Republic of Ireland 2 - 1 FYROM | 2012 - UEFA Euro | 2002229

UEFA European ChampionshipQualifying Round | Aviva Stadium, Dublin
26 March 2011 - 19:45 (local time)

Republic of Ireland 2 - 1 FYR Macedonia

McGeady(2) Keane(21) Full-time Tričkovski(45)
Republic of Ireland FYR Macedonia

Team Lineups

FYR Macedonia

  • 1 Edin Nuredinovski (G)
  • 2 Vance Sikov
  • 3 Goran Popov
  • 4 Nikolce Noveski
  • 7 Ivan Tričkovski
  • 8 Velice Sumulikoski
  • 10 Goran Pandev (C)
  • 11 Ilco Naumoski
  • 15 Boban Grncarov
  • 16 Darko Tasevski
  • 17 Muhamed Demiri

Substitutes

  • 12 Martin Bogatinov (G)
  • 5 Igor Mitreski
  • 6 Slavčo Georgievski
  • 9 Stevica Ristic
  • 13 Filip Despotovski
  • 18 Aleksandar Lazevski
  • 20 Mario Gjurovski

Officials

  • Referee István Vad
  • Assistant Referee Zsolt Attila Szpisjak
  • Assistant Referee Istvan Albert
  • 4th Referee Sandor Szabo
  • Uefa Delegate Miguel Galán Torres
  • Referee Observer Marc Batta
  • Patrick A. Daly

Minute by Minute Commentary

  • The match is under way.
  • 2" Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 5" Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on @@player2 (@@team2).
  • 5" Darren O'Dea (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Goran Pandev (FYR Macedonia).
  • 7" Goran Popov (FYR Macedonia) fouls.
  • 7" Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 7" Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland) has an attempt on goal.
  • 7" Edin Nuredinovski (FYR Macedonia) blocks a shot.
  • 11" Kevin Doyle (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 11" Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 12" Richard Dunne (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Edin Nuredinovski (FYR Macedonia).
  • 13" Goran Popov (FYR Macedonia) misses the target.
  • 13" Velice Sumulikoski (FYR Macedonia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland).
  • 14" Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 14" Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland) delivers the corner.
  • 20" Shane Long (in) - Kevin Doyle (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 20" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) has an attempt on goal.
  • 20" Keiren Westwood (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 21" Nikolce Noveski (FYR Macedonia) fouls.
  • 21" Darron Gibson (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 21" Robbie Keane (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 22" Darko Tasevski (FYR Macedonia) is flagged for offside.
  • 24" Darko Tasevski (FYR Macedonia) is penalised for a foul on Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland).
  • 25" Darron Gibson (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Darko Tasevski (FYR Macedonia).
  • 26" Shane Long (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 31" Ilco Naumoski (FYR Macedonia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 32" Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 32" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) misses the target.
  • 37" Darren O'Dea (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 37" Shane Long (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Nikolce Noveski (FYR Macedonia).
  • 38" Darko Tasevski (FYR Macedonia) delivers the corner.
  • 38" Darko Tasevski (FYR Macedonia) is flagged for offside.
  • 39" Robbie Keane (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 45" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) scores!
  • The referee blows for half-time.
  • The second half begins.
  • 48" Goran Pandev (FYR Macedonia) misses the target.
  • 48" Keiren Westwood (Republic of Ireland) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 50" Boban Grncarov (FYR Macedonia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shane Long (Republic of Ireland).
  • 50" Boban Grncarov (FYR Macedonia) is shown a yellow card.
  • 52" Darren O'Dea (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 52" Muhamed Demiri (FYR Macedonia) misses the target.
  • 55" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 57" Goran Popov (FYR Macedonia) is penalised for a foul on Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland).
  • 57" Goran Popov (FYR Macedonia) is booked.
  • 58" Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 61" Mario Gjurovski (in) - Darko Tasevski (out) (FYR Macedonia)
  • 63" Mario Gjurovski (FYR Macedonia) takes the corner.
  • 65" Richard Dunne (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia).
  • 65" Mario Gjurovski (FYR Macedonia) takes the free-kick.
  • 65" Ilco Naumoski (FYR Macedonia) is flagged for offside.
  • 67" Richard Dunne (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 67" Richard Dunne (Republic of Ireland) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 67" Mario Gjurovski (FYR Macedonia) takes the free-kick.
  • 67" Ilco Naumoski (FYR Macedonia) misses the target.
  • 68" Stevica Ristic (in) - Ilco Naumoski (out) (FYR Macedonia)
  • 70" Darron Gibson (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia).
  • 70" Darron Gibson (Republic of Ireland) is shown a yellow card.
  • 71" Vance Sikov (FYR Macedonia) takes the free-kick.
  • 73" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) has an effort on goal.
  • 73" Keiren Westwood (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 75" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) delivers the corner.
  • 75" Ivan Tričkovski (FYR Macedonia) has an attempt on goal.
  • 75" Keiren Westwood (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 77" Keith Fahey (in) - Darron Gibson (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 78" Muhamed Demiri (FYR Macedonia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shane Long (Republic of Ireland).
  • 79" Goran Popov (FYR Macedonia) fouls.
  • 79" Keith Fahey (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 80" Muhamed Demiri (FYR Macedonia) is penalised for a foul on Richard Dunne (Republic of Ireland).
  • 80" Muhamed Demiri (FYR Macedonia) is booked.
  • 80" Keith Fahey (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 83" Goran Popov (FYR Macedonia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shane Long (Republic of Ireland).
  • 84" Slavčo Georgievski (in) - Muhamed Demiri (out) (FYR Macedonia)
  • 84" Keith Fahey (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 85" Nikolce Noveski (FYR Macedonia) fouls.
  • 86" Keith Fahey (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 87" Robbie Keane (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 87" James McCarthy (in) - Robbie Keane (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 88" Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • The final whistle is blown.

Match Statistics

  • Republic of Ireland
  • FYR Macedonia

Corners Won

4 3

Shots on Target

3 4

Shots off Target

5 5

Fouls Committed

10 11
  • Republic of Ireland

    FYR Macedonia

  • 2Goals1
  • 3Yellow Card(s)3
  • 0Red Card(s)0
  • 3Shots on Goal4
  • 5Shots Wide5
  • 0Shot(s) Blocked0
  • 3Save(s)1
  • 8Total Shots9
  • 10Fouls Committed11
  • 4Corner(s)3
  • 0Offside(s)5