin Harvey, 11 Martin Peters. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey

Switzerland. 21 april 1971. Lucerne.  Stadium: Allmend.
Switzerland – Malta 5-0 (5-0). 
14’ Rolf Blättler 1-0, 17’ Fritz Künzli 2-0, 26’ René Pierre Quentin 3-0, 
28’ Roland Citherlet 4-0, 30’ Kurt Müller 5-0. 
Referee: Gunnar Michaelsen (DEN). Attendance: 18.000
YC: Louis Arpa (Malta).
Switzerland: 1 Mario Prosperi; 2 Jean-Pierre Boffi, 3 Peter Ramseier (46’ Anton Weibel), 
             4 Roland Citherlet, 5 Pierre-Albert Chapuisat, 6 Jakob Kuhn, 7 Kurt Müller, 
             8 Karl Odermatt, 9 Fritz Künzli, 10 Rolf Blättler, 11 René Pierre Quentin. 
             Coach: Louis Maurer
Malta: 1 Alfred Mizzi (29’ Vincent Borg Bonaci) ; 2 Joseph Grima, 3 Alfred Mallia, 
       4 Anthony Camilleri, 5 Emmanuel Micallef, 6 Edward Darmanin, 7 Ronald Cocks, 
       8 William Vassallo, 9 Joseph Cini, 10 John Bonett, 11 Louis Arpa (84’ Alfred Delia). 
       Coach: Karm Borg. 

England. 21 april 1971. London. Stadium: Wembley.
England – Greece 3-0 (1-0). 
23’  Martin Chivers 1-0, 68’ Geoff Hurst 2-0, 87’ Francis Lee 3-0.
Referee: Martti Hirviniemi (FIN) Attendance: 55.000
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Peter Storey,3 Emlyn Hughes, 4 Alan Mullery, 5 Roy McFarland, 
         6 Bobby Moore, 7 Francis Lee, 8 Alan Ball (80’ Ralph Coates), 9 Martin Chivers, 
         10 Geoff Hurst, 11 Martin Peters. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey
Greece: 1 Nikos Hristidis ;2 Angelos Spiridon, 3 Nikos Stathopoulos 
        (57’ Elfstratios Chaitas), 4 Ioannis Gaitatzis ,5 Apostolos Toskas, 
        6 Konstantinos Kambas, 7 Georgios Kudas (72’ Konstantinos Aidiniou), 
        8 Dimitrios Sinetopoulos, 9 Giorgos DEDES, 10 Dimitrios Papaioannou, 
        11 Mihalis Kritikopoulos. 
        Coach: Vasilios Petropoulos

England. 12 May 1971. London. Stadium: Wembley.
England – Malta 5-0 (2-0). 
1’ Martin Chivers 1-0, 41’ Francis Lee 2-0,  46’ (penalty) Allan Clarke 3-0, 
47’ Martin Chivers 4-0, 74’ Christopher Lawler 5-0. 
Referee: Einar Roed (NOR). Attendance: 35.000 
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Christopher Lawler, 3 Terence Cooper, 4 Bobby Moore, 
         5 Roy McFarland, 6 Emlyn Hughes, 7 Francis Lee, 8 Ralph Coates, 
         9 Martin Chivers, 10 Allan Clarke, 11 Martin Peters. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey.
Malta: 1 Vincent Borg Bonaci; 2 Louis Pace, 3 Joseph Grima, 4 Anthony Camilleri, 
       5 Edward Darmanin, 6 Alfred Delia, 7 Ronald Cocks, 8 William Vassallo,
       9 John Bonett, 10 Edward Theobald, 11 Louis Arpa. 
       Coach: Karm Borg.

Switzerland. 12 may 1971. Berne. Stadium: Wankdorf
Switzerland – Greece 1-0 (0-0). 
73’ Karl Odermatt 1-0. 
Referee: Lorwerth Price Jones (WAL). Attendance: 37.000 
YC: Giorgos DEDES, Ioannis Gaitatzis (Both Greece).
Switzerland: 1 Mario Prosperi; 2 Peter Ramseier, 3 Georges Perroud, 
             4 Pierre-Albert Chapuisat, 5 Anton Weibel, 6 Karl Odermatt, 
             7 Walter Balmer, 8 Jakob Kuhn, 9 Fritz Künzli, 10 Rolf Blättler, 
             11 Daniel Jeandupeux.  
             Coach: Louis Maurer.
Greece: 1 Nikos Hristidis; 2 Ioannis Gaitatzis, 3 Nikos Stathopoulos, 
        4 Konstantinos Kambas, 5 Apostolos Toskas, 6 Apostolos Glezos, 
        7 Giorgos DEDES, 8 Dimitrios Sinetopoulos, 9 Thanasis Intzoglou, 
        10 Dimitrios Papaioannou, 11 Dimitrios Hatziioanoglou. 
        Coach: Vasilios Petropoulos.

Greece. 18 june 1971. Athens. Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis. 
Greece – Malta 2-0 ( 0-0).
60’ Konstantinos Davurlis 1-0, 80’ Konstantinos Aidiniou 2-0. 
Referee: Istvan Zsolt (HUN). Attendance: 15.000
YC: Apostolos Glezos (Greece). 
Greece: 1 Eleftherios Pupakis; 2 Ioannis Gounaris, 3 Dimitrios Eleftheriadis, 
        4 Anastasios Papas, 5 Vasilis Siokos, 6 Apostolos Glezos 
        (70’ Georgios Karafeskos), 7 Mihalis Kritikopoulos, 8 Konstantinos Aidiniou, 
        9 Konstantinos Davurlis (51’ Stefanos Theodorides), 10 Stavros Sarafis, 
        11 Haralambos Stavropoulos. 
        Coach: Vasilios Petropoulos.
Malta: 1 Vincent Borg Bonaci; 2 Louis Pace, 3 Joseph Grima, 4 Anthony Camilleri, 
       5 Edward Darmanin, 6 Edward Theobald, 7 Ronald Cocks (75’ Alfred Debono), 
       8 William Vassallo, 9 Joseph Cini, 10 Joseph Farrugia, 11 John Bonett 
       (80’ Carmel Scerri I).  
       Coach: Anthony Formosa. 

Switzerland. 13 october 1971. Basle. Stadium: St. Jakob-Park 
Switzerland – England 2-3 (2-2). 
1’ Geoff Hurst 0-1, 10’ Daniel Jeandupeux 1-1, 12’ Martin Chivers 1-2,
44’ Fritz Künzli 2-2, 77’ (own goal) Anton Weibel 2-3.
Referee: Vital Loraux (BEL) Attendance: 55.000
Switzerland: 1 Marcel Kunz; 2 Peter Ramseier, 3 Pirmin Stierli, 4 Anton Weibel, 
             5 Pierre-Albert Chapuisat (81’ Kurt Müller) , 6 Jakob Kuhn, 
             7 Walter Balmer, 8 Karl Odermatt, 9 Fritz Künzli, 10 Rolf Blättler 
             (74’ Georges Perroud), 11 Daniel Jeandupeux. 
             Coach: Louis Maurer.
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Christopher Lawler, 3 Terence Cooper, 4 Alan Mullery, 
         5 Roy McFarland, 6 Bobby Moore, 7 Francis Lee, 8 Paul Madeley, 
         9 Martin Chivers, 10 Geoff Hurst (84’ John Radford), 11 Martin Peters. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey.

England. 10 november 1071. London. Stadium: Wembley.
England – Switzerland 1-1 (1-1). 
9’  Michael Summerbee 1-0, 26’ Karl Odermatt 1-01. 
Referee: Constantin Barbulescu (ROM). Attendance: 100.000 
YC: Michael Summerbee and  Francis Lee (both England).
England: 1 Peter Shilton; 2 Paul Madeley, 3 Terence Cooper, 4 Peter Storey, 
         5 Laurence LLOYD, 6 Bobby Moore, 7 Michael Summerbee, 8 Alan Ball, 
         9 Geoff Hurst, 10 Francis Lee, 11 Emlyn Hughes. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey.
Switzerland: 1 Mario Prosperi; 2 Peter Ramseier, 3 Pirmin Stierli, 4 Georges Perroud, 
             5 Pierre-Albert Chapuisat, 6 Jakob Kuhn, 7 Walter Balmer, 8 Karl Odermatt, 
             9 Fritz Künzli, 10 Rolf Blättler, 11 Daniel Jeandupeux. 
             Coach: Louis Maurer.

Greece. 1 December 1971. Athens. Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis.
Greece – England 0-2 (0-0). 
59’ Geoff Hurst 0-1, 90’ Martin Chivers 0-2.
Referee: José Maria Ortiz De Mendibil (ESP) Attendance : 45.000
Greece: 1 Nikos Hristidis; 2 Theodoros Palas, 3 Thanasis Angelis, 4 Apostolos Toskas, 
        5 Anthimos Kapsis, 6 Konstantinos Eleftherakis, 7 Georgios Kudas 
        (59’ Mihalis Kritikopoulos), 8 Konstantinos Nikolaidis 
        (71’ Konstantinos Davurlis), 9 Andonis Andoniadis, 10 Dimitrios Domazos, 
        11 Dimitrios Papaioannou. 
        Coach: William Bingham.
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Paul Madeley, 3 Emlyn Hughes, 4 Colin Bell, 5 Roy McFarland, 
         6 Bobby Moore, 7 Francis Lee, 8 Alan Ball, 9 Martin Chivers, 10 Geoff Hurst, 
         11 Martin Peters. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey.


Group 4

Spain. 11 october 1970. Sevilla. Stadium: Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán.
Spain – Northern Ireland 3-0 (1-0). 
39’ Carles Rexach 1-0, 60’ Pirri  2-0, 75’ Luis Aragones Suarez  3-0. 
Referee: Gyula Emsberger (HUN). Attendance : 48.000
Spain: 1 José Angel Iríbar Cartajanera; 2 Joaquín Rifé Climent, 
       3 Francisco Fernández Rodríguez, 4 Juan Cruz SOL, 5 Enrique Alvarez Costas, 
       6 José Luis Violeta Lajusticia, 7 Antonio Maria Arieta Araunabeńa, 
       8 Luis Aragones Suarez, 9 Enrique Castro Gonzalez, 10 Pirri, 11 Carles Rexach. 
       Coach: Ladislao Kubala Stecz.
Northern Ireland: 1 William McFaul; 2 David Craig, 3 Samuel Nelson, 4 Thomas Jackson,
                  5 Terence Neill, 6 Liam J O'Kane, 7 David Sloan, 8 George Best,
                  9 Derek Dougan (20’ Samuel Todd), 10 Terence Harkin, 11 David Clements. 
                  Coach: William Bingham.

Cyprus.15 november 1970. Nicosia. Stadium: GSP.
Cyprus – Russia 1-3 (1-2). 
10’ Victor Kolotov 0-1, 16’ Guennadi Evriuzhikhine 0-2, 42’ Nikos Charalambous, 
50’ Vitali Schevchenko 1-3.
Referee: Petar Kostovski (MKD). Attendance: 13.000
Cyprus: 1 Michalis ALKIVIADES; 2 Costas Christou, 3 Demos Kavazis, 4 Paschalis Fokis, 
        5 Kyriacos Koureas, 6 Nikos Charalambous, 7 Tassos Constantinou, 
        8 Michalakis Theodorou, 9 Pambos Papadopoulos, 10 Pavlos Vasiliou, 
        11 Andreas Stylianou. 
        Coach: Raymond Wood.
Russia: 1 Victor Bannikov; 2 Iouri Istomine, 3 Albert Schesternev, 4 Evgueni Lovchev, 
        5 Vladimir Kaplichny, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Vladimir Muntian, 8 Boris Kopeikine, 
        9 Vladimir Fedotov, 10 Vitali Schevchenko, 11 Guennadi Evriuzhikhine. 
        Coach: Valentin Nikolaev.

Cyprus. 3 february 1971. Nicosia. Stadium: GSP.
Cyprus – Northern Ireland 0-3 (0-0). 
53’ James Nicholson 0-1, 55’ Derek Dougan 0-2, 86’ (penalty) George Best 0-3. 
Referee: Francesco Francescon (ITA). Attendance: 9.119
YC: 63’ Kyriacos Koureas Cyprus).
Cyprus: 1 Erodotos Koupanos; 2 Costas Christou (73’ Michalakis Theodorou), 
        3 Demos Kavazis, 4 Kallis Constantinou, 5 Kyriacos Koureas, 6 Nikos Charalambous, 
        7 Pavlos Vasiliou, 8 Paschalis Fokis, 9 Pambos Papadopoulos, 10 Andreas Stylianou, 
        11 Stephanis Michael.  
        Coach: Raymond Wood.
Northern Ireland: 1 Pat Jennings; 2 David Craig, 3 Samuel Nelson, 4 Allan Hunter, 
                  5 Terence Neill, 6 Samuel Todd, 7 Bryan Hamilton, 8 Alexander McMordie, 
                  9 Derek Dougan, 10 James Nicholson, 11 George Best. 
                  Coach: William Bingham.

