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 Richard Dunne
Defender Stephen Kelly
Defender John O'Shea
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Damien Duff
Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Midfielder Aiden McGeady
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Robbie Keane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Georgi Lomaia
Defender Dato Kvirkvelia
Defender/Midfielder Ucha Lobzhanidze
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 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