• John Egan 18'
  • Michael Obafemi 52'
  • Robbie Brady 90'+1' (pen.)
3
Round 1
Finished
  • Artak Dashyan 71'
  • Eduard Spertsyan 73'
2
IRL
ARM
KO
  • GOAL! REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 1-0 ARMENIA! Brady whips the corner in with his left foot. Egan gets across his man to attack it and powers it into the far bottom corner with his head!
    Republic of Ireland
    Goal
    IRL - John Egan
    18'
  • Molumby's booked for his poorly timed challenge on Zelarayan. He'll have to curb his aggression now.
    Republic of Ireland
    Yellow card
    IRL - Jayson Molumby
    29'
HT
  • GOAL! REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 2-0 ARMENIA! Obafemi gets on the end of O'Shea's pass, turns Haryovan outside the box, and lashes the ball low into the bottom left corner of the net. That's a great goal by the Swansea City striker!
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Jayson Molumby
    Substitution - In0 - Conor Hourihane
    Republic of Ireland
    Goal
    IRL - Michael Obafemi
    52'
  • Armenia make their first changes of the match. Mkoyan goes off first. Voskanyan is his replacement.
    Armenia
    Armenia
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Hrayr Mkoyan
    Substitution - In0 - Taron Voskanyan
    Armenia
    Armenia
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Jordy Monroy
    Substitution - In0 - Artak Dashyan
    60'
  • Bayramyan's booked for challenging a decision and saying a bit too much to the referee.
    Armenia
    Yellow card
    ARM - Khoren Bayramyan
    65'
  • Armenia substitution. Zelarayan leaves the pitch. Bichakhchyan replaces him.
    Armenia
    Armenia
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Lucas Zelarayán
    Substitution - In0 - Vahan Bichakhchyan
    69'
  • GOAL! REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 2-1 ARMENIA! The ball rebounds from the post and bobbles back out to Dashyan, who finds the bottom left corner. Armenia haven't looked close to scoring all game, and suddenly they have.
    Armenia
    Goal
    ARM - Artak Dashyan
    71'
  • GOAL! REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 2-2 ARMENIA! Ireland have been stunned! Spertsyan fires home from distance to draw Armenia level from two goals down! Bazunu can't get down low enough to keep the shot out.
    Armenia
    Goal
    ARM - Eduard Spertsyan
    73'
  • Dashyan picks up a yellow card for a tactical foul. Armenia are understandably buoyed by recent events.
    Armenia
    Yellow card
    ARM - Artak Dashyan
    74'
  • Knight's game for Ireland is over too. Browne replaces him.
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Jason Knight
    Substitution - In0 - Alan Browne
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Troy Parrott
    Substitution - In0 - Callum Robinson
    76'
  • Armenia make more changes. Shaghoyan replaces Barseghyan.
    Armenia
    Armenia
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Tigran Barseghyan
    Substitution - In0 - Zhirayr Shaghoyan
    Armenia
    Armenia
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - André Calisir
    Substitution - In0 - Karen Muradyan
    82'
  • Obafemi makes way first. His goal may be the one that keeps Ireland in League B. Hogan comes on for the hosts.
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Michael Obafemi
    Substitution - In0 - Scott Hogan
    86'
  • Hambardzumyan is furious with the referee's decision and talks himself into the book.
    Armenia
    Yellow card
    ARM - Hovhannes Hambardzumyan
    Armenia
    Red card
    ARM - Hovhannes Hambardzumyan
    89'
  • ANOTHER RED CARD FOR ARMENIA! Make that nine men Armenia will finish the game with! Dashyan wades into the discussion and is also shown a second yellow card. Armenia have lost their heads. It's a shame, given how quickly they managed to get back into this game.
    Armenia
    Red card
    ARM - Artak Dashyan
    90'
  • GOAL! REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 3-2 ARMENIA! After minutes of argument, Brady finally steps up and slots the penalty past Yurchenko into the bottom left corner! It's a lucky break for Ireland, who have been wobbling for a while.
    Republic of Ireland
    Goal
    IRL - Robbie Brady
    91'
FT
Republic of Ireland
Match stats
Armenia
66%
Possession
34%
21
Shots
4
4
Shots (On goal)
3
8
Corners
1
1
Saves
2
11
Fouls
9

Line-ups

0
Gavin Bazunu
0
Nathan Collins
0
John Egan
0
Dara O'Shea
0
Jayson Molumby
0
Jeff Hendrick
0
Jason Knight
0
Matt Doherty
0
Robbie Brady
0
Michael Obafemi
0
Troy Parrott
Republic of Ireland
3-5-2
0
David Yurchenko
0
Hovhannes Hambardzumyan
0
Hrayr Mkoyan
0
Varazdat Haroyan
0
André Calisir
0
Jordy Monroy
0
Khoren Bayramyan
0
Artak Grigoryan
0
Eduard Spertsyan
0
Tigran Barseghyan
0
Lucas Zelarayán
Armenia
5-3-2

Team stats

Republic of Ireland

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
Gavin Bazunu
021
ForwardsGGASFCFW
Michael Obafemi
86'
52'
10202
Troy Parrott
76'
00001
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00021
91'
11111
00110
Jason Knight
76'
00001
Jayson Molumby
52'
00030
DefendersGGASFCFW
Dara O'Shea
01220
18'
10310
Nathan Collins
00401
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
52'(Jayson Molumby)
00110
76'(Troy Parrott)
00000
76'(Jason Knight)
00000
86'(Michael Obafemi)
00100
00000
00000
00000
00000
Chiedozie Ogbene
00000
Liam Scales
00000
000--
Mark Travers
000--

Armenia

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
032
ForwardsGGASFCFW
82'
00012
Lucas Zelarayán
69'
00002
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00110
00012
Eduard Spertsyan
73'
10112
DefendersGGASFCFW
00010
00010
André Calisir
82'
00000
60'
00002
60'
00000
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
60'(Hrayr Mkoyan)
00000
60'(Jordy Monroy)
71'
10120
Vahan Bichakhchyan
69'(Lucas Zelarayán)
00201
Zhirayr Shaghoyan
82'(Tigran Barseghyan)
00000
82'(André Calisir)
00010
A. Serobyan
00000
Styopa Mkrtchyan
00000
Zhirayr Margaryan
00000
Hovhannes Harutyunyan
00000
00000
Stanislav Buchnev
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Republic of Ireland
Match stats
Armenia
66%
Possession
34%
21
Shots
4
4
Shots (On goal)
3
8
Corners
1
1
Saves
2
11
Fouls
9