World Cup Qualifying - European - Group F
Northern Ireland2Portugal4

Northern Ireland v Portugal

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Line-ups

Northern Ireland

  • 1CarrollBooked at 61mins
  • 11BruntBooked at 61mins
  • 4McAuley
  • 5Evans
  • 2Hodson
  • 3FergusonSubstituted forBairdat 77'minutes
  • 8DavisBooked at 32mins
  • 7McGinnSubstituted forLaffertyat 67'minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 16NorwoodBooked at 82mins
  • 19WardSubstituted forEvansat 71'minutes
  • 9Paterson

Substitutes

  • 22McKeown
  • 21O'Connor
  • 10Lafferty
  • 12McGovern
  • 23Devlin
  • 14McArdle
  • 13Evans
  • 20Mckay
  • 18Magennis
  • 15Grigg
  • 17Bruce
  • 6Baird

Portugal

  • 12Rui Patrício
  • 3PepeBooked at 7mins
  • 2Bruno Alves
  • 21da Silva Pereira
  • 5da Silva CoentrãoBooked at 53mins
  • 11Vieira de FreitasSubstituted forOliveiraat 65'minutes
  • 16MeirelesSubstituted forAlmeida da Cunhaat 55'minutes
  • 7Cristiano RonaldoBooked at 43minsSubstituted forAmorimat 90'minutes
  • 8João Moutinho
  • 4Veloso
  • 23PostigaBooked at 43mins

Substitutes

  • 17Almeida da Cunha
  • 1Dos Reis Carvalho
  • 20Amorim
  • 22Lopes
  • 14Neto
  • 10Pereira Carneiro
  • 13Moreira da Costa
  • 6Soares Martins
  • 15Adrien Silva
  • 18Soares Pesqueira
  • 19Antunes
  • 9Oliveira
Referee:
Danny Makkelie

Match Stats

Home TeamNorthern IrelandAway TeamPortugal
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home5
Away19
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Northern Ireland 2, Portugal 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Northern Ireland 2, Portugal 4.

Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

Attempt saved. Rubén Amorim (Portugal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nani.

Substitution

Substitution, Portugal. Rubén Amorim replaces Cristiano Ronaldo.

Attempt missed. Nélson Oliveira (Portugal) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by João Moutinho.

Offside, Northern Ireland. Oliver Norwood tries a through ball, but Martin Paterson is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Northern Ireland 2, Portugal 4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Booking

Oliver Norwood (Northern Ireland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Fábio Coentrão (Portugal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Oliver Norwood (Northern Ireland).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match João Pereira (Portugal) because of an injury.

Dismissal

Kyle Lafferty (Northern Ireland) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

João Pereira (Portugal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Lafferty (Northern Ireland).

Foul by Nélson Oliveira (Portugal).

Jonny Evans (Northern Ireland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Northern Ireland 2, Portugal 3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fábio Coentrão with a cross following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Northern Ireland. Chris Baird replaces Shane Ferguson.

Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Shane Ferguson.

Attempt saved. Nani (Portugal) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Miguel Veloso.

Substitution

Substitution, Northern Ireland. Corry Evans replaces Jamie Ward.

Attempt blocked. Miguel Veloso (Portugal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Nélson Oliveira (Portugal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Miguel Veloso with a through ball.

Goal!

Goal! Northern Ireland 2, Portugal 2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by João Moutinho with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Oliver Norwood.

Attempt blocked. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by João Moutinho with a cross.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Portugal).

Substitution

Substitution, Northern Ireland. Kyle Lafferty replaces Niall McGinn.

Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

Attempt saved. Miguel Veloso (Portugal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by João Moutinho.

Substitution

Substitution, Portugal. Nélson Oliveira replaces Vieirinha.

Booking

Roy Carroll (Northern Ireland) is shown the yellow card.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Chris Brunt (Northern Ireland) for a bad foul.

João Pereira (Portugal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Chris Brunt (Northern Ireland).

Offside, Northern Ireland. Steven Davis tries a through ball, but Martin Paterson is caught offside.

Corner, Portugal. Conceded by Shane Ferguson.

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MATCH FACTS

Head-to-head

Team A

Team B

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 6th September 2013

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium87101521322
2Croatia8521115617
3Serbia8224101008
4Macedonia721458-37
5Wales7205716-96
6Scotland8125411-75

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy7520134917
2Bulgaria7241115610
3Czech Rep72327619
4Armenia730489-19
5Denmark7232810-29
6Malta7106316-133

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany76102571819
2Sweden7421138514
3Austria7322158711
4R. of Ireland73221312111
5Kazakhstan7115416-124
6Faroe Islands7007322-190

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Netherlands76102241819
2Romania74121310313
3Hungary73221311211
4Turkey7313127510
5Estonia7214511-67
6Andorra7007022-220

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland7430125715
2Norway732297211
3Albania731377010
4Iceland73131213-110
5Slovenia7304910-19
6Cyprus7115411-74

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portugal8521168817
2Russia7502123915
3Israel6321158711
4Northern Ireland7133611-56
5Azerbaijan704339-64
6Luxembourg7034417-133

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bos-Herze75112341916
2Greece751184416
3Slovakia733185312
4Latvia7214815-77
5Lithuania7124510-55
6Liechtenstein7025317-142

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England74302532215
2Montenegro8431158715
3Ukraine74211941514
4Poland7241138510
5Moldova8125415-115
6San Marino7007038-380

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain6420102814
2France632184411
3Finland613246-26
4Georgia612337-45
5Belarus6114410-64
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