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 John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Liam Lawrence
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
Defender Eric Abidal
Defender William Gallas
Defender Bakary Sagna
Defender/Left back Patrice Evra
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 Paul McShane
Defender/Full back Stephen Kelly
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