North Macedonia v Republic of Ireland, 02 April 1997

Score3-2 to North Macedonia
RefereeAlfredo Trentalange
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 8
VenueCity Stadium, Skopje
Attendance8,000

3  North Macedonia

Manager: Gokica Hadievski

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Mick McCarthy

Goals:

Mitko Stojkovski 29 G
Mitko Stojkovski penalty 44 P
Georgi Hristov 60 G

Goals:

Alan McLoughlin 8 G
David Kelly 78 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Dančo Celeski
Defender Ljupco Markovski
Defender Goce Sedloski
Defender Mitko Stojkovski
Midfielder Vlatko Gošev
Midfielder Djevdet Sainovski
Forward Georgi Hristov
Forward Artim Shakiri

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Kelly
Defender Gary Breen
Defender Denis Irwin
Defender Terry Phelan
Defender Steve Staunton
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Jason McAteer
Midfielder Alan McLoughlin
Midfielder Andy Townsend (captain)
Forward Tony Cascarino

Substitutions:

Husni Beganovic for Georgi Hristov 78
Blagoje Georgioski for Djevdet Sainovski 82
Vanco Micevski for Dejvi Glavevski 87

Substitutions:

Keith O'Neill for Tony Cascarino 46
Ian Harte for Terry Phelan 57
David Kelly for Keith O'Neill 76

Cards:

Mitko Stojkovski 90 R

Cards:

Jason McAteer 90 R

On the bench:

Defender Ian Harte
Midfielder Keith O'Neill
Forward David Kelly