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worldcup: Northern Ireland - Lithuania Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

Northern IrelandNorthern IrelandWindsor Park - BelfastFriday 12 November 2021
20.45CET (19.45 local time)
Group C - Matchday 9
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
02/09/2021QR (GS)Lithuania - Northern Ireland1-4
VilniusBaravykas 55; Ballard 20, Washington 52 (P), Lavery 67, McNair 82 (P)
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
25/05/1993QR (GS)Lithuania - Northern Ireland0-1
VilniusDowie 8
28/04/1992QR (GS)Northern Ireland - Lithuania2-2BelfastWilson 13, Taggart 16; Narbekovas 41, Fridrikas 48
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Northern Ireland10102200----321073
Lithuania20021010----301237

Last updated 12/11/2021 14:36CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Northern Ireland - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Bailey Peacock-Farrell29/10/199625Sheff. Wednesday - 600027-
12Conor Hazard05/03/199823Celtic - 00003-
23Luke Southwood06/12/199723Reading - 0000--
Defenders
3Jamal Lewis25/01/199823Newcastle - 400024-
4Tom Flanagan21/10/199130Sunderland - 200011-
5Jonny Evans03/01/198833Leicester - 2000914
17Paddy McNair27/04/199526Middlesbrough - 5100515
20Craig Cathcart06/02/198932Watford - 6000652
22Ciaron Brown14/01/199823Cardiff*20007-
Midfielders
2Conor Bradley09/07/200318Liverpool*30005-
6George Saville01/06/199328Millwall - 400033-
8Steven Davis01/01/198536Rangers - 600013012
11Shane Ferguson12/07/199130Rotherham - 2000522
13Corry Evans30/07/199031Sunderland - 1000662
14Stuart Dallas19/04/199130Leeds*4000583
16Alistair McCann04/12/199921St Johnstone - 300081
19Ethan Galbraith11/05/200120Doncaster - 00002-
21Josh Magennis15/08/199031Hull*4000638
Forwards
7Niall McGinn20/07/198734Aberdeen - 2000686
9Conor Washington18/05/199229Charlton*4200336
10Dale Taylor12/12/200317Nottm Forest - 0000--
15Jordan Jones24/10/199427Wigan - 4000171
18Gavin Whyte31/01/199625Oxford - 2000203
Coach
-Ian Baraclough04/12/197050 - 60006-
Lithuania - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Titas Krapikas03/01/199922Ternana - 0000--
12Ignas Plūkas08/12/199327Hegelmann Litauen - 0000--
16Ernestas Šetkus25/05/198536H. Tel-Aviv - 500032-
Defenders
3Vytas Gašpuitis04/03/199427Dunfermline - 30009-
8Egidijus Vaitkūnas08/08/198833Kauno Žalgiris - 300054-
21Dominykas Barauskas18/04/199724Riteriai - 30003-
23Vilius Armanavičius08/05/199526Kauno Žalgiris - 10001-
Midfielders
2Benas Šatkus01/04/200120Nürnberg - 50006-
5Martynas Dapkus16/02/199328Kauno Žalgiris - 400015-
10Fedor Černych21/05/199130Jagiellonia - 62006511
11Arvydas Novikovas18/12/199030Erzurumspor*70007112
13Linas Mėgelaitis09/09/199823Viterbese*50008-
15Giedrius Matulevičius04/03/199724Sūduva - 00003-
17Justas Lasickas06/10/199724Voždovac*6100261
18Ovidijus Verbickas04/07/199328Žalgiris - 5000251
19Donatas Kazlauskas31/03/199427Academica Clinceni*6000282
20Domantas Šimkus10/02/199625H. Kfar-Saba - 300021-
Forwards
6Armandas Kučys27/02/200318Kalmar - 0000--
7Ernestas Veliulis22/08/199229Panevezys - 10004-
9Karolis Laukžemis11/03/199229Kaysar*3000231
22Edgaras Dubickas09/07/199823Piacenza - 30004-
Coach
-Valdas-Augustinas Ivanauskas31/07/196655*20002-

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeIstván Vad (HUN)
  • Assistant refereesVencel Tóth (HUN) , Istvan Albert (HUN)
  • Video Assistant RefereeTamás Bognár (HUN)
  • Fourth officialFerenc Karakó (HUN)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeKatalin Kulcsár (HUN)
  • UEFA DelegateJenni Kennedy (ENG)
  • UEFA Referee observerVlado Svilokos (CRO)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
István Vad30/05/1979880

István Vad

Referee since: 1995
First division: 2004
FIFA badge: 2007

Tournaments: 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2009 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Finals
N/A

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
09/09/2009WCQRFaroe IslandsLithuania2-1Toftir

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
19/04/2007RCUPIREastern Region NIRBratislava Region Football Association (SVK)0-0Nachod
30/08/2007UEL2QRVålerenga Fotball EliteFK Ekranas6-0Oslo
06/08/2009UEL3QRFulham FCFK Vėtra3-0London
09/09/2009WCQRFaroe IslandsLithuania2-1Toftir
26/07/2018UEL2QRFK Žalgiris VilniusFC Vaduz1-0Vilnius

Last updated 12/11/2021 14:35CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Northern Ireland

