• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Fri 08 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 19:30
  • Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
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Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Popov 47"

Wales vs Bulgaria


Team Lineups

Wales

1 Hennessey
2 Gunter
3 Collins
5 Collins
6 Ricketts
10 Ledley
7 Edwards
4 Williams
11 Bale
8 Vaughan
9 Morison
Substitutes
12 Myhill
13 Blake
14 Ribeiro
15 King
16 Crofts
17 Robson-Kanu
18 Church

Bulgaria

13 Mihailov
4 Zanev
3 Iliev
22 Bodurov
15 Ivanov
12 Peev
7 Georgiev
19 Petrov
17 Petrov
10 Makriev
9 Popov
Substitutes
1 Stoyanov
2 Vidanov
6 Angelov
8 Yankov
11 Rangelov
14 Domovchiyski
18 Dimitrov

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Wales

L L L L L

Bulgaria

L D W D D


Live Text Commentary
93:59 +3.59
Red card
 

Chris Gunter challenges Dimitar Rangelov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Red card for Chris Gunter. Blagoy Georgiev restarts play with the free kick.

92:53 +2.53
 

Effort on goal by Martin Petrov from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

91:54 +1.54
Yellow card
 

Petar Zanev is shown a yellow card for time wasting.

91:23 +1.23
 

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

90:23 +0.23
Yellow card
 

Martin Petrov shown a yellow card. Corner taken by Blagoy Georgiev from the left by-line played to the near post, Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.

90:10 +0.1
 

Ivelin Popov takes a shot. Save made by Wayne Hennessey.

88:41
 

The ball is delivered by Gareth Bale, Close range header by Hal Robson-Kanu goes over the crossbar.

88:11
 

Dimitar Rangelov challenges Samuel Ricketts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.

86:33
Substitution
 

Dimitar Makriev goes off and Chavdar Yankov comes on.

86:16
 

Gareth Bale takes a shot. Stiliyan Petrov gets a block in.

85:40
 

Unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Petar Zanev results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gareth Bale, clearance by Nikolay Bodurov.

81:20
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu on for Steve Morison. Outswinging corner taken by Gareth Bale from the left by-line.

79:08
Yellow card
 

Nikolay Bodurov concedes a free kick for a foul on Gareth Bale. Nikolay Bodurov shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gareth Bale, Blagoy Georgiev manages to make a clearance.

76:23
 

The referee blows for offside. Nikolay Mihailov restarts play with the free kick.

75:03
 

Unfair challenge on Samuel Ricketts by Ivelin Popov results in a free kick. Gareth Bale sends in a cross, James Collins has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

71:38
Substitution
 

Dimitar Rangelov joins the action as a substitute, replacing Georgi Peev.

70:04
 

Inswinging corner taken by Gareth Bale from the right by-line.

67:52
Substitution
 

Simon Church on for David Edwards.

67:20
 

Corner taken by Martin Petrov.

65:59
 

Dimitar Makriev fouled by James Collins, the ref awards a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Blagoy Georgiev, save by Wayne Hennessey.

63:23
 

Shot on goal by Stiliyan Petrov from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

62:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vaughan on Stiliyan Petrov. Blagoy Georgiev takes the direct free kick.

61:15
 

Corner taken by Gareth Bale, Danny Collins takes a shot. Save made by Nikolay Mihailov.

58:41
Substitution
 

Andy King is brought on as a substitute for Joe Ledley.

56:45
 

Gareth Bale is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Nikolay Mihailov.

55:55
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Gareth Bale from the left by-line, Ivan Ivanov makes a clearance.

55:37
 

Steve Morison takes a shot. Save by Nikolay Mihailov.

53:12
 

Martin Petrov produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

51:08
 

Corner taken right-footed by Blagoy Georgiev from the right by-line, free kick awarded for a foul by Dimitar Makriev on James Collins. Wayne Hennessey takes the free kick.

50:53
 

Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

49:16
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Blagoy Georgiev on Gareth Bale. Blagoy Georgiev is shown a yellow card. Gareth Bale takes the free kick.

46:22 +1.22
 

Shot by Dimitar Makriev from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

47:27
Goal
 

Ivelin Popov fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Wales 0-1 Bulgaria.

46:10
 

Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot. Samuel Ricketts gets a block in. Stiliyan Petrov has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

45:58
 

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by James Collins.

44:25
 

Steve Morison takes a shot. Nikolay Mihailov makes a save.

42:07
 

David Edwards concedes a free kick for a foul on Ivan Ivanov. Ivan Ivanov restarts play with the free kick.

40:53
Yellow card
 

Petar Zanev fouled by Samuel Ricketts, the ref awards a free kick. Samuel Ricketts is booked. Nikolay Bodurov takes the direct free kick.

38:47
 

Steve Morison challenges Nikolay Bodurov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nikolay Mihailov.

36:14
Substitution
 

Martin Petrov takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar. Valentin Iliev goes off and Pavel Vidanov comes on.

33:18
 

Foul by Steve Morison on Valentin Iliev, free kick awarded. Nikolay Bodurov takes the direct free kick.

30:48
 

David Edwards concedes a free kick for a foul on Petar Zanev. Free kick taken by Petar Zanev.

28:37
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov from the left by-line, save by Wayne Hennessey.

26:36
 

Steve Morison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Valentin Iliev. Nikolay Mihailov takes the free kick.

22:47
 

Unfair challenge on Valentin Iliev by Steve Morison results in a free kick. Nikolay Bodurov takes the free kick.

18:10
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Gareth Bale from the left by-line, clearance by Blagoy Georgiev.

16:32
 

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by Samuel Ricketts.

10:25
 

Ashley Williams concedes a free kick for a foul on Blagoy Georgiev. Blagoy Georgiev takes the direct free kick.

9:16
 

Corner taken right-footed by Blagoy Georgiev to the near post, Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

9:04
 

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Save made by Wayne Hennessey.

7:17
 

Chris Gunter has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

6:51
 

Georgi Peev takes a shot. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

6:24
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Blagoy Georgiev, clearance made by James Collins.

1:52
 

Handball decision goes against Stiliyan Petrov. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Gareth Bale from right channel, Valentin Iliev manages to make a clearance.

1:06
 

Dimitar Makriev fouled by Samuel Ricketts, the ref awards a free kick. Blagoy Georgiev takes the direct free kick.

:35
 

Nikolay Bodurov concedes a free kick for a foul on Gareth Bale. Gareth Bale takes the free kick.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

Half time
 

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

Full time
 

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.