Albania v Republic of Ireland, 26 May 1993

Score2-1 to Republic of Ireland
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 3
VenueQemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana
Attendance9,000

1  Albania

Manager: Bejkush Birce

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Jack Charlton (68)

Goals:

Sokol Kushta 8 G

Goals:

Steve Staunton 12 G
Tony Cascarino 77 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Ilir Shulku
Defender Rudi Vata
Defender Hysen Zmijani
Midfielder Sulejman Demollari (captain)
Midfielder Artur Lekbello
Midfielder Arben Milori
Forward Sokol Kushta
Forward Altin Rraklli

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Bonner
Defender Alan Kernaghan
Defender Kevin Moran
Defender Steve Staunton
Defender/Full back Denis Irwin
Defender/Left back Terry Phelan
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Andy Townsend (captain)
Forward John Aldridge
Forward Niall Quinn

Substitutions:

Indrit Fortuzi for Hysen Zmijani 58
Kliton Bozgo for Altin Rraklli 76

Substitutions:

Tony Cascarino for John Aldridge 75

On the bench:

Forward Kliton Bozgo
Forward Indrit Fortuzi

On the bench:

Forward Tony Cascarino