Northern Ireland. 21 april 1971. Belfast. Stadium: Windsor Park.
Northern Ireland.- Cyprus 5-0 (2-0). 
9’ Derek Dougan 1-0, 44’ ; 47’ and 56’ George Best 2-0, 3-0 and 4-0, 
85’ James Nicholson 5-0.
Referee: Jacques Colling (LUX) Attendance: 19.153
Northern Ireland: 1 Pat Jennings; 2 David Craig, 3 David Clements, 4 Martin Harvey, 
                  5 Allan Hunter, 6 Samuel Todd (88’ Peter Watson), 7 Bryan Hamilton, 
                  8 Alexander McMordie, 9 Derek Dougan, 10 James Nicholson, 11 George Best. 
                  Coach: William Bingham.
Cyprus: 1 Erodotos Koupanos; 2 Michalakis Michael (54’ Michalakis Theodorou), 
        3 Demos Kavazis, 4 Paschalis Fokis, 5 Kyriacos Koureas, 6 Kallis Constantinou, 
        7 Tassos Constantinou (65’ Takis Papettas), 8 Pavlos Vasiliou, 
        9 Pambos Papadopoulos, 10 Stephanis Michael, 11 Andreas Stylianou. 
        Coach: Raymond Wood.

Cyprus. 9 may 1971. Nicosia. Stadium: GSP.
Cyprus – Spain 0-2 (0-1).
3‘ Pirri  0-1, 86’ José Luis Violeta Lajusticia  0-2.
Referee: Constantin Barbulescu (ROM). Attendance: 5.818
Cyprus: 1 Dimos ELEFTHERIADES; 2 Haris Kantzilieris, 3 Demos Kavazis, 4 Pavlos Vasiliou, 
        5 George Antoniou, 6 Stephanis Michael, 7 Takis Papettas, 8 Pambos Papadopoulos, 
        9 Andreas Stylianou, 10 Paschalis Fokis, 11 Costas Alexandrou. 
        Coach: Raymond Wood.
Spain: 1 Miguel Reina Santos; 2 José Luis Violeta Lajusticia, 3 Gregorio Benito Rubio, 
       4 Antonio Manuel MARTINEZ MORALES, 5 Antonio Alfonso Moreno, 
       6 José Claramunt Torres, 7 Amancio, 8 Pirri, 9 Enrique Castro Gonzalez, 
       10 Fidel Uriarte Macho, 11 José Ignacio Churruca Sistiaga. 
       Coach: Ladislao Kubala Stecz.

Russia.30 may 1971. Moscow. Stadium: Luzhniki
Russia – Spain 2-1 (0-0). 
79’ Victor Kolotov 1-0, 83’ Vitali Schevchenko 2-0, 88‘ Carles Rexach 2-1. 
Referee: Ferdinand Biwersi (GER) Attendance: 102.000
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Albert Schesternev, 4 Valeri Zykov, 
        5 Vladimir Kaplichny, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Vladimir Muntian (76’ Givi Nodia), 
        8 Iozsef Sabo, 9 Anatoli Banischevsky (80’ Vladimir Fedotov), 
        10 Vitali Schevchenko, 11 Guennadi Evriuzhikhine. 
        Coach: Valentin Nikolaev.
Spain: 1 José Angel Iríbar Cartajanera; 2 Juan Cruz SOL (65’ Antonio Martínez Morales), 
       3 Francisco Fernández Rodríguez, 4 Gregorio Benito Rubio, 5 Antonio Alfonso Moreno, 
       6 José Luis Violeta Lajusticia (60’ Enrique Lora Millán), 7 Carles Rexach, 
       8 José Claramunt Torres, 9 Amancio, 10 Fidel Uriarte Macho, 
       11 José Ignacio Churruca Sistiaga. 
       Coach: Ladislao Kubala Stecz..

Russia. 7 june 1971. Moscow. Stadium: Luzhniki.
Russia – Cyprus 6-1 (3-0). 
4’ Vladimir Fedotov  1-0, 23’and 38’ Guennadi Evriuzhikhine 2-0 and 3-0, 
59’ Victor Kolotov 4-0, 75’ Stephanis Michael 4-1, 85’ Anatoli Banischevsky 5-1, 
86’ Vladimir Fedotov 6-1.
Referee Erik Beijar (FIN). Attendance: 35.000
YC: 77’ Andreas Constantinou (Cyprus).
Russia: 1 Victor Bannikov (46’ Evgueni Rudakov); 2 Iouri Istomine, 3 Albert Schesternev, 
        4 Valeri Zykov, 5 Vladimir Kaplichny, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Vladimir Muntian, 
        8 Anatoli Banischevsky, 9 Vladimir Fedotov, 10 Vitali Schevchenko, 
        11 Guennadi Evriuzhikhine (68’ Vitali Khmelnitzki). 
        Coach: Valentin Nikolaev.
Cyprus: 1 Varnavas C Varnava; 2 Michalakis Michael, 3 Demos Kavazis, 4 Paschalis Fokis, 
        5 Kallis Constantinou, 6 Stephanis Michael, 7 Pavlos Vasiliou, 
        8 Andreas Constantinou, 9 Marios Marcou, 10 Haris Kantzilieris 
        (79’ Takis Papettas), 11 Andreas Stylianou (52’ Michalakis Theodorou). 
        Coach: Raymond Wood.

Russia. 22 september 1971. Moscow. Stadium: Luzhniki.
Russia – Northern Ireland 1-0 (1-0). 
7’ Vladimir Muntian 1-0.
Referee: Ove Dahlberg (SWE). Attendance: 100.000
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Albert Schesternev, 
        4 Valeri Zykov, 5 Murtaz Khurtsilava, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Vladimir Muntian, 
        8 Oleg Dolmatov, 9 Vladimir Fedotov, 10 Vitali Schevchenko, 
        11 Guennadi Evriuzhikhine. 
        Coach: Valentin Nikolaev.
Northern Ireland: 1 William McFaul; 2 David Craig, 3 Terence Neill, 4 Allan Hunter, 
                  5 Samuel Nelson, 6 Daniel Hegan, 7 David Clements, 8 James Nicholson, 
                  9 Liam J O'Kane, 10 Derek Dougan, 11 George Best. 
                  Coach: Terence Neill. 

Northern Ireland. 13 october 1971. Belfast. Stadium: Windsor Park.
Northern Ireland – Russia 1-1 (1-1). 
13’ James Nicholson 1-0, 32’ Anatoli Byschovets 1-1.
Referee: Rolf Nyhus (NOR). Attendance: 20.000
YC: 43’ Evgueni Lovchev (Russia).
Northern Ireland : 1 Pat Jennings; 2 Patrick Rice, 3 Samuel Nelson, 4 James Nicholson,
                   5 Allan Hunter , 6 Liam J O'Kane, 7 Bryan Hamilton (73’ Thomas Cassidy), 
                   8 David Clements, 9 Derek Dougan (46’ Martin O’Neill), 
                   10 Alexander McMordie, 11 Terence Neill. 
                   Coach:  Terence Neill
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Albert Schesternev, 
        4 Evgueni Lovchev, 5 Murtaz Khurtsilava, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Nikolai Kisselev, 
        8 Oleg Dolmatov, 9 Anatoli Konkov, 10 Anatoli Byschovets, 11 Vitali Schevchenko 
        (73’ Levon Ischtoian). 
        Coach: Valentin Nikolaev.

Spain. 27 october 1971. Sevilla. Stadium: Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán.
Spain – Russia 0-0. 
Referee: Norman Charles H. Burtenshaw (ENG) Attendance: 58.000 
YC: Francisco Fernández Rodríguez.
Spain: 1 Miguel Reina Santos; 2 Juan Cruz SOL, 3 Francisco Fernández Rodríguez, 
       4 Antonio Manuel MARTINEZ MORALES (78’ Marcial Pina Morales),
       5 Antonio Alfonso Moreno, 6 José Claramunt Torres, 7 Enrique Lora Millán, 
       8 Amancio, 9 Joaquín Sierra Vallejo, 10 Enrique Castro Gonzalez, 
       11 José Ignacio Churruca Sistiaga. 
       Coach: Ladislao Kubala Stecz.
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Albert Schesternev, 4 Iouri Istomine, 
        5 Murtaz Khurtsilava, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Vladimir Muntian, 8 Oleg Dolmatov, 
        9 Vladimir Fedotov (83’ Nikolai Kisselev), 10 Anatoli Byschovets, 
        11 Levon Ischtoian (63’ Vitali Schevchenko). 
        Coach: Valentin Nikolaev.

Spain.24 november 1971. Grananda. Sdtadium: Los Cármenes.
Spain – Cyprus 7-0 (3-0). 
9’ Pirri 1-0, 13’’ and 22’ Joaquín Sierra Vallejo 2-0 and 3-0, 
47’(penalty) Pirri 4-0, 63’ Francisco J Aguilar García 5-0,  
66’ Enrique Lora Millán 6-0, 75’ José Francisco Rojo 7-0.
Referee: Joseph M Cassar Naudi (MLT). Attendance: 19.176
YC: Demos Kavazis and Andreas Stylianou (both Cyprus).
Spain: 1 José Angel Iríbar Cartajanera; 2 Juan Cruz SOL, 3 Francisco Fernández Rodríguez, 
       4 Juan López Hita, 5 Antonio Alfonso Moreno, 6 José Claramunt Torres, 
       7 Enrique Lora Millán (53’ José Agustin Aranzabal Ascasibar) , 8 Amancio 
       (46’ Francisco J Aguilar García) , 9 Joaquín Sierra Vallejo, 10 Pirri, 
       11 José Francisco Rojo. 
       Coach: Ladislao Kubala Stecz.
Cyprus: 1 Erodotos Koupanos; 2 Ioannis Mertakas, 3 Demos Kavazis, 
        4 Charalambos Partassides, 5 Kallis Constantinou (71’ Michalakis Theodorou), 
        6 Stephanis Michael, 7 Pavlos Vasiliou, 8 George Antoniou 
        (48’ Michalakis Michael), 9 Tassos Constantinou, 10 Andreas Stylianou, 
        11 Michael Athinadorou.
        Coach: Raymond Wood.

Northern Ireland. 16 february 1972. Hull. Boothferry Park.
Northern Ireland – Spain 1-1 (0-1). 
41’ José Francisco Rojo 0-1, 71’ Samuel Morgan 1-1.
Referee: John Keith Taylor (ENG). Attendance: 19.925 
YC: Juan Cruz Oria (Spain).
Northern Ireland: 1 Pat Jennings; 2 Patrick Rice, 3 Samuel Nelson, 4 Terence Neill, 
                  5 Allan Hunter, 6 David Clements, 7 Bryan Hamilton 
                  (46’ Martin O’Neill), 8 Alexander McMordie, 9 Samuel Morgan, 
                  10 Sammy McIlroy, 11 George Best. 
                  Coach: Terence Neill.
Spain: 1 José Angel Iríbar Cartajanera; 2 Juan Cruz SOL, 3 Francisco Fernández Rodríguez, 
       4 Enrique Alvarez Costas, 5 Antonio Alfonso Moreno, 6 Gregorio Benito Rubio, 
       7 Francisco J Aguilar García, 8 Enrique Lora Millán (60’ Miguel Ramos Vargas), 
       9 Joaquín Sierra Vallejo, 10 Enrique Castro Gonzalez (14’ Manuel Rios Quintanilla), 
       11 José Francisco Rojo. 
       Coach: Ladislao Kubala Stecz.


