Republic of Ireland v Albania, 07 June 2003

Score2-1 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeTomasz Mikulski
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group 10
VenueLansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance33,000
Kick-off: 3:00pm local

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Brian Kerr

1  Albania

Manager: Hans-Peter Briegel

Goals:

Robbie Keane 6 G
Adrian Aliaj own goal 90 OG

Goals:

Ervin Skela 8 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Gary Breen
Defender Stephen Carr
Defender Kenny Cunningham (captain)
Defender John O'Shea
Midfielder Damien Duff
Midfielder Matt Holland
Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Mark Kinsella
Forward David Connolly
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Foto Strakosha (captain)
Defender Adrian Aliaj
Defender Elvin Beqiri
Defender Geri Cipi
Midfielder Klodian Duro
Midfielder Besnik Hasi
Midfielder Altin Lala
Midfielder Edwin Murati
Midfielder Ervin Skela
Forward Altin Rraklli
Forward Igli Tare

Substitutions:

Lee Carsley for Mark Kinsella 55
Gary Doherty for David Connolly 65
Steven Reid for Kevin Kilbane 75

Substitutions:

Arjan Bellaj for Edwin Murati 58
Arjan Beqaj for Foto Strakosha 77
Florin Myrtaj for Altin Rraklli 84

Cards:

Stephen Carr 36 Y
Mark Kinsella 41 Y

Cards:

Altin Lala 26 Y
Elvin Beqiri 81 Y
Geri Cipi 89 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Nick Colgan
Defender Gary Doherty
Defender Richard Dunne
Defender Ian Harte
Defender Steven Reid
Midfielder Lee Carsley
Midfielder Colin Healy

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Arjan Beqaj
Defender Lorik Cana
Defender Rezart Dabulla
Defender Ervin Fakaj
Midfielder Arjan Bellaj
Forward Erjon Bogdani
Forward Florin Myrtaj