Match No. 727 - Sunday, 1st September 1996

  •  
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Denis Romanenco  
    • 2
    • Serghei Secu  
    • 3
    • Ion Testemićanu  
    • 4
    • Sergui Nani  
    • 5
    • Sergei Belous  
    •  58'
    • 6
    • Vladimir Gaidamașciuc  
    • 7
    • Alexandru Curteian (c) 
    • 8
    • Sergiu Epureanu  
    • 9
    • Iurie Miterev  
    •  61'
    • 10
    • Alexandru Popovici  
    • 11
    • Serghei Cleșcenco  
    • 17
    • Oleg Șișchin  
    •  58'
    • 16
    • Radu Rebeja  
    •  61'

Notes

  • Hoddle: First MatchGlenn Hoddle's first match in charge.
  • Missed Penalty: TestemitanuIn the last few minutes Pearce is penalised for handball in the area but Testemiţanu hits his penalty against the frame of the goal.
  • Player MilestoneDavid Beckham's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneAndy Hinchcliffe's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlan Shearer's 1st Captaincy

Sources

Managers

Referee

  •  Ilkka Koho

Attendance

  • 9,500

Half Time Score

  • Moldova 0 - 2 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 7th   0
  •  Moldova - 109th

World Cup 1998 Q (Group 2)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 19
    • 13
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
    • 8
    • Italy
    • 18
    • 10
    • 0
    • 3
    • 5
    • 8
    • Poland
    • 10
    • -2
    • 4
    • 1
    • 3
    • 8
    • Georgia
    • 10
    • -2
    • 4
    • 1
    • 3
    • 8
    • Moldova
    • 0
    • -19
    • 8
    • 0
    • 0
    • 8
    • Final Standings.