• Date: Sat 06 June 2009
  • Venue: Vasilij Levski
  • Ref: Larsen, C B
  • Attendance: 42,000
Bulgaria

Bulgaria

Telkijski (29)

1 - 1

Bulgaria vs Republic of Ireland

Team Lineups

Bulgaria

Dimitar Ivankov
Radostin Kishishev
Ilian Stoianov
Igor Tomasic
Jivko Milanov
Stanislav Angelov
Stiliyan Petrov, S
Dimityr Telkijski (Velizar Dimitrov, 82)
Valeri Bojinov (Dimitar Makriev, 59)
Dimitar Berbatov
Martin Petrov, M (Blagoi Georgiev, 61)

Republic of Ireland

Shay Given
Sean St Ledger
Kevin Kilbane
John O'Shea (Stephen Kelly, 82)
Richard Dunne
Glenn Whelan
Damien Duff
Keith Andrews
Caleb Folan
Robbie Keane (Leon Best, 74)
Stephen Hunt, S (Aiden McGeady, 71)

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

Full time in Bulgaria and Ireland have held on well for a priceless draw.

82
Substitution
 

John O'Shea is replaced by Stephen Kelly.

82
Substitution
 

Dimityr Telkijski is being taken off, Velizar Dimitrov has come on in his place.

76
Yellow Card
 

Glenn Whelan goes into the referee's book for deliberate handball.

74
Substitution
 

Rep of Ireland are replacing Robbie Keane with Leon Best.

71
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt is being taken off, Aiden McGeady has come on in his place.

61
Substitution
 

Martin Petrov is replaced by Blagoi Georgiev.

59
Substitution
 

Valeri Bojinov is replaced by Dimitar Makriev.

56
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Dimityr Telkijski.

Second half
 

The second half is under way with the score currently at 1 v 1.

Half time
 

Half time whistle is blown by C B Larsen

39
Yellow Card
 

Jivko Milanov goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

29
Goal
 

Goal!! Dimityr Telkijski scores for Bulgaria.

24
Goal
 

Goal!! Richard Dunne scores for Rep of Ireland.

Kickoff
 

It's 6:30pm on Saturday, June 6th, the match has kicked off.