Cyprus v Republic of Ireland, 05 September 2009

Score2-1 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeThomas Einwaller
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 8
VenueNeo GSP Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance5,191
Kick-off: 9.30pm local (7.30pm BST)

1  Cyprus

Manager: Leonidas Dimitrakopoulos

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Giovanni Trapattoni

Goals:

Marios Ilia 30 G

Goals:

Kevin Doyle 5 G
Robbie Keane 83 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sofronis Avgousti
Defender Marios Ilia
Defender Marios Nikolaou
Defender/Midfielder Ilias Charalambous
Midfielder Andreas Avraam
Midfielder Chrysis Michael
Midfielder Marinos Satsias
Forward Yiannakis Okkas (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Stephen Hunt
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Robbie Keane (captain)

Substitutions:

Nektarios Alexandrou for Chrysis Michael 71
Demetris Christofi for Yiannakis Okkas 90
Christos Marangos for Marinos Satsias 90

Substitutions:

Aiden McGeady for Stephen Hunt 67
Caleb Folan for Kevin Doyle 75

Cards:

Marios Ilia 42 Y
Andreas Avraam 58 Y

Cards:

Caleb Folan 80 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Nikolas Asprogenis
Midfielder Georgios Efrem
Midfielder Christos Marangos
Midfielder/Forward Demetris Christofi

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kieren Westwood
Defender Eddie Nolan
Defender/Full back Stephen Kelly
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Aiden McGeady
Forward Caleb Folan
Forward Andy Keogh