USSR v Republic of Ireland, 16 October 1985

Score2-0 to USSR
RefereePaolo Casarin
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 6
VenueCentral Lenin Stadium, Moscow
Attendance100,000

2  USSR

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Eoin Hand (39)

Goals:

Fedor Cherenkov 60 G
Oleg Protasov 89 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rinat Dasayev
Defender Aleksandr Bubnov
Defender Gennady Morozov
Midfielder Sergei Aleinikov
Midfielder Fedor Cherenkov
Midfielder Sergei Gotzmanov
Midfielder Aleksandr Zavarov
Forward Oleg Blokhin
Forward Oleg Protasov

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Seamus McDonagh
Defender Jim Beglin
Defender Chris Hughton
Defender Mark Lawrenson
Defender Mick McCarthy
Defender David O'Leary
Midfielder Liam Brady
Midfielder Tony Grealish
Midfielder Gary Waddock
Forward Tony Cascarino
Forward Frank Stapleton (captain)

Substitutions:

Georgi Kondratiev for Oleg Blokhin 55
Vladimir Bezsonov for Aleksandr Zavarov 84

Substitutions:

Ronnie Whelan for Tony Grealish 71
Kevin O'Callaghan for Jim Beglin 79

On the bench:

On the bench:

Midfielder Kevin O'Callaghan
Midfielder Ronnie Whelan