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Sunday, 22 June 1986
World Cup 1986 Finals Quarter-Final, Match Three

Argentina 2 England 1 [0-0]
 

Team line-up

Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México, Mexico - Attendance: 114,580
Kick-off
12 noon
  Live on BBC One (UK) - Commentator: Barry Davies and Live on ITV (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

Argentina - Diego Maradona (the infamous 'hand of God' 51 50:26, sixty-yard dribble 55 54:15)
England - Gary Lineker (header 81 80:35).
Match Summary
Argentina Squad

England Squad
Results 1985-1990 England - Terry Fenwick (9)
Argentina - Sergio Batista (60 59:37)

England kicked-off. 91 minutes (45:33 & 46:02).

 

Match Summary

 

Officials

Argentina

Type

England

Referee (black) - Ali Bennaceur
42 (2 March 1944), Tunisia, FIFA listed x.

Linesmen - Bogdan Guanev Dotchev (red flag), 49 (26 June 1936), Bulgaria & Berny Ulloa Morera (yellow flag), 35 (5 August 1950), Costa Rica

Fourth official - tbc

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
1 Hit Bar/Post 0
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Argentina Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 6th to 3rd
Colours:
Made by Le Coq Sportif - Dark blue shirts with white v-neck collar and cuffs, black shorts with white hem, white socks
Capt: Diego Maradona Coach: Carlos Salvador Bilardo, 48, appointed 1983;
Argentina Lineup
18 Pumpido, Nery A. 28 30 July 1957 G CA River Plate x x GA
2 Batista, Sergio D. 33 9 November 1962 M AA Argentinos Juniors x x
Sergio Batista cautioned in the 60th minute for a foul, after he challenged Peter Reid and hacked his shins as Reid dribbled away passed him.
19 Ruggeri, Oscar A. 24 26 January 1962 D CA River Plate 24 1
12 Enrique, Héctor 24 26 April 1962 M CA River Plate x x
5 Brown, José Luis 29 10 November 1956 D Atlético Nacional, Colombia x 1
14 Giusti, Ricardo O. 29 11 December 1956 M CA Independiente de Avellaneda x x
7 Burrachaga, Jorge L., off 77th min. 23 9 October 1962 M FC Nantes Atlantique, France x x
16 Olarticoechea, Julio J. 27 18 October 1958 M CA Boca Juniors x x
9 Cucioffo, José Luis 25 1 February 1961 D CA Vélez Sarsfield x x
10 Maradona, Diego A. 25 30 October 1960 M SSC Napoli, Italy 52 24
11 Valdano, Jorge A. 30 4 October 1955 F CF Real Madrid, Spain x x
Argentina Substitutes
20 Tapia, Carlos D., on 76th min. for Burrachaga 23 20 August 1962 M CA Boca Juniors x x

unused substitutes:

8-N.Clausen, 15-L.Islas, 17-B.Pasculli,  21-M Trobbiani.
   
formation formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 3rd to 5th
Colours: The 1984 home shirt - White shirts with navy blue trim, pale blue shorts with white trim, white socks with navy blue diamond trim.
Capt: Peter Shilton, 11th captaincy Coach: Robert W. Robson, 53, appointed 7 July 1982;
49th match, W 26 - D 12 - L 11 - F 87 - A 27.
England Lineup
1 Shilton, Peter L. 36 18 September 1949 G Southampton FC 86 x GA
2 Stevens, M. Gary 23 27 March 1963 RB Everton FC 14 0
3 Sansom, Kenneth G. 27 26 September 1958 LB Arsenal FC 70 1
4 Hoddle, Glenn 28 27 October 1957 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 38 8
14 Fenwick, Terence W. 26 17 November 1959 CD Queen's Park Rangers FC 19 0
Terry Fenwick was cautioned in the ninth minute for a foul, after a mis-timed tackle on Maradona as he was sprinting towards the England penalty-area.
6 Butcher, Terence I. 27 28 December 1958 CD Ipswich Town FC 45 3
16 Reid, Peter, off 66th min. 30 20 June 1956 M Everton FC 9 0
17 Steven, Trevor M., off 74th min. 22 21 September 1963 M Everton FC 13 3
20 Beardsley, Peter A. 25 18 January 1961 F Newcastle United FC 9 2
10 Lineker, Gary W. 25 30 November 1960 F Everton FC 18 12
18 Hodge, Stephen B. 23 25 October 1962 M Aston Villa FC 8 0
England Substitutes
11 Waddle, Christopher R., on 66th min. for Reid 25 14 December 1960 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 20 2
19 Barnes, John C.B., on 74th min. for Steven 22 7 November 1963 F Watford FC 28 3

unused substitutes:

8-Ray Wilkins, 13-Chris Woods, 15-Gary Stevens.
   
4-4-2 Shilton -
Sansom, Butcher, Fenwick, Stevens -
Reid
(Waddle), Hoddle, Hodge, Steven (Barnes) -
Beardsley, Lineker.

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

José Luis Cuciuffo died on 11 December 2004 due to a stomach wound from a hunting accident.

BBC Sport
TheFA.com
PlanetWorldCup
TheSun.co.uk
Argentinian FA
FIFA.com
Mike Payne - football historian and contributor

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