• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Fri 08 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Windsor Park

Northern Ireland vs Italy


Team Lineups

Northern Ireland

1 Taylor
2 McAuley
18 Hughes
5 Craigan
3 Evans
11 Brunt
6 Baird
7 Davis
8 McCann
10 Feeney
9 Healy
Substitutes
12 Tuffey
4 Clinghan
13 Evans
14 Lafferty
15 McGinn
16 Patterson
17 Gorman

Italy

1 Viviano
3 Criscito
23 Bonucci
4 Chiellini
16 Cassani
5 De Rossi
21 Pirlo
6 Mauri
7 Pepe
10 Cassano
11 Borriello
Substitutes
12 Sirigu
8 Marchisio
14 Bovo
17 Palombo
19 Zambrotta
20 Pazzini
22 Rossi

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Northern Ireland

W D D L D

Italy

W W D D W W


Live Text Commentary
90:25 +0.25
 

Niall McGinn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Domenico Criscito. Direct free kick taken by Domenico Criscito.

89:23
 

Outswinging corner taken by Steven Davis from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Giorgio Chiellini.

89:01
 

Steven Davis takes a shot. Save by Emiliano Viviano.

88:38
 

The referee penalises Kyle Lafferty for handball. Mattia Cassani restarts play with the free kick.

87:14
 

Giampaolo Pazzini concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Hughes. Stephen Craigan takes the direct free kick.

85:57
 

Shot by Giuseppe Rossi from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

85:32
 

A cross is delivered by Antonio Cassano, Giuseppe Rossi produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

83:37
Substitution
 

Mattia Cassani challenges Kyle Lafferty unfairly and gives away a free kick. Giuseppe Rossi on for Simone Pepe. Jonathan Evans takes the free kick.

80:14
 

Short corner taken by Steven Davis.

79:38
Substitution
 

(Northern Ireland) makes a substitution, with Corry Evans coming on for Grant McCann.

78:22
Substitution
 

Claudio Marchisio is brought on as a substitute for Stefano Mauri.

77:59
 

Stefano Mauri gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gareth McAuley. Maik Taylor takes the direct free kick.

76:34
 

Andrea Pirlo takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Giorgio Chiellini produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

73:54
 

Andrea Pirlo takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Stephen Craigan.

73:43
Substitution
 

Marco Borriello goes off and Giampaolo Pazzini comes on.

73:19
 

Antonio Cassano takes a shot. Save by Maik Taylor.

71:46
 

Header by Warren Feeney from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

70:54
Substitution
 

Niall McGinn comes on in place of Chris Brunt.

70:30
 

Effort from close range by Simone Pepe goes wide left of the target.

69:59
 

Chris Brunt challenges Stefano Mauri unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

68:52
 

Effort on goal by Andrea Pirlo from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

67:32
 

Corner taken by Grant McCann from the left by-line, save by Emiliano Viviano.

65:21
Substitution
 

(Northern Ireland) makes a substitution, with Kyle Lafferty coming on for David Healy.

64:29
 

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line played to the near post, Mattia Cassani manages to make a clearance.

62:57
 

Antonio Cassano takes a shot. Stephen Craigan gets a block in.

61:38
 

Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the left by-line, Giorgio Chiellini makes a clearance.

61:04
 

Marco Borriello takes a shot. Save by Maik Taylor.

55:16
 

Handball by Jonathan Evans. Direct free kick taken by Mattia Cassani.

54:13
 

Corner taken by Grant McCann.

52:39
 

Foul by Daniele De Rossi on David Healy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Gareth McAuley.

49:26
 

Shot from inside the area by Stefano Mauri clears the bar.

47:40
Yellow card
 

Chris Brunt challenges Andrea Pirlo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Brunt receives a yellow card. Andrea Pirlo has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save made by Maik Taylor.

45:17
 

Marco Borriello has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

42:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Davis on Daniele De Rossi. Daniele De Rossi restarts play with the free kick.

41:21
 

The ball is crossed by Domenico Criscito, Maik Taylor makes a save.

39:18
 

Grant McCann takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Leonardo Bonucci makes a clearance.

37:57
 

Unfair challenge on David Healy by Stefano Mauri results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Grant McCann.

37:48
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marco Borriello. Maik Taylor takes the direct free kick.

36:34
 

Foul by Warren Feeney on Andrea Pirlo, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Leonardo Bonucci.

35:41
 

Stefano Mauri takes a shot. Save by Maik Taylor.

31:11
 

Antonio Cassano has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

30:50
 

Marco Borriello takes a shot. Save by Maik Taylor.

30:10
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Brunt, Close range headed effort by David Healy goes wide of the left-hand post.

29:21
 

Simone Pepe challenges Chris Baird unfairly and gives away a free kick. Maik Taylor takes the free kick.

29:21
 

Simone Pepe challenges Chris Baird unfairly and gives away a free kick. Maik Taylor takes the free kick.

27:44
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marco Borriello. Jonathan Evans restarts play with the free kick.

27:07
 

Foul by Antonio Cassano on Jonathan Evans, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Evans.

26:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marco Borriello on Chris Baird. Maik Taylor takes the direct free kick.

25:54
 

Shot from just outside the box by David Healy misses to the left of the target.

24:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Healy on Giorgio Chiellini. Emiliano Viviano restarts play with the free kick.

24:30
 

Simone Pepe is caught offside. Jonathan Evans takes the direct free kick.

24:30
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Simone Pepe. Jonathan Evans restarts play with the free kick.

22:45
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Andrea Pirlo, Marco Borriello produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

22:26
 

Corner taken right-footed by Andrea Pirlo from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Stephen Craigan.

19:12
 

Shot by Simone Pepe from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

17:24
 

Antonio Cassano is adjudged to have handled the ball. Stephen Craigan takes the free kick.

15:03
 

Chris Brunt takes a shot. Leonardo Bonucci gets a block in.

13:58
 

Warren Feeney fouled by Andrea Pirlo, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Brunt restarts play with the free kick.

13:58
 

Warren Feeney fouled by Andrea Pirlo, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Brunt restarts play with the free kick.

7:25
 

Emiliano Viviano fouled by Warren Feeney, the ref awards a free kick. Emiliano Viviano restarts play with the free kick.

6:48
 

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line, Emiliano Viviano makes a save.

4:38
 

Stefano Mauri delivers the ball, clearance by Stephen Craigan.

4:21
 

The ball is sent over by Mattia Cassani, clearance made by Stephen Craigan.

1:33
 

Andrea Pirlo takes the inswinging corner, Chris Brunt manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

Full time
 

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.