Republic of Ireland v France, 14 November 2009

Score1-0 to France
RefereeFelix Brych
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe play-off
VenueCroke Park, Dublin
Attendance74,103

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Giovanni TRAPATTONI

1  France

Manager: Raymond DOMENECH

Goals:

Goals:

Nicolas Anelka 72 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Richard Dunne
Defender John O'Shea
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Damien Duff
Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Liam Lawrence
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
Defender Eric Abidal
Defender Patrice Evra
Defender William Gallas
Defender Bakary Sagna
Midfielder Alou Diarra
Midfielder Lassana Diarra
Midfielder Andre-Pierre Gignac
Midfielder Yoann Gourcuff
Forward Nicolas Anelka
Forward Thierry Henry

Substitutions:

Leon Best for Kevin Doyle 71
Aiden McGeady for Damien Duff 76
Stephen Hunt for Liam Lawrence 80

Substitutions:

Florent Malouda for Andre-Pierre Gignac 91

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Joe Murphy
Defender Stephen Kelly
Defender Paul McShane
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Stephen Hunt
Midfielder Aiden McGeady
Forward Leon Best

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda
Defender Julien Escude
Midfielder Moussa Sissoko
Forward Karim Benzema
Forward Sidney Govou
Forward Florent Malouda