Republic of Ireland v Argentina, 11 August 2010

Score1-0 to Argentina
RefereePeter Rasmussen
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueAviva Stadium
Attendance49,200
First ever match at the new Lansdowne Road (Aviva Stadium). Robbie Keane earned his 100th cap.

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Giovanni Trappatoni

1  Argentina

Manager: Sergio Batista

Goals:

Goals:

Angel Di Maria 20 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Paul McShane
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Keith Fahey
Midfielder Paul Green
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero
Defender Nicolas Burdisso
Defender Walter Samuel
Defender/Left back Gabriel Heinze
Midfielder Ever Banega
Midfielder Angel Di Maria
Midfielder Fernando Gago
Midfielder Javier Mascherano
Midfielder/Forward Lionel Messi
Forward Gonzalo Higuain

Substitutions:

Greg Cunningham for Kevin Kilbane 57
Andy Keogh for Cillian Sheridan 57
Darron Gibson for Keith Andrews 68
Keith Treacy for Keith Fahey 77

Substitutions:

Diego Milito for Gonzalo Higuain 46
Pablo Zabaleta for Nicolas Burdisso 46
Ezequiel Lavezzi for Lionel Messi 58
Emiliano Insua for Gabriel Heinze 72
Jonas Gutierrez for Angel Di Maria 75
Fabricio Coloccini for Walter Samuel 84

Cards:

Cards:

Gabriel Heinze 59 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Joe Murphy
Goalkeeper Kieren Westwood
Defender Kevin Foley
Defender Darren O'Dea
Defender/Full back Stephen Kelly
Defender/Midfielder Greg Cunningham
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Keith Treacy
Forward Andy Keogh
Forward Anthony Stokes

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mariano Andujar
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Defender/Midfielder Fabricio Coloccini
Defender/Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez
Defender/Left back Emiliano Insua
Midfielder Mario Bolatti
Midfielder Javier Pastore
Midfielder Maxi Rodriguez
Forward Sergio Agüero
Forward Diego Milito
Forward Carlos Tevez