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
    • Pier Angelo Manzaroli  
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    • Marco Mazza  
    • 9
    • Nicola Bacciocchi  
    •  64'
    • 10
    • Massimo Bonini (c) 
    • 11
    • Fabio Francini  
    •  81'
    • Paolo Mazza  
    •  64'
    • Ivan Matteoni  
    •  81'

Notes

  • World Rankings:  The first match after FIFA adopted their world ranking procedure. England are ranked 5th but are not assessed again until August 1993.
  • Missed Penalty: David Platt:  1st miss from 2nd taken. 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.
  • Player Milestone:  Les Ferdinand's 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  Carlton Palmer's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Les Ferdinand's 1st Goal
  • Player Milestone:  David Platt's 1st Captaincy

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)