Group 5

Denmark. 14 october 1970. Copenhagen. Stadium: Parken.
Denmark – Portugal 0-1 (0-1). 
40’ Jacinto Joăo 0-1. 
Referee: Leo Callaghan (WAL) Attendance: 18.000
Denmark: 1 Kaj Poulsen; 2 Torben Nielsen, 3 Poul Henning Frederiksen, 4 Erik Sandvad, 
         5 Flemming Pedersen, 6 Jens Jřrgen Hansen. 7 Bent Outzen, 8 Jan Andersen 
         (85’ Per Madsen) , 9 Kurt Prćst,  10 Jřrgen Markussen, 11 Keld Pedersen 
         (60’ Poul-Erik Thygesen). 
         Coach: Rudolf Strittich.
Portugal: 1 Vitor Damas Oliveira; 2 Pedro Gomes, 3 Humberto Coelho, 4 José Carlos Da Silva, 
          5 Hilário De Conceiçăo, 6 Fernando Peres Silva, 7 José Maria (62’ Augusto Matine), 
          8 Antonio Simőes Costa (Jaime Graça), 9 Artur Jorge Melo Teixeira, 10 Eusébio, 
          11 Jacinto Joăo. 
          Coach: José Gomes De Silva.

Scotland. 11 november 1970. Glasgow. Stadium: Hampden Park.
Scotland – Denmark 1-0 (1-0). 
13’ John O’Hare.
Referee: Erich Linemayr (AUT) Attendance: 24.000
Scotland: 1 James Cruickshank; 2 David Hay (46’ William Jardine), 3 John Greig, 
          4 Patrick Stanton, 5 Ronald MC KINNON, 6 Robert Moncur, 7 Jimmy Johnstone, 
          8 William Carr, 9 Colin Stein, 10 John O'Hare (70’ Peter Cormack), 
          11 William Johnston.
          Coach: Robert Brown.
Denmark: 1 Kaj Poulsen; 2 Torben Nielsen, 3 Poul Henning Frederiksen, 4 Erik Sandvad, 
         5 Flemming Pedersen, 6 Jens Jřrgen Hansen, 7 Kristen Nygaard, 8 Bent Outzen, 
         9 Morten Olsen (46’ Poul-Erik Thygesen), 10 Keld Pedersen, 11 Benny Nielsen.
         Coach: Rudolf Strittich.

Belgium. 25 november 1970. Bruges. Stadium: Klokke .
Belgium – Denmark 2-0 (2-0). 
17’ and 37’ Johan Devrindt 1-0 and 2-0.
Referee: John Carpenter (IRL) Attendance: 9.697
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens. 3 Jean Thissen,4 Nicolas Dewalque, 
         5 Léon Jeck, 6 Erwin Van Den Daele, 7 Pierre Carteus, 8 Wilfried Van Moer 
         (59’ Jan Verheyen), 9 John Thio, 10 Raoul Lambert, 11 Johan Devrindt.
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.
Denmark: 1 Kaj Poulsen, 2 Torben Nielsen, 3 Poul Henning Frederiksen, 4 Erik Sandvad, 
         5 Flemming Pedersen, 6 Jens Jřrgen Hansen, 7 Bent Outzen, 8 Kristen Nygaard, 
         9 Morten Olsen (59’ Poul-Erik Thygesen), 10 Keld Pedersen, 11 Benny Nielsen 
         (60’ Mogens Haastrup). 
         Coach: Rudolf Strittich.

Belgium. 3 february 1971. Liege. Stadium: Maurice Dufrasne .
Belgium – Scotland 3-0 (1-0). 
39’ (own goal) Ronald MC KINNON 1-0, 57’ and 85’ (penalty) Paul Van Himst 2-0 and 3-0.
Referee: Antonio Sbardella (ITA). Attendance: 25.000
YC: Henri Depireux (Belgium), 
    David Hay (Scotland).
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Jean Thissen, 4 Nicolas Dewalque, 
         5 Jean Plaskie, 6 Erwin Van Den Daele, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 
         8 Wilfried Van Moer, 9 Henri Depireux, 10 Paul Van Himst, 11 André Denul.  
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.
Scotland: 1 James Cruickshank; 2 David Hay, 3 Tommy Gemmell, 4 Patrick Stanton, 
          5 Ronald MC KINNON, 6 Robert Moncur, 7 Charlie COOKE, 8 John Greig, 
          9 Colin Stein, 10 John O'Hare, 11 Archibald Gemmill. 
          Coach: Robert Brown.

Belgium, 17 february 1971. Brussels. Stadium: Constant Vanden Stock.
Belgium – Portugal 3-0 (1-0). 
14’ 64’ (penalty) Raoul Lambert 1-0 and 2-0. 75’ André Denul 3-0.
Referee: Gaspar Pintado Viu (ESP). Attendance: 26.921
YC: José Rolando (Portugal).
Belgium:  1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Jean Thissen, 4 Nicolas Dewalque, 
          5 Jean Plaskie, 6 Erwin Van Den Daele, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling 
          (46’ John Thio), 8 Wilfried Van Moer, 9 Raoul Lambert, 10 Paul Van Himst, 
          11 André Denul. 
          Coach: Raymond Goethals.
Portugal: 1 Vitor Damas Oliveira; 2 Amandio Malta Da Silva (46’ Francisco Rebelo), 
          3 Humberto Coelho, 4 José Rolando, 5 Hilário De Conceiçăo, 6 Fernando P Neves, 
          7 Fernando Peres Silva (65’ Felix Guerreiro), 8 Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues, 
          9 Vitor Baptista, 10 Eusébio, 11 Antonio Simőes Costa.
          Coach: José Gomes De Silva.

Portugal. 21 april 1971. Lisbon. Stadium: A Luz .
Portugal – Scotland 2-0 (1-0).
22’ (own goal) Patrick Stanton 0-1, 83’ Eusébio 2-0.
Referee: Michel Kitabdjian (FRA). Attendance: 35.000
Portugal: 1 Vitor Damas Oliveira, 2 Amandio Malta Da Silva, 3 Humberto Coelho, 
          4 José Carlos Da Silva, 5 Adolfo Luz, Calixto, 6 Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues, 
          7 Fernando Peres Silva, 8 Nené Manuel B Gomes Tamagnini (86’ Fernando P Neves), 
          9 Vitor Baptista (75’ Artur Jorge Melo Teixeira), 10 Eusébio,
          11 Antonio Simőes Costa. 
          Coach: José Gomes De Silva.
Scotland: 1 Robert Clark; 2 David Hay, 3 James Brogan, 4 Patrick Stanton (74’ Anthony Green), 
          5 Ronald MC KINNON, 6 Robert Moncur, 7 William Henderson, 8 James McCalliog 
          (62’ Andrew Jarvie), 9 David Robb, 10 Peter Cormack, 11 Alan Gilzean. 
          Coach: Robert Brown.

Portugal. 12 may 1971. Porto. Stadium: As Antas .
Portugal – Denmark 5-0 (2-0). 
17’ Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues 1-0, 42’ Eusébio 2-0,  
47’ and 49’ Vitor Baptista 3-0 and 4-0, 87’ (own goal) Erik Sandvad 5-0.
Referee: Malcolm Hall Wright (NIR) Attendance: 16.392
Portugal: 1 Vitor Damas Oliveira; 2 Amandio Malta Da Silva (78’ Francisco Rebelo), 
          3 Humberto Coelho, 4 José Carlos Da Silva, 5 Adolfo Luz Calixto, 
          6 Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues, 7 Fernando Peres Silva, 
          8 Nené Manuel B Gomes Tamagnini, 9 Vitor Baptista (85’ Artur Jorge Melo Teixeira), 
          10 Eusébio, 11 Antonio Simőes Costa. 
          Coach: José Gomes De Silva.
Denmark: 1 Erik Lykke Sřrensen; 2 Henning Boel, 3 Mogens Berg (34’ Erik Nielsen), 
         4 Erik Sandvad, 5 Kresten Bjerre, 6 Jřrgen Rasmussen, 7 Preben Arentoft, 
         8 Morten Olsen, 9 Ole Bjřrnmose, 10 Benny Nielsen, 11 Finn Laudrup. 
         Coach: Rudolf Strittich.

Denmark. 26 may 1971. Copenhagen. Stadium: Parken .
Denmark – Belgium 1-2 (0-0). 
69’ and 75’ Johan Devrindt 0-1 and 0-2, 76’ Kresten Bjerre 1-2.
Referee: Kare Sirevaag (NOR). Attendance: 30.000
Denmark: 1 Erik Lykke Sřrensen; 2 Henning Boel, 3 Mogens Berg, 4 Erik Sandvad, 
         5 Torben Nielsen, 6 Finn Laudrup, 7 Preben Arentoft, 8 Kresten Bjerre, 
         9 John Steen Olsen (72’ Keld Pedersen), 10 Ole Bjřrnmose, 11 Benny Nielsen 
         (82’ Birger Pedersen). 
         Coach: Rudolf Strittich.
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot: 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Jean Thissen, 4 Erwin Van Den Daele, 
         5 Jean Plaskie, 6 Jean Baptiste Dockx, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 8 Jan Verheyen, 
         9 Johan Devrindt, 10 Paul Van Himst, 11 Wilfried Puis. 
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.

Denmark. 9 june 1971. Copengahen. Stadium: Parken.
Denmark – Scotland 1-0 (1-0). 
43’ Finn Laudrup 1-0. 
Referee: Wolfgang Riedel (GER). Attendance: 38.600
YC: Frank Munro (Scotland).
Denmark: 1 Erik Lykke Sřrensen, 2 Torben Nielsen, 3 Mogens Berg, 4 Preben Arentoft, 
         5 Jřrgen Rasmussen, 6 Kresten Bjerre, 7 Finn Laudrup (75’ Flemming Pedersen), 
         8 Ole Bjřrnmose, 9 Ulrik Le Fevre, 10 Benny Nielsen (62’ Bent Outzen), 
         11 Jřrgen Kristensen. 
         Coach: Rudolf Strittich.
Scotland: 1 Robert Clark; 2 Frank Munro, 3 William Dickson, 4 Patrick Stanton, 
          5 Ronald MC KINNON, 6 Robert Moncur, 7 Thomas McLean, 9 Colin Stein, 
          10 Hugh Curran, 11 James Forrest (70’ John Scott), 15 Thomas Forsyth 
          (46’ David Robb). 
          Coach: Robert Brown. 

Scotland. 13 october 1971. Glasgow. Stadium: Hampden Park .
Scotland – Portugal 2-1 (1-0). 
22’ John O'Hare 1-0, 56’ Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues 1-1, 58’ Archibald Gemmill 2-1.
Referee: Brunon Piotrowicz (POL). Attendance: 50.000 
YC: 35’ Francisco Caló and 58’ Jaime Graça (both Portugal)
Scotland: 1 Robert Wilson; 2 William Jardine; 3 David Hay, 4 William Bremner,
          5 Edmond Colquhoun, 6 Patrick Stanton, 7 Jimmy Johnstone (83’ Anthony Green), 
          8 Alexander Cropley, 9 John O'Hare, 10 George Graham, 11 Archibald Gemmill. 
          Coach: Thomas Docherty.
Portugal: 1 Vitor Damas Oliveira, 2 Amandio Malta Da Silva, 3 Francisco Caló, 
          4 Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues, 5 Adolfo Luz Calixto, 6 José Rolando, 
          7 Jaime Graça (77’ Fernando Peres Silva), 8 Nené Manuel B Gomes Tamagnini, 
          9 Vitor Baptista, 10 Eusébio (46’ Artur Jorge Melo Teixeira), 
          11 Antonio Simőes Costa. 
          Coach: José Gomes De Silva.

Scotland. 10 november 1971. Aberdeen. Stadium: Pittodrie .
Scotland – Belgium 1-0 (1-0). 
6’ John O'Hare  1-0.
Referee: Johan Einar Boström (SWE). Attendance: 36.000
Scotland: 1 Robert Clark; 2 William Jardine, 3 David Hay, 4 William Bremner, 
          5 Martin Buchan, 6 Patrick Stanton, 7 Jimmy Johnstone (82’ John Hansen),
          8 Stephen Murray, 9 John O'Hare, 10 Eddie GRAY, 11 Alexander Cropley 
          (47’ Kenny Dalglish). 
          Coach: Thomas Docherty.
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Léon Dolmans, 4 Nicolas Dewalque, 
         5 André Stassart, 6 Erwin Van Den Daele, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 
         8 Wilfried Van Moer (61’ Maurice Martens), 9 Johan Devrindt, 
         10 Paul Van Himst, 11 Wilfried Puis (68’ Raoul Lambert). 
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.

