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16th October 2012. KO 20:45 BST
PORTUGAL (POR) 1-1 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) (H/T 0-1)

Venue: Estádio do Dragão, Oporto
Attendance: 48,711
Referee: Thorsten Kinhöfer (GER)
Assistant Referees: Detlef Scheppe (GER), Guido Kleve (GER)
Fourth Official: Marco Fritz (GER)
Goalscorers: NIR: McGinn (30); POR: Postiga (79)

NORTHERN IRELAND: (all black) 4-5-1
Manager: Michael O'Neill (Game 6. Won 0, Drew 3, Lost 3)
Captain: Steven Davis (Game 8. Won 0, Drew 3, Lost 5)
Players
Clubs
Gls
Sub
Cap
1
CARROLL R.E.
Olympiakos


24
18
HUGHES A.W. _
Fulham


83
3
McGIVERN R.
Manchester City


19
4
CATHCART C.
Blackpool


12
5
EVANS J.
Manchester United


32
6
BAIRD C.
Fulham


60
14
McGINN N.
Aberdeen
1

19
8
DAVIS S.
Southampton


56
16
NORWOOD O.
Huddersfield Town


9
10
LAFFERTY K.
Sion


34
11
EVANS C.
Hull City


18
Unused Substitutes:
12
MANNUS A.
St Johnstone


-
23
McGOVERN M.
Falkirk


-
2
HODSON L.
Watford


-
7
SHIELS D.
Rangers


-
9
HEALY D.J.
Bury


-
15
McCOURT P.
Celtic


-
17
LAFFERTY D.
Burnley


-
19
GRIGG W.
Walsall


-
20
CARSON J.
Ipswich Town


-
21
McARDLE R.
Bradford City


-


PORTUGAL: (all red)
Coach: Paulo Bento
Captain: Cristiano Ronaldo 
Rui Patrício; Bruno Alves, Pepe _, Miguel Veloso, Cristiano Ronaldo, João Moutinho, Rúben Micael [sub 61: Varela], Nani, Miguel Lopes [sub 47: Ruben Amorim], João Pereira [sub 73: Eder], Hélder Postiga

Pre Match:
Northern Ireland Squad
Goalkeepers: Roy Carroll (Olympiakos), Alan Mannus (St Johnstone), Michael McGovern (Falkirk)
Defenders: Aaron Hughes (Fulham), Ryan McGivern (Manchester City, on loan at Hibernian), Jonny Evans (Manchester United), Craig Cathcart (Blackpool), James McPake* (Hibernian), Alex Bruce* (Hull City), Joe Dudgeon* (Hull City) Lee Hodson# (Watford), Daniel Lafferty# (Burnley), Rory McArdle# (Bradford City)
Midfielders: Chris Baird (Fulham), Steven Davis (Southampton), Oliver Norwood (Huddersfield Town), Corry Evans (Hull City), Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Pat McCourt (Celtic), Grant McCann* (Peterborough United), Shane Ferguson* (Newcastle United), Josh Carson (Ipswich Town)
Forwards: David Healy (Bury), Dean Shiels (Rangers), Kyle Lafferty (FC Sion), Will Grigg (Walsall), Martin Paterson* (Burnley)
* player withdrawn through injury
late call-up

Portugal Squad
Goalkeepers: Eduardo (Istanbul BB), Rui Patrício (Sporting), Beto (SC Braga)
Defenders: Bruno Alves (FC Zenit), Pepe (Real Madrid), Fábio Coentrão (Real Madrid), João Pereira (Valencia CF), Luís Neto (AC Siena), Miguel Lopes (FC Porto), Sereno (Real Valladolid)
Midfielders: Raul Meireles (Fenerbache SK), Nani (Manchester United), João Moutinho (FC Porto), Miguel Veloso (FC Dinamo Kyiv), Custódio (SC Braga), Rúben Micael (SC Braga), Rúben Amorim (SC Braga)
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Hélder Postiga (Real Zaragoza), Varela (FC Porto), Nélson Oliveira (Deportivo de la Coruña), Pizzi (Deportivo de la Coruña), Éder (SC Braga)

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