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International Friendlies

  • Alan Browne 56’
  • Kevin Long 83’
  • James Collins 86’
  • 67’ Ivelin Popov
0 Half Time 0
11/09/2019
Round 1
Aviva Stadium

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 0'
      Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
    • 0'
      First Half begins.
    • 0'
      Foul by Ronan Curtis (Republic of Ireland).
    • 0'
      Georgi Pashov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 5'
      Corner, Bulgaria. Conceded by Alan Browne.
    • 6'
      Attempt saved. Georgi Pashov (Bulgaria) header from the centre of the box is saved.
    • 6'
      Foul by Daniel Mladenov (Bulgaria).
    • 6'
      Callum O'Dowda (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 11'
      Corner, Bulgaria. Conceded by John Egan.
    • 11'
      Attempt missed. Kristian Dimitrov (Bulgaria) header from very close range is just a bit too high. Assisted by Nikolay Dimitrov with a cross following a corner.
    • 13'
      Attempt missed. Alan Judge (Republic of Ireland) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Callum O'Dowda with a cross.
    • 15'
      Georgi Milanov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 15'
      Foul by Alan Browne (Republic of Ireland).
    • 16'
      Attempt blocked. Alan Judge (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Josh Cullen.
    • 17'
      Attempt blocked. Daniel Mladenov (Bulgaria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 17'
      Corner, Bulgaria. Conceded by John Egan.
    • 17'
      Foul by Alan Judge (Republic of Ireland).
    • 17'
      Ivan Goranov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 17'
      Attempt missed. Daniel Mladenov (Bulgaria) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.
    • 18'
      Foul by Kristiyan Malinov (Bulgaria).
    • 18'
      Josh Cullen (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 21'
      Simeon Slavchev (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 21'
      Foul by Scott Hogan (Republic of Ireland).
    • 25'
      Foul by Alan Browne (Republic of Ireland).
    • 25'
      Georgi Milanov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 28'
      Josh Cullen (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 28'
      Foul by Kristiyan Malinov (Bulgaria).
    • 29'
      Offside, Bulgaria. Anton Nedyalkov tries a through ball, but Daniel Mladenov is caught offside.
    • 30'
      Attempt missed. Scott Hogan (Republic of Ireland) header from the centre of the box.
    • 31'
      Attempt missed. Alan Browne (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
    • 31'
      Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by Anton Nedyalkov.
    • 32'
      Attempt blocked. Daniel Mladenov (Bulgaria) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bozhidar Kraev.
    • 33'
      Corner, Bulgaria. Conceded by John Egan.
    • 33'
      Attempt blocked. Bozhidar Kraev (Bulgaria) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Mladenov with a cross.
    • 34'
      Foul by Kristiyan Malinov (Bulgaria).
    • 34'
      Ronan Curtis (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 34'
      Attempt missed. Scott Hogan (Republic of Ireland) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Conor Hourihane with a cross following a set piece situation.
    • 39'
      Nikolay Dimitrov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 39'
      Foul by John Egan (Republic of Ireland).
    • 40'
      Attempt missed. Ronan Curtis (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by John Egan with a headed pass.
    • 40'
      Bozhidar Kraev (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 40'
      Foul by John Egan (Republic of Ireland).
    • 45'
      First Half ends, Republic of Ireland 0, Bulgaria 0.
    • HALF TIME
    • 45'
      SI Ivelin Popov SO Georgi Milanov
    • 45'
      Second Half begins Republic of Ireland 0, Bulgaria 0.
    • 45'
      Substitution, Bulgaria. Ivelin Popov replaces Georgi Milanov.
    • 46'
      Foul by Bozhidar Kraev (Bulgaria).
    • 46'
      Cyrus Christie (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 47'
      Corner, Bulgaria. Conceded by Conor Hourihane.
    • 47'
      Attempt missed. Simeon Slavchev (Bulgaria) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.
    • 49'
      Foul by Simeon Slavchev (Bulgaria).
    • 49'
      Scott Hogan (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 52'
      Attempt blocked. Daniel Mladenov (Bulgaria) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ivan Goranov with a cross.
    • 52'
      Attempt blocked. Daniel Mladenov (Bulgaria) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
    • 54'
      Corner, Bulgaria. Conceded by Ronan Curtis.
    • 55'
      Attempt saved. Ronan Curtis (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
    • 55'
      Goal! Republic of Ireland 1, Bulgaria 0. Alan Browne (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Scott Hogan.
    • 56'
      G Alan Browne Assist Scott Hogan
    • 57'
      Foul by Anton Nedyalkov (Bulgaria).
    • 57'
      Alan Judge (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 58'
      Substitution, Bulgaria. Vasil Bozhikov replaces Anton Nedyalkov.
    • 58'
      Substitution, Bulgaria. Wanderson replaces Nikolay Dimitrov.
    • 58'
      Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Jack Byrne replaces Alan Judge.
    • 59'
      SI Vasil Bozhikov SO Anton Nedyalkov
    • 59'
      SI Wanderson SO Nikolay Dimitrov
    • 59'
      SI Jack Byrne SO Alan Judge
    • 59'
      Attempt blocked. Conor Hourihane (Republic of Ireland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 59'
      Substitution, Republic of Ireland. James Collins replaces Scott Hogan.
    • 60'
      SI James Collins SO Scott Hogan
    • 60'
      Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by Kristian Dimitrov.
    • 61'
      Kristian Dimitrov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 61'
      Foul by Kevin Long (Republic of Ireland).
    • 61'
      Attempt missed. Josh Cullen (Republic of Ireland) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Cyrus Christie with a cross.
    • 62'
      Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by Ivan Goranov.
    • 62'
      Offside, Republic of Ireland. Jack Byrne tries a through ball, but Conor Hourihane is caught offside.
    • 63'
      Attempt missed. Jack Byrne (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Josh Cullen.
    • 65'
      Penalty Bulgaria. Bozhidar Kraev draws a foul in the penalty area.
    • 65'
      Penalty conceded by John Egan (Republic of Ireland) after a foul in the penalty area.
    • 66'
      Goal! Republic of Ireland 1, Bulgaria 1. Ivelin Popov (Bulgaria) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
    • 67'
      G Ivelin Popov
    • 67'
      Substitution, Bulgaria. Kiril Despodov replaces Daniel Mladenov.
    • 68'
      SI Kiril Despodov SO Daniel Mladenov
    • 68'
      Substitution, Republic of Ireland. James McClean replaces Conor Hourihane.
    • 69'
      SI James McClean SO Conor Hourihane
    • 70'
      Offside, Republic of Ireland. Jack Byrne tries a through ball, but James Collins is caught offside.
    • 71'
      Foul by Kiril Despodov (Bulgaria).
    • 71'
      Cyrus Christie (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 72'
      Simeon Slavchev (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 72'
      Foul by James Collins (Republic of Ireland).
    • 74'
      Attempt blocked. Kiril Despodov (Bulgaria) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
    • 74'
      Foul by Vasil Bozhikov (Bulgaria).
    • 74'
      James Collins (Republic of Ireland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 75'
      Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Kieran O'Hara replaces Mark Travers.
    • 75'
      Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Enda Stevens replaces Callum O'Dowda.
    • 76'
      SI Kieran O'Hara SO Mark Travers
    • 76'
      SI Enda Stevens SO Callum O'Dowda
    • 79'
      Substitution, Bulgaria. Vasil Panayotov replaces Kristian Dimitrov.
    • 80'
      SI Vasil Panayotov SO Kristian Dimitrov
    • 80'
      Attempt blocked. James McClean (Republic of Ireland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jack Byrne.
    • 80'
      Substitution, Bulgaria. Georgi Terziev replaces Kristiyan Malinov.
    • 81'
      SI Georgi Terziev SO Kristiyan Malinov
    • 81'
      Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by Georgi Terziev.
    • 81'
      Attempt blocked. Josh Cullen (Republic of Ireland) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
    • 82'
      Goal! Republic of Ireland 2, Bulgaria 1. Kevin Long (Republic of Ireland) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Byrne with a cross following a corner.
    • 83'
      G Kevin Long Assist Jack Byrne
    • 83'
      Vasil Bozhikov (Bulgaria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 83'
      Foul by James Collins (Republic of Ireland).
    • 83'
      Substitution, Republic of Ireland. Jeff Hendrick replaces Ronan Curtis.
    • 83'
      James Collins (Republic of Ireland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 84'
      SI Jeff Hendrick SO Ronan Curtis
    • 84'
      YC James Collins
    • 85'
      Goal! Republic of Ireland 3, Bulgaria 1. James Collins (Republic of Ireland) right footed shot from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Enda Stevens with a cross.
    • 86'
      G James Collins Assist Enda Stevens
    • 88'
      Corner, Republic of Ireland. Conceded by Georgi Pashov.
    • 89'
      Attempt missed. John Egan (Republic of Ireland) header from very close range is too high. Assisted by Jack Byrne with a cross following a corner.
    • 90'
      Match ends, Republic of Ireland 3, Bulgaria 1.
    • 92'
      Second Half ends, Republic of Ireland 3, Bulgaria 1.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    4-2-3-1
    ACTIVE
    5-4-1
    Defender
    republic of ireland
    James McClean
    0
    69'Substituted
    Defender
    republic of ireland
    John Egan
    0
    Captain
    Midfielder
    republic of ireland
    Josh Cullen
    0
    Attacker
    republic of ireland
    James Collins
    0
    60'Substituted
    Defender
    bulgaria
    Vasil Bozhikov
    0
    Captain
    59'Substituted
    Midfielder
    bulgaria
    Bozhidar Kraev
    0
    Attacker
    bulgaria
    Kiril Despodov
    0
    68'Substituted

    SUBSTITUTES

    Goalkeeper
    republic of ireland
    Mark Travers
    0
    76'Substituted
    Defender
    republic of ireland
    Shane Duffy
    0
    Midfielder
    republic of ireland
    Conor Hourihane
    0
    69'Substituted
    Attacker
    republic of ireland
    Ronan Curtis
    0
    84'Substituted
    Midfielder
    bulgaria
    Kristiyan Malinov
    0
    81'Substituted

    MANAGERS

    republic of ireland
    Stephen Kenny
    bulgaria
    Yasen Petrov

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 59% 41%
    Effective Chances 14 7
    Shots on Target 4 2
    Turnovers 10 9

    POSSESSION

    Passes 606 430
    Passing Accuracy 89% 82%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 85% 75%
    Crosses 32 14
    Crossing accuracy 19% 14%

    ATTACK

    Shots 19 14
    Shots outside the box 7 3
    Shots inside the box 9 8
    Shooting accuracy 25% 18%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 9 17
    Effective Tackles 56% 76%
    Blocked Shots 5 6
    Clearances 10 17
    Saves 1 1

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 11 9
    Yellow Cards 1 0
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 2 1

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