Portugal. 21 november 1971. Lisbon. Stadium: - A Luz.
Portugal – Belgium 1-1 (0-0). 
61’ Raoul Lambert 0-1, 90’ (penalty) Fernando Peres Silva 1-1. 
Referee: Kenneth Howard Burns (ENG). Attendance: 53.600 
YC: 81’ Humberto Coelho (Portugal), 
    9’ Léon Dolmans and 38’ Nicolas Dewalque (Belgium)
Portugal: 1 Vitor Damas Oliveira; 2 Amandio Malta Da Silva (46’ Octávio Machado), 
          3 Humberto Coelho, 4 Rui De Garcia Pinto Rodrigues, 5 José Jesús MENDES, 
          6 Jaime Graça, 7 Fernando Peres Silva, 8 Nené Manuel B Gomes Tamagnini 
          (58’ Artur Jorge Melo Teixeira), 9 Torres, 10 Eusébio, 11 Antonio Simőes Costa. 
          Coach: José Gomes De Silva.
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Léon Dolmans, 4 Nicolas Dewalque, 
         5 André Stassart, 6 Erwin Van Den Daele, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 
         8 Jean Baptiste Dockx, 9 Raoul Lambert, 10 Paul Van Himst, 11 Maurice Martens 
         (72’ Wilfried Puis).
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.


Group 6

Republic of Ireland. 14 october 1970. Dublin. Stadium: Dalymount Park.
Republic of Ireland – Sweden 1-1 (1-0). 
44’ (penalty) Thomas Carroll 1-0, 61’ Dan Brzokoupil 1-1.
Referee: Robert Helies (FRA). Attendance: 30.000
YC: 60’ Donald Givens(Republic of Ireland) 
    70’ Björn Nordqvist (Sweden).
Republic of Ireland: 1 Alan Kelly; 2 Thomas Carroll (70’ Joseph Kinnear), 
                     3 Anthony Dunne, 4 Patrick Mulligan, 5 John Dempsey, 
                     6 Anthony Byrne, 7 Gerard Terry CONROY, 8 Eamonn Dunphy, 
                     9 Donald Givens (83’ Raymond Treacy), 10 Michael Lawlor, 
                     11 Stephen Heighway. 
                     Coach: Michael Meagan.
Sweden: 1 Sven Gunnar Larsson ;2 Hans Selander, 3 Krister Kristensson, 
        4 Björn Nordqvist, 5 Roland Grip, 6 Tommy Svensson, 7 Jan Olsson, 
        8 Leif Eriksson, 9 Inge Danielsson (46’ Dan Brzokoupil), 10 Ove Grahn, 
        11 Bo Larsson. 
        Coach: Orvar Bergmark.

Sweden. 28 october 1970. Solna. Stadium: Rĺsunda.
Sweden – Republic of Ireland 1-0 (0-0). 
74’ Tom Turesson 1-0.
Refree: Pavel Kazakov (URS). Attendance: 11.922
Sweden: 12 Ronnie Hellström; 2 Hans Selander, 3 Krister Kristensson, 4 Björn Nordqvist, 
        5 Roland Grip, 7 Bo Larsson, 8 Jan Olsson, 9 Leif Eriksson, 10 Ove Grahn, 
        11 Dan Brzokoupil, 13 Tommy Svensson. 
        Coach: Orvar Bergmark.
Republic of Ireland: 1 Alan Kelly; 2 Seamus Brennan, 3 Patrick Dunning, 
                     4 Alphonsus Finucane, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Anthony Byrne, 
                     7 Gerard Terry CONROY, 8 Eamonn Dunphy, 9 Raymond Treacy, 
                     10 Michael Lawlor, 11 Stephen Heighway. 
                     Coach: Michael Meagan.

Austria. 31 october 1970. Vienna. Stadium: Prater.
Austria – Italy 1-2 (1-2). 
27’ Giancarlo De Sisti 0-1, 29’ Thomas Parits 1-1, 34’ Sandro Mazzola 1-2. 
Referee: Laurens Van Ravens (HOL). Attendance: 54.953
Austria: 1 Friedrich Koncilia (46’ Herbert Rettensteiner); 2 Johann Schmidradner, 
         3 Gerhard Sturmberger, 4 Norbert Hof, 5 Peter Pumm, 6 August Starek, 
         7 Thomas Parits, 8 Josef Hickersberger, 9 Wilhelm Kreuz, 10 Hans Ettmayer, 
         11 Helmuth Red. 
         Coach: Leopold Stastny.
Italy: 1 Enrico Albertosi; 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Mario Bertini, 
       5 Roberto Rosato, 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Angelo Domenghini, 8 Gianni Rivera, 
       9 Sandro Mazzola, 10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Luigi Riva (77’ Sergio Gori).
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.

Italy. 8 december 1970. Florence. Stadium: Artemio Franchi.
Italy – Republic of Ireland 3-0 (2-0). 
22’ (penalty) Giancarlo De Sisti 1-0, 42’ Roberto Boninsegna 2-0, 84’ Piero Prati 3-0. 
Referee: Robert Schaut (BEL). Attendance: 45.000
Italy: 1 Enrico Albertosi, 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Mario Bertini, 
       5 Roberto Rosato, 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Angelo Domenghini, 8 Sandro Mazzola, 
       9 Roberto Boninsegna, 10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Piero Prati.
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.
Republic of Ireland: 1 Alan Kelly; 2 Seamus Brennan, 3 Patrick Dunning, 
                     4 Alphonsus Finucane, 5 John Dempsey, 6 Anthony Byrne, 
                     7 Gerard Terry CONROY, 8 Eamonn Dunphy (36’ Michael Lawlor), 
                     9 Donald Givens, 10 Eamonn Rogers, 11 Raymond Treacy. 
                     Coach: Michael Meagan

Republic of Ireland. 10 may 1971. Dublin. Stadium: Lansdowne Road.
Republic of Ireland – Italy 1-2 (1-1). 
15’ Roberto Boninsegna 0-1, 23’ John Conway 1-1, 59’ Piero Prati 1-2. 
Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (GER). Attendance: 25.000
YC: John Giles  (Republic of Ireland) 
    Mario Corso (Italy).
Republic of Ireland: 1 Alan Kelly; 2 Joseph Kinnear, 3 Anthony Dunne, 4 John Giles, 
                     5 Patrick Mulligan, 6 Anthony Byrne, 7 John Conway, 
                     8 Eamonn Dunphy, 9 Donald Givens, 10 Eamonn Rogers 
                     (46’ Alfred Finucane), 11 Stephen Heighway. 
                     Coach: Michael Meagan.
Italy: 1 Dino Zoff, 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Mario Bertini, 
       5 Roberto Rosato, 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Piero Prati, 8 Sandro Mazzola, 
       9 Roberto Boninsegna, 10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Mario Corso. 
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi. 

Sweden. 26 may 1971. Solna. Stadium: Rĺsunda.
Sweden – Austria 1-0 (0-0). 
62’ Jan Olsson 1-0.
Referee: Janusz Eksztajn (POL). Attendance: 5.416
Sweden:  1 Ronnie Hellström; 2 Hans Selander, 3 Kurt Axelsson (46’ Krister Kristensson), 
         4 Björn Nordqvist, 5 Roland Grip, 6 Tommy Svensson, 7 Bo Larsson, 
         8 Sten Pĺlsson, 9 Bengt Johansson, 11 Örjan Persson (88’ Ove Eklund), 
         18 Jan Olsson. 
         Coach: Georg Ericsson.
Austria: 1 Herbert Rettensteiner; 2 Johann Schmidradner, 3 Gerhard Sturmberger, 
         4 Peter Pumm, 5 Johann Eigenstiller, 6 August Starek (80’ Werner Kriess), 
         7 Josef Hickersberger, 8 Hans Ettmayer, 9 Karl Kodat, 10 Wilhelm Kreuz, 
         11 Alfred Gassner (62’ Geza Gallos).
         Coach: Leopold Stastny

Republic of Ireland. 30 may 1971. Dublin. Stadium: Dalymount Park.
Republic of Ireland – Austria 1-4 (0-3). 
4’ (penalty) Johann Schmidradner 0-1,  11’ Karl Kodat 0-2, 31’ (own goal) Anthony Dunne 0-3, 
46 (penalty) Eamonn Rogers 1-3, 71’ August Starek 1-4. 
Referee: Henry Öberg (NOR). Attendance: 16.000 
YC: Anthony Dunne (Republic of Ireland) 
    Karl Kodat (Austria).
Republic of Ireland: 1 Alan Kelly; 2 Anthony Byrne, 3 Anthony Dunne, 4 James Dunne, 
                     5 Eoin Hand, 6 Eamonn Rogers, 7 John Conway, 8 Eamonn Dunphy, 
                     9 Donald Givens, 10 Raymond Treacy, 11 Stephen Heighway. 
                     Coach: Michael Meagan.
Austria: 1 Herbert Rettensteiner; 2 Johann Schmidradner, 3 Gerhard Sturmberger, 
         4 Werner Kriess, 5 Johann Eigenstiller, 6 Norbert Hof, 7 August Starek, 
         8 Josef Hickersberger, 9 Wilhelm Kreuz, 10 Hans Ettmayer, 11 Karl Kodat. 
         Coach: Leopold Stastny.

Sweden. 9 june 1971. Solna. Stadium: Rĺsunda.
Sweden – Italy 0-0.
Referee: Rudolf Scheurer (SUI). Attendance: 36.528
YC: Örjan Persson (Sweden) 
    Mario Bertini (Italy)
Sweden: 1 Ronnie Hellström; 4 Björn Nordqvist, 5 Roland Grip, 6 Tommy Svensson, 
        7 Bo Larsson, 8 Ove Kindvall (61’ Jan Olsson), 9 Bengt Johansson 
        (74’ Claes Cronqvist), 11 Örjan Persson, 13 Christer Hult, 
        15 Krister Kristensson, 16 Leif Eriksson. 
        Coach: Georg Ericsson.
Italy: 1 Dino Zoff; 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Mario Bertini, 
       5 Roberto Rosato (54’ Luciano Spinosi), 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Angelo Domenghini, 
       8 Sandro Mazzola, 9 Roberto Boninsegna, 10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Piero Prati. 
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.

Austria. 4 september 1971. Vienna. Stadium: Prater.
Austria – Sweden 1-0 (1-0). 
23’ Josef Stering 1-0.
Referee: Rudi Glöckner (GER). Attendance: 42.000
YC: Jan Olsson and Bo Larsson (both Sweden) 
    Gerhard Sturmberger (Austria). 
Austria: 1 Herbert Rettensteiner; 2 Johann Schmidradner, 3 Gerhard Sturmberger, 
         4 Johann Eigenstiller, 5 Peter Pumm, 6 August Starek, 7 Norbert Hof, 
         8 Hans Ettmayer (70’ Alois Jagodic), 9 Karl Kodat, 10 Josef Stering 
         (58’ Josef Hickersberger), 11 Hans Pirkner. 
         Coach: Leopold Stastny.
Sweden: 1 Ronnie Hellström; 3 Krister Kristensson, 4 Björn Nordqvist, 5 Roland Grip, 
        7 Bo Larsson, 8 Sten Pĺlsson (58’ Hans Selander), 9 Sven Lindman, 
        10 Roland Sandberg (73’ Dan Brzokoupil), 13 Christer Hult, 14 Jan Olsson, 
        15 Kurt Axelsson. 
        Coach: Georg Ericsson.

Italy. 9 october 1971. Milan. Stadium: San Siro.
Italy – Sweden 3-0 (2-0). 
3’ Luigi Riva 1-0, 40’ Roberto Boninsegna 2-0, 83’ Luigi Riva 3-0.
Referee: Roger Machin (FRA). Attendance: 65.582
YC: Ove Grahn.
Italy: 1 Dino Zoff (46’ Enrico Albertosi); 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 
       4 Mario Bertini, 5 Roberto Rosato, 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Sandro Mazzola 
       (80’ Mario Corso), 8 Romeo BENETTI II, 9 Roberto Boninsegna, 10 Gianni Rivera, 
       11 Luigi Riva. 
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.
Sweden: 1 Ronnie Hellström; 2 Christer Hult (60’ Claes Cronqvist), 3 Krister Kristensson 
        (65’ Hans Nilsson), 4 Björn Nordqvist, 5 Roland Grip, 6 Thomas Nordahl,
        7 Bo Larsson, 8 Ove Grahn, 9 Roland Sandberg, 15 Curt Olsberg, 16 Inge Danielsson. 
        Coach: Georg Ericsson. 

