Match No. 519 - Wednesday, 19th April 1978, 7:45pm

  • "..in the 70th minute [England] drew level after one foul too many from Cerezo. Currie ran over the ball and Keegan beat Leao with a low shot." Kevin Keegan9th of 21 goals, 70' (69:15)
    • 1
    • Joe CorriganMan City, 2nd of 9 caps
      29 years, 5 months, 1 day
    • 2
    • Mick MillsIpswich, 15th of 42 caps
      29 years, 3 months, 15 days
    • 5
    • David WatsonMan City, 30th of 65 caps
      31 years, 6 months, 14 days
    • 6
    • Tony CurrieLeeds, 8th of 17 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 18 days
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganHamburg, 36th of 63 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 5 days
      (c)11th captaincy
    • 8
    • Steve CoppellMan Utd, 3rd of 42 caps
      22 years, 9 months, 10 days
    • 9
    • Bob LatchfordEverton, 2nd of 12 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 1 day
      40' Push on the keeper on the goalline
    • 11
    • Peter BarnesMan City, 3rd of 22 caps
      20 years, 10 months, 9 days
  • Gil, 10' (9:19)
    • 1
    • Émerson LeãoÉmerson Leão.
      Born 11th Jul 1949, Ribeirão Preto.
    • 13
    • Zé MariaJosé Maria Rodrigues Alves.
      Born 18th May 1949, Botucatu.
      36' Dissent
    • 14
    • Abel BragaAbel Carlos da Silva Braga.
      Born 1st Sep 1952, Rio de Janeiro.
      90' Two-footed lunge on Coppell.
    • 4
    • AmaralJoão Justino Amaral dos Santos.
      Born 25th Dec 1954, Campinas.
    • 6
    • EdinhoEdino Nazareth Filho.
      Born 5th Jun 1955, Rio de Janeiro.
      6' Professional foul by Edinho on Greenhoff.
    • 5
    • Toninho CerezoAntônio Carlos Cerezo.
      Born 21st Apr 1955, Belo Horizonte.
      51' Late trip on Keegan.
    • 10
    • RivellinoRoberto Rivellino.
      Born 1st Jan 1946, São Paulo.
      (c)
    • 18
    • GilGilberto Alves.
      Born 24th Dec 1950, Belo Horizonte.
    • 8
    • ZicoArthur Antunes Coimbra.
      Born 3rd Mar 1953, Rio de Janerio.
    • 20
    • João Batista NunesJoão Batista Nunes de Oliveira.
      Born 20th May 1954, Bahia.
    • 61'
    • 11
    • DirceuDirceu José Guimarães.
      Born 15th Jun 1952, Curitiba.
    • 17
    • João Batista da SilvaJoão Batista da Silva.
      Born 8th Mar 1955, Porto Alegre.
      70' Not retreating 10 yards for a free kick.
    • 61'

Notes

  • Goal disallowedAfter a Brazilian goalmouth scramble on 40 minutes the ball does cross the line but the referee rules it out for a push on the keeper by Latchford who is very harshly carded.

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • www.theantiquefootball.com
  • Official Match Programme
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • www.rsssfbrasil.com
  • YouTube
  • The Guardian "Jekyll and Hyde Brazilians", Thursday, 20th April 1978, page 20.

Managers

Referee

  • Netherlands Charles Corver

Attendance

  • 92,500

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, gaining 1 ranking points to 1926 points England - 9th - 1
  • Brazil - 3rd