• FIFA World Cup Qualifying
  • Date: Tue 16 October 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: ESTADIO DO DRAGAO, PORTUGAL

Portugal vs Northern Ireland


Form Guide - FIFA World Cup Qualifying

Portugal

L D

Northern Ireland

L D


Live Text Commentary
90:00
 

End of the game

90:00
 

The referee has signaled the end of the second half

90:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

90:00
 

Rui Patricio takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

90:00
 

Offside called on Corry Evans

90:00
 

Jonathan Evans takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left wing. Outcome: pass

90:00
 

Ruben Amorim commits a foul on Niall McGinn resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

90:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

90:00
 

Throw-in: Ruben Amorim takes it (Defending)

90:00
 

Nani takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and passes it to a teammate resulting in: open play

90:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: open play

90:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Round Post)

90:00
 

Antonio Eder hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

90:00
 

Silvestre Varela crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

90:00
 

Throw-in: Pepe takes it (Defending)

90:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

90:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: save

90:00
 

Throw-in: Bruno Alves takes it (Attacking)

89:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

89:00
 

Nani hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

89:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

88:00
 

Silvestre Varela hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

88:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes the corner kick from the left byline with his left foot and hits an outswinger to the far post, resulting in: shot

87:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

86:00
 

Pepe takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

86:00
 

Offside called on Kyle Lafferty

86:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

85:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

85:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

85:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo commits a foul on Jonathan Evans resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

84:00
 

Miguel Veloso crosses the ball. Outcome: foul

84:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left wing. Outcome: cross

84:00
 

Kyle Lafferty commits a foul on Jo~ao Moutinho resulting on a free kick for Portugal

84:00
Yellow card
 

Aaron Hughes is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

84:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

83:00
 

Silvestre Varela crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

82:00
 

Throw-in: Pepe takes it (Defending)

82:00
 

Pepe takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

82:00
 

Niall McGinn commits a foul on Pepe resulting on a free kick for Portugal

81:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

81:00
 

Rui Patricio makes a very good save (Catch)

81:00
 

Jonathan Evans hits a good header. Outcome: save

81:00
 

Oliver Norwood crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

80:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: cross

80:00
Yellow card
 

Pepe is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

80:00
 

Bruno Alves commits a foul on Oliver Norwood resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

80:00
 

That last goal was assisted by Nani (Pass from Centre Penalty Area)

79:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Parry)

77:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

77:00
 

Craig Cathcart clears the ball from danger.

77:00
 

Miguel Veloso crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

77:00
 

Rui Patricio takes a short goal kick

76:00
 

Niall McGinn hits a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

76:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

75:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

74:00
 

Throw-in: Silvestre Varela takes it (Attacking)

74:00
 

Ryan McGivern clears the ball from danger.

74:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

74:00
 

Rui Patricio takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

73:00
 

Portugal makes a sub: Antonio Eder enters for Joao Pereira. Reason: Tactical

73:00
 

Kyle Lafferty commits a foul on Pepe resulting on a free kick for Portugal

72:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

72:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Veloso takes it (Attacking)

72:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: open play

71:00
 

Oliver Norwood clears the ball from danger.

71:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: clearance

71:00
 

Aaron Hughes blocks the shot

71:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

70:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

70:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: save

69:00
 

Throw-in: Nani takes it (Defending)

69:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Attacking)

67:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right wing. Outcome: open play

67:00
 

Bruno Alves commits a foul on Kyle Lafferty resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

67:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

67:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

66:00
 

Ryan McGivern takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

66:00
 

Handball called on Silvestre Varela

66:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

64:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

63:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and passes it to a teammate resulting in: open play

63:00
 

Steven Davis clears the ball from danger.

63:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

63:00
 

Jonathan Evans clears the ball from danger.

63:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

63:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Parry)

63:00
 

Ruben Amorim hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

62:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Punch)

62:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: save

62:00
 

Oliver Norwood clears the ball from danger.

62:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

62:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

61:00
 

Jonathan Evans clears the ball from danger.

61:00
 

Portugal makes a sub: Silvestre Varela enters for Ressureicao Ruben Micael. Reason: Tactical

61:00
 

Nani takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: clearance

60:00
 

Jonathan Evans clears the ball from danger.

60:00
 

Ressureicao Ruben Micael crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

59:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

59:00
 

Bruno Alves drills a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

58:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Parry)

58:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

58:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

57:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

57:00
 

Ressureicao Ruben Micael crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

56:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Fumble)

56:00
 

Ruben Amorim hits a good header. Outcome: save

56:00
 

Miguel Veloso crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

55:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

55:00
 

Jonathan Evans blocks the shot

55:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo drills a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

54:00
 

Pepe takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

54:00
 

Kyle Lafferty commits a foul on Pepe resulting on a free kick for Portugal

53:00
 

Rui Patricio makes a very good save (Catch)

53:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: save

52:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

51:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

51:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: save

50:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

50:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: save

50:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

49:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

48:00
 

Ressureicao Ruben Micael drills a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

48:00
 

Jonathan Evans clears the ball from danger.

48:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

48:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

47:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

47:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes the corner kick from the left byline with his left foot and hits an outswinger to the out of play, resulting in: out of play

47:00
 

Portugal makes a sub: Ruben Amorim enters for Miguel Lopes. Reason: Tactical

46:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

45:00
 

The second half is under way

45:00
 

The referee has signaled the end of the first half

45:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

45:00
 

Joao Pereira crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

45:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: pass

45:00
 

Oliver Norwood commits a foul on Cristiano Ronaldo resulting on a free kick for Portugal

45:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

44:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

44:00
 

Nani takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: save

44:00
 

Ryan McGivern clears the ball from danger.

44:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

43:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Catch)

43:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: save

43:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: pass

43:00
 

Oliver Norwood commits a foul on Jo~ao Moutinho resulting on a free kick for Portugal

42:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Punch)

42:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes the corner kick from the right byline with his left foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: save

42:00
 

Jonathan Evans clears the ball from danger.

42:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

42:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

41:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

40:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Attacking)

40:00
 

Chris Baird clears the ball from danger.

40:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

39:00
 

Ryan McGivern clears the ball from danger.

39:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

39:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

38:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

38:00
 

Rui Patricio takes a short goal kick

38:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Attacking)

37:00
 

Jonathan Evans takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

37:00
 

Joao Pereira hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

37:00
 

Craig Cathcart clears the ball from danger.

36:00
 

Joao Pereira crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

36:00
 

Ryan McGivern blocks the shot

36:00
 

Nani hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

36:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

36:00
 

Kyle Lafferty commits a foul on Bruno Alves resulting on a free kick for Portugal

35:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

35:00
 

Chris Baird clears the ball from danger.

34:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: clearance

33:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

32:00
 

Bruno Alves takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

32:00
 

Offside called on Kyle Lafferty

32:00
 

Throw-in: Jonathan Evans takes it (Defending)

32:00
 

Rui Patricio makes a good save (Catch)

31:00
 

Chris Baird hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

30:00
 

That last goal was assisted by Kyle Lafferty (Pass from Right Channel)

30:00
Goal
 

Goal!! Niall McGinn hits a very good right footed shot to the upper left corner from the centre penalty area (aprox. 12 yards) and scores!! Northern Ireland now leads 1 - 0

30:00
 

Niall McGinn hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: goal

29:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

29:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

29:00
 

Pepe commits a foul on Ryan McGivern resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

28:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes the corner kick from the left byline with his left foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: foul

28:00
 

Roy Carroll makes a very good save (Tip Over)

28:00
 

Nani hits a good header. Outcome: save

27:00
 

Jonathan Evans takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

27:00
 

Ressureicao Ruben Micael commits a foul on Kyle Lafferty resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

26:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

26:00
 

Kyle Lafferty commits a foul on Bruno Alves resulting on a free kick for Portugal

26:00
 

Throw-in: Cristiano Ronaldo takes it (Attacking)

25:00
 

Throw-in: Bruno Alves takes it (Defending)

25:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

25:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

24:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

24:00
 

Ryan McGivern clears the ball from danger.

24:00
 

Bruno Alves crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

24:00
 

Miguel Veloso crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

24:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left wing. Outcome: cross

24:00
 

Kyle Lafferty commits a foul on Miguel Lopes resulting on a free kick for Portugal

23:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

23:00
 

Rui Patricio makes a very good save (Catch)

23:00
 

Craig Cathcart drills a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

22:00
 

Steven Davis takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: shot

22:00
 

Ressureicao Ruben Micael commits a foul on Aaron Hughes resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

21:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Attacking)

21:00
 

Craig Cathcart takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right channel. Outcome: open play

21:00
 

Ressureicao Ruben Micael commits a foul on Oliver Norwood resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

20:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

20:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

20:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

20:00
 

Pepe hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

19:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the near post, resulting in: shot

18:00
 

Rui Patricio makes a good save (Catch)

18:00
 

Aaron Hughes crosses the ball. Outcome: save

17:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Defending)

16:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Defending)

15:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

15:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

15:00
 

Throw-in: Ryan McGivern takes it (Defending)

14:00
 

Pepe takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

14:00
 

Handball called on Kyle Lafferty

14:00
 

Jonathan Evans clears the ball from danger.

14:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

13:00
 

Rui Patricio takes a short goal kick

13:00
 

Jonathan Evans hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

13:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: shot

13:00
 

Bruno Alves clears the ball from danger.

12:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: clearance

11:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

11:00
 

Joao Pereira crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

11:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

10:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

10:00
 

Throw-in: Aaron Hughes takes it (Defending)

9:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

8:00
 

Craig Cathcart takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

8:00
 

Jo~ao Moutinho commits a foul on Craig Cathcart resulting on a free kick for Northern Ireland

7:00
 

Aaron Hughes clears the ball from danger.

7:00
 

Nani crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

7:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

7:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Defending)

6:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

6:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

6:00
 

Throw-in: Miguel Lopes takes it (Attacking)

6:00
 

Pepe takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

6:00
 

Offside called on Kyle Lafferty

5:00
 

Miguel Lopes clears the ball from danger.

5:00
 

Oliver Norwood crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

5:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right wing. Outcome: cross

5:00
 

Handball called on Miguel Lopes

4:00
 

Miguel Lopes clears the ball from danger.

4:00
 

Oliver Norwood takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the far post, resulting in: clearance

4:00
 

Throw-in: Pepe takes it (Defending)

3:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

3:00
 

Cristiano Ronaldo hits a right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

2:00
 

Roy Carroll takes a long goal kick

2:00
 

Miguel Lopes hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

2:00
 

Throw-in: Joao Pereira takes it (Attacking)

1:00
 

Miguel Veloso takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

1:00
 

Craig Cathcart commits a foul on Jo~ao Moutinho resulting on a free kick for Portugal