Match No. 692 - Wednesday, 17th February 1993

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    • 1
    • Pierluigi Benedettini
    • 2
    • Bruno Muccioli
    • 3
    • Mirco Gennari
    • 4
    • Loris Zanotti
    • 5
    • Claudio Canti
    • 6
    • William Guerra
    • 7
    • Pierangelo Manzaroli
    • 8
    • Marco Mazza
    • 9
    • Nicola Bacciocchi
    • 64'
    • 10
    • Massimo Bonini (c)
    • 11
    • Fabio Francini
    • 81'
    • Paolo Mazza
    • 64'
    • Ivan Matteoni
    • 81'

Notes

  • World RankingsThe first match after FIFA adopted their world ranking procedure. England are ranked 5th but are not assessed again until August 1993.
  • Missed Penalty: David Platt1st miss from 2nd taken (50.0%). England's 74th overall. Dorigo was brought down in the area by Manzaroli with only minutes left. Benedettini's fine save prevented Platt equaling Malcolm MacDonald's 5 goal tally set at Wembley 18 years previously.
  • Hat-Trick: David Platt1st hat-trick (72nd overall).
  • Player MilestoneLes Ferdinand's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneCarlton Palmer's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneLes Ferdinand's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • www.independent.co.uk Four-goal Platt lifts labouring England
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Roger Philippi

Attendance

  • 51,154

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 6th
  • San Marino - 184th

World Cup 1994 Q

(Group 2)

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    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Norway
    • 16
    • +20
    • 1
    • 2
    • 7
    • 10
    • Netherlands
    • 15
    • +20
    • 1
    • 3
    • 6
    • 10
    • England
    • 13
    • +17
    • 2
    • 3
    • 5
    • 10
    • Poland
    • 8
    • -5
    • 5
    • 2
    • 3
    • 10
    • Turkey
    • 7
    • -8
    • 6
    • 1
    • 3
    • 10
    • San Marino
    • 1
    • -44
    • 9
    • 1
    • 0
    • 10
    • Final Standings.