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656: 18 November 2020

655 vs Austria - 656 - 657 vs Italy
2020-21 UEFA Nations League - League B Group 1
Wed 16th November 2020. KO: 19.45
NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR) 1-1 ROMANIA (ROU)
(H/T 0-0)

Venue: National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: Restricted to 1,060 home fans-only due to Covid-19
Referee: Sandro Schärer (SUI)
Assistant Referees: Jan Köbeli (SUI), Jonas Erni (SUI)
Fourth Official: Fedayi San (SUI)
Goals: NIR: Boyce (56'); ROM: Bicfalvi (81')

NORTHERN IRELAND: 3-5-2 (green shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Ian Baraclough
Captain: Jonathan Evans
Team: B Peacock-Farrell; D Ballard, J Evans, C Cathcart; M Kennedy (J Lewis 66'), P McNair, M Smith (E Galbraith 79'), A McCann, S Dallas; J Magennis (C McLaughlin 79'), L Boyce (C Washington 66')
Unused subs: M McGovern [GK], C Hazard [GK], T Flanagan, R McLaughlin, G Whyte
Booked: L Boyce (25'), M McGovern (80')

ROMANIA: 3-4-3 (yellow shirts, yellow shorts, yellow socks)
Coach: Mirel Rădoi
Captain: Ciprian Tătăruşanu
Team: Tătăruşanu; Nedelcearu, Cristea, Toşca (Bicfalvi 74'); Creţu (Mogos 64'), Marin, Nistor, Camora, Man (Maxim 64'), Alibec (Băluță 87'), Tănase (Ganea 87')
Unused subs: Bălgrădean [GK], Lazar [GK], Mitrea, Puşcaş, Albu, Țîru, Manea

Match Report:

Northern Ireland Squad: (BBC)

Goalkeepers: Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Burnley), Michael McGovern (Norwich City), Conor Hazard (Celtic)
Defenders: Jonathan Evans (Leicester City), Craig Cathcart (Watford), Stuart Dallas (Leeds United), Shane Ferguson (Millwall), Conor McLaughlin (Sunderland), Jamal Lewis (Newcastle United), Michael Smith (Heart of Midlothian), Tom Flanagan (Sunderland), Daniel Ballard (Arsenal - on loan at Blackpool), Ryan McLaughlin* (Rochdale)
Midfielders: Steven Davis (Rangers)Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers)Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Patrick McNair (Middlesbrough), George Saville (Middlesbrough), Gavin Whyte (Cardiff City), Matthew Kennedy (Aberdeen), Jordan Thompson (Stoke City), Ethan Galbraith (Manchester United), Alistair McCann (St Johnstone), Ethan Galbraith* (Manchester United)
ForwardsKyle Lafferty (Reggina 1914), Josh Magennis (Hull City), Conor Washington (Charlton Athletic), Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian)

Notes:
  • NI captain Steven Davis withdrew from the squad for unspecified personal reasons
  • Matthew Kennedy, who initially withdrew from the squad with injury, was recalled and won his first NI cap

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