• Date: Sat 10 October 2009
  • Venue: Croke Park
  • Ref: Hauge, T
  • Attendance: 70,640
Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Whelan (8)

St Ledger (87)

2 - 2
Italy

Italy

Camoranesi (26)

Gilardino (90)

Republic of Ireland vs Italy

Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Shay Given
John O'Shea
Richard Dunne
Glenn Whelan (Martin Rowlands, 70)
Sean St Ledger
Kevin Kilbane
Liam Lawrence
Robbie Keane
Kevin Doyle, K (Leon Best, 67)
Keith Andrews
Aiden McGeady (Stephen Hunt, S, 78)

Italy

Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluca Zambrotta
Fabio Grosso (Salvatore Bocchetti, 76)
Giorgio Chiellini
Nicola Legrottaglie
Daniele De Rossi
Mauro Camoranesi
Angelo Palombo (Simone Pepe, 89)
Vincenzo Iaquinta
Andrea Pirlo
Antonio Di Natale (Alberto Gilardino, 76)

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for full time.

90
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Alberto Gilardino putting it in the back of the net.

89
Substitution
 

Angelo Palombo is being taken off, Simone Pepe has come on in his place.

87
Goal
 

Goal!! Sean St Ledger scores for Rep of Ireland.

83
Yellow Card
 

Leon Best goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

78
Substitution
 

Aiden McGeady is replaced by Stephen Hunt.

76
Substitution
 

Antonio Di Natale is being taken off, Alberto Gilardino has come on in his place.

76
Substitution
 

Italy are replacing Fabio Grosso with Salvatore Bocchetti.

70
Substitution
 

Rep of Ireland are replacing Glenn Whelan with Martin Rowlands.

67
Yellow Card
 

Daniele De Rossi is booked for unsporting behaviour.

67
Substitution
 

Kevin Doyle is being taken off, Leon Best has come on in his place.

Second half
 

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

Half time
 

Half time whistle is blown by T Hauge

33
Yellow Card
 

Glenn Whelan goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

26
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Mauro Camoranesi putting it in the back of the net.

8
Goal
 

Goal!! Rep of Ireland have scored with Glenn Whelan putting it in the back of the net.

Kickoff
 

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