France 2 - 0 Republic of Ireland | 2018 - Senior Mens Friendlies | 2023916

Senior Men FriendliesFinal Tournament - Group Stage | Stade de France, Saint-Denis
28 May 2018 - 21:00 (local time)

France 2 - 0 Republic of Ireland

Giroud(40) Fekir(44) Full-time
France Republic of Ireland

Tactical Lineups

France

16 Mandanda (G) 5 Umtiti 9 Giroud 10 Mbappé 12 Tolisso 14 Matuidi (C) 15 N'Zonzi 17 Rami 18 Fekir 19 Sidibé 22 B. Mendy

Substitutes

  • 23 Alphonse Areola (G)
  • 1 Hugo Lloris (G)
  • 2 Benjamin Pavard
  • 3 Presnel Kimpembe
  • 6 Paul Pogba
  • 7 Antoine Griezmann
  • 8 Thomas Lemar
  • 11 Ousmane Dembélé
  • 13 N'Golo Kanté
  • 20 Florian Thauvin
  • 21 Lucas Hernández

Republic of Ireland

1 Doyle (G) 2 Coleman (C) 4 Rice 5 Duffy 8 O'Dowda 9 Long 11 McClean 14 Browne 17 Williams 19 Walters 21 Long

Minute by Minute Commentary

  • The match is under way.
  • 3" Kylian Mbappé (France) misses the target.
  • 17" Kylian Mbappé (France) misses the target.
  • 21" Nabil Fekir (France) takes the corner.
  • 21" James McClean (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Blaise Matuidi (France).
  • 21" James McClean (Republic of Ireland) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 22" Nabil Fekir (France) misses the target.
  • 25" Benjamin Mendy (France) has an effort on goal.
  • 25" Colin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 25" Nabil Fekir (France) delivers the corner.
  • 26" Kylian Mbappé (France) has a shot blocked.
  • 26" Nabil Fekir (France) takes the corner.
  • 28" Nabil Fekir (France) delivers the corner.
  • 31" Kylian Mbappé (France) has an attempt on goal.
  • 31" Colin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 31" Nabil Fekir (France) takes the corner.
  • 32" Olivier Giroud (France) misses the target.
  • 33" Declan Rice (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nabil Fekir (France).
  • 38" Corentin Tolisso (France) misses the target.
  • 40" Nabil Fekir (France) delivers the corner.
  • 40" Olivier Giroud (France) scores!
  • 40" Olivier Giroud (France) has an effort on goal.
  • 40" Colin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 44" Nabil Fekir (France) scores!
  • 45+1" Shane Duffy (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 45+2" James McClean (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 45+2" Shane Long (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • The referee blows for half-time.
  • The second half begins.
  • 47" James McClean (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 48" Jon Walters (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Blaise Matuidi (France).
  • 51" Olivier Giroud (France) has an attempt on goal.
  • 51" Colin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 53" Nabil Fekir (France) misses the target.
  • 56" Nabil Fekir (France) delivers the corner.
  • 56" Adil Rami (France) misses the target.
  • 59" David Meyler (in) - Jon Walters (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 59" Harry Arter (in) - Alan Browne (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 64" Presnel Kimpembe (in) - Samuel Umtiti (out) (France)
  • 64" Lucas Hernández (in) - Benjamin Mendy (out) (France)
  • 64" Antoine Griezmann (in) - Nabil Fekir (out) (France)
  • 65" Kylian Mbappé (France) is flagged for offside.
  • 70" Alan Judge (in) - Shane Long (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 70" Graham Burke (in) - Callum O'Dowda (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 71" Enda Stevens (Republic of Ireland) is shown a yellow card.
  • 75" Antoine Griezmann (France) takes the corner.
  • 76" Blaise Matuidi (France) misses the target.
  • 77" Paul Pogba (in) - Corentin Tolisso (out) (France)
  • 77" Ousmane Dembélé (in) - Kylian Mbappé (out) (France)
  • 77" Antoine Griezmann (France) delivers the corner.
  • 79" Paul Pogba (France) misses the target.
  • 80" Shaun Williams (in) - Kevin Long (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 82" Matthew Doherty (in) - Derrick Williams (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 82" Benjamin Pavard (in) - Djibril Sidibé (out) (France)
  • 86" Presnel Kimpembe (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on James McClean (Republic of Ireland).
  • 86" James McClean (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 88" Shane Duffy (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 89" Harry Arter (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Lucas Hernández (France).
  • 90" Antoine Griezmann (France) has an effort on goal.
  • 90" Colin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 90+3" Harry Arter (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 90+3" Shaun Williams (Republic of Ireland) has an attempt on goal.
  • 90+3" Steve Mandanda (France) blocks a shot.
  • 90+3" Matthew Doherty (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • The final whistle is blown.

Match Statistics

  • France
  • Republic of Ireland

Corners Won

9 2

Shots on Target

7 1

Shots off Target

9 3

Fouls Committed

1 6
  • France

    Republic of Ireland

  • 2Goals0
  • 0Yellow Card(s)2
  • 0Red Card(s)0
  • 7Shots on Goal1
  • 9Shots Wide3
  • 1Shot(s) Blocked1
  • 1Save(s)5
  • 17Total Shots5
  • 1Fouls Committed6
  • 9Corner(s)2
  • 1Offside(s)0