• Date: Wed 11 February 2009
  • Venue: Croke Park
  • Ref: Hyytia, J
  • Attendance: 65,000
Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Keane (73) P

Keane (78)

2 - 1
Georgia

Georgia

Iashvili (1)

Republic of Ireland vs Georgia

Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Shay Given
Stephen Kelly
Kevin Kilbane
John O'Shea
Richard Dunne
Glenn Whelan
Aiden McGeady
Keith Andrews
Kevin Doyle, K
Robbie Keane
Damien Duff (Stephen Hunt, S, 80)

Georgia

Georgi Lomaia
Ucha Lobjanidze
Kakha Kaladze
David Kvirkvelia
Luka Razmadze
Alexander Iashvili
David Siradze (Rati Aleksidze, 77)
Zurab Khizanishvili
Beka Gotsiridze (Georgi Merebashvili, 68)
Levan Kobiashvili
Zurab Mentesashvili (Levan Khmaladze, 70)

Match Report

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Full time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for full time.

80
Substitution
 

Rep of Ireland are replacing Damien Duff with Stephen Hunt.

78
Goal
 

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

77
Substitution
 

David Siradze is replaced by Rati Aleksidze.

73
Goal
 

Robbie Keane takes a penalty for Rep of Ireland and scores!.

72
Yellow Card
 

Zurab Khizanishvili goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

70
Substitution
 

Georgia are replacing Zurab Mentesashvili with Levan Khmaladze.

68
Substitution
 

Beka Gotsiridze is replaced by Georgi Merebashvili.

66
Yellow Card
 

Levan Kobiashvili is booked for unsporting behaviour.

58
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Keith Andrews.

53
Yellow Card
 

David Kvirkvelia is booked for unsporting behaviour.

Second half
 

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

Half time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for half time.

35
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Ucha Lobjanidze.

29
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Zurab Mentesashvili.

1
Goal
 

Goal!! Alexander Iashvili scores for Georgia.

Kickoff
 

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