22 March 2015

600: 29 March 2015

Sunday, 29th March 2015. 17:00 GMT
NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 2-1 FINLAND (FIN) (H/T 2-0)

Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 10,264
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL)
Assistant Referees: Paweł Sokolnicki (POL), Tomasz Listkiewicz (POL)
Fourth Official: Radosław Siejka (POL)
Additional Assistant Referees: Paweł Raczkowski (POL), Tomasz Musiał (POL)
Goalscorers: NIR Lafferty 33, 38; FIN Sadik 90+1

NORTHERN IRELAND (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill (Game 24)
Captain: Steven Davis (Game 26)
Carroll; C. McLaughlin, Chris Brunt _, Gareth McAuley, Jonny Evans, Chris Baird _, Niall McGinn [Stuart Dallas 64], Steven Davis [Corry Evans 46], Jamie Ward, Kyle Lafferty [Josh Magennis 79], Oliver Norwood
Unused subs: Michael McGovern, Alan Mannus; Daniel Lafferty, Billy McKay, Paddy McCourt, Paddy McNair, Aaron Hughes, Will Grigg

FINLAND (white shirts, blue shorts, white socks)
Manager: Mixu Paatelainen
Captain: Niklas Moisander
Hradecky; Sorsa, Moisander, Toivio [Arajuuri _ 46], Eremenko, Pukki [Sadik 70], Sparv, Mattila, Uronen, Ring, Hämäläinen [Pohjanpalo _ 43]
Unused subs: Mäenpää, Moren, Schüller, Lod, Riski, Raitala, Lam, Kauko, Moisander

Match Programme:

Match Photos:

Kyle Lafferty, Roy Carroll, Jonny Evans, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin
Jamie Ward, Steven Davis, Niall McGinn, Oliver Norwood, Chris Baird
Match Reports:
Sporting Life
BBC
IrishFA

Pre-Match:
Northern Ireland Squad (BBC)
Goalkeepers: R Carroll (Notts County), A Mannus (St Johnstone), M McGovern (Hamilton Academical).
Defenders: A Hughes (Brighton), C Baird (West Bromwich Albion), G McAuley (West Bromwich Albion), J Evans (Manchester United), C Cathcart (Watford), S Ferguson (Newcastle United), C McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town), L McCullough (Doncaster Rovers), P McNair (Manchester United),  D Lafferty* (Burnley), L Hodson* (Watford).
Midfielders: S Davis (Southampton), C Brunt (West Bromwich Albion), S Clingan (Kilmarnock), C Evans (Blackburn Rovers), O Norwood (Reading), R McLaughlin (Liverpool), B Reeves (MK Dons), P McCourt (Brighton), S Dallas (Brentford), P Paton* (Dundee United).
Forwards: K Lafferty (Norwich City), N McGinn (Aberdeen), J Ward (Derby County), J Magennis (Kilmarnock), B McKay (Wigan Athletic), Will Grigg (MK Dons).
* late call-ups, withdrawals

Finland Squad
Lukas Hradecky (Brøndby IF), Niki Mäenpää (VVV-Venlo), Henrik Moisander (FC Lahti), Sakari Mattila (Ålesunds FK), Paulus Arajuuri (KKS Lech Poznan), Joona Toivio (Molde FK), Sebastian Sorsa (HJK), Valtteri Moren (HJK), Niklas Moisander (AFC Ajax), Thomas Lam (PEC Zwolle),
Kari Arkivuo (BK Häcken), Tim Sparv (FC Midtjylland), Roman Eremenko (PFC CSKA Moskva),
Rasmus Schüller (HJK), Alexander Ring (FC Kaiserslautern), Jere Uronen (Helsingborgs IF),
Berat Sadik (FC Thun), Joni Kauko (FSV Frankfurt 1899), Kasper Hämäläinen (KKS Lech Poznan),
Perparim Hetemaj (AC Chievo Verona), Teemu Pukki (Brøndby IF), Riku Riski (Rosenborg BK),
Joel Pohjanpalo (Fortuna Düsseldorf)

Notes:
  • This was (Northern) Ireland's 600th senior international.
  • Kyle Lafferty scored his 13th and 14th international goals, equaling then surpassing Billy Gillespie and Colin Clarke as Northern Ireland's second highest ever goalscorer.

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