This is the post for the first leg. Please click here for the second leg.
Video goal highlights from the Republic of Ireland vs France first leg World Cup 2010 playoff game on November 14, 2009- Saturday. Game kicks off at Croke Park, Dublin- 20.00 GMT. Big, big game for the Irish- they need a good result here ahead of the second leg in Paris.
Final full time score :- Republic of Ireland 0-1 France ( Nicolas Anelka 72′)
Republic of Ireland 0-1 France ( Nicolas Anelka 72′ goal)
Chelsea striker Anelka gives France a valuable away goal and the lead at Croke Park. His shot took a deflection off PNE defender Sean St.Ledger en route to goal, but France will take it which ever way it comes.
Republic of Ireland starting lineup against France:- Given, O’Shea, St Ledger, Dunne, Kilbane, Duff, Andrews, Whelan, Lawrence, Doyle, Robbie Keane (c).
France starting lineup against Republic of Ireland:- Hugo Lloris, Bacary Sagna, William Gallas, Eric Abidal, Patrice Evra; Lassana Diarra, Alou Diarra, Yoann Gourcuff, Thierry Henry (c), Nicolas Anelka, Andre-Pierre Gignac.
Ireland vs France goal highlights and team lineups in the post.