Malta v Republic of Ireland, 15 November 1989

Score2-0 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeJacob Uilenberg
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 6
VenueNational Stadium, Ta'Qali
Attendance20,000

0  Malta

Manager: Horst Heese

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Jack Charlton (33)

Goals:

Goals:

John Aldridge 30 G
John Aldridge penalty 67 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Reggie Cini
Defender Alex Azzopardi
Defender John Buttigieg
Defender David Carabott
Defender Joseph Galea
Defender Silvio Vella
Midfielder Carmel Busuttil
Midfielder Michael Degiorgio
Midfielder Charles Scerri
Forward Martin Gregory
Forward Jesmond Zerafa

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pat Bonner
Defender Kevin Moran
Defender David O'Leary
Defender Steve Staunton
Defender/Midfielder Paul McGrath
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Kevin Sheedy
Midfielder Andy Townsend
Midfielder Ronnie Whelan (captain)
Forward John Aldridge
Forward Tony Cascarino

Substitutions:

Joseph Zarb for Jesmond Zerafa 68
Hubert Suda for Alex Azzopardi 68

Substitutions:

Chris Morris for Kevin Moran 26

On the bench:

Forward Hubert Suda
Forward Joseph Zarb

On the bench:

Defender Chris Morris