Romania v Republic of Ireland, 30 April 1997

Score1-0 to Romania
RefereeMarlo van der Ende
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 8
VenueSteaua BUCURESTI

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 Daniel Prodan
Defender/Centre back Gheorghe Popescu
Defender/Midfielder Dan Petrescu
Midfielder Gheorghe Hagi
Midfielder Dorinel Munteanu
Midfielder Tibor Selymes
Forward Adrian Ilie
Forward Viorel Moldovan

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Kelly
Defender/Right back Garry Kelly
Defender Kenny Cunningham
Defender Steve Staunton
Defender/Full back Denis Irwin
Defender/Left back Ian Harte
Midfielder Ray Houghton
Midfielder Roy Keane
Midfielder Andy Townsend (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Mark Kennedy
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