Faroe Islands v Northern Ireland, 04 September 2015

Score3-1 to Northern Ireland
RefereeFelix Zwayer
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
VenueTórsvøllur, Tórshavn
Attendance4,513
Kick-off: 7:45pm Local (7:45pm BST)

1  Faroe Islands

Manager: Lars Olsen

3  Northern Ireland

Manager: Michael O'Neill

Goals:

Jóan Edmundsson 36 G

Goals:

Gareth McAuley 12 G
Gareth McAuley 71 G
Kyle Lafferty 75 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen
Defender Odmar Faero
Defender Sonni Nattestad
Midfielder Fróði Benjaminsen (captain)
Midfielder Hallur Hansson
Midfielder Brandur Hendriksson
Midfielder Solvi Vatnhamar

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Michael McGovern
Defender Jonny Evans
Defender Gareth McAuley
Defender Conor McLaughlin
Defender/Midfielder Chris Baird
Defender/Midfielder Niall McGinn
Midfielder Chris Brunt
Midfielder Stuart Dallas
Midfielder Steven Davis (captain)
Midfielder Oliver Norwood
Forward Kyle Lafferty

Substitutions:

Pól Jóhannus Justinussen for Christian Lamhauge Holst 76
Klaemint Olsen for Brandur Hendriksson 83
Rógvi Baldvinsson for Fróði Benjaminsen 87

Substitutions:

Josh Magennis for Conor McLaughlin 69
Paddy McNair for Kyle Lafferty 78
Shane Ferguson for Chris Brunt 83

Cards:

Jóan Edmundsson 6 Y
Jóan Edmundsson 64 Y
Jóan Edmundsson 64 R
Hallur Hansson 70 Y

Cards:

Conor McLaughlin 21 Y
Josh Magennis 72 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Teitur Gestsson
Goalkeeper Tordur Thomsen
Defender Erling Jacobsen
Defender René Joensen
Midfielder Rógvi Baldvinsson
Midfielder Arni Frederiksberg
Midfielder Roaldur Jakobsen
Midfielder/Forward Kaj Leo í Bartalsstovu
Forward Klaemint Olsen

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Roy Carroll
Goalkeeper Alan Mannus
Defender Jonny Evans
Defender Aaron Hughes
Defender Paddy McNair
Defender/Centre back Craig Cathcart
Defender/Midfielder Shane Ferguson
Midfielder/Forward Paddy McCourt
Forward Liam Boyce
Forward Will Grigg
Forward Josh Magennis
Forward Billy McKay

Comments:

Faroe Islands had goalscorer Joan Edmundsson sent off for a second bookable offence which ended up being the turning point of the match

Comments:

Northern Ireland are closing in on a place at Euro 2016 after Gareth McAuley scored twice to help secure a crucial 3-1 win over the Faroe Islands.