• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Sat 26 March 2011
  • Kick-off: 16:45
  • Venue: Vassil Levski Stadion

Bulgaria vs Switzerland


Team Lineups

Bulgaria

13 Mihailov
3 Bandalovski
21 Stoyanov
15 Ivanov
4 Zanev
7 Georgiev
19 Petrov
2 Manolev
9 Popov
8 Delev
10 Makriev
Substitutes
1 Stoyanov
5 Bodurov
6 Angelov
11 Lazarov
12 Peev
20 Genkov
22 Trifonov

Switzerland

12 Wolfli
2 Lichtsteiner
5 Von Bergen
13 Grichting
3 Ziegler
7 Behrami
15 Dzemaili
8 Inler
14 Stocker
9 Frei
11 Streller
Substitutes
22 Leoni
4 Affolter
10 Yakin
16 Fernandes
17 Margairaz
18 Gavranovic
19 Derdiyok

Possession Stats

56%
44%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Bulgaria

L D W D D

Switzerland

L L W D D

Live Text Commentary
93:56 +3.56
 

Shot by Mario Gavranovic from 6 yards. Nikolay Mihailov makes a save.

93:33 +3.33
 

Tsvetan Genkov is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Marco Wolfli.

93:07 +3.07
 

Shot by Gokhan Inler from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

92:18 +2.18
 

Zdravko Lazarov challenges Steve Von Bergen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marco Wolfli.

90:47 +0.47
 

Stanislav Manolev delivers the ball, Stephan Lichtsteiner gets a block in. Corner taken by Zdravko Lazarov, comfortable save by Marco Wolfli.

90:24 +0.24
 

Reto Ziegler takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Ivan Ivanov.

89:54
 

Stephan Lichtsteiner delivers the ball, Eren Derdiyok takes a shot. Blocked by Ivan Ivanov.

88:37
 

Blagoy Georgiev gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephane Grichting. Marco Wolfli takes the free kick.

88:10
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Mario Gavranovic. Nikolay Mihailov takes the free kick.

87:55
 

Gelson Fernandes delivers the ball, blocked by Petar Zanev.

86:19
Yellow card
 

Stanislav Manolev challenges Reto Ziegler unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stanislav Manolev is booked. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Reto Ziegler from left wing.

84:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Zdravko Lazarov on Stephan Lichtsteiner. Strike on goal comes in from Reto Ziegler from the free kick.

84:15
Substitution
 

Ivelin Popov leaves the field to be replaced by Stanislav Angelov.

83:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stiliyan Petrov on Blerim Dzemaili. Direct free kick taken by Blerim Dzemaili.

82:49
 

The ball is crossed by Ivan Bandalovski, Reto Ziegler gets a block in.

81:37
 

Gokhan Inler has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

80:34
Substitution
 

Zdravko Lazarov is brought on as a substitute for Spas Delev.

78:55
 

Corner taken left-footed by Reto Ziegler from the right by-line to the near post, Headed effort from inside the box by Alexander Frei misses to the right of the target.

78:24
 

Gelson Fernandes has an effort at goal. Blocked by Kostadin Stoyanov.

77:26
 

Inswinging corner taken by Spas Delev from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Steve Von Bergen. Effort on goal by Blagoy Georgiev from 18 yards. Comfortable save by Marco Wolfli.

75:58
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Eren Derdiyok on Ivan Bandalovski. The referee cautions Eren Derdiyok for unsporting behaviour. Mario Gavranovic on for Marco Streller. Free kick taken by Blagoy Georgiev.

75:03
 

The ball is swung over by Stanislav Manolev, save by Marco Wolfli.

73:46
 

The ball is delivered by Spas Delev, save made by Marco Wolfli.

72:41
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marco Streller. Indirect free kick taken by Nikolay Mihailov.

72:13
 

Stephan Lichtsteiner delivers the ball, clearance made by Petar Zanev.

71:46
 

Spas Delev takes a shot. Blocked by Stephane Grichting.

71:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephane Grichting on Tsvetan Genkov. Blagoy Georgiev restarts play with the free kick.

70:52
 

Centre by Gokhan Inler, clearance made by Ivan Bandalovski.

