Estádio Algarve - Faro-Loule 04/09/2015 - 20:45CET (19:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group D

Gibraltar - Republic of Ireland
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Gibraltar - Republic of Ireland 0-4 - 04/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Keane double spurs on Ireland in Gibraltar

Published: Friday 4 September 2015, 22.00CET

  • Ireland replace Scotland in third place in qualifying Group D
  • Winning his second cap, Ireland right-back Cyrus Christie opens the scoring
  • Robbie Keane on target twice in the second half, Shane Long heads in the fourth
  • LA Galaxy's Keane has scored a EURO qualifying best 23 goals
  • Next games: Poland v Gibraltar, Republic of Ireland v Georgia (Monday)

Robbie Keane scored twice in a comfortable victory against Gibraltar as the Republic of Ireland leapfrogged Scotland into third place in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group D.

 

Standings

 

Match statistics

Gibraltar
Republic of Ireland

0

Goals scored

4

40

Possession (%)

60

5

Total attempts

23

2

on target

9

1

off target

8

2

blocked

6

0

against woodwork

1

4

Corners

12

1

Offsides

4

2

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

11

10

Fouls suffered

9

275

Passes

463

210

completed

412

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A comfortable victory for Ireland means they leapfrog Scotland into third place in qualifying Group D. Martin O'Neil's team host Georgia on Monday.
  • Substitution
    85
    Guilling (in) - Sergeant (out) (Gibraltar)
  • Goal
    79
    Long (Republic of Ireland) scores!
    Substitute Shane Long gets in on the act, rising unmarked to head in Jeff Hendrick's cross from the byline.
  • Substitution
    77
    McGeady (in) - Hoolahan (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • Substitution
    73
    Yome (in) - J.P. Duarte (out) (Gibraltar)

See also

  • SSI Err
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