27 August 2013

587: 6 September 2013

6th September 2013. KO: 19:45 BST
NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 2 - 4 PORTUGAL (POR) (H/T 1-1)

Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 12,001
Referee: Danny Makkelie (NED)
Assistant Referees: Davie Goossens (NED), Bas van Dongen (NED)
Fourth Official: Kevin Blom (NED)
Goalscorers: NIR: McAuley (36), Ward (52); POR: Alves (21), Ronaldo (68, 77, 83)

NORTHERN IRELAND: (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill
Captain: Steven Davis
Carroll _; Hodson, Brunt __61, McAuley, J. Evans, Norwood _, McGinn [Lafferty 67 _80], Davis _, Paterson, Ward [C. Evans 71], Ferguson [Baird 76]
Unused subs: McGovern (gk), Devlin (gk); McArdle, Grigg, Bruce, Magennis, McKay, O'Connor, McKeown

PORTUGAL: (all red)
Manager: Paulo Bento
CaptainL Cristiano Ronaldo
Rui Patricio; Pereira, Alves, Pepe _, Coentrao _, Moutinho, Miguel, Meireles [Nani 52], Vierinha [Nelson 64], Postiga _43, Ronaldo _ [Amorim 90]
Unused subs: Eduardo (gk), Lopes (gk), Martins, Lica, Costa, Neto, Silva, Josue, Antunes

Northern Ireland vs Portugal (Roy Cathcart)
Roy Carroll, Jonny Evands, Gareth McAuley, Chris Brunt, Steven Davis, Martin Paterson
Ollie Norwood, Niall McGinn, Lee Hodson, Jamie Ward, Shane Ferguson

Match Reports:
UEFA
BBC
DailyMail

Squads:
Northern Ireland (BBC)
Goalkeepers: Carroll (Olympiacos), McGovern (Falkirk), Devlin* (Cliftonville)
Defenders: Hughes (Fulham), McGivern (Hibernian), Cathcart (Blackpool), McAuley (West Brom), J Evans (Manchester United), Bruce (Hull), Hodson (MK Dons), D Lafferty (Burnley), McKeown* (Kilmarnock), Baird* (unattached), McArdle* (Bradford City)
Midfielders: Davis (Southampton), Norwood (Huddersfield), McGinn (Aberdeen), Ferguson (Birmingham), C Evans (Blackburn), Brunt (West Brom), O'Connor (Rotherham)
Forwards: K Lafferty (Palermo), Grigg (Brentford), McKay (Inverness), Paterson (Huddersfield), Ward (Derby), Magennis* (Aberdeen)
* late call-ups

Portugal: (GlobalPost)
Goalkeepers: Beto (Sevilla), Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon), Eduardo (Sporting Braga)
Defenders: Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid), Joao Pereira (Valencia), Pepe (Real Madrid), Luis Neto (Zenit St Petersburg), Ricardo Costa (Valencia), Antunes (Malaga)
Midfielders: Andre Martins (Sporting Lisbon), Josue (Porto), Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Miguel Veloso (Dynamo Kiev), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahce), Ruben Amorim (Benfica), Ruben Micael (Sporting Braga)
Forwards: Vieirinha (Wolfsburg), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Danny (Zenit St Petersburg), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Helder Postiga (Zaragoza), Nani (Manchester United)

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