Match No. 506 - Wednesday, 17th November 1976, 2:30pm

  • Giancarlo Antognoni, 37' (36:06)
  • Roberto Bettega, 78' (77:13)
    • 1
    • Dino ZoffDino Zoff.
      Born 28th Feb 1942, Mariano del Friuli.
    • 2
    • Antonello CuccuredduAntonello Cuccureddu.
      Born 4th Oct 1949, Alghero.
      82' Deliberate trip on Keegan.
    • 3
    • Marco TardelliMarco Tardelli.
      Born 24th Sep 1954, Capanne di Careggine.
    • 4
    • Romeo BenettiRomeo Benetti.
      Born 20th Oct 1945, Albaredo d'Adige.
    • 5
    • Claudio GentileClaudio Gentile.
      Born 27th Sep 1953, Tripoli, Libya.
    • 6
    • Giacinto FacchettiGiacinto Facchetti.
      Born 18th Jul 1942, Treviglio.
      (c)
    • 7
    • Franco CausioFranco Causio.
      Born 1st Feb 1949, Lecce.
    • 8
    • Fabio CapelloFabio Capello.
      Born 18th Jun 1946, San Canzian d'Isonzo.
    • 9
    • Francesco GrazianiFrancesco Graziani.
      Born 16th Dec 1952, Subiaco.
    • 10
    • Giancarlo AntognoniGiancarlo Antognoni.
      Born 1st Apr 1954, Marsciano.
    • 11
    • Roberto BettegaRoberto Bettega.
      Born 27th Dec 1950, Turin.
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 24th of 61 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 12 days
    • 2
    • Dave ClementQPR, 4th of 5 caps
      28 years, 9 months, 15 days
    • 81'
    • 3
    • Mick MillsIpswich, 10th of 42 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 13 days
    • 6
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 41st of 62 caps
      29 years, 2 months, 20 days
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganLiverpool, 26th of 63 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 3 days
      (c)4th captaincy
    • 8
    • Mick ChannonSouthampton, 38th of 46 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 19 days
      90+1' Off the ball kick at Tardelli.
    • 9
    • Stan BowlesQPR, 4th of 5 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 24 days
    • 12
    • Kevin BeattieIpswich, 7th of 9 caps
      22 years, 10 months, 30 days
    • 81'

Notes

  • Player MilestoneRoy McFarland's Last Cap

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • YouTube
  • The Guardian "Italy cast off the chains", Thursday, 18th November 1976, page 18.

Managers

  • England Don Revie
  • Italy F Bernardini & Enzo Bearzot

Referee

  • Israel Abraham Klein

Attendance

  • 70,718

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 2 places, losing -24 ranking points to 1960 points England - 7th - 2
  • Italy - 5th

World Cup 1978 Q

(Group 2)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Italy
    • 10
    • +14
    • 1
    • 0
    • 5
    • 6
    • England
    • 10
    • +11
    • 1
    • 0
    • 5
    • 6
    • Finland
    • 4
    • -5
    • 4
    • 0
    • 2
    • 6
    • Luxembourg
    • 0
    • -20
    • 6
    • 0
    • 0
    • 6
    • Final Standings.