Liechtenstein v Republic of Ireland, 31 August 1996

Score5-0 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeSerguey Shmolik
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 8
VenueEschen-Mauren Sportpark, Eschen
Attendance3,900

0  Liechtenstein

Manager: Dietrich Weise

5  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Mick McCarthy

Goals:

Goals:

Andy Townsend 5 G
Keith O'Neill 7 G
Niall Quinn 11 G
Ian Harte 19 G
Niall Quinn 61 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Martin Heeb
Defender Daniel Hasler
Defender Patrick Hefti
Defender Roland Hilti
Defender Martin Stocklasa
Defender Harry Zech
Midfielder Alexander Quaderer
Midfielder Franz Schädler
Forward Mario Frick
Forward Harry Schädler

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Gary Breen
Defender Ian Harte
Defender Denis Irwin
Defender Jeff Kenna
Defender Steve Staunton
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Alan McLoughlin
Midfielder Keith O'Neill
Midfielder Andy Townsend (captain)
Forward Niall Quinn

Substitutions:

Herbert Bicker for Harry Zech 64
Peter Klaunzer for Franz Schädler 78
Daniel Telser for Thomas Hanselmann 82

Substitutions:

Alan Moore for Keith O'Neill 74
Tony Cascarino for Andy Townsend 83

On the bench:

Defender Daniel Telser
Midfielder Herbert Bicker
Midfielder Peter Klaunzer

On the bench:

Midfielder Alan Moore
Forward Tony Cascarino