Romania v Republic of Ireland, 30 April 1997

Score1-0 to Romania
RefereeMarlo van der Ende
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 8
VenueStadionul Steaua, Bucharest

1  Romania

Manager: Anghel Iordanescu

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Mick McCarthy

Goals:

Adrian Ilie 32 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bogdan Stelea
Defender Anton Dobos
Defender Iulian Filipescu
Defender Dan Petrescu
Defender Gheorghe Popescu
Defender Daniel Prodan
Midfielder Gheorghe Hagi
Midfielder Dorinel Munteanu
Midfielder Tibor Selymes
Forward Adrian Ilie
Forward Viorel Moldovan

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Kelly
Defender Kenny Cunningham
Defender Ian Harte
Defender Denis Irwin
Defender Garry Kelly
Defender Steve Staunton
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Mark Kennedy
Midfielder Andy Townsend (captain)
Forward David Connolly

Substitutions:

Iosif Rotariu for Gheorghe Popescu 72
Gabriel Popescu for Adrian Ilie 83
Gheorghe Craioveanu for Gheorghe Hagi 87

Substitutions:

Jeff Kenna for Denis Irwin 46
Tony Cascarino for Ian Harte 75
Jon Goodman for David Connolly 75

On the bench:

Defender Iosif Rotariu
Midfielder Gabriel Popescu

On the bench:

Defender Jeff Kenna
Forward Tony Cascarino