69:52
 

Blerim Dzemaili delivers the ball, save by Nikolay Mihailov.

69:25
 

Eren Derdiyok produces a cross, Nikolay Mihailov makes a comfortable save.

68:27
 

Gokhan Inler fouled by Blagoy Georgiev, the ref awards a free kick. Blagoy Georgiev goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Reto Ziegler takes the free kick. Gokhan Inler has a drilled shot. Blocked by Kostadin Stoyanov.

67:02
 

Ivelin Popov produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

65:44
Substitution
 

Handball decision goes against Kostadin Stoyanov. Eren Derdiyok on for Valentin Stocker. Reto Ziegler crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Ivan Bandalovski makes a clearance.

64:38
 

Spas Delev takes a shot. Comfortable save by Marco Wolfli.

63:52
 

Petar Zanev crosses the ball, Headed effort on goal by Tsvetan Genkov from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

62:58
 

Reto Ziegler takes a inswinging corner.

62:25
 

The ball is swung over by Stephan Lichtsteiner, Alexander Frei takes a shot. Save by Nikolay Mihailov.

61:59
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marco Streller. Nikolay Mihailov restarts play with the free kick.

59:56
 

Alexander Frei delivers the ball, Petar Zanev makes a clearance.

59:39
 

A cross is delivered by Spas Delev, clearance by Blerim Dzemaili.

59:08
 

Unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov by Gokhan Inler results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Blagoy Georgiev.

57:27
 

Petar Zanev produces a cross, clearance made by Gokhan Inler.

56:46
 

Centre by Ivelin Popov.

56:05
 

Blerim Dzemaili delivers the ball, clearance by Kostadin Stoyanov.

55:50
 

Stiliyan Petrov challenges Blerim Dzemaili unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Blerim Dzemaili.

55:19
 

Long distance shot from Ivelin Popov misses to the left of the target.

53:28
 

The ball is crossed by Petar Zanev, Headed effort from inside the area by Stanislav Manolev misses to the left of the target.

52:34
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Ivan Ivanov.

52:17
 

The ball is delivered by Gelson Fernandes, save made by Nikolay Mihailov.

51:40
Substitution
 

Dimitar Makriev goes off and Tsvetan Genkov comes on.

51:20
 

The offside flag is raised against Marco Streller. Free kick taken by Blagoy Georgiev.

51:00
 

Unfair challenge on Reto Ziegler by Stanislav Manolev results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephane Grichting.

49:07
 

The ball is swung over by Blagoy Georgiev, Headed effort on goal by Spas Delev from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

46:50 +1.5
 

Dimitar Makriev produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

47:37
 

Stiliyan Petrov fouled by Marco Streller, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kostadin Stoyanov.

46:17 +1.17
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Blagoy Georgiev, Ivan Bandalovski produces a volleyed left-footed shot from 20 yards. Blocked by Blerim Dzemaili.

45:55 +0.55
 

The ball is swung over by Petar Zanev, blocked by Gelson Fernandes.

45:59
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Spas Delev. Marco Wolfli takes the indirect free kick.

45:26 +0.26
 

Petar Zanev crosses the ball, blocked by Stephan Lichtsteiner.

43:44
 

Shot from 35 yards by Petar Zanev went over the net.

43:11
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stanislav Manolev by Reto Ziegler. Free kick taken by Blagoy Georgiev.

42:19
 

Unfair challenge on Blerim Dzemaili by Ivelin Popov results in a free kick. Stephane Grichting takes the free kick.

39:53
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Spas Delev. Marco Wolfli takes the indirect free kick.

38:33
 

Ivelin Popov fouled by Gokhan Inler, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Blagoy Georgiev from the free kick, Marco Wolfli makes a save.

37:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ivan Bandalovski by Valentin Stocker. Stiliyan Petrov takes the direct free kick.

37:06
 

Stephan Lichtsteiner fouled by Spas Delev, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Von Bergen takes the free kick.

35:31
 

Ivelin Popov concedes a free kick for a foul on Blerim Dzemaili. Alexander Frei has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by Nikolay Mihailov.

33:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gokhan Inler by Dimitar Makriev. Gokhan Inler takes the free kick.

