30 May 2014

593: 30 May 2014

Friday, 30th May 2014. KO 20:30 (local) / 00:30 (BST)
URUGUAY (URU) 1-0 NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) (H/T 0-0)

Venue: Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance:
Referee: Leandro Vuaden (BRA)
Assistant Referees: Marcio Santiago (BRA) & Kleber Lucio Gil (BRA)
Fourth Official: Wilton Sampaio (BRA)
Goals: URU: Stuani 62

NORTHERN IRELAND: 3-5-1-1 (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill (Game: 17. Wins 1; Draws 7; Defeats: 9)
Captain: Steven Davis
R Carroll; C Baird, L McCullough, A Hughes, C Evans [C McLaughlin 87], S Clingan [P Paton 75], S Ferguson [D Lafferty 81], S Davis, N McGinn [J Magennis 61], O Norwood Booked  [J Steele 86], B McKay [R McLaughlin 81]
Subs: M McGovern, T Carson; L Donnelly, J Gray, L Boyce

URUGUAY: (light blue shirts, black shorts, black socks)
Manager: Oscar Tabarez
Captain: Lugano
Muslera; Maxi Pereira, Cáceres [Pereira 72], Arévalo Rios, Lugano, Coates [Giménez 46], Ramírez [Lodeiro 65], Gargano Booked []  [Pérez 75], Cavani [Hernández 65], Forlán [Stuani 46], Rodríguez
Subs: Silva, Muñoz, Fucile, Eguren, Silva, González

Post-Match:
BBC
Sky Sports
Irish FA

Pre-Match:
Announcement
Previous Meetings

NI squad
Name
Club
DOB
Pos
Caps
Goals
Roy Carroll
Olympiacos
30.09.77
GK
33

Michael McGovern
Falkirk
12.07.84
GK
1

Trevor Carson
Portsmouth
05.08.88
GK
-

Daniel Lafferty
Burnley
18.05.89
DF
8

Ryan McLaughlin
Liverpool
30.09.94
DF
-

Aaron Hughes
QPR
08.11.79
DF
88
1
Luke McCullough
Doncaster Rovers
15.02.94
DF
-

Liam Donnelly
Fulham
07.03.96
DF
-

Chris Baird
Burnley
25.02.82
DF
64

Conor McLaughlin*
Fleetwood Town
26.07.91
DF
1

Steven Davis
Southampton
01.01.85
MF
66
5
Oliver Norwood
Huddersfield Town
12.04.91
MF
15

Shane Ferguson
Newcastle United
12.07.91
MF
14
1
Corry Evans
Blackburn Rovers
30.07.90
MF
21
1
Sammy Clingan
Kilmarnock
13.01.84
MF
36

Jonny Steele
NY Red Bulls
07.02.86
MF
1

Paul Paton
Dundee United
18.04.87
MF
-

Niall McGinn
Aberdeen
20.07.87
MF
29
1
Billy McKay
Inverness CT
22.10.88
FW
5

Martin Paterson
Huddersfield T.
13.05.87
FW
22
3
Jamie Ward
Derby County
12.05.86
FW
10
1
Dean Shiels
Rangers
01.02.85
FW
14
1
Josh Magennis
Aberdeen
15.08.90
FW
5

Liam Boyce*
Cliftonville
08.04.91
FW
4

James Gray*
Accrington Stanley
26.06.92
FW
-

* late call-ups

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad)
Defenders: Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica), Diego Lugano (West Bromwich Albion), Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez (both Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Nacional), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Jorge Fucile (Porto)
Midfielders: Alejandro Silva (Lanus), Alvaro Gonzalez (Lazio), Alvaro Pereira (Sao Paulo), Walter Gargano (Parma), Egidio Arevalo Rios (Morelia), Diego Perez (Bologna), Sebastian Eguren (Palmeiras), Cristian Rodriguez (Atletico Madrid), Gaston Ramirez (Southampton), Nicolas Lodeiro (Botafogo)
Forwards: Luis Suarez (Liverpool), Edinson Cavani (Paris St Germain), Abel Hernandez (Palermo), Diego Forlan (Cerezo Osaka), Christian Stuani (Espanyol)

Notes:
  • Ryan and Conor McLaughlin became the 21st set of brothers to be capped by the Irish FA, and the 11th to appear in the same match. Ryan is the first Liverpool player to earn a senior Northern Ireland cap since 1936 and Conor the first ever Fleetwood to win full international recognition.
  • This was Northern Ireland's fourth meeting with Uruguay, but the first to be played "away". The previous matches were played in Belfast (twice) and New Jersey.
  • Debuts for Luke McCullough, Paul Paton and Ryan McLaughlin.
  • This match was played for the Unofficial World Championship and the Copa Antel.

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