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group C - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Italy642012114
    Switzerland642010114
    Bulgaria72236108
    Northern Ireland6123575
    Lithuania71064183
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Italy 2-0 Northern Ireland
    1-0 Berardi 14, 2-0 Immobile 38
    Peacock-Farrell, J. Evans, S. Davis, C. Evans (46 Saville), Dallas, McCann (78 Thompson), McNair, Whyte (63 Lavery), Smith, Cathcart, Magennis (78 Lafferty)
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Northern Ireland 0-0 Bulgaria
    Peacock-Farrell, Lewis, Ballard (74 Smith), J. Evans, Saville (74 Kennedy), S. Davis, Dallas, McNair, Whyte (64 McGinn), Cathcart, Magennis (82 Lafferty)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Lithuania 1-4 Northern Ireland
    0-1 Ballard 20, 0-2 Washington 52 (P) , 1-2 Baravykas 55, 1-3 Lavery 67, 1-4 McNair 82 (P)
    Peacock-Farrell, Lewis, Ballard, S. Davis, Washington (82 Jones), Lavery (82 Lafferty), Thompson (82 McCalmont), McCann, McNair, Smith (89 Flanagan), Cathcart
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Northern Ireland 0-0 Switzerland
    Peacock-Farrell, Lewis, Ballard, S. Davis, Washington (68 Charles), Thompson (74 Saville), McCann, Lavery (86 Jones), Smith (68 Bradley), Cathcart, Brown
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Switzerland 2-0 Northern Ireland
    1-0 Zuber 45+3, 2-0 Fassnacht 90+1
    Peacock-Farrell, Lewis, Ballard, Saville, S. Davis, Washington (62 Magennis), Dallas (86 Bradley), Thompson (80 Jones), McNair, Cathcart, Brown (80 Ferguson)
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Bulgaria 2-1 Northern Ireland
    0-1 Washington 37, 1-1 Nedelev 53, 2-1 Nedelev 63
    Peacock-Farrell, Bradley (67 Jones), Ballard (82 McGinn), Flanagan, S. Davis, Washington (82 Charles), Ferguson, Thompson, McNair, Cathcart, Magennis (67 Dallas)
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Lithuania
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Italy

Lithuania

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Switzerland 1-0 Lithuania
    1-0 Shaqiri 2
    Švedkauskas, Dapkus, Gašpuitis, Beneta, Vaitkūnas, Novikovas, Mikoliūnas, Slivka (75 Tautvydas Eliošius), Lasickas (58 Laukžemis), Šimkus, Černych (81 Petravičius)
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Lithuania 0-2 Italy
    0-1 Sensi 48, 0-2 Immobile 90+4 (P)
    Švedkauskas, Dapkus, Girdvainis, Beneta, Sirgėdas (58 Tautvydas Eliošius), Vaitkūnas, Novikovas, Mikoliūnas (74 Gašpuitis), Slivka, Šimkus (83 Petravičius), Černych (74 D. Kazlauskas)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Lithuania 1-4 Northern Ireland
    0-1 Ballard 20, 0-2 Washington 52 (P) , 1-2 Baravykas 55, 1-3 Lavery 67, 1-4 McNair 82 (P)
    Šetkus, Šatkus, Dubickas (74 D. Kazlauskas), Novikovas, Slavickas (74 Barauskas), Lasickas, Verbickas (80 Uzėla), Mėgelaitis, Utkus, Černych (80 E. Jankauskas), Baravykas
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Bulgaria 1-0 Lithuania
    1-0 Chochev 82
    Šetkus, Šatkus, Utkus, D. Kazlauskas (71 Verbickas), Dubickas (46 E. Jankauskas), Novikovas, Slivka (82 Šimkus), Lasickas, Mėgelaitis (87 Klimavičius), Černych, Baravykas
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Italy 5-0 Lithuania
    1-0 Kean 11, 2-0 Utkus 14 (og) , 3-0 Raspadori 24, 4-0 Kean 29, 5-0 Di Lorenzo 54
    Šetkus, Klimavičius (83 Tutyškinas), Dapkus (46 Mėgelaitis), Utkus (46 Šatkus), D. Kazlauskas, Dubickas (73 Uzėla), Novikovas, Slivka, Slavickas (46 Barauskas), Lasickas, Verbickas
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Lithuania 3-1 Bulgaria
    1-0 Lasickas 18, 1-1 Despodov 64, 2-1 Černych 82, 3-1 Černych 84
    Šetkus, Klimavičius, Šatkus, Vaitkūnas, Laukžemis (74 D. Kazlauskas), Černych (90 Dapkus), Novikovas, Mėgelaitis (67 Verbickas), Slivka, Lasickas, Baravykas
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Lithuania 0-4 Switzerland
    0-1 Embolo 31, 0-2 Steffen 42, 0-3 Embolo 45, 0-4 Gavranović 90+4
    Šetkus, Girdvainis (89 Gašpuitis), Šatkus, Laukžemis (46 D. Kazlauskas), Černych (83 Veliulis), Novikovas, Mėgelaitis (89 Armanavičius), Slivka (46 Verbickas), Lasickas, Barauskas, Baravykas
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Lithuania

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Legend

Competitions

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

Statistics

  • -: 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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