EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING

Aviva Stadium

Referee: Giorgi Vadachkoria | Attendance: 30000

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Republic of Ireland

  • Aiden McGeady 2'
  • Robbie Keane 22'

2 - 1

FT

Macedonia

  • Ivan Trickovski 45'
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  • 90'

    End of the game

  • 90'

    The referee has signaled the end of the second half

  • 90'

    Damien Duff commits a foul on Nikolce Noveski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 90'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 90'

    Ivan Trickovski hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 89'

    Keiren Westwood takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 89'

    Goran Pandev commits a foul on Kevin Foley resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 88'

    Glenn Whelan clears the ball from danger.

  • 88'

    Ivan Trickovski crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 88'

    Nikolce Noveski clears the ball from danger.

  • 88'

    Damien Duff crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 87'

    Ireland makes a sub: James McCarthy enters for Robbie Keane. Reason: Tactical

  • 87'

    Aiden McGeady takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and passes it to a teammate resulting in: open play

  • 87'

    Nikolce Noveski blocks the shot

  • 87'

    Robbie Keane hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 86'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 86'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 86'

    Keith Fahey hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 85'

    Keith Fahey takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: shot

  • 85'

    Boban Grncarov commits a foul on Aiden McGeady resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 84'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 84'

    Keith Fahey crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 84'

    Macedonia makes a sub: Slavco Georgievski enters for Muhamed Demiri. Reason: Tactical

  • 83'

    Keith Fahey takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right wing. Outcome: cross

  • 83'

    Goran Popov commits a foul on Shane Long resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 83'

    Throw-in: Goran Popov takes it (Defending)

  • 81'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 81'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 81'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 81'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 80'

    Throw-in: Aiden McGeady takes it (Attacking)

  • 80'

    Boban Grncarov clears the ball from danger.

  • 80'

    Keith Fahey crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 80'

    Muhamed Demiri is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 80'

    Keith Fahey takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right channel. Outcome: cross

  • 80'

    Muhamed Demiri commits a foul on Richard Dunne resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 79'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Attacking)

  • 79'

    Throw-in: Darren O'Dea takes it (Attacking)

  • 79'

    Boban Grncarov clears the ball from danger.

  • 79'

    Keith Fahey crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 79'

    Keith Fahey takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the right wing. Outcome: cross

  • 79'

    Goran Popov commits a foul on Damien Duff resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 78'

    Kevin Foley takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right wing. Outcome: open play

  • 78'

    Muhamed Demiri commits a foul on Shane Long resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 77'

    Throw-in: Goran Popov takes it (Attacking)

  • 77'

    Ireland makes a sub: Keith Fahey enters for Darron Gibson. Reason: Tactical

  • 77'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Defending)

  • 76'

    Ivan Trickovski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

  • 76'

    Shane Long commits a foul on Muhamed Demiri resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 76'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 76'

    Goran Popov crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

  • 76'

    Keiren Westwood makes a very good save (Block)

  • 75'

    Ivan Trickovski hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 75'

    Darren O'Dea clears the ball from danger.

  • 75'

    Ivan Trickovski takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: clearance

  • 75'

    Kevin Kilbane blocks the shot

  • 74'

    Mario Djurovski hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 74'

    Goran Popov crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 73'

    Keiren Westwood makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 73'

    Ivan Trickovski drills a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 73'

    Kevin Foley clears the ball from danger.

  • 73'

    Vance Sikov crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 73'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Attacking)

  • 73'

    Kevin Kilbane blocks the cross

  • 73'

    Stevica Ristic crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 72'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Defending)

  • 72'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 71'

    Glenn Whelan blocks the shot

  • 71'

    Vance Sikov hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 70'

    Darron Gibson is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 70'

    Vance Sikov takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: shot

  • 70'

    Darron Gibson commits a foul on Ivan Trickovski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 69'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Attacking)

  • 68'

    Nikolce Noveski clears the ball from danger.

  • 68'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 68'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 68'

    Macedonia makes a sub: Stevica Ristic enters for Ilco Naumoski. Reason: Tactical

  • 67'

    Ilco Naumoski hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 67'

    Goran Pandev crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 67'

    Richard Dunne is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 66'

    Goran Pandev takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left byline. Outcome: cross

  • 66'

    Richard Dunne commits a foul on Goran Pandev resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 66'

    Goran Pandev crosses the ball. Outcome: foul

  • 65'

    Keiren Westwood takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 65'

    Offside called on Ilco Naumoski

  • 65'

    Kevin Kilbane clears the ball from danger.