32:35
 

Gokhan Inler sends in a cross. The referee blows for offside against Alexander Frei. Nikolay Mihailov takes the indirect free kick.

32:09
 

Ivan Bandalovski sends in a cross, Steve Von Bergen makes a clearance.

32:01
 

Centre by Spas Delev, clearance made by Steve Von Bergen.

29:52
 

The ball is swung over by Valentin Stocker, Gelson Fernandes takes a shot. Blocked by Kostadin Stoyanov. Corner taken by Reto Ziegler, clearance made by Ivan Ivanov.

28:51
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stiliyan Petrov on Gokhan Inler. Free kick taken by Marco Wolfli.

28:11
 

The ball is delivered by Dimitar Makriev, Close range effort by Stiliyan Petrov clears the crossbar.

27:49
 

Valentin Stocker crosses the ball.

27:37
 

Stephan Lichtsteiner delivers the ball, Ivan Bandalovski manages to make a clearance.

27:01
 

Handball decision goes against Stanislav Manolev. Stephane Grichting takes the free kick.

26:35
 

Blagoy Georgiev takes the inswinging corner, save by Marco Wolfli.

26:08
 

The ball is swung over by Stanislav Manolev, clearance made by Steve Von Bergen.

25:19
 

Gokhan Inler sends in a cross, Spas Delev gets a block in.

23:54
 

Dimitar Makriev challenges Stephane Grichting unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marco Wolfli.

23:17
 

Petar Zanev gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Blerim Dzemaili. Blerim Dzemaili crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Nikolay Mihailov makes a save.

22:39
 

Shot from just outside the box by Blagoy Georgiev misses to the right of the goal.

21:11
 

Marco Streller gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ivan Ivanov. Free kick taken by Ivan Ivanov.

20:51
 

Blagoy Georgiev takes a shot. Marco Wolfli makes a comfortable save.

19:55
 

Gelson Fernandes challenges Ivelin Popov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Blagoy Georgiev restarts play with the free kick.

17:10
Substitution
 

Gelson Fernandes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Valon Behrami. Free kick awarded for a foul by Blagoy Georgiev on Valentin Stocker. Stephane Grichting restarts play with the free kick.

15:52
 

Kostadin Stoyanov challenges Marco Streller unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kostadin Stoyanov is cautioned. Direct free kick taken by Gokhan Inler.

15:39
 

The ball is crossed by Stanislav Manolev, clearance by Stephan Lichtsteiner.

14:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Valon Behrami on Spas Delev. Valon Behrami goes into the book. Ivan Ivanov takes the free kick.

13:43
 

Gokhan Inler fouled by Dimitar Makriev, the ref awards a free kick. Stephane Grichting takes the direct free kick.

12:45
 

Reto Ziegler fouled by Stanislav Manolev, the ref awards a free kick. Reto Ziegler restarts play with the free kick.

10:20
 

Stanislav Manolev gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gokhan Inler. Reto Ziegler takes the free kick.

8:46
 

Effort from 20 yards by Spas Delev. Save made by Marco Wolfli.

8:04
 

The ball is delivered by Petar Zanev, Dimitar Makriev takes a shot. Save by Marco Wolfli.

7:19
 

Unfair challenge on Blagoy Georgiev by Valon Behrami results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Blagoy Georgiev, clearance by Marco Streller.

6:24
 

The ball is crossed by Petar Zanev, Gokhan Inler manages to make a clearance.

5:24
 

The official flags Dimitar Makriev offside. Marco Wolfli takes the free kick.

4:34
 

Stanislav Manolev crosses the ball, Reto Ziegler makes a clearance.

3:55
 

Ivan Ivanov challenges Steve Von Bergen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marco Wolfli takes the free kick.

3:12
 

Gokhan Inler gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Blagoy Georgiev, Stephan Lichtsteiner makes a clearance.

2:01
 

Alexander Frei concedes a free kick for a foul on Kostadin Stoyanov. Nikolay Mihailov takes the direct free kick.

1:23
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Stanislav Manolev. Free kick taken by Marco Wolfli.

:58
 

Shot by Ivelin Popov from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.