Aviva Stadium - Dublin 08/10/2015 - 20:45CET (19:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group D

Republic of Ireland - Germany
1-0
 

Republic of Ireland - Germany 1-0 - 08/10/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Ireland's Long strikes to sink Germany

Published: Thursday 8 October 2015, 23.00CET

  • Shane Long strikes after 70 minutes to give Republic of Ireland victory
  • Group D leaders Germany have still to secure qualification
  • World champions pass up a series of fine chances in Dublin
  • Ireland move level on points with second-placed Poland with one game to play
  • Last games: Poland v Republic of Ireland, Germany v Georgia (Sunday)

The Republic of Ireland gave their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying hopes a massive boost by shocking world champions Germany in Dublin.

 

Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Germany

Germany

16Given (GK)
43
1Neuer (GK) (C)
4O'Shea (C)3Hector
8McCarthy5Hummels
86
11Hoolahan
90
6Ginter
77
14Walters8Özil
15Christie11Reus
17Ward
69
13Müller
18Murphy
65
17Boateng
19Brady18Kroos
21Hendrick19Götze
35
22Keogh21Gündoğan
85

Substitutes

23Randolph (GK)
43
12Leno (GK)
1Forde (GK)22ter Stegen (GK)
2McShane2Mustafi
3O'Kane4Rudy
5Pearce7Schweinsteiger
6McGoldrick9Schürrle
35
7McGeady14Can
9Long
65
70
15Volland
85
10Keane16Bellarabi
77
12Meyler
69
20Kramer
13Doyle23Kruse
20Gibson

Coaches

Martin O'Neill (IRL)
Joachim Löw (GER)

Referee

Carlos Velasco Carballo (ESP)

Standings

 

Match statistics

Republic of Ireland
Germany

1

Goals scored

0

33

Possession (%)

67

5

Total attempts

17

2

on target

4

2

off target

8

1

blocked

5

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

11

2

Offsides

4

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

13

Fouls committed

6

5

Fouls suffered

9

229

Passes

659

179

completed

613

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Ireland, in third, can qualify on Sunday if they beat second-placed Poland after a brilliant home success against the world champions in Group D. Substitutes Darren Randolph and Shane Long combined for the clincher in Dublin.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Hoolahan (Republic of Ireland) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    86
    Hummels (Germany) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    85
    Volland (in) - Gündoğan (out) (Germany)
  • Substitution
    77
    Bellarabi (in) - Ginter (out) (Germany)

See also

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