  • 65'

    Mario Djurovski crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 65'

    Mario Djurovski takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left channel. Outcome: cross

  • 65'

    Richard Dunne commits a foul on Ivan Trickovski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 64'

    Nikolce Noveski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

  • 64'

    Shane Long commits a foul on Boban Grncarov resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 64'

    Keiren Westwood makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 63'

    Muhamed Demiri takes the corner kick from the right byline with his left foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: save

  • 63'

    Kevin Kilbane blocks the cross

  • 63'

    Ilco Naumoski crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 63'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Defending)

  • 62'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 62'

    Damien Duff crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 61'

    Macedonia makes a sub: Mario Djurovski enters for Darko Tasevski. Reason: Tactical

  • 61'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 61'

    Glenn Whelan commits a foul on Boban Grncarov resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 61'

    Goran Popov clears the ball from danger.

  • 61'

    Kevin Kilbane crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 60'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Defending)

  • 59'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Defending)

  • 58'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 58'

    Damien Duff hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 58'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 58'

    Nikolce Noveski blocks the shot

  • 58'

    Damien Duff hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 57'

    Goran Popov is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 57'

    Richard Dunne takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 57'

    Goran Popov commits a foul on Damien Duff resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 57'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Defending)

  • 56'

    Boban Grncarov blocks the shot

  • 56'

    Aiden McGeady hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 55'

    Keiren Westwood takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 55'

    Offside called on Ivan Trickovski

  • 54'

    Darren O'Dea blocks the shot

  • 54'

    Goran Pandev hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 53'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 53'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 52'

    Muhamed Demiri hits a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 52'

    Velice Sumulikoski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right channel. Outcome: pass

  • 52'

    Richard Dunne commits a foul on Ilco Naumoski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 51'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 51'

    Throw-in: Goran Popov takes it (Defending)

  • 50'

    Boban Grncarov is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 50'

    Kevin Kilbane takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 49'

    Boban Grncarov commits a foul on Shane Long resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 49'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Attacking)

  • 49'

    Nikolce Noveski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 49'

    Shane Long commits a foul on Velice Sumulikoski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 48'

    Keiren Westwood is awarded a yellow card. Reason: time wasting

  • 48'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 48'

    Goran Pandev hits(volley) a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

  • 48'

    Goran Popov crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 48'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Attacking)

  • 47'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Attacking)

  • 47'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Defending)

  • 46'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 46'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 46'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 46'

    Velice Sumulikoski hits(volley) a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 45'

    The second half is under way

  • 45'

    The referee has signaled the end of the first half

  • 45'

    Boban Grncarov clears the ball from danger.

  • 45'

    Kevin Foley crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 45'

    Vance Sikov blocks the cross

  • 45'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 45'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Defending)

  • 45'

    That last goal was assisted by Goran Pandev (Pass from Right Channel)

  • 45'

    Ivan Trickovski hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: goal

  • 45'

    Goal!! Ivan Trickovski hits a very good left footed shot to the lower left corner from the centre penalty area (aprox. 12 yards) and scores!! Macedonia now trails 1 - 2

  • 42'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Defending)

  • 41'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Attacking)

  • 39'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 39'

    Robbie Keane hits(volley) a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 39'

    Keiren Westwood takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 39'

    Offside called on Goran Pandev

  • 39'

    Glenn Whelan blocks the shot

  • 38'

    Velice Sumulikoski hits(volley) a good left footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 38'

    Throw-in: Goran Popov takes it (Attacking)

  • 38'

    Glenn Whelan clears the ball from danger.

  • 37'

    Darko Tasevski takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the near post, resulting in: clearance

  • 37'

    Nikolce Noveski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: pass

  • 37'

    Shane Long commits a foul on Nikolce Noveski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 37'

    Velice Sumulikoski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right channel. Outcome: pass

  • 36'

    Darren O'Dea commits a foul on Goran Pandev resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 34'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 34'

    Shane Long crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 32'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 32'

    Ivan Trickovski curls a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

  • 32'

    Boban Grncarov clears the ball from danger.

  • 32'

    Kevin Foley crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 32'

    Nikolce Noveski clears the ball from danger.

