• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Fri 08 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Aviva Stadium
Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Keane 71" (P)

Long 77"

2 - 3
Russia

Russia

Kerzhakov 10"

Dzagoev 27"

Shirokov 49"

Republic of Ireland vs Russia


Team Lineups

Republic of Ireland

1 Given
4 O'Shea
5 Dunne
2 St. Ledger
3 Kilbane
8 Green
6 Whelan
7 Lawrence
11 McGeady
10 Keane71"
9 Doyle
Substitutes
16 Westwood
12 Fahey
13 McShane
14 Long77"
15 Gibson
17 Keogh
18 Cunningham

Russia

1 Akinfeev
2 Aniukov
4 Ignashevich
3 Berezutsky
5 Zhirkov
7 Denisov
6 Shirokov49"
8 Zyryanov
11 Dzagoev27"
10 Arshavin
9 Kerzhakov10"
Substitutes
12 Gabulov
14 Berezutsky
15 Semshov
16 Pogrebniak
17 Bystrov
18 Bilyaletdinov
19 Bukharov

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Republic of Ireland

W W L D W W D

Russia

D L W W D W

Live Text Commentary
93:41 +3.41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Roman Shirokov on Shane Long. Free kick crossed by Darron Gibson. The ball is delivered by Aiden McGeady, Igor Akinfeev makes a save.

92:59 +2.59
 

Darron Gibson crosses the ball, Shane Long produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

92:00 +2
 

The ball is crossed by Yuri Zhirkov, Pavel Pogrebniak produces a mishit right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

91:18 +1.18
 

The offside flag is raised against Pavel Pogrebniak. Shay Given takes the indirect free kick.

90:29 +0.29
 

Robbie Keane produces a cross, clearance by Sergei Ignashevich.

90:29 +0.29
 

Robbie Keane produces a cross, clearance by Sergei Ignashevich.

90:01 +0.01
 

The referee blows for offside against Igor Semshov. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

90:01 +0.01
 

The referee blows for offside against Igor Semshov. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

88:25
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Alexei Berezutsky. Booking for Alexei Berezutsky for unsporting behaviour. Darron Gibson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

86:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean St. Ledger on Pavel Pogrebniak. Pavel Pogrebniak has an effort direct from the free kick.

85:34
 

John O'Shea crosses the ball, Sergei Ignashevich makes a clearance. Aiden McGeady produces a cross.

84:37
 

Andrey Arshavin delivers the ball.

83:45
Substitution
 

Alexei Berezutsky replaces Alan Dzagoev.

81:44
 

Shane Long sends in a cross, save made by Igor Akinfeev.

80:55
 

Alan Dzagoev fouled by Kevin Kilbane, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Igor Semshov.

79:49
 

Shane Long is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Igor Akinfeev.

79:25
 

John O'Shea crosses the ball, clearance made by Sergei Ignashevich.

79:01
Substitution
 

Pavel Pogrebniak comes on in place of Alexander Kerzhakov.

78:43
 

Aiden McGeady takes a shot. Blocked by Vasili Berezutsky.

77:16
Goal
 

Aiden McGeady takes a shot. Igor Akinfeev makes a save. Shane Long grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Rep of Ireland 2-3 Russia.Assist by Aiden McGeady.

76:49
 

Unfair challenge on Darron Gibson by Alan Dzagoev results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Shay Given.

75:24
 

Kevin Kilbane concedes a free kick for a foul on Vasili Berezutsky. Free kick taken by Igor Akinfeev.

74:29
 

Aiden McGeady takes a shot. Blocked by Sergei Ignashevich. Corner taken right-footed by Keith Fahey, Roman Shirokov manages to make a clearance.

72:34
 

Foul by Sergei Ignashevich on Aiden McGeady, free kick awarded. The ball is sent over by Kevin Kilbane, Headed effort on goal by Richard Dunne from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

71:00
Goal
 

Robbie Keane fouled by Yuri Zhirkov, the ref awards a Penalty. Penalty taken right-footed by Robbie Keane and scored. Rep of Ireland 1-3 Russia.

