Republic of Ireland v Georgia, 11 February 2009

Score2-1 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeJouni Hyytia
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 8
VenueCroke Park, Dublin
Attendance45,000

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Giovanni Trapattoni

1  Georgia

Manager: Hector Cuper

Goals:

Robbie Keane penalty 73 P
Robbie Keane 78 G

Goals:

Alexander Iashvili 1 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Full back Stephen Kelly
Defender/Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Aiden McGeady
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Georgi Lomaia
Defender Ucha Lobzhanidze
Defender/Midfielder Dato Kvirkvelia
Midfielder Kakha Kaladze
Midfielder Levan Kobiashvili
Midfielder Luka Razmade
Midfielder David Siradze
Forward Beka Gotsiridze

Substitutions:

Stephen Hunt for Damien Duff 80

Substitutions:

Giorgi Merebashvili for Beka Gotsiridze 68
Levan Khmaladze for Zurab Mentesahshvili 70
Rati Aleksidze for David Siradze 77

Cards:

Keith Andrews 58 Y

Cards:

Zurab Mentesahshvili 28 Y
Ucha Lobzhanidze 35 Y
Dato Kvirkvelia 53 Y
Levan Kobiashvili 66 Y
Zurab Khizanishvili 73 Y

On the bench:

Defender Kevin Foley
Defender/Full back Stephen Kelly
Defender/Midfielder Damien Delaney
Midfielder Darron Gibson
Midfielder Stephen Hunt
Forward Noel Hunt

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Roin Kvaskhvadze
Midfielder Levan Khmaladze
Midfielder Giorgi Merebashvili
Forward Rati Aleksidze
Forward David Odikadze