  • 31'

    Damien Duff takes the corner kick from the left byline with his left foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: clearance

  • 31'

    Vance Sikov blocks the cross

  • 31'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 30'

    Keiren Westwood takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 30'

    Offside called on Ilco Naumoski

  • 29'

    Throw-in: Goran Popov takes it (Attacking)

  • 27'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 27'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 26'

    Shane Long hits a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 25'

    That last goal was assisted by Darron Gibson

  • 24'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 24'

    Shane Long crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

  • 24'

    Kevin Kilbane takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left wing. Outcome: pass

  • 24'

    Darko Tasevski commits a foul on Aiden McGeady resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 23'

    Throw-in: Vance Sikov takes it (Defending)

  • 23'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 23'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Attacking)

  • 23'

    Boban Grncarov clears the ball from danger.

  • 23'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 22'

    Robbie Keane hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: goal

  • 22'

    Goal!! Robbie Keane hits a very good right footed shot to the lower right corner from the left 6 yard (aprox. 6 yards) and scores!! Ireland now leads 2 - 0

  • 21'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Fumble)

  • 21'

    Darron Gibson hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 21'

    Darron Gibson takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: shot

  • 20'

    Nikolce Noveski commits a foul on Shane Long resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 20'

    Keiren Westwood makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 20'

    Ivan Trickovski hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 20'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Defending)

  • 17'

    Ireland makes a sub: Shane Long enters for Kevin Doyle. Reason: Injury

  • 16'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Attacking)

  • 15'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a long goal kick

  • 14'

    Aiden McGeady takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the out of play, resulting in: out of play

  • 14'

    Boban Grncarov clears the ball from danger.

  • 14'

    Aiden McGeady crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 13'

    Aiden McGeady takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left wing. Outcome: cross

  • 13'

    Velice Sumulikoski commits a foul on Aiden McGeady resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 13'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 12'

    Edin Nuredinovski takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 12'

    Richard Dunne commits a foul on Edin Nuredinovski resulting on a free kick for Macedonia

  • 11'

    Aiden McGeady takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: foul

  • 11'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Round Post)

  • 11'

    Kevin Doyle hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: save

  • 11'

    Kevin Kilbane crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 10'

    Throw-in: Kevin Foley takes it (Defending)

  • 10'

    Throw-in: Goran Popov takes it (Defending)

  • 9'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Defending)

  • 9'

    Throw-in: Kevin Kilbane takes it (Defending)

  • 7'

    Edin Nuredinovski makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 7'

    Damien Duff drills a good left footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 7'

    Ilco Naumoski clears the ball from danger.

  • 7'

    Damien Duff crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 6'

    Damien Duff takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the right wing. Outcome: cross

  • 6'

    Goran Popov commits a foul on Damien Duff resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 5'

    Keiren Westwood takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 5'

    Goran Popov commits a foul on Damien Duff resulting on a free kick for Ireland

  • 4'

    Keiren Westwood takes an indirect freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 4'

    Offside called on Ilco Naumoski

  • 3'

    Keiren Westwood takes a long goal kick

  • 2'

    That last goal was assisted by Kevin Doyle (Pass from Left Channel)

  • 2'

    Aiden McGeady drills a good right footed shot. Outcome: goal

  • 2'

    Goal!! Aiden McGeady hits a very good right footed shot to the lower left corner from the left channel (aprox. 20 yards) and scores!! Ireland now leads 1 - 0

  • 1'

    Keiren Westwood makes a good save (Catch)

  • 1'

    Ivan Trickovski crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  •  

    Game on!

COMPLETE TEAM CLOSE X
Goal Shot Video
  •  
  • Shots (on goal)

  • tackles

  • Fouls

  • possession

  • Republic of Ireland

  • 10(5)

  • -

  • 12

  • 55%

    45%

  • Macedonia

  • 13(7)

  • -

  • 13

Republic of Ireland

Line-up
POS No Name

G

1 Kieren Westwood

D

2 Kevin Foley

D

4 Darren O'Dea

D

5 Richard Dunne

M

3 Kevin Kilbane

M

6 Glenn Whelan

M

7 Aiden McGeady

M

8 Darron Gibson
M
18 Keith Fahey

M

11 Damien Duff

F

9 Kevin Doyle
F
14 Shane Long

F

10 Robbie Keane
M
13 James McCarthy
 
Substitutes
POS No Name
G 16 David Forde
D 12 Stephen Kelly
D 15 Ciaran Clark
M 13 James McCarthy
M 17 Liam Lawrence
M 18 Keith Fahey
F 14 Shane Long

Match Stats

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Macedonia
10(5) Shots (on goal) 13(7)
12 Fouls 13
4 Corner kicks 3
0 Offsides 5
55% Time of Possession 45%
3 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
5 Saves 7
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