Match No. 598 - Wednesday, 1st May 1985, 6:00pm

      • 1
      • Silviu Lung
      • 2
      • Nicolae Negrilă
      • 3
      • Costică Ștefănescu (c)
      • 4
      • Nicolae Ungureanu
      • 5
      • Mircea Rednic
      • 6
      • Gino Iorgulescu
      • 40'
      • 7
      • Marcel Coraș
      • 78'
      • 8
      • Michael Klein
      • 9
      • Rodion Cămătaru
      • 10
      • Ladislau Bölöni
      • 11
      • Gheorghe Hagi
      • 14
      • Ștefan Iovan
      • 40'
      • 16
      • Marius Lăcătuș
      • 78'

    Notes

    • Player MilestoneKenny Sansom's 50th Cap
    • Player MilestonePaul Mariner's Last Cap

    Sources

    • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
    • www.romaniansoccer.ro
    • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
    • YouTube
    • The Guardian "England close on finals", Thursday 2nd May 1985, page 24.

    Managers

    Referee

    • Emilio Guruceta

    Attendance

    • 70,000

    Half Time Score

    ELO Rankings

    • England - 4th - 1
    • Romania - 23rd

    World Cup 1986 Q

    (Group 3)

      •  
      • Pts
      • GD
      • L
      • D
      • W
      • P
      • England
      • 12
      • +19
      • 0
      • 4
      • 4
      • 8
      • Northern Ire
      • 10
      • +3
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
      • 8
      • Romania
      • 9
      • +5
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 8
      • Finland
      • 8
      • -5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 3
      • 8
      • Turkey
      • 1
      • -22
      • 7
      • 1
      • 0
      • 8
      • Final Standings.