Republic of Ireland v Russia, 27 March 1996

Score2-0 to Russia
RefereeHugo GR Luyten
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueLansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance41,600

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Mick McCarthy

2  Russia

Manager: Oleg Romantsev

Goals:

Goals:

Alexandr Mostovoi 34 G
Igor Kolyvanov 54 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Alan Kernaghan
Defender Steve Staunton
Defender/Midfielder Paul McGrath
Defender/Left back Terry Phelan
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Jason McAteer
Midfielder Andy Townsend
Midfielder/Forward Mark Kennedy
Forward John Aldridge
Forward Niall Quinn

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Stanisav Cherchesov
Defender Yuri Kovtun
Defender Youri Nikiforov
Defender Viktor Onopko
Midfielder Andrei Kanchelskis
Midfielder Valery Karpin
Midfielder Alexandr Mostovoi
Midfielder Vladislav Radimov
Midfielder Ilia Tsymbalar
Forward Sergei Kiryakov
Forward Igor Kolyvanov

Substitutions:

Jeff Kenna for Andy Townsend 46
Tony Cascarino for John Aldridge 61
Tommy Coyne for Niall Quinn 83

Substitutions:

Omari Tetradze for 46
Dmitri Radchenko for Vladislav Radimov 46
Igor Shalimov for Alexandr Mostovoi 67
Igor Simutenkov for Sergei Kiryakov 67

Cards:

Roy Keane 88 R

Cards:

On the bench:

Defender Jeff Kenna
Forward Tony Cascarino
Forward Tommy Coyne

On the bench:

Defender Omari Tetradze
Midfielder Igor Shalimov
Forward Igor Simutenkov