By The Numbers: Ireland v Uruguay

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By The Numbers: Ireland v Uruguay

3: The Republic of Ireland have played Uruguay on three occasions (all friendly matches) and have a W0, D1, L2 record.
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9: The number of goals scored in those three matches with Ireland scoring three goals and Uruguay scoring six goals.

3: Only three players have made their international debut against Uruguay: Barry Murphy (Bohemians) and the Shamrock Rovers pair of Liam O’Brien and Peter Eccles played in the 1-1 draw at Lansdowne Road on 23rd April 1986, which was Jack Charlton’s second match as manager of the Irish team. Murphy and Eccles were never subsequently capped.

43: Today's match is Ireland’s 43rd home match to be played at the Aviva Stadium. Our record is W21, D11, L10, F73, A37.

9: Uruguay will become the ninth country to play Ireland here at the Aviva Stadium at least twice: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia (three times), Germany, Oman, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia and Wales. 

28: Ireland defeated Hungary by 2-0 in a World Cup qualifying match at Lansdowne Road on this date in 1989.

25: Ireland lost 2-0 to Italy in a US Cup match in Boston on this date in 1992.

21: Ireland lost 3-1 to the Netherlands in a friendly match in Rotterdam on this date in 1996.

17: Ireland drew 2-2 with Mexico in a US Cup match in Chicago on this date in 2000. 

12: Ireland drew 2-2 with Israel in a World Cup qualifying match at Lansdowne Road on this date in 2005.

6: Ireland defeated FYR Macedonia by 2-0 in a European Championship qualifying match in Skopje on this date in 2011.

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