France v Republic of Ireland, 17 November 1976

Score2-0 to France
RefereeDusan Maksimovic
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 5
VenueParc des Princes, Paris
Attendance43,437

2  France

Manager: Michel Hidalgo

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Johnny Giles

Goals:

Michel Platini 47 G
Dominique Bathenay 88 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Dominique Baratelli
Defender Maxime Bossis
Defender Gerard Janvion
Defender Christian López
Defender Trésor Tresor (captain)
Midfielder Dominique Bathenay
Midfielder Michel Platini
Forward Bernard Lacombe
Forward Didier Six

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mick Kearns
Defender Jimmy Holmes
Defender Paddy Mulligan
Defender David O'Leary
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Gerry Daly
Midfielder Johnny Giles
Midfielder Steve Heighway
Midfielder Mick Martin
Forward Don Givens
Forward Frank Stapleton

Substitutions:

Oliver Rouyer for Bernard Lacombe 71

Substitutions:

Micky Walsh for Frank Stapleton 62

Cards:

Bernard Lacombe Y

Cards:

Mick Kearns Y
David O'Leary Y
Johnny Giles R

On the bench:

Forward Oliver Rouyer

On the bench:

Forward Micky Walsh