• International
  • Date: Tue 07 June 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Maurice Dufrasne Stadium
Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Andrews 35"

Cox 89"

2 - 0

Republic of Ireland vs Italy


Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

1 Forde
2 McShane
3 Ward
4 St. Ledger
5 O'Dea
6 Foley
7 Coleman
8 Andrews35"
11 Hunt
10 Long
9 Keogh
Substitutes
16 Murphy
12 Kelly
13 Cox89"
14 Delaney
15 Whelan
17 Lawrence
18 Treacy

Italy

19 Viviano
16 Cassani
5 Gamberini
4 Criscito
3 Chiellini
8 Marchisio
21 Pirlo
23 Nocerino
18 Montolivo
22 Rossi
7 Pazzini
Substitutes
1 Buffon
12 Sirigu
2 Maggio
15 Ranocchia
14 Ogbonna Obienza
6 Balzaretti
17 Palombo
9 Giovinco
20 Matri
11 Gilardino
10 Cassano

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - International

Republic of Ireland

L L W

Italy

L D D W L

Live Text Commentary
94:14 +4.14
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Keith Treacy. Emiliano Viviano takes the free kick.

93:49 +3.49
 

Mattia Cassani challenges Simon Cox unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Simon Cox.

93:01 +3.01
Substitution
 

Damien Delaney joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen Ward.

92:35 +2.35
 

Riccardo Montolivo takes a shot. Save by David Forde.

89:33
Goal
 

Simon Cox fires in a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rep of Ireland 2-0 Italy.The assist for the goal came from Stephen Hunt.

88:02
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Sebastian Giovinco, Seamus Coleman manages to make a clearance.

85:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Kelly on Alberto Gilardino. Sebastian Giovinco has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

84:18
 

Stephen Hunt challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Angelo Palombo takes the direct free kick. Riccardo Montolivo takes a shot.

82:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Giorgio Chiellini on Keith Treacy. Keith Andrews takes the free kick.

82:21
Substitution
 

Stephen Kelly comes on in place of Darren O'Dea.

80:42
 

Effort on goal by Angelo Palombo from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.

73:32
Substitution
 

Andrew Keogh goes off and Keith Treacy comes on.

69:40
 

Foul by Keith Andrews on Sebastian Giovinco, free kick awarded. Sebastian Giovinco has an effort direct from the free kick.

66:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mattia Cassani by Stephen Hunt. Sebastian Giovinco restarts play with the free kick.

65:12
Substitution
 

Federico Balzaretti on for Domenico Criscito.

62:58
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Giovinco, Alberto Gilardino has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

62:12
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Claudio Marchisio misses to the left of the target.

61:31
 

Angelo Palombo fouled by Glenn Whelan, the ref awards a free kick. Claudio Marchisio restarts play with the free kick.

58:11
Substitution
 

Sebastian Giovinco on for Antonio Nocerino. Giampaolo Pazzini leaves the field to be replaced by Alberto Gilardino. Glenn Whelan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kevin Foley. Simon Cox joins the action as a substitute, replacing Shane Long.

56:09
 

Giampaolo Pazzini is penalised for a handball. Free kick taken by David Forde.

53:46
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Alessandro Matri goes wide of the left-hand upright.

52:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Keogh by Alessandro Gamberini. Direct free kick taken by Keith Andrews.

49:00
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Angelo Palombo.

47:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Keogh on Angelo Palombo. Direct free kick taken by Angelo Palombo.

45:45 +0.45
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Antonio Nocerino goes wide right of the target.

45:02
Substitution
 

Angelo Palombo is brought on as a substitute for Andrea Pirlo. Giuseppe Rossi leaves the field to be replaced by Alessandro Matri. Shane Long gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alessandro Matri. Angelo Palombo takes the direct free kick.

43:36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Seamus Coleman on Antonio Nocerino. Antonio Nocerino restarts play with the free kick.

43:03
 

Giuseppe Rossi concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Long. Direct free kick taken by David Forde.

41:43
 

Andrew Keogh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrea Pirlo. Andrea Pirlo takes the direct free kick.

40:37
 

Alessandro Gamberini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Long. Stephen Hunt takes the free kick.

39:56
 

The offside flag is raised against Giampaolo Pazzini. Free kick taken by David Forde.

39:09
 

Unfair challenge on Domenico Criscito by Andrew Keogh results in a free kick. Giorgio Chiellini restarts play with the free kick.

38:35
 

Giuseppe Rossi challenges Sean St. Ledger unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Forde takes the free kick.

36:53
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andrea Pirlo, Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

36:35
 

Unfair challenge on Giuseppe Rossi by Kevin Foley results in a free kick. Riccardo Montolivo restarts play with the free kick.

35:30
Goal
 

Keith Andrews finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Rep of Ireland 1-0 Italy.Assist on the goal came from Stephen Hunt.

34:49
 

Alessandro Gamberini challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Hunt takes the free kick.

34:07
 

The referee blows for offside against Mattia Cassani. Free kick taken by David Forde.

33:45
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini by Shane Long. Andrea Pirlo restarts play with the free kick.

31:42
 

Giorgio Chiellini challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Stephen Hunt, save made by Emiliano Viviano.

29:59
 

Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Giorgio Chiellini. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

29:30
Yellow card
 

Keith Andrews receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

29:07
 

Shane Long gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini. Free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

28:31
 

Andrew Keogh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrea Pirlo. Direct free kick taken by Andrea Pirlo.

27:33
 

Foul by Shane Long on Giorgio Chiellini, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini.

26:49
 

Shot from just outside the box by Antonio Nocerino goes over the crossbar.

25:41
 

Mattia Cassani concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Hunt. Free kick taken by Keith Andrews.

24:54
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Giampaolo Pazzini goes wide of the right-hand upright.

23:24
 

Shane Long is caught offside. Giorgio Chiellini restarts play with the free kick.

22:51
 

Riccardo Montolivo takes a shot. Darren O'Dea gets a block in.

21:30
Yellow card
 

Andrew Keogh concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrea Pirlo. Stephen Hunt is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Mattia Cassani.

18:07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giuseppe Rossi by Stephen Hunt. Strike comes in from Andrea Pirlo from the free kick.

17:52
 

Domenico Criscito delivers the ball.

16:19
 

The official flags Alessandro Gamberini offside. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.

13:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alessandro Gamberini by Andrew Keogh. Riccardo Montolivo takes the direct free kick.

12:06
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Shane Long misses to the right of the target.

11:45
 

Shane Long challenges Alessandro Gamberini unfairly and gives away a free kick. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

10:07
 

Riccardo Montolivo takes a shot. Sean St. Ledger gets a block in.

8:30
 

Andrea Pirlo challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Keith Andrews.

8:08
 

Domenico Criscito concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Keogh. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Keogh.

6:40
 

Foul by Giuseppe Rossi on Seamus Coleman, free kick awarded. Keith Andrews restarts play with the free kick.

6:22
 

Darren O'Dea gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Giuseppe Rossi. Andrea Pirlo takes the free kick.

4:48
 

The offside flag is raised against Giampaolo Pazzini. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.

2:05
 

The offside flag is raised against Shane Long. Andrea Pirlo restarts play with the free kick.

:36
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andrea Pirlo.