70:11
Substitution
 

Alexander Kerzhakov concedes a for a foul on Richard Dunne. Keith Fahey comes on in place of Kevin Doyle.

70:11
Substitution
 

Richard Dunne fouled by Alexander Kerzhakov, the ref awards a free kick. Keith Fahey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kevin Doyle. Free kick taken by Shay Given.

68:30
 

Alan Dzagoev takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Kevin Doyle manages to make a clearance.

67:01
Substitution
 

Igor Semshov is brought on as a substitute for Konstatin Zyryanov.

65:16
Substitution
 

Darron Gibson on for Glenn Whelan.

63:02
 

Centre by Roman Shirokov.

62:37
 

Centre by John O'Shea, Igor Akinfeev makes a comfortable save.

61:56
 

The offside flag is raised against Alexander Kerzhakov. Shay Given takes the indirect free kick.

61:06
Substitution
 

Liam Lawrence goes off and Shane Long comes on.

60:02
Yellow card
 

Aleksandr Aniukov gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aiden McGeady. Booking for Aleksandr Aniukov for unsporting behaviour. A cross is delivered by Liam Lawrence, Headed effort on goal by Kevin Doyle from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

59:16
 

John O'Shea sends in a cross, clearance by Sergei Ignashevich.

57:58
 

Liam Lawrence is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Sergei Ignashevich.

57:33
 

Aiden McGeady crosses the ball, clearance made by Sergei Ignashevich.

57:15
 

The ball is swung over by Alexander Kerzhakov.

56:10
Yellow card
 

Vasili Berezutsky fouled by Kevin Doyle, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin Doyle receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Aleksandr Aniukov takes the free kick.

55:25
 

Paul Green gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Konstatin Zyryanov. Direct free kick taken by Sergei Ignashevich.

54:43
 

Corner taken by Alan Dzagoev, Headed effort from inside the area by Sergei Ignashevich misses to the right of the target.

54:28
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Sean St. Ledger gets a block in.

52:56
 

Foul by Konstatin Zyryanov on Kevin Doyle, free kick awarded. Centre by Liam Lawrence, Header by Richard Dunne from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

51:04
 

Igor Denisov gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Keane. Free kick crossed by Liam Lawrence. Glenn Whelan takes a shot. Comfortable save by Igor Akinfeev.

49:56
Goal
 

Roman Shirokov grabs a goal from outside the area low into the middle of the goal. Rep of Ireland 0-3 Russia.

49:09
 

Centre by Alan Dzagoev, clearance by Sean St. Ledger.

48:37
 

Centre by Liam Lawrence, blocked by Yuri Zhirkov.

46:26 +1.26
 

Andrey Arshavin has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

47:20
 

Liam Lawrence is caught offside. Igor Akinfeev takes the free kick.

47:04
 

Aiden McGeady takes a shot. Save by Igor Akinfeev.

46:29
 

Shot by Aleksandr Aniukov from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

45:53
 

Unfair challenge on Yuri Zhirkov by Liam Lawrence results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Yuri Zhirkov.

44:25
 

Effort on goal by Alexander Kerzhakov from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

43:47
 

Robbie Keane delivers the ball, clearance by Vasili Berezutsky.

43:20
 

Alexander Kerzhakov takes a shot. Comfortable save by Shay Given.

42:28
 

Kevin Doyle takes a shot. Save by Igor Akinfeev.

40:36
 

Vasili Berezutsky challenges Kevin Doyle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kevin Kilbane crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.

39:13
 

Sean St. Ledger challenges Alan Dzagoev unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alexander Kerzhakov shoots direct from the free kick.

38:43
 

Liam Lawrence concedes a free kick for a foul on Igor Denisov. Direct free kick taken by Sergei Ignashevich.

37:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aleksandr Aniukov on Kevin Doyle. Kevin Kilbane produces a cross, John O'Shea takes a shot. Save made by Igor Akinfeev.

36:18
 

Foul by Aiden McGeady on Vasili Berezutsky, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Igor Akinfeev.

34:20
 

Roman Shirokov gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Lawrence. Free kick crossed by Glenn Whelan.

33:32
 

Roman Shirokov takes a shot. Sean St. Ledger gets a block in.

32:37
 

Foul by Kevin Doyle on Aleksandr Aniukov, free kick awarded. Igor Denisov restarts play with the free kick.

32:37
 

Foul by Kevin Doyle on Aleksandr Aniukov, free kick awarded. Igor Denisov restarts play with the free kick.

31:08
 

Alan Dzagoev fouled by Sean St. Ledger, the ref awards a free kick. The referee cautions Sean St. Ledger for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Roman Shirokov.

31:08
 

Alan Dzagoev fouled by Sean St. Ledger, the ref awards a free kick. The referee cautions Sean St. Ledger for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Roman Shirokov.

27:29
Goal
 

Centre by Aleksandr Aniukov, Alan Dzagoev scores a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Rep of Ireland 0-2 Russia.Aleksandr Aniukov provided the assist for the goal.

26:09
Yellow card
 

Kevin Doyle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Vasili Berezutsky. Igor Denisov shown a yellow card. Roman Shirokov takes the direct free kick.

25:43
 

Alan Dzagoev takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Kilbane.

24:46
 

Aiden McGeady delivers the ball, Sergei Ignashevich manages to make a clearance. Kevin Doyle has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Save by Igor Akinfeev.

23:23
 

Alexander Kerzhakov produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

22:12
 

Alexander Kerzhakov is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

21:10
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Alan Dzagoev, Sean St. Ledger manages to make a clearance.

20:21
 

Alexander Kerzhakov takes a shot. Save made by Shay Given. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Alan Dzagoev from the right by-line, clearance by John O'Shea.

18:42
 

The ball is delivered by Alexander Kerzhakov, blocked by John O'Shea.

17:18
 

Roman Shirokov has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.

16:46
 

The ball is delivered by Liam Lawrence, Igor Akinfeev makes a save.

16:46
 

The ball is delivered by Liam Lawrence, Igor Akinfeev makes a save.

15:25
 

Unfair challenge on Alexander Kerzhakov by Richard Dunne results in a free kick. Roman Shirokov takes the direct free kick.

15:01
 

Sergei Ignashevich challenges Liam Lawrence unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Lawrence crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Igor Akinfeev.

14:32
 

Aiden McGeady produces a cross, Vasili Berezutsky makes a clearance.

14:04
 

Liam Lawrence fouled by Alan Dzagoev, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Richard Dunne.

11:37
 

Alan Dzagoev takes a shot. Save made by Shay Given.

11:08
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Doyle on Sergei Ignashevich. Direct free kick taken by Sergei Ignashevich.

9:24
Goal
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roman Shirokov by Richard Dunne. Free kick crossed by Andrey Arshavin, save by Shay Given. Alexander Kerzhakov gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Rep of Ireland 0-1 Russia.Assist on the goal came from Sergei Ignashevich.

7:44
 

Liam Lawrence produces a cross, Effort on goal by Aiden McGeady from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

7:30
 

The ball is delivered by Robbie Keane.

7:03
 

Aiden McGeady takes a shot. Igor Akinfeev makes a save.

5:24
 

Paul Green fouled by Roman Shirokov, the ref awards a free kick. Shay Given takes the direct free kick.

4:09
 

Alan Dzagoev has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.

3:11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Vasili Berezutsky on Kevin Doyle. Glenn Whelan takes the direct free kick.

:43
 

The ball is delivered by Kevin Doyle, blocked by Sergei Ignashevich.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

Full time
 

The referee blows for the end of the match.