Netherlands v Republic of Ireland, 09 September 1981

Score2-2
RefereeVojtech Christov
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 2
VenueStadion de Kuip, Rotterdam
Attendance48,000

2  Netherlands

Manager: Kees Rijvers

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Eoin Hand

Goals:

Frans Thijssen 11 G
Arnold Muhren penalty 64 P

Goals:

Michael Robinson 40 G
Frank Stapleton 71 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Piet Schrijvers
Defender Ernie Brandts
Defender Ruud Krol (captain)
Midfielder Arnold Muhren
Midfielder Frans Thijssen
Forward Ruud Geels
Forward Tscheu-La Ling
Forward Johnny Rep
Forward Kees van Kooten

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Seamus McDonagh
Defender Dave Langan
Defender Mark Lawrenson
Defender David O'Leary
Midfielder Liam Brady (captain)
Midfielder John Devine
Midfielder Tony Grealish
Midfielder Steve Heighway
Midfielder Mick Martin
Forward Frank Stapleton

Substitutions:

Jan Peters for Ruud Geels 46
René van de Kerkhof for Tscheu-La Ling 59

Substitutions:

Gerry Ryan for Steve Heighway 0
Ronnie Whelan for Mick Martin 74

Cards:

Cards:

Mick Martin Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Jan Peters

On the bench:

Midfielder Ronnie Whelan
Forward Gerry Ryan