• Bozhidar Kraev 56'
1
Round 1
Finished
  • Shane Duffy 90'+3'
1
BGR
IRL
KO
  • Stevens receives a yellow card. The Sheffield United left-back looks bemused. It's hard to see what he did wrong to Popov there.
    Republic of Ireland
    Yellow Card
    IRL - Enda Stevens
    22'
HT
  • GOAL! 1-0 BULGARIA! Hourihane plays a sloppy pass in the centre of the pitch and Bulgaria intercept. Nedelev slides Kraev in and the Midtylland striker finishes from the centre of the box! 
    Bulgaria
    Goal
    BGR - Bozhidar Kraev
    56'
  • Ireland substitution. McCarthy is first to make way for them. Brady comes on and Hourihane drops into defensive midfield.
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - James McCarthy
    Substitution - In0 - Robbie Brady
    70'
  • O'Dowda is next to head off. The Sheffield United forward Robinson comes on for him.
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Callum O'Dowda
    Substitution - In0 - Callum Robinson
    74'
  • Bulgaria substitution. Karagaren replaces Delev on the right wing.
    Bulgaria
    Bulgaria
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Spas Delev
    Substitution - In0 - Birsent Karagaren
    76'
  • Idah's debut for Ireland is over. Their veteran striker Long replaces him up front.
    Republic of Ireland
    Republic of Ireland
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Adam Idah
    Substitution - In0 - Shane Long
    77'
  • Bulgaria make that enforced change. Galabov makes his senior debut as he replaces the stricken Zanev.
    Bulgaria
    Bulgaria
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Petar Zanev
    Substitution - In0 - Plamen Galabov
    79'
  • Bulgaria substitution. Nedelev, creator of their goal, makes way for Tsvetkov. He's been at the heart of everything good the home side have done today.
    Bulgaria
    Bulgaria
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Todor Nedelev
    Substitution - In0 - Aleksandar Tsvetkov
    83'
  • GOAL! 1-1 IRELAND! Ireland's captain for the day Duffy steps up when his team need him most! Ireland win a corner down their left as Brady closes down Popov. Brady swings the corner in and Duffy meets it sweetly, powering a header into the bottom right corner!
    Republic of Ireland
    Goal
    IRL - Shane Duffy
    93'
FT
Bulgaria
Game Stats
Republic of Ireland
38%
Possession
62%
10
Shots
14
4
Shots (On goal)
3
1
Corners
5
2
Saves
3
15
Fouls
16

Lineups

0
Georgi Georgiev
0
Strahil Popov
0
Kristian Dimitrov
0
Petar Zanev
0
Anton Nedyalkov
0
Kristiyan Malinov
0
Georgi Kostadinov
0
Spas Delev
0
Todor Nedelev
0
Galin Ivanov
0
Bozhidar Kraev
Bulgaria
4-2-3-1
0
Darren Randolph
0
Matt Doherty
0
Shane Duffy
0
John Egan
0
Enda Stevens
0
Jeff Hendrick
0
James McCarthy
0
Conor Hourihane
0
Callum O'Dowda
0
Adam Idah
0
Aaron Connolly
Republic of Ireland
4-3-3

Team Stats

Bulgaria

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
012
ForwardsGASHOFCFS
56'
10124
MidfieldersGASHOFCFS
00021
00010
00232
83'
01300
76'
00003
DefendersGASHOFCFS
00052
00001
00010
79'
00111
SubstitutesGASHOFCFS
76'(Spas Delev)
00101
79'(Petar Zanev)
00000
83'(Todor Nedelev)
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Republic of Ireland

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
013
ForwardsGASHOFCFS
00236
77'
00021
74'
00202
MidfieldersGASHOFCFS
00000
00100
70'
00011
DefendersGASHOFCFS
00102
00020
93'
10222
00141
SubstitutesGASHOFCFS
70'(James McCarthy)
01020
74'(Callum O'Dowda)
00200
77'(Adam Idah)
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Bulgaria
Game Stats
Republic of Ireland
38%
Possession
62%
10
Shots
14
4
Shots (On goal)
3
1
Corners
5
2
Saves
3
15
Fouls
16