Match No. 616 - Wednesday, 11th June 1986, 4:00pm

  • Assist: Kenny Sansom. Trevor Stevens' layoff finds Kenny Samson tearing down the right wing and he crosses the ball to the 6 yard line. Lineker beats Boniek to the ball and fires in a right footed shot into the right of the net past the keeper. Gary Lineker7th of 48 goals, 9'
  • Assist: Steve Hodge. Steve Hodge hits a left footed cross from the left channel into the area. Lineker and Boniek race to meet the ball but Lineker gets there first firing a right footed shot 7 yards out level with the right hand post past the keeper. Gary Lineker8th of 48 goals, 14'
  • A corner is taken from the left deep into the 6 yard area. Mlynarczyk comes to claim the ball but he spills it thorugh his gloves. It falls, kindly, onto Lineker's chest and with a swinging left boot hits a shot into the roof of the net from 5 yards just outside the right hand post. Gary Lineker9th of 48 goals, 34'
    • 1
    • Peter ShiltonSouthampton, 84th of 125 caps
      36 years, 8 months, 23 days
      (c)9th captaincy
    • 2
    • Gary StevensEverton, 12th of 46 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 15 days
    • 3
    • Kenny SansomArsenal, 68th of 86 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 15 days
    • 4
    • Glenn HoddleSpurs, 36th of 53 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 15 days
    • 14
    • Terry FenwickQPR, 18th of 20 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 24 days
      52'
    • 6
    • Terry ButcherIpswich, 43rd of 77 caps
      27 years, 5 months, 14 days
    • 18
    • Steve HodgeAston Villa, 6th of 24 caps
      23 years, 7 months, 17 days
    • 16
    • Peter ReidEverton, 7th of 13 caps
      29 years, 11 month, 21 day
    • 20
    • Peter BeardsleyNewcastle Utd, 7th of 59 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 24 days
    • 76'
    • 10
    • Gary LinekerEverton, 16th of 80 caps
      25 years, 6 months, 11 day
    • 86'
    • 17
    • Trevor StevenEverton, 11th of 36 caps
      22 years, 8 months, 20 days
    • 11
    • Chris WaddleSpurs, 19th of 62 caps
      25 years, 5 months, 28 days
    • 76'
    • 21
    • Kerry DixonChelsea, 7th of 8 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 18 days
    • 86'
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    • 1
    • Józef MłynarczykJózef Młynarczyk.
      Born 20th Sep 1953, Nowa Sól.
    • 18
    • Krzysztof PawlakKrzysztof Henryk Pawlak.
      Born 12th Feb 1958, Trzebiechów.
    • 20
    • Zbigniew BoniekZbigniew Kazimierz Boniek.
      Born 3rd Mar 1956, Bydgoszcz.
      (c)
    • 4
    • Marek OstrowskiMarek Ostrowski.
      Born 22nd Nov 1959, Aleksandrow Lodzki.
    • 5
    • Roman WójcickiRoman Mirosław Wójcicki.
      Born 8th Jan 1958, Nysa.
    • 6
    • Waldemar MatysikWaldemar Józef Matysik.
      Born 27th Sep 1961, Stanica.
    • HT
    • 13
    • Ryszard KomornickiRyszard Komornicki.
      Born 14th Aug 1959, Ścinawa, Poland.
    • 22'
    • 8
    • Jan UrbanJan Urban.
      Born 14th May 1962, Jaworzno.
    • 21
    • Dariusz DziekanowskiDariusz Paweł Dziekanowski.
      Born 30th Sep 1962, Warsaw.
    • 10
    • Stefan MajewskiStefan Majewski.
      Born 31st Jan 1956, Bydgoszcz.
    • 11
    • Włodzimierz SmolarekWłodzimierz Smolarek.
      Born 16th Jul 1957, Aleksandrow Lodzki.
    • 9
    • Jan KaraśJan Karaś.
      Born 17th Mar 1959, Kraków.
    • 22'
    • 15
    • Andrzej BuncolAndrzej Bernard Buncol.
      Born 21st Sep 1959, Gliwice.
    • HT

Notes

  • Hat-Trick: Gary Lineker2nd hat-trick (68th overall). 25 minutes between first and third goals.

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)
  • soccernostalgia.blogspot.co.uk

Managers

Referee

  • Switzerland Andre Daina

Attendance

  • 22,700

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 38 ranking points to 1963 points England - 4th
  • Poland - 26th

World Cup 1986

(Group F)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Morocco
    • 4
    • +2
    • 0
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
    • England
    • 3
    • +2
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Poland
    • 3
    • -2
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Portugal
    • 2
    • -2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 1
    • 3
    • Final Standings.