Austria. 10 october 1971. Linz. Stadium: Linzer Stadion.
Austria – Republic of Ireland 6-0 (3-0) 
12’ Kurt Jara 1-0, 41’ (penalty) Hans Pirkner 2-0, 45’ and 51’ Thomas Parits 3-0 and 4-0,
85’ Kurt Jara 5-0, 89’ Thomas Parits 6-0.
Referee: Karl Goeppel (SUI). Attendance: 25.000
YC: Alfred Hale (Republic of Ireland).
Austria: 1 Adolf Antrich; 2 Johann Schmidradner, 3 Gerhard Sturmberger, 4 Peter Pumm, 
         5 Johann Eigenstiller, 6 Norbert Hof ;7 Hans Pirkner, 8 Rudolf Horvath, 
         9 Thomas Parits, 10 Hans Ettmayer, 11 Kurt Jara. 
         Coach: Leopold Stastny.
Republic of Ireland: 1 Patrick Roche; 2 Michael Gannon, 3 Thomas McConville, 
                     4 Alphonsus Finucane, 5 John Herrick, 6 Patrick Mulligan, 
                     7 Michael Kearin (52’ Alfred Hale), 8 Francis O'Neill, 
                     9 Michael Leech, 10 Michael Martin (65’ Patrick Dunning), 
                     11 Turlough O'connor. 
                     Coach: Liam Tuohy.

Italy. 20 november 1971. Rome. Stadium: Olimpico.
Italy – Austria 2-2 (1-1). 
10’ Piero Prati 1-0, 36’ Kurt Jara 1-1, 69’ Robert Sara 1-2, 75’ Giancarlo De Sisti 1-1. 
Referee: Gyula Emsberger (HUN). Attendance : 58.752
Italy: 1 Dino Zoff; 2 Tazio Roversi, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Mario Bertini 
       (46’ Gianfranco Bedin), 5 Aldo Bet, 6 Sergio Santarini, 7 Piero Prati, 
       8 Romeo BENETTI II (53’ Claudio Sala), 9 Roberto Boninsegna, 
       10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Luigi Riva. 
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.
Austria: 1 Adolf Antrich; 2 Robert Sara, 3 Peter Pumm, 4 Johann Eigenstiller, 
         5 Johann Schmidradner, 6 Norbert Hof, 7 Helmut Köglberger, 8 Rudolf Horvath, 
         9 Hans Pirkner, 10 Hans Ettmayer, 11 Kurt Jara. 
         Coach: Leopold Stastny.


Group 7

Netherlands. 11 october 1970. Rotterdam. Stadium: De Kuip.
Netherlands – Yugoslavia 1-1 (0-1). 
22’ Dragan Dzajic 0-1, 50’ (penalty) Marinus David Israel 1-1. 
Referee: William J. Mullan (SCO). Attendance: 60.000
YC: Dragoslav Stepanovic. 
Netherlands: 1 Jan Van Beveren; 2 Pleun Strik, 3 Marinus David Israel, 
             4 Matheus W Laseroms, 5 Theo Van Duivenbode, 6 Reinier J Rijnders 
             (50’ Wytse Couperus), 7 Wim JANSEN, 8 Johannes T Klijnjan, 
             9 Wilhelmus M Van Der Kuijlen (38’ Hendrik W J Wery), 10 Wim van Hanegem, 
             11 Wietse Harm Veenstra.
             Coach: Dr Frantisek Fadrhonc.
Yugoslavia: 1 Ivan Curkovic; 2 Andjelko Tesan, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic, 4 Miroslav Pavlovic 
            (25’ Jovan Acimovic –82’ Branko Oblak), 5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer, 
            7 Ilja Petkovic, 8 Dusko Bajevic, 9 Vahidin Musemic, 10 Jurica Jerkovic, 
            11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Rajko Mitic.

Luxembourg. 14 October 1970. Luxembourg. Stadium: Josy Barthel.
Luxembourg – Yugoslavia 0-2 (0-1) 
9’ and 62’ Josip Bukal 0-1 and 0-2. 
Referee: Vital Loraux (BEL). Attendance: 9.000
Luxembourg: 1 René Hoffmann; 2 Erwin Kuffer (46’ René Flenghi), 3 Louis Pilot, 
            4 Fernand Jeitz, 5 John Hoffmann, 6 Norbert Leszczynski, 7 Adolphe Schmit, 
            8 Paul Philipp, 9 Nico Braun, 10 Johny Leonard, 11 Joseph Kirchens. 
            Coach: Ernst Melchior
Yugoslavia: 1 Dragomir Mutibaric; 2 Andjelko Tesan, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic, 
            4 Borislav Djordevic, 5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer, 
            7 Ilja Petkovic, 8 Dusko Bajevic, 9 Josip Bukal, 10 Jurica Jerkovic,
            11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Rajko Mitic.

German Democratic Republic. 11 november 1970. Dresden. Stadium: Rudolf-Harbig
German Democratic Republic – Netherlands 1-0 (0-0). 
56’ Peter Ducke 1-0.
Referee: Curth Liedberg (SWE). Attendance: 35.000
YC: Frank Ganzera and Peter Ducke (German Democratic Republic)
    Hendrik W J Wery and Pieter Johannes Keizer (Netherlands).
German Democratic Republic: 1 Jürgen Croy; 2 Lothar Kurbjuweit, 3 Peter Rock, 
                            4 Klaus Sammer, 5 Frank Ganzera, 6 Michael Strempel, 
                            7 Henning Frenzel (57’ Harald Irmscher), 8 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, 
                            9 Peter Ducke, 10 Otto Frässdorf, 11 Eberhard Vogel. 
                            Coach: Georg Buschner.
Netherlands: 1 Jan Van Beveren; 2 Wilhelm Lourens Suurbier, 3 Marinus David Israel, 
             4 Pleun Strik, 5 Epi DROST, 6 Wim JANSEN, 7 Johan Neeskens, 
             8 Reinier J Rijnders, 9 Wim van Hanegem, 10 Johannes T Klijnjan, 
             11 Pieter Johannes Keizer (69’ Hendrik W J Wery). 
             Coach: Dr Frantisek Fadrhonc.

Luxembourg. 15. November 1970. Luxembourg. Stadium: Josy Barthel
Luxembourg - German Democratic Republic 0-5 (0-4). 
21’ Eberhard Vogel 0-1, 29’ Hans-Jürgen Kreische 0-2, 
36’, 39’ and 78’ Hans-Jürgen Kreische 0-3, 0-4 and 0-5. 
Referee: Anton Bucheli (SUI) Attendance: 3.000
Luxembourg: 1 René Hoffmann (32’ Jeannot Moes); 2 Erwin Kuffer, 3 René Flenghi, 
            4 Fernand Jeitz, 5 John Hoffmann, 6 Louis Pilot, 7 Adolphe Schmit 
            (46’ Nico Braun), 8 Jeannot Krecke, 9 Johny Leonard, 10 Louis Trierweiler, 
            11 Joseph Kirchens. 
            Coach: Ernst Melchior
German Democratic Republic : 1 Jürgen Croy; 2 Lothar Kurbjuweit, 3 Peter Rock, 
                             4 Klaus Sammer, 5 Frank Ganzera, 6 Michael Strempel, 
                             7 Henning Frenzel (59’ Jürgen Sparwasser), 
                             8 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, 9 Peter Ducke (72’ Rainer Schlutter),
                             10 Harald Irmscher, 11 Eberhard Vogel. 
                             Coach: Georg Buschner.

Netherlands. 24 february 1971. Rotterdam. Stadium: de Kuip. 
Netherlands – Luxembourg 6-0 (1-0). 
26’ Willem Gerard Lippens 1-0, 53’ Pieter Johannes Keizer 2-0, 
59’and 69’ Johan Cruyff 3-0 and 4-0, 80’ Pieter Johannes Keizer 5-0, 
83’ Wilhelm Lourens Suurbier 6-0.
Referee: Faik Bajrami (ALB), Attendance: 34.000
Netherlands: 1 Jan Van Beveren; 2 Wilhelm Lourens Suurbier, 3 Johan Neeskens, 
             4 Marinus David Israel, 5 Epi DROST, 6 Wim JANSEN, 7 Wim van Hanegem,
             8 Theodorus H Pahlplatz, 9 Johan Cruyff, 10 Pieter Johannes Keizer, 
             11 Willem Gerard Lippens. 
             Coach: Dr Frantisek Fadrhonc
Luxembourg: 1 René Hoffmann; 2 Léon Schmit, 3 Louis Pilot, 4 René Flenghi, 
            5 John Hoffmann, 6 Fernand Jeitz, 7 Nicholas Hoffmann, 8 Gilbert Dussier, 
            9 Nico Braun, 10 Paul Philipp, 11 Joseph Kirchens. 
            Coach: Ernst Melchior

Yugoslavia. 4 april 1971. Split. Stadium: Plinada
Yugoslavia – Netherlands 2-0 (1-0).  
8’ Jurica Jerkovic 1-0,  84’ Dragan Dzajic  2-0.
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (GER), Attendance: 25.000
YC: Dragoslav Stepanovic and Ilja Petkovic (Yugoslavia), 
    Pleun Strik (Netherlands).
Yugoslavia: 1 Radomir Vukcevic; 2 Miroslav Pavlovic, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic, 
            4 Zoran Antonijevic, 5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer, 
            7 Ilja Petkovic, 8 Jurica Jerkovic, 9 Josip Bukal, 10 Jovan Acimovic, 
            11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Vujadin Boškov
Netherlands: 1 Jan Van Beveren; 2 Wilhelm Lourens Suurbier, 3 Johan Neeskens, 
             4 Pleun Strik, 5 Epi DROST (65’ Johannes T Klijnjan), 6 Gerardus D Mühren, 
             7 Wim JANSEN, 8 Hendrik W J Wery, 9 Everardus F Mulders, 10 Wim van Hanegem, 
             11 Pieter Johannes Keizer.
             Coach: Dr Frantisek Fadrhonc. 

German Democratic Republik. 24 april 1971. Gera. Stadium: Freundschaft.
German Democratic Republik – Luxembourg 2-1 (1-0). 
31’ Hans-Jürgen Kreische  1-0, 88’ Henning Frenzel 2-0, 90’ Gilbert Dussier 2-1. 
Referee: Hugh Wilson (NIR). Attendance: 15.000
German Democratic Republik: 1 Jürgen Croy; 2 Frank Ganzera, 3 Klaus Sammer, 
                            4 Konrad Weise, 5 Bernd Bransch, 6 Michael Strempel, 
                            7 Rainer Schlutter, 8 Helmut Stein, 9 Henning Frenzel, 
                            10 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, 11 Jürgen Sparwasser (85’ Frank Richter). 
                            Coach: Georg Buschner.
Luxembourg: 1 René Hoffmann; 2 Jean-Pierre Hoffmann, 3 René Flenghi, 4 Fernand Jeitz,
            5 John Hoffmann, 6 Louis Trierweiler, 7 Nicholas Hoffmann, 8 Gilbert Dussier, 
            9 Dominique Di Genova, 10 Nico Braun, 11 Joseph Kirchens. 
            Coach: Ernst Melchior.

German Democratic Republik. 9 may 1971. Leipzig. Stadium: Der Hunderettausend.
German Democratic Republik – Yugoslavia 1-2 ( 0-2). 
11’ Zoran Filipovic 0-1, 19’ Dragan Dzajic 0-2, 70’ Wolfram Löwe 1-2.
Referee: Paul Schiller (AUT), Attendance: 100.000
YC: 74’ Zoran Antonijevic(Yugoslavia).
German Democratic Republik : 1 Jürgen Croy; 2 Helmut Stein, 3 Klaus Sammer, 
                             4 Bernd Bransch, 5 Konrad Weise, 6 Michael Strempel, 
                             7 Rainer Schlutter, 8 Henning Frenzel (78’ Harald Irmscher), 
                             9 Peter Ducke, 10 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, 11 Eberhard Vogel 
                             (66’ Wolfram Löwe). 
                             Coach: Georg Buschner.
Yugoslavia: 1 Radomir Vukcevic; 2 Miroslav Pavlovic, 3 Mladen Ramljak, 4 Zoran Antonijevic, 
            5 Blagoje Paunovic , 6 Dragan Holcer , 7 Ilja Petkovic (75’ Nenad Bjekovic), 
            8 Branko Oblak (65’ Vladislav Bogicevic), 9 Zoran Filipovic, 10 Jovan Acimovic, 
            11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Vujadin Boškov.

