Friday, June 8, 2012

Euro-1988 Qualifying France USSR

October 11, 1986
Qualifier Group 3
Parc des Princes
40.496 spectators
Referee: Paolo Casarin
( Italy )

France: Joel Bats, Basile Boli (87`Philippe Vercruysse), Manuel Amoros, Michel Platini, Jean-Marc Ferreri, Jean Tigana, Luis Fernandez, Jean-Pierre Papin (70`Bruno Bellone), Yanick Stopyra, Philippe Jeannol, William Ayache. Coach: Henri Michel.

USSR: Rinat Dasaev, Alexander Chivadze, Anatoli Demianenko, Vladimir Bessonov (34`Vagiz Khidiatullin), Oleg Kuznetsov, Vasili Rats, Sergei Aleinikov, Pavel Yakovenko, Alexander Zavarov, Igor Belanov,  Sergei Rodionov (82`Oleg Blokhin). Coach: Valery Lobanovsky.

This loss early in the qualifying campaign, as well as the comprehensive domination of the soviet team during the match signaled the end of the Platini generation.
France would not qualify for this tournament nor the next World Cup.
After this match, Platini stated that qualification for the Euros is effectively over and France must concentrate on preparing younger players for the World Cup Qualifiers.
USSR qualified from this European Championship-1988 qualifying group.

1st half: duration 00:48:28®1st.mkv
2nd half: duration 00:46:26®2nd.mkv

Video Codec H264/AVC, MKV  
720 х 576, Bitrate 1800 kbps, 
25.00 fps Sound Codec mp3, 128 kbps, 44100 Hz, 16 bit, 2 channels 
French Comments 



  1. Frank, get ready for battle! :)
    Welcome to Euro-2012 !

  2. Merci beaucoup pour cet upload.

  3. Hi, Frank!
    Oh, your France broke our team of Ukraine...and then fizzled out ...
    Now I'll be rooting for Italy!
    Forza Italia !!! :)