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 Lopez
Defender Marius Tresor (captain)
Midfielder Dominique Bathenay
Midfielder Michel Platini
Forward Bernard Lacombe
Forward Didier Six

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mick Kearns
Defender/Right back Paddy Mulligan
Defender/Centre back David O'Leary
Defender/Left back Jimmy Holmes
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:

David O'Leary Y
Mick Kearns Y
Johnny Giles R

On the bench:

Forward Oliver Rouyer

On the bench:

Forward Micky Walsh