26 August 2018

633: 8 September 2018

632 vs Panama - 633 - 634 vs Israel
2018-19 UEFA Nations League - League B Group 3
Sat 8th September 2018. KO: 14:00
NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 1 - 2 BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (BIH)
(H/T 0-1)

Venue: National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 16,942
Referee: Pavel Královec (CZE)
Assistant Referees: Ivo Nadvornik (CZE), Kamil Hajek (CZE)
Additional Assistant Referees: Miroslav Zelinka (CZE), Karel Hrubes (CZE)
Fourth Official: Jakub Hrabovsky (CZE)
Goals: NIR: Grigg (90+3'); BIH: Duljević (36'), Sarić (64')

NORTHERN IRELAND: 4-5-1 (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill
Captain: Steven Davis
Team: B Peacock-Farrell; C McLaughlin [L Boyce 70'], C Cathcart, J Evans, J Lewis; N McGinn [J Ward 76'], O Norwood, S Davis, G Saville, S Dallas; K Lafferty [W Grigg 69']
Unused subs: T Carson (GK), M McGovern (GK), M Smith, C Washington, S Ferguson, C Evans, J Jones, P McNair, G Whyte

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: 4-3-3 (white shirts, blue shorts, white socks)
Coach: Robert Prosinečki
Captain: Edin Džeko
Team: Šehić; Bešić, Šunjić, Zukanovic, Ćivic [Zakarić 76']; Sarić [Krunić 67'], Cimirot, Pjanić [Bajić 83']; Višća, Džeko, Duljević
Unused subs: Kjosevski (GK), Pirić (GK), Nastić, Prcić, Kodro­-Maksumić, Milošević
Booked: Ćivic (10'), Pjanić (30'), Džeko (51'), Šehić (83')

Match Reports:
BBC


Northern Ireland Squad: (BBC)
Goalkeepers: Michael McGovern (Norwich City), Trevor Carson (Motherwell), Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Leeds United)
Defenders: Craig Cathcart (Watford), Jonny Evans (Leicester City), Aaron Hughes (Heart of Midlothian), Gareth McAuley (unattached), Conor McLaughlin (Millwall), Patrick McNair (Middlesbrough), Michael Smith (Heart of Midlothian), Jamal Lewis (Norwich City)
Midfielders: Steven Davis (Southampton), Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Stuart Dallas (Leeds United), Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers), Shane Ferguson (Millwall), George Saville (Millwall), Jordan Jones (Kilmarnock), Oliver Norwood (Sheffield United)
Forwards: Kyle Lafferty (Rangers), Liam Boyce (Burton Albion), Josh Magennis (Bolton Wanderers), Will Grigg (Wigan Athletic), Conor Washington (Queen's Park Rangers), Jamie Ward (Nottingham Forest)

Notes:
  • This was the first ever senior match between Northern Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • This was Northern Ireland's inaugural match in the UEFA Nations League competition

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