Republic of Ireland v Slovakia, 29 March 2016

Score2-2
RefereeOla Hober Nilsen
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueAviva Stadium, Dublin
Attendance30,217
Kick Off: 20:45 Local (19:45 BST) This result was the 4th consecutive draw between the Republic of Ireland and Slovakia. The Republic of Ireland conceded their first goal at home in 416 minutes. Miroslav Stoch scored his first international goal since October 2014, when he netted against Spain. The Republic have scored four penalties in their last five internationals. Slovakia became the first team to score twice at the Aviva Stadium against Ireland since Turkey in May 2014. They had conceded just three goals in 10 there before this match.

2  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Martin O'Neill

2  Slovakia

Manager: Jan Kozak

Goals:

Shane Long penalty 22 P
James McClean penalty 24 P

Goals:

Miroslav Stoch 14 G
Paul McShane own goal 45 OG

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rob Elliot
Defender Cyrus Christie
Defender Paul McShane
Defender John O'Shea (captain)
Defender/Midfielder Stephen Ward
Midfielder Wes Hoolahan
Midfielder James McCarthy
Midfielder Eunan O'Kane
Midfielder Glenn Whelan
Midfielder/Forward James McClean
Forward Shane Long

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Matúš Kozáčik
Defender Peter Pekarík
Defender Kornél Saláta
Defender Martin Skrtel (captain)
Midfielder Ján Greguš
Midfielder Erik Sabo
Midfielder/Forward Marek Hamšík
Midfielder/Forward Stanislav Sesták
Forward Miroslav Stoch
Forward Dušan Svento
Forward Róbert Vittek

Substitutions:

Darren Randolph for Rob Elliot 16
Robbie Brady for Shane Long 46
Alex Pearce for John O'Shea 46
Anthony Pilkington for Eunan O'Kane 67
Aiden McGeady for Wes Hoolahan 73
Jonny Hayes for Stephen Ward 79

Substitutions:

Ondrej Duda for Erik Sabo 64
Róbert Mak for Miroslav Stoch 64
Adam Nemec for Róbert Vittek 66
Vladimír Weiss for Stanislav Sesták 66
Patrik Hrošovský for Ján Greguš 74
Lukas Tesak for Dušan Svento 88

Cards:

James McClean 66 Y

Cards:

Erik Sabo 32 Y
Peter Pekarík 63 Y
Ján Greguš 70 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper David Forde
Goalkeeper Darren Randolph
Defender Matt Doherty
Defender Shane Duffy
Defender Richard Keogh
Defender Alex Pearce
Defender/Midfielder Robbie Brady
Defender/Midfielder Ciaran Clark
Defender/Midfielder Seamus Coleman
Defender/Midfielder David Meyler
Midfielder Stephen Gleeson
Midfielder Jonny Hayes
Midfielder Aiden McGeady
Midfielder Anthony Pilkington
Midfielder Stephen Quinn
Midfielder/Forward Alan Judge

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Ján Mucha
Defender Ján Durica
Defender Tomáš Hubočan
Midfielder Patrik Hrošovský
Midfielder Róbert Mak
Midfielder Lukas Tesak
Midfielder Vladimír Weiss
Midfielder/Forward Ondrej Duda
Forward Michal Duriš
Forward Adam Nemec