Match No. 641 - Wednesday, 16th November 1988
- Majid Abdullah, 15'
- Abdullah Al-Deayea
- Abdullah Salah Al-Dosari
- Mehaisen Al-Dosari
- Mohammed Swayed
- Khaled Al-Sabiyani
- Youssef Al-Tunayan
- Khaled Al-Muwallid
- Shirt NumbersBoth Saudi goalkeepers wore number 1.
- Disallowed GoalsEngland had three goals disallowed for offside.
- Tabloid ResponseThe Daily Mirror headline response against Bobby Robson was "In the name of Allah go!"
- Player MilestoneDavid Seaman's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneMel Sterland's Only Cap
- Player MilestoneMichael Thomas' 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneAlan Smith's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneBrian Marwood's Only Cap
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
- England - Bobby Robson
- Saudi Arabia - Carlos Alberto Parreira
- Jassim Abdul-Rahman Mandi
Half Time Score
- Saudi Arabia 1 - 0 England
- England - 9th 2
- Saudi Arabia - 81st