• Date: Wed 01 April 2009
  • Venue: Stadio San Nicola
  • Ref: Stark, W
  • Attendance: 41,000
Italy

Italy

Iaquinta (10)

1 - 1

Italy vs Republic of Ireland

Team Lineups

Italy

Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluca Zambrotta
Fabio Grosso
Giorgio Chiellini
Fabio Cannavaro
Matteo Brighi
Daniele De Rossi
Andrea Pirlo (Angelo Palombo, 46)
Simone Pepe (Andrea Dossena, 55)
Giampaolo Pazzini
Vincenzo Iaquinta (Fabio Quagliarella, 90)

Republic of Ireland

Shay Given
Paul McShane
John O'Shea
Richard Dunne
Keith Andrews (Darron Gibson, 54)
Kevin Kilbane
Andy Keogh (Caleb Folan, 22)
Glenn Whelan
Robbie Keane
Stephen Hunt, S
Kevin Doyle, K (Stephen Kelly, 63)

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

That's it, it's all over, the referee has blown the final whistle.

90
Substitution
 

Vincenzo Iaquinta is being taken off, Fabio Quagliarella has come on in his place.

89
Goal
 

Goal!! Rep of Ireland have scored with Robbie Keane putting it in the back of the net.

81
Yellow Card
 

Daniele De Rossi goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

81
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Vincenzo Iaquinta.

74
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Paul McShane.

67
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Fabio Grosso.

63
Substitution
 

Kevin Doyle is replaced by Stephen Kelly.

55
Substitution
 

Simone Pepe is replaced by Andrea Dossena.

54
Substitution
 

Keith Andrews is replaced by Darron Gibson.

Second half
 

The second half is under way with the score currently at 1 v 0.

46
Substitution
 

Italy are replacing Andrea Pirlo with Angelo Palombo.

Half time
 

Half time whistle is blown by W Stark

22
Substitution
 

Andy Keogh is being taken off, Caleb Folan has come on in his place.

10
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Vincenzo Iaquinta putting it in the back of the net.

4
Red Card
 

It's red. He's off. Giampaolo Pazzini has been sent off.

Kickoff
 

The ref has blown his whistle and the match has started.