Netherlands. 10 October 1971. Rotterdam. Stadium: de Kuip.
Netherlands – German Democratic Reuplic 3-2 (1-1). 
10’ Eberhard Vogel 0-1, 25’ Bernardus Hulshoff, 
52’ and 63’ Pieter Johannes Keizer 2-1 and 3-1, 82’ Eberhard Vogel 3-2.
Referee: Rosario Lo Bello (ITA), Attendance: 55.000
YC: 75’ Peter Ducke (German Democratic Reuplic)
Netherlands: 1 Jan Van Beveren; 2 Johannes G Venneker, 3 Pleun Strik, 4 Bernardus Hulshoff, 
             5 Marinus David Israel, 6 Wim JANSEN, 7 Dirk Wouter Van Dijk (68’ Jan Jeuring), 
             8 Wim van Hanegem, 9 Hendrik W J Wery, 10 Johan Cruyff, 11 Pieter Johannes Keizer. 
             Coach: Dr Frantisek Fadrhonc.
German Democratic Reuplic : 1 Jürgen Croy; 2 Gerd Kische, 3 Bernd Bransch, 4 Klaus Sammer, 
                            5 Michael Strempel, 6 Konrad Weise, 7 Jürgen Sparwasser 
                            (82’ Harald Irmscher), 8 Joachim Streich, 9 Peter Ducke 
                            (78’ Wolfram Löwe), 10 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, 11 Eberhard Vogel. 
                            Coach: Georg Buschner.

Yugoslavia. 16 october 1971. Belgrade. Stadium: FK Partizan. 
Yugoslavia – German Democratic Republic 0-0. 
Referee: John Keith Taylor (ENG). Attendance: 3.000
Yugoslavia: 1 Ratomir Dujkovic; 2 Ljubisa Rajkovic, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic , 
            4 Miroslav Pavlovic , 5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer , 
            7 Ilja Petkovic, 8 Branko Oblak (62’ Petar Nikezic), 9 Josip Bukal 
            (76’ Zoran Filipovic), 10 Jovan Acimovic, 11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Vujadin Boškov.
German Democratic Republic: 1 Jürgen Croy; 2 Gerd Kische, 3 Bernd Bransch, 4 Klaus Sammer, 
                            5 Michael Strempel, 6 Konrad Weise, 7 Helmut Stein 
                            (80’ Wolfram Löwe), 8 Joachim Streich, 9 Peter Ducke, 
                            10 Hans-Jürgen Kreische (70’ Harald Irmscher), 11 Eberhard Vogel. 
                            Coach: Georg Buschner.
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Yugoslavia. 27 october 1971. – Podgorica. Stadium: - Pod Goricom.  
Yugoslavia – Luxembourg 0-0. 
Referee: Muzafer Sarvan (Turk.) Attendance: 15.000
Yugoslavia : 1 Ratomir Dujkovic ; 2 Ljubisa Rajkovic, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic, 
             4 Miroslav Pavlovic, 5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer, 7 Ilja Petkovic, 
             8 Branko Oblak, 9 Josip Bukal, 10 Jovan Acimovic, 11 Nenad Bjekovic. 
             Coach: Vujadin Boškov.
Luxembourg: 1 Jeannot Moes; 2 Jean-Pierre Hoffmann, 3 René Kollwelter, 4 René Flenghi, 
            5 John Hoffmann, 6 Jeannot Krecke, 7 Nicholas Hoffmann, 8 Gilbert Dussier,
            9 Nico Braun, 10 Paul Philipp, 11 Joseph Kirchens. 
            Coach: Ernst Melchior.

Netherlands. (on request of Luxembourg). Eindhoven. 17 November 1971. Stadium: PSV Stadion
Luxembourg – Netherlands 0-8 (0-5). 
4’ Johan Cruyff 0-1, 7’ Pieter Johannes Keizer 0-2, 12’ Theodorus H Pahlplatz 0-3, 
14’ Johan Cruyff 0-4, 37’ Bernardus Hulshoff 0-5, 64’ Oeki HOEKEMA 0-6, 
60’ Johan Cruyff 0-7, 82’ Marinus David Israel 0-8.
Referee: Michal Jursa (TCH) Attendance: 17.500
Luxembourg: 1 Jeannot Moes (46’ Théo Stendebach); 2 Jean-Pierre Hoffmann, 3 René Kollwelter, 
            4 René Flenghi, 5 John Hoffmann, 6 Jeannot Krecke, 7 Nicholas Hoffmann, 
            8 Gilbert Dussier, 9 Nico Braun, 10 Paul Philipp, 11 Joseph Kirchens. 
            Coach: Ernst Melchior.
Netherlands: 1 Jan Van Beveren; 2 Johannes G Venneker, 3 Bernardus Hulshoff, 
             4 Marinus David Israel, 5 Ruud Krol, 6 Wim JANSEN, 7 Gerardus D Mühren, 
             8 Theodorus H Pahlplatz, 9 Oeki HOEKEMA, 10 Johan Cruyff, 
             11 Pieter Johannes Keizer. 
             Coach: Dr Frantisek Fadrhonc. 

Group 8

Poland. 14 october 1970. Chorzow. Stadium:  Slaski.
Poland – Albania 3-0 ( 1-0).
19’ Robert Gadocha 1-0, 83’ Wlodzimierz Lubanski 2-0, 90’ Zygfryd Szoltysik 3-0.
Referee:Andreas Kouniaides (CYP) Attendance: 10.000
Poland: 1 Piotr Czaja; 2 Wladyslaw Stachurski, 3 Jerzy Gorgon, 4 Adam Musial, 
        5 Jerzy Wyrobek, 6 Bronislaw Bula, 7 Joachim Marx, 8 Zygfryd Szoltysik, 
        9 Kazimierz Deyna, 10 Wlodzimierz Lubanski, 11 Robert Gadocha. 
        Coach: Ryszard Koncewicz.
Albania: 1 Koço Dinella; 2 Fatmir Frasheri, 3 Gezim Kasmi, 4 Bujar Cani, 
         5 Perikli Dhales, 6 Lin Shllaku, 7 Iljaz Çeco, 8 Ramazan RAGAMI, 
         9 Sabah Bizi, 10 Panajot Pano, 11 Medin Zhega. 
         Coach: Loro Boriçi

Germany.17 october 1970. Cologne. Stadium:  Rhein Energie Stadion anders noemen.
Germany – Turkey 1-1 (1-1). 
15’ Kamuran Yavuz 0-1, 37’(penalty) Gerd Müller 1-1.
Referee: Paul Bonett (MLT) Attendance: 53.000
YC: Wolfgang Weber (Germany) 
    Cemil Turan, Ender Konca and Ergun Acuner (Turkey)
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Berti Vogts, 3 Horst-Dieter Höttges, 4 Franz Beckenbauer, 
         5 Klaus-Dieter Sieloff (72’ Josef Heynckes) , 6 Wolfgang Weber, 
         7 Reinhard Libuda, 8 Klaus Fichtel, 9 Gerd Müller, 10 Wolfgang Overath,
         11 Jürgen Grabowski. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön.
Turkey: 1 Ali Artuner; 2 Ergun Acuner, 3 Alpaslan Eratli, 4 Ercan Aktuna, 
        5 Muzaffer Sipahi, 6 Kamuran Yavuz, 7 Metin Kurt, 8 Ziya Sengül, 
        9 Cemil Turan (45’ Yasar Mumcuoglu), 10 Sanli Sarialioglu, 11 Ender Konca. 
        Coach: Dogan Andaç.

Turkey. 13 december 1970. Istanbul. Stadium: Inönü.
Turkey – Albania 2-1 (2-1). 
4’ Metin Kurt 1-0, 22’ Astrit Ziu 1-1, 43’ Cemil Turan 2-1. 
Referee: Janos Biroczki (HUN) Attendance: 40.000
Turkey: 1 Ali Artuner; 2 Ergun Acuner, 3 Alpaslan Eratli, 4 Muzaffer Sipahi, 5 Ercan Aktuna, 
        6 Kamuran Yavuz, 7 Metin Kurt (77’ Yasar Mumcuoglu), 8 Ziya Sengül, 9 Cemil Turan, 
        10 Sanli Sarialioglu, 11 Ender Konca. 
        Coach: Dogan Andaç.
Albania: 1 Koço Dinella (49’ Jani Rama); 2 Perikli Dhales, 3 Safet Berisha, 4 Astrit Ziu, 
         5 Bujar Cani, 6 Teodor Vaso, 7 Iljaz Çeco, 8 Ramazan RAGAMI, 9 Sabah Bizi, 
         10 Panajot Pano, 11 Medin Zhega.
         Coach: Loro Boriçi.

Albania. 17 february 1971. Tirana. Stadium: Qemal Stafa.
Albania – Germany 0-1 (0-0). 
38’ Gerd Müller 0-1.
Referee: Todor Betchirov (BUL) Attendance: 25.000
Albania: 1 Koço Dinella; 2 Mihal Gjika, 3 Perikli Dhales, 4 Gezim Kasmi, 5 Bujar Cani, 
         6 Teodor Vaso, 7 Iljaz Çeco, 8 Ramazan RAGAMI, 10 Panajot Pano, 11 Sabah Bizi, 
         12 Astrit Ziu. 
         Coach: Loro Boriçi
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Berti Vogts, 3 Bernd Patzke, 4 Franz Beckenbauer, 
         5 Karl Heinz SCHNELLINGER, 6 Wolfgang Weber, 7 Jürgen Grabowski, 
         8 Günter Netzer, 9 Gerd Müller (71’ Volkmar Gross), 10 Wolfgang Overath, 
         11 Josef Heynckes. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön.

Turkey. 25 april 1971. Istanbul. Stadium: Inönü 
Turkey – Germany 0-3 (0-1). 
43’and 47’ Gerd Müller 0-1 and 0-2, 73’ Horst Köppel 0-3.
Referee: Karlo Kruashvili (GEO) Attendance: 45.000
Turkey: 1 Ali Artuner; 2 Mehmet Isikal (58’ Zekeriya Alp), 3 Alpaslan Eratli, 
        4 Muzaffer Sipahi, 5 Ercan Aktuna, 6 Kamuran Yavuz, 7 Mehmet Oguz, 8 Ziya Sengül, 
        9 Cemil Turan, 10 Sanli Sarialioglu (72’ Fethi Heper), 11 Ender Konca. 
        Coach: Cihat Arman
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Berti Vogts, 3 Bernd Patzke, 4 Franz Beckenbauer, 5 Wolfgang Weber, 
         6 Herbert Wimmer, 7 Jürgen Grabowski, 8 Horst Köppel( 75’ Heinz Flohe), 
         9 Gerd Müller, 10 Günter Netzer, 11 Josef Heynckes. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön

Albania. 12 may 1971. Tirana. Stadium: Qemal Stafa
Albania – Poland 1-1 (1-1). 
6’ Jan Banas  0-1, 31’ Medin Zhega  1-1.
Referee: Robert Helies (FRA) Attendance: 20.000
Albania: 1 Koço Dinella; 2 Mihal Gjika, 3 Perikli Dhales, 4 Gezim Kasmi, 5 Bujar Cani, 
         6 Teodor Vaso (45’ Safet Berisha), 7 Iljaz Çeco, 8 Ramazan RAGAMI, 9 Sabah Bizi, 
         10 Panajot Pano, 11 Medin Zhega. 
         Coach: Loro Boriçi.
Poland: 1 Wladyslaw Grotynski; 2 Jan Wrazy, 3 Walter Winkler, 4 Zygmunt Anczok, 
        5 Jerzy Wyrobek, 6 Bernard Blaut, 7 Jan Banas, 8 Zygfryd Szoltysik, 
        9 Kazimierz Deyna (72’ Leslaw Cmikiewicz) , 10 Wlodzimierz Lubanski, 
        11 Robert Gadocha (45’ Marian Kozerski). 
        Coach: Kazimierz Górski.

Germany. 12 june 1971. Karlsruhe. Stadium: Wildparkstadion,
Germany – Albania 2-0 (2-0). 
17’ Günter Netzer 1-0, 45’ Jürgen Grabowski 2-0.
Referee  Timoleon Latsios (GRE) Attendance: 46.000
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck, 3 Berti Vogts (72’ Hartwig Bleidick),
         4 Klaus-Dieter Sieloff, 5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Herbert Wimmer , 
         7 Jürgen Grabowski, 8 Wolfgang Overath (56’ Siegfried Held), 9 Horst Köppel, 
         10 Günter Netzer, 11 Josef Heynckes. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön
Albania: 1 Bashkim Muhedini; 2 Mihal Gjika, 3 Safet Berisha (58’ Teodor Vaso), 
         4 Astrit Ziu, 5 Bujar Cani , 6 Faruk Sejdini, 7 Vladimir Balluku, 
         8 Ramazan RAGAMI, 9 Sabah Bizi, 10 Panajot Pano, 11 Medin Zhega.
         Coach: Loro Boriçi.

