France 3 - 2 Republic of Ireland | 1997 - UEFA Under-18 Championship | 54066

UEFA Under-18 ChampionshipFinal Tournament | Kaplakrikavöllur, Hafnarfjördur
24 July 1997 - 18:00 (local time)

France 3 - 2 Republic of Ireland

Saha Hellebuyck Touré Full-time Whittle Doherty
France Republic of Ireland

Team Lineups

France

  • 16 Gérard Gnanhouan (G)
  • 2 Fabrice Kelban
  • 3 Sébastien Bertrand
  • 4 Michel Rodriguez (C)
  • 5 Philippe Christanval
  • 6 Sébastien Piocelle
  • 7 Alioune Touré
  • 8 Patrice Maurel
  • 10 Grégory Proment
  • 11 Louis Saha
  • 13 David Hellebuyck

Substitutes

  • 1 Jérôme Hiaumet (G)
  • 9 Sébastien Fidani
  • 12 Ghislain Bagnon
  • 14 Yves Deroff
  • 15 Zoumana Camara

Republic of Ireland

  • 1 Paul Whelan (G)
  • 2 Thomas Heary
  • 3 Paul Dillon
  • 5 David Whittle
  • 6 Richard Dunne (C)
  • 7 Stephen Roche
  • 8 Barry Quinn
  • 9 Damien Duff
  • 10 Stephen McPhail
  • 11 Mark McKeever
  • 15 Barry Conlon

Substitutes

  • 4 Gary Doherty
  • 12 Damien Lynch
  • 13 Richard Sadlier
  • 14 Lee Boylan
  • 16 James Gallagher (G)

Officials

  • Referee Fiorenzo Treossi
  • Assistant Referee Pjetur Sigurdsson
  • Assistant Referee Einar Gudmundsson
  • 4th Referee Eyjolfur Olafsson
  • Uefa Delegate György Szilágyi
  • Referee Observer Emilio Soriano Aladrén

Minute by Minute Commentary

  • 13" Louis Saha (France) scores!
  • 20" David Whittle (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 41" David Hellebuyck (France) scores!
  • 46" Damien Lynch (in) - Stephen Roche (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 46" Alioune Touré (France) scores!
  • 51" Barry Conlon (Republic of Ireland) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 54" David Whittle (Republic of Ireland) is shown a yellow card.
  • 63" Gary Doherty (in) - Thomas Heary (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 75" Yves Deroff (in) - David Hellebuyck (out) (France)
  • 76" Gary Doherty (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 79" Richard Sadlier (in) - Mark McKeever (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 81" Zoumana Camara (in) - Alioune Touré (out) (France)
  • 88" Louis Saha (France) is booked.

Match Statistics

  • France
  • Republic of Ireland

Shots on Target

3 2
  • France

    Republic of Ireland

  • 3Goals2
  • 1Yellow Card(s)2
  • 0Red Card(s)0
  • 3Shots on Goal2
  • 0Shots Wide0
  • 0Shot(s) Blocked0
  • 0Save(s)0
  • 3Total Shots2
  • 0Fouls Committed0
  • 0Corner(s)0
  • 0Offside(s)0