Cyprus v Republic of Ireland, 26 March 1980

Score3-2 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeZvi Sharir
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 2
VenueMakarios Stadium, Nicosia
Attendance10,000

2  Cyprus

Manager: Costas Talianos

3  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Giles

Goals:

Nikos Pantziaras 27 G
Sotiris Kaiafas penalty 74 P

Goals:

Paul McGee 8 G
Mark Lawrenson 23 G
Paul McGee 37 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fanos Stylianou
Defender Fytos Neofytou
Defender Nikos Pantziaras
Midfielder Filippos Dimitriou
Midfielder Andreas Kanaris
Midfielder Andreas Kissonergis
Midfielder Loizas Mavroudis
Forward Sotiris Kaiafas

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gerry Peyton
Defender Mark Lawrenson
Defender David O'Leary
Midfielder Liam Brady (captain)
Midfielder Gerry Daly
Midfielder Tony Grealish
Midfielder Ashley Grimes
Midfielder Steve Heighway
Midfielder Jerry Murphy
Forward Paul McGee
Forward Frank Stapleton

Substitutions:

Marios Tsingis for Filippos Dimitriou 46
Petros Theofanous for Andreas Kanaris 76

Substitutions:

Gerry Ryan for Steve Heighway 53
Fran O'Brien for Jerry Murphy 72

Cards:

Cards:

Gerry Daly Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Marios Tsingis

On the bench:

Midfielder Fran O'Brien
Forward Gerry Ryan