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worldcup: Portugal - Republic of Ireland Match press kits

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PortugalPortugalEstádio Algarve - Faro-LouléWednesday 1 September 2021
20.45CET (19.45 local time)
Group A - Matchday 4
Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland
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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeMatej Jug (SVN)
  • Assistant refereesMatej Žunič (SVN) , Robert Vukan (SVN)
  • Video Assistant RefereePaolo Valeri (ITA)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeJure Praprotnik (SVN)
  • Fourth officialNejc Kajtazovic (SVN)
  • UEFA DelegateLars Richt (SWE)
  • UEFA Referee observerLaurent Duhamel (FRA)


NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Matej Jug25/09/1980695

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
23/07/2009UEL2QRValletta FCSaint Patrick's Athletic FC0-1Ta' Qali
16/02/2012UELR32Legia WarszawaSporting Clube de Portugal2-2Warsaw
12/12/2013UELGSVitória SCOlympique Lyonnais1-2Guimaraes
20/02/2014UELR32FC PortoEintracht Frankfurt2-2Porto
20/08/2015UELPOSCR AltachOs Belenenses0-1Innsbruck
14/09/2016UCLGSFC PortoF.C. Copenhagen1-1Porto
28/09/2017UELGSSC Bragaİstanbul Başakşehir2-1Braga
22/08/2019UELPOFCSBVitória SC0-0Giurgiu
05/08/2021mpo_uecl3QR75817850094-0Pacos de Ferreira

Last updated 30/08/2021 12:08CET



Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable


  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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