Poland. 22 september 1871. Krakow. Stadium: Wisly 
Poland – Turkey 5-1 (1-0). 
32’ Bronislaw Bula 1-0, 62’ Wlodzimierz Lubanski 2-0, 69, Robert Gadocha 3-0, 
73’ Wlodzimierz Lubanski 4-0, 83’ Nihat Yayöz 4-1, 90’ Wlodzimierz Lubanski 5-1.
Referee: Antoine Queudeville (LUX). Attendance : 30.000
YC: Ercan Aktuna (Turkey)
Poland: 1 Jan Gomola; 2 Zygmunt Anczok, 3 Jerzy Gorgon, 4 Andrzej Zygmunt, 5 Adam Musial, 
        6 Zygfryd Szoltysik, 7 Kazimierz Deyna, 8 Bronislaw Bula, 9 Jan Banas, 
        10 Wlodzimierz Lubanski, 11 Robert Gadocha. 
        Coach: Kazimierz Górski
Turkey: 1 Ali Artuner; 2 Abdurrahman Temel, 3 Muzaffer Sipahi, 4 Ercan Aktuna, 
        5 Zekeriya Alp, 6 Kamuran Yavuz, 7 Yusuf Tunalioglu, 8 Vahap ÖZBAYAR, 
        9 Metin Kurt, 10 Fethi Heper, 11 Cemil Turan. 
        Coach: Cihat Arman

Poland. 1o october 1971. Warsaw. Stadium: Dziesieciolecia.
Poland – Germany 1-3 (1-1). 
27’ Robert Gadocha 1-0, 29’ and 64’ Gerd Müller 1-1 and 1-2, 70’ Jürgen Grabowski 1-3. 
Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (AUT) Attendance: 90.000
Poland: 1 Jan Tomaszewski; 2 Adam Musial, 3 Stanislaw Oslizlo, 4 Zygmunt Anczok, 
        5 Jerzy Gorgon, 6 Zygmunt Maszczyk, 7 Jan Banas (60’ Jerzy Sadek), 
        8 Zygfryd Szoltysik, 9 Bronislaw Bula (46’ Antoni Kot), 10 Wlodzimierz Lubanski, 
        11 Robert Gadocha. 
        Coach: Kazimierz Górski
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Paul Breitner, 3 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck, 4 Klaus Fichtel,
         5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Herbert Wimmer, 7 Jürgen Grabowski, 8 Horst Köppel, 
         9 Gerd Müller, 10 Günter Netzer, 11 Josef Heynckes. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön.

Albania. 14 november 1971. Tirana. Stadium: Qemal Stafa.
Albania – Turkey 3-0 (1-0). 
22’and 53’ Ilir Pernaska 1-0 and 2-0, 64’ Panajot Pano 3-0.
Referee: Ivan Placek (TCH). Attendance: 15.000
YC: Cahit Kolukisa and Ercan Aktuna (Turkey)
Albania: 1 Bashkim Muhedini; 2 Mihal Gjika, 3 Safet Berisha, 4 Astrit Ziu, 5 Bujar Cani,
         6 Faruk Sejdini, 7 Ilir Pernaska, 8 Iljaz Çeco, 9 Sabah Bizi, 10 Panajot Pano, 
         11 Maksut Leshteni (81 Enver Ibershimi’). 
         Coach: Loro Boriçi
Turkey: 1 Ali Artuner; 2 Cahit Kolukisa (67’ Alpaslan Eratli), 3 Zekeriya Alp, 
        4 Muzaffer Sipahi, 5 Ercan Aktuna, 6 Vedat Okyar, 7 Metin Kurt, 8 Mehmet Oguz, 
        9 Temel Keskindemir, 10 Kamuran Yavuz, 11 Necati Göçmen.
        Coach: Cihat Arman

Germany. 17 November 1971. Hamburg. Stadium: Volksparkstadion.
Germany – Poland 0-0. 
Referee: William J. Mullan (SCO). Attendance: 62.000
YC: 74’ Joachim Marx
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Horst-Dieter Höttges, 3 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck, 4 Klaus Fichtel, 
         5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Wolfgang Weber, 7 Reinhard Libuda , 8 Herbert Wimmer 
         (75’ Horst Köppel), 9 Gerd Müller, 10 Wolfgang Overath, 11 Jürgen Grabowski.
         Coach: Helmut Schön.
Poland: 1 Marian Szeja; 2 Antoni Szymanowski, 3 Marian Ostafinski, 4 Zygmunt Anczok 
        (64.Jerzy Jan Wyrobek), 5 Jerzy Gorgon, 6 Bernard Blaut, 7 Joachim Marx, 
        8 Zygfryd Szoltysik, 9 Kazimierz Deyna, 10 Wlodzimierz Lubanski,
        11 Grzegorz Lato (83’ Bronislaw Bula). 
        Coach: Kazimierz Górski. 

Turkey. 5 december 1971. Izmir. Stadium: Alsancak.
Turkey – Poland 1-0 (0-0). 
52’ Cemil Turan 1-0.
Referee:  Peter Hristov Nikolov (BUL) Attendance: 65.000 
Turkey: 1 Yasin Özdenak; 2 Ekrem Günalp, 3 Zekeriya Alp, 4 Muzaffer Sipahi, 5 Özer Yurteri, 
        6 Vedat Okyar, 7 Metin Kurt, 8 Ayfer Elmastasoglu, 9 Cemil Turan (70’ Vahit Kol),
        10 Mehmet Oguz, 11 Ender Konca (50’ Kamuran Yavuz). 
        Coach: Nicolae Petrescu.
Poland: 1 Marian Szeja, 2 Antoni Szymanowski, 3 Marian Ostafinski (64’ Bronislaw Bula), 
        4 Adam Musial, 5 Jerzy Gorgon, 6 Bernard Blaut, 7 Grzegorz Lato, 
        8 Zygfryd Szoltysik, 9 Kazimierz Deyna, 10 Joachim Marx, 11 Robert Gadocha 
        (35’ Piotr Czaja). 
        Coach: Kazimierz Górski


Quarter Finals

England. 29 april 1972. London. Stadium: Wembley.
England – Germany 1-3 (0-1). 
27’ Uli Hoeness 0-1, 78’ Francis Lee 1-1, 84’ (penalty) Günter Netzer 1-2, 
88’ Gerd Müller 1-3.
Referee: Robert Helies (FRA). Attendance: 100.000
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Paul Madeley, 3 Emlyn Hughes, 4 Colin Bell, 5 Bobby Moore, 
         6 Norman Hunter, 7 Francis Lee, 8 Alan Ball, 9 Martin Chivers, 10 Geoff Hurst 
         (60’ Rodney Marsh), 11 Martin Peters. 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey.
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Horst-Dieter Höttges, 3 Paul Breitner, 4 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck,
         5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Herbert Wimmer, 7 Jürgen Grabowski, 8 Uli Hoeness, 
         9 Gerd Müller, 10 Günter Netzer, 11 Siegfried Held. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön.

Germany. 13 may 1971. Berlin. Stadium: Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Sportpar k.
Germany – England 0-0. 
Referee: Milivoje Gugulovic (YUG). Attendance: 72.000
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Horst-Dieter Höttges, 3 Paul Breitner, 4 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck, 
         5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Herbert Wimmer, 7 Uli Hoeness (51’ Josef Heynckes). 
         8 Heinz Flohe, 9 Gerd Müller, 10 Günter Netzer, 11 Siegfried Held. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön.
England: 1 Gordon Banks; 2 Paul Madeley, 3 Emlyn Hughes, 4 Peter Storey, 5 Roy McFarland, 
         6 Bobby Moore, 7 Alan Ball, 8 Colin Bell, 9 Martin Chivers, 10 Rodney Marsh
         (20’ Colin Todd), 11 Norman Hunter (57’ Malcolm MacDonald). 
         Coach: Sir Alfred Ramsey.

Germany win 3-1 on aggregate.

Italy. 29 april 1972. Mila. Stadium: San Siro.
Italy – Belgium 0-0. 
Referee: Peter Hristov Nikolov (BUL). Attendance: 63.549 
YC: 64’ Wilfried Van Moer (Belgium)
Italy: 1 Enrico Albertosi; 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Gianfranco Bedin, 
       5 Roberto Rosato, 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Angelo Domenghini (46’ Franco Causio), 
       8 Sandro Mazzola, 9 Pietro Anastasi, 10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Luigi Riva. 
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Maurice Martens (53’ Léon Dolmans), 
         4 Jean Thissen, 5 Erwin Van Den Daele, 6 Jean Baptiste Dockx, 
         7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 8 Wilfried Van Moer, 9 Raoul Lambert, 10 Paul Van Himst, 
         11 Jan Verheyen. 
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.

Belgium. 13 may 1972. Brussels. Stadium: Constant Vanden Stock. 
Belgium – Italy 2-1 (1-0). 
23’ Wilfried Van Moer 1-0, 71’ Paul Van Himst 2-0, 86’ (penalty) Luigi Riva 1-2.
Referee: Paul Schiller (AUT). Attendance: 26.561
YC: 71’ Roberto Boninsegna (Italy) 
    71’ Christian Piot (Belgium).
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Léon Dolmans, 4 Jean Thissen,
         5 Erwin Van Den Daele, 6 Jean Baptiste Dockx, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 
         8 Wilfried Van Moer (46’ Odilon Polleunis), 9 Raoul Lambert, 10 Paul Van Himst, 
         11 Jan Verheyen. 
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.
Italy: 1 Enrico Albertosi; 2 Tarcisio Burgnich, 3 Giacinto Facchetti, 4 Mario Bertini 
       (46’ Fabio Capello), 5 Luciano Spinosi, 6 Pierluigi Cera, 7 Sandro Mazzola, 
       8 Romeo BENETTI II, 9 Roberto Boninsegna, 10 Giancarlo De Sisti, 11 Luigi Riva. 
       Coach: Ferruccio Valcareggi.

Belgium win 2-1 on aggregate.

Hungary. 29 april 1972. Budapest. Stadium: Nep stadium.
Hungary – Romania 1-1 (1-0). 
11’ László Branikovits 1-0, 56’ Lajos Satmareanu I 1-1.
Referee: David William Smith (ENG). Attendance: 75.000
YC: 17’ Ion Dumitru, 45’ Cornel Dinu and 74’ Radu Nunweiler (all Romania), 
    59’ Lajos Szücs (Hungary).
Hungary: 1 István Géczi; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Vépi, 5 Lajos Szücs, 
         6 László Balint, 7 László Fazekas, 8 László Branikovits, 9 Lajos Kocsis 
         (59’ Ferenc Bene), 10 Antal Dunai Ii, 11 Sándor Zambo. 
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky.
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 4 Augustin Pax Deleanu, 
         5 Ion Dumitru, 6 Cornel Dinu, 7 Mircea Lucescu, 8 Emerich DEMBROVSKI, 
         9 Flavius Domide, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 11 Anghel Iordanescu. 
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu.

Romania. 14 may 1972. Bucharest. Stadium: 23 August .
Romania – Hungary 2-2 (1-2). 
5’ István Szöke 0-1, 14’ Nicolae Dobrin 1-1,  36’ Lajos Kocsis 1-2, 
81’ Alexandru Neagu 2-1.
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (GER). Attendance: 80.000
YC: 7’ István Szöke and 81’ Tibor Fabian (Both Hungary).
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 4 Augustin Pax Deleanu 
         (69’ Dan Emil Anca), 5 Ion Dumitru, 6 Cornel Dinu, 7 Flavius Domide, 
         8 Emerich DEMBROVSKI (75’ Alexandru Neagu), 9 Nicolae Dobrin, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 
         11 Anghel Iordanescu. 
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu
Hungary: 1 István Géczi; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Dr Istvan Juhasz, 6 László Balint, 7 István Szöke, 8 Lajos Kocsis 
         (61’ Lajos Kü), 9 Ferenc Bene, 10 Lajos Szücs, 11 Sándor Zambo 
         (61’ Antal Dunai Ii).
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky.

