Slovakia v Northern Ireland, 06 September 2008

Score2-1 to Slovakia
RefereeNikolai Ivanov
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 3
VenueTehelne Pole Stadion, Bratislava
Attendance5,445

2  Slovakia

Manager: Vladimir Weiss

1  Northern Ireland

Manager: Nigel Worthington

Goals:

Martin Skrtel 47 G
Marek Hamšík 70 G

Goals:

Ján Durica own goal 81 OG

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Stefan Senecky
Defender Ján Durica
Defender Miroslav Karhan (captain)
Defender Peter Pekarík
Defender Martin Petras
Defender Martin Skrtel
Midfielder Jan Kozak
Midfielder Marek Sapara
Midfielder/Forward Marek Hamšík
Forward Martin Jakubko
Forward Robert Vittek

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Maik Taylor
Defender Jonny Evans
Defender Aaron Hughes (captain)
Defender George McCartney
Defender/Centre back Stephen Craigan
Defender/Midfielder Chris Baird
Midfielder Sammy Clingan
Midfielder Steven Davis
Midfielder Keith Gillespie
Forward David Healy
Forward Martin Paterson

Substitutions:

Dušan Svento for Martin Jakubko 59
Radoslav Zabavnik for Miroslav Karhan 75
Marek Mintal for Robert Vittek 78

Substitutions:

Warren Feeney for Keith Gillespie 53
Chris Brunt for Martin Paterson 66
Dean Shiels for Chris Baird 84

Cards:

Marek Hamšík 3 Y

Cards:

Keith Gillespie 35 Y
Jonny Evans 69 Y
Chris Brunt 70 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Ján Mucha
Midfielder Marek Mintal
Forward Jan Novak
Forward Filip Sebo
Forward Dušan Svento

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alan Mannus
Defender Gareth McAuley
Defender Ryan McGivern
Midfielder Chris Brunt
Forward Warren Feeney
Forward Dean Shiels
Forward Peter Thompson