Match No. 617 - Wednesday, 18th June 1986, 12:00pm

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    • 1
    • Roberto Fernández
    • 2
    • Juan Torales
    • 64'
    • 3
    • César Zabala
    • 4
    • Vladimiro Schetina
    • 5
    • Rogelio Delgado (c)
    • 6
    • Jorge Nunes
    • 7
    • Buenaventura Ferreira
    • 8
    • Julio César Romero
    • 9
    • Roberto Cabañas
    • 10
    • Adolfino Cañete
    • 11
    • Alfredo Mendoza
    • 16
    • Jorge Guasch
    • 64'

Notes

  • Player Injury"a well-aimed elbow to the throat" from Delgago caused Lineker to be stretched off the pitch during the second half. Whilst he was receiving treatment on the side-lines England scored their second goal.
  • Player MilestoneGary Stevens' Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneGary Lineker's 10th Goal

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)
  • Official FIFA report
  • YouTube
  • The Guardian "Lineker leads the charge", Thursday, 19th June 1986, page 28.

Managers

Referee

  • Jamal Al Sharif

Attendance

  • 98,728

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 3rd
  • Paraguay - 22nd