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Friday, 29 May 1998
Coupe Internationale Hassan II de Football, match three

Belgium 0 England 0 [0-0]
no extra time - Belgium won 4-3 on penalties
 

 

Match Summary
Belgium Squad
England Squad

Complexe Sportif Mohamed V, Maarif Ancien, Casablanca
Attendance: 20,000/25,000;
Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

 
 
Belgium - Van Meir, scores (1-0).
England - Rob Lee, saved (1-0).
Belgium - Vital Borkelmans, scores (2-0).
England - Michael Owen, scores (2-1).
Belgium - Mbo Mpenza, scores (3-1).
England - David Beckham, scores (3-2).
Belgium - Enzo Scifo, saved (3-2).
England - Paul Merson, scores (3-3).
Belgium - Phillippe Van der Walle, scores (4-3).
England - Les Ferdinand, saved (4-3).
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials

Belgium

Type

England

Referee (-) - Abderraham El-Arjoune
x (-), Morocco, FIFA-listed.

Assistant Referees - tbc

Fourth Official - tbc

This match was followed by Morocco vs. France.
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Belgium Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 36th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 21st to 20th
Colours: Made by Diadora - Red collared jerseys with red collar and black/yellow trim, black/yellow cuffs, red shorts with black/yellow hem, red socks with black/yellow trim.
Capt: Enzo Scifo Manager: Georges Leekens, 49 (18 May 1949), appointed in 1997.
Belgium Lineup
  Van de Walle, Philippe     G     GA
2 Deflandre, Eric            
  Van Meir, Eric            
  Verstraeten, Mike            
  Borkelmans, Vital            
  De Boeck, Glen            
  Verheyen, Gert            
  Mpenza, Emile            
  Goossens, Michael            
10 Scifo, Enzo            
  Boffin, Danny            
Belgium Substitutes
1? Mpenza, Mbo            
1? Claessens, Gert            

unused substitutes:

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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 5th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th to 6th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Sol Campbell, first captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
20th match, W 13 - D 4 - L 3 - F 29 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Martyn, A. Nigel 31 11 August 1966 G Leeds United AFC 7 5 GA
2 Neville, Gary, off 46th min. 23 18 February 1975 RB Manchester United FC 27 0
3 Neville, Philip, off 46th min. 21 21 January 1977 LB Manchester United FC 12 0
4 Butt, Nicholas 23 21 January 1975 M Manchester United FC 6 0
5 Campbell, Sulzeer J., off 75th min. 23 18 September 1974 CD Tottenham Hotspur FC 16 0
6 Keown, Martin R. 31 24 July 1966 CD Arsenal FC 18 1
7 Lee, Robert M. 32 1 February 1966 M Newcastle United FC 17 2
8 Gascoigne, Paul J., off 50th min. 31 27 May 1967 M Middlesbrough FC 57 10
9 Ferdinand, Leslie 31 8 December 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 17 5
10 Merson, Paul 30 20 March 1968 M Middlesbrough FC 18 2
11 Le Saux, Graeme P. 29 17 October 1968 M Chelsea FC 25 1
England Substitutes
1? Ferdinand, Rio G., on 46th min. for G.Neville 19 7 November 1978 RB West Ham United FC 3 0
18 Owen, Michael J., on 46th min. for P.Neville 18 14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 5 1
1? Beckham, David, on 50th min. for Gascoigne 23 2 May 1975 M Manchester United FC 15 0
1? Dublin, Dion, on 75th min. for Campbell 29 22 April 1969 F Coventry City FC 3 0

unused substitutes:

13-Ian Walker, Darren Anderton, Steve McManaman, David Batty, Paul Scholes, Alan Shearer, Teddy Sheringham.
 
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Averages:

Age 27.7 Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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