Replay:
Yugoslavia. 17 may 1072. Belgrade. Stadium: FK Partizan.
Hungary – Romania 2-1 (1-1). 
27’ Lajos Kocsis 1-0, 34’ Alexandru Neagu 1-1, 89’ István Szöke 2-1.
Referee: Christe Michas (GRE). Attendance: 50.000
YC: Dr Miklos Pancsics (Hungary) 
    Nicolae Dobrin (Romania).
Hungary: 1 Adam Rothermel; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         5 Dr Istvan Juhasz, 6 László Balint, 7 István Szöke, 8 Lajos Kocsis, 
         9 Ferenc Bene, 10 Lajos Kü, 11 Sándor Zambo. 
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky.
Romania: 1 Raducan Necula; 2 Lajos Satmareanu I, 3 Nicolae LUPESCU, 
         4 Augustin Pax Deleanu (65’ Bujor Halmageanu), 5 Ion Dumitru, 6 Cornel Dinu, 
         7 Alexandru Neagu, 8 Flavius Domide, 9 Nicolae Dobrin, 10 Radu Nunweiler, 
         11 Mircea Lucescu. 
         Coach: Angelo Niculescu

Hungary win 5-4 on aggregate.

Yugoslavia. 30 april 1972. Belgrade. Stadium: FK Crvena Zvezda.
Yugoslavia – Russia 0-0.
Referee: Rudolf Scheurer (SUI). Attendance: 99.000
YC: Alexandre Makhovikov.
Yugoslavia: 1 Enver Maric; 2 Mladen Ramljak, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic, 4 Miroslav Pavlovic, 
            5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer, 7 Bozidar Jankovic, 8 Branko Oblak, 
            9 Josip Bukal (85’ Dusan Bajevic), 10 Jovan Acimovic, 11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Vujadin Boškov.
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Murtaz Khurtsilava, 
        4 Vladimir Kaplichny, 5 Iouri Istomine, 6 Alexandre Makhovikov 
        (61’ Vladimir Troschkine), 7 Oleg Dolmatov, 8 Anatoli Baidachny, 
        9 Anatoli Banischevsky, 10 Anatoli Konkov, 11 Edouard Kozinkevich 
        (78’ Guennadi Evriuzhikhine). 
        Coach: Nikolay Guljaev.

Russia. 13 may 1972. Moskou. Stadium: Luzhniki.
Russia – Yugoslavia 3-0 (0-0). 
53’ Victor Kolotov 1-0, 74’ Anatoli Banischevsky 2-0, 90’ Edouard Kozinkevich 3-0.
Refree: Aurelio Angonese (ITA). Attendance: 103.000
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Murtaz Khurtsilava, 4 Nikolai Abramov, 
        5 Iouri Istomine, 6 Victor Kolotov, 7 Vladimir Troschkine, 8 Anatoli Baidachny 
        (65’ Boris Kopeikine), 9 Anatoli Banischevsky, 10 Anatoli Konkov, 
        11 Guennadi Evriuzhikhine. 
        Coach: Nikolay Guljaev.
Yugoslavia: 1 Enver Maric; 2 Mladen Ramljak, 3 Dragoslav Stepanovic, 4 Miroslav Pavlovic, 
            5 Blagoje Paunovic, 6 Dragan Holcer (57’ Ilija Petkovic) , 7 Zoran Antonijevic, 
            8 Branko Oblak (71’ Jurica Jerkovic), 9 Bozidar Jankovic, 10 Jovan Acimovic,
            11 Dragan Dzajic. 
            Coach: Vujadin Boškov. 

USSR win 3-0 on aggregate.

Final Tournament

Final stage of the European Championship for Nations 1972. The stage was hold in Belgium.


Semi Finals

Belgium. 14 june 1972, Antwerpen. Stadium: Bosuil – Deurne.
Belgium – Germany 1-2 (0-1). 
24’ Gerd Müller 0-1, 71’ Gerd Müller 0-2, 83’ Odilon Polleunis 1-2.
Referee: William J. Mullan (SCO). Attendance: 60.000
YC: 17’ Erwin Van Den Daele (Belgium).
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Léon Dolmans, 4 Jean Thissen, 
         5 Erwin Van Den Daele, 6 Jean Baptiste Dockx, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 
         8 Maurice Martens (70’ Odilon Polleunis), 9 Raoul Lambert, 10 Paul Van Himst,
         11 Jan Verheyen. 
         Coach: Raymond Goethals.Germany
Germany: 1 Sepp Maier; 2 Horst-Dieter Höttges, 3 Paul Breitner, 4 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck, 
         5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Herbert Wimmer, 8 Uli Hoeness (59’ Jürgen Grabowski), 
         9 Josef Heynckes, 10 Günter Netzer, 11 Erwin Kremers, 13 Gerd Müller. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön

Belgium. 14 june 1972. Brussels. Stadium: Constant Vanden Stock.
Hungary – Russia 0-1 (0-0). 
53’ Anatoli Konkov 0-1.
Referee: Rudi Glöckner (GER). Attendance: 5.000
YC: László Balint (Hungary) 
    Murtaz Khurtsilava (Russia).
Hungary: 1 István Géczi; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 
         6 László Balint, 7 István Szöke, 8 Lajos Kocsis, 9 Ferenc Bene, 10 Lajos Kü, 
         11 Sándor Zambo, 12 Dr Istvan Juhasz. 
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky.
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Murtaz Khurtsilava, 6 Victor Kolotov, 
        7 Vladimir Troschkine, 8 Anatoli Baidachny, 9 Anatoli Banischevsky (70’ Givi Nodia),
        12 Vladimir Kaplichny, 13 Iouri Istomine, 14 Anatoli Konkov, 18 Vladimir Onischenko. 
        Coach: Alexandr Ponomarjev


Final for the Third place:

Belgium. 17 june 1972. Liege. Stadium: Maurice Dufrasne.
Belgium – Hungary 2-1 (2-0). 
24’ Raoul Lambert 1-0, 28’ Paul Van Himst 2-0, 53’ (penalty) Lajos Kü  2-1.
Referee: Johan Einar Boström (SWE). Attendance: 6.184
YC: Péter Juhasz (Hungary) 
    Léon Dolmans (Belgium).
Hungary. 1 István Géczi; 2 Tibor Fabian, 3 Dr Miklos Pancsics, 4 Péter Juhasz, 5 László Balint, 
         6 Lajos Kü, 7 Mihaly Kozma, 8 Flórián Albert, 9 Antal Dunai Ii, 10 Dr Istvan Juhasz, 
         11 Sándor Zambo (46’ Lajos Szücs). 
         Coach: Rudolf Illovszky.
Belgium: 1 Christian Piot; 2 Georges Heylens, 3 Léon Dolmans, 4 Jean Thissen, 
         5 Erwin Van Den Daele, 6 Jean Baptiste Dockx, 7 Léon Joseph Semmeling, 
         8 Odilon Polleunis, 9 Raoul Lambert, 10 Paul Van Himst, 11 Jan Verheyen.
         Coach: Raymond Goethals


FINAL

Belgium. 18 june 1972. Brussels. Stadium: Roi Baudouin.
Germany – Russia 3-0 (1-0). 
27’ Gerd Müller 1-0, 52’ Herbert Wimmer 2-0, 58’ Gerd Müller 3-0.
Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (AUT). Attendance: 43.437 
YC: Vladimir Kaplichny (Russia).
Germany: 1 “Sepp” Jozef Maier; 2 Horst-Dieter Höttges, 3 Paul Breitner, 
         4 Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck, 5 Franz Beckenbauer, 6 Herbert Wimmer,
         7 Josef Heynckes, 8 Uli Hoeness, 9 Gerd Müller, 10 Günter Netzer, 
         11 Erwin Kremers. 
         Coach: Helmut Schön.R
Russia: 1 Evgueni Rudakov; 2 Revaz Dzodzuaschvili, 3 Murtaz Khurtsilava,
        4 Vladimir Kaplichny, 5 Iouri Istomine, 6 Anatoli Konkov 
        (46’ Oleg Dolmatov), 7 Vladimir Troschkine, 8 Victor Kolotov, 
        9 Anatoli Baidachny, 10 Anatoli Banischevsky 66’ Edouard Kozinkevich), 
        11 Vladimir Onischenko. 
        Coach: Alexandr Ponomarjev.





Scorers

11 – Gerhard Muller [West Germany]
 5 - Martin Chivers [England], Johan Cruijff, Piet Keizer [Netherlands],
     Hans-Jurgen kreische {East Germany]
 4 – Jan Capkovic [Czechoslovakia], Ferenc Bene [Hungary], George Best [N.Ireland],
     Jose Martinez Sanchez Pirri [Spain], Viktor Kolotov [USSR], Thomas Parits
     [Austria], Johan Devrindt, Raoul Lambert, Paul van Himst [Belgium],
     Wlodzimierz Lubanski [Poland]
 3 – Hristo Bonev [Bulgaria], Lajos Kocsis [Hungary], Fritz Kunzli [Switzerland],
     Geoffrey Hurst, Francis Lee [England], James Nicholson [N.Ireland],
     Gennadiy Evryuzhikhin [USSR], John O’Hare [Scotland], Kurt Jara [Austria],
     Roberto Boninsegna, Giancarlo De Sisti, Pierino Prati, Luigi Riva [Italy],
     Eberhard Vogel [East Germany], Robert Gadocha [Poland], Dragan Dzajic 
     [Yugoslavia]
 2 – Dembrovschi, Dobrin, Dumitrache, Lucescu, Lupescu, Neagu [Romania],
     Karko [Czechoslovakia], Toshack [Wales], Jekov [Bulgaria], Blanchet,
     Lech, Loubet [France], Iversen [Norway], Szoke [Hungary], Muller,
     Odermatt, Quentin [Switzerland], Dougan [N.Ireland], Rexach, Rojo, Quino
     [Spain], Fedotov, Banishevski, Shevchenko [USSR], Batista, Eusebio, Rodrigues
     [Portugal], Israel, Hulshoff [Netherlands], Pernaska [Albania], Cemil [Turkey],
     Bukal [Yugoslavia], Netzer, Grabowski [West Germany]
 1 – Paatelainen [Finland], Kuna, Pollak, Fr. Vesely, Taborsky, Albrecht 
     [Czechoslovakia], Iordanescu, Satmareanu, R. Nunweiler [Romania],
     Durban, Reese, R.T. Davies [Wales], Dunai II, Szucs, Zambo, P. Juhasz,
     Vidats, Branikovits, L. Nagy, Ku [Hungary], Mihailov, Ml. Vasilev, Kolev,
     Petkov, Velitchkov, Atanasov [Bulgaria], Vergnes, H. Revelli, Floch, Mezy
     [France], Dybwad Olsen, O/Nilsen, Fuglset [Norway], E. Theobald, Vassallo
     [Malta], Davourlis, Aidiniou, Kritikopoulos [Greece], Jeandupeux, Blattler,
     Citherlet [Switzerland], Summerbee, Clarke, Lawler, Peters [England], 
     Michael, Charalambous [Cyprus], Morgan [N.Ireland], Aguilar, Lora, Violeta,
     Luis [Spain], Bishovets, Muntian, Konkovm Kozinkevich [USSR], Laudrup,
     Bjerre [Denmark], Gemmill [Scotland], Peres, Joao Jacinto [Portugal],
     Denul, Polleunis, Van Moer [Belgium], Rogers, Conway, Carroll [Eire],
     Olsson, Turesson, Brzokoupil [Sweden], Pirkner, Stering, Schmidradner,
     Kodat, Starek [Austria], Mazzola [Italy], Pahlplatz, Hoekema, Lippens,
     Suurbier [Netherlands], Lowe, Frenzel, P. Ducke [East Germany], Dussier
     [Luxembourg], Pano, Zhega, Ziu [Albania], Metin, Nihat, Kamuran [Turkey],
     Bula, Banas, Szoltysik [Poland], Filipovic, Jerkovic [Yugoslavia], Hoeness,
     Koppel, Wimmer [West Germany]  

Own goals: Karlsen [Norway] for Hungary
           Weibel [Switzerland] for England]
           McKinnon [Scotland] for Belgium
           Stanton [Scotland] for Portugal
           Sandvad [Denmark] for Portugal
           Dunne [Eire] for Austria
           Santarini [Italy] for Austria      

Teams

18 – Netherlands, West Germany, Hungary
17 - USSR
16 – England, Belgium
15 - Romania
14 – Spain, Austria
13 – Italy
12 – Switzerland
11 – Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, East Germany
10 – France, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Poland
 7 - Yugoslavia
 5 – Wales, Norway, Turkey, Albania
 4 - Scotland
 3 – Greece, Sweden, Eire
 2 – Malta, Cyprus, Denmark
 1 – Finland, Luxembourg


Total – 292


European Championship Overview File

1972 (overview)

1972 (details final tournament)


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