Match No. 727 - Sunday, 1st September 1996
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 98 Qualifying Group 2)
- Sergei Belous
- Iurie Miterev
- Serghei Cleșcenco
- Oleg Șișchin
- Radu Rebeja
- Hoddle: First MatchGlenn Hoddle's first match in charge.
- Missed Penalty: Testemi?anuIn 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
- Ilkka Koho
Half Time Score
- England - 7th 0
- Moldova - 109th