Republic of Ireland v Liechtenstein, 21 May 1997

Score5-0 to Republic of Ireland
RefereeAndrei Boutenko
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 8
VenueLansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance28,575

5  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Mick McCarthy

0  Liechtenstein

Manager: Alfred Riedi

Goals:

David Connolly 28 G
David Connolly 35 G
David Connolly 41 G
Tony Cascarino 60 G
Tony Cascarino 78 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender/Right back Garry Kelly
Defender Kenny Cunningham
Defender Jeff Kenna
Defender Steve Staunton
Defender/Left back Ian Harte
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Andy Townsend (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Mark Kennedy
Forward David Connolly

Substitutions:

Tony Cascarino for Ray Houghton 53
Curtis Fleming for Mark Kennedy 63
Jon Goodman for David Connolly 77

Substitutions:

Jurgen Ospelt for Mario Frick 46
Thomas Verling for Daniel Telser 58
Ralf Ackermann for Thomas Hanselmann 80