Competition: Friendly   Venue: Aviva Stadium    Attendance: 25,191   Referee: Ruddy Buquet (France)
Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland

Jonathan Walters - Goal (78')

Sun 25 May 2014

1 - 2


(Full Time)
Turkey
Turkey

Ahmet Ilhan Ozek - Goal (17')

Tarik Camdal - Goal (75')

Gokhan Gonul - Yellow Card (83')



Team Lineup
Robert Elliot (G)
Stephen Ward (D)
John O'Shea (D)
Damien Delaney (D)
Seamus Coleman (D)
Marc Wilson (M)
Glenn Whelan (M)
Aiden McGeady (M)
James McClean (M)
Wesley Hoolahan (M)
Shane Long (F)
Jonathan Walters (Sub)
Anthony Stokes (Sub)
Stephen Quinn (Sub)
Anthony Pilkington (Sub)
Alex Pearce (Sub)
Daryl Murphy (Sub)
David Meyler (Sub)
Stephen Kelly (Sub)
Paul Green (Sub)
David Forde (Sub)
Shane Duffy (Sub)
Simon Cox (Sub)
Ciaran Clark (Sub)



Game Matchtracker



Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
90' + 3' - Full Time -

The game has ended between Republic of Ireland and Turkey. A disappointing night for Ireland overall as Wes Hoolahan is named as the 3 Man Of The Match. Lots of food for thought available for both Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane after this one, that bit is for sure.

Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
90' -

Ireland go on the attack as fourth official Neil Doyle holds up 3 minutes of added time.

Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
85' -

Great play by McClean to dance by his man beforing picking out Daryl Murphy who manages to hit the target but is unable to get the power in his header to beat Kivrak.

Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
84' - Substitution - Ishak Dogan replaces Nuri Sahin for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
83' -

The crowd seem to really have come back into this since Ireland scored and are now in full voice once again.

Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
83' - Yellow Card - Gokhan Gonul is booked for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
81' - Substitution - Stephen Quinn replaces Glenn Whelan for Republic of Ireland.
Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
81' - Substitution - Mustafa Pektemek replaces Mevlut Erdinc for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 1 - 2 Turkey
78' - Goal -

Jonathan Walters scores for Republic of Ireland. Hoolahan shows why so many regard him so highly as he plays the perfect ball over the top to Walters. The big Stoke striker controls the ball with his chest before turning inside and powering the ball past Kivrak in the Turkish goal. This game is not over yet!

Republic of Ireland 0 - 2 Turkey
75' - Goal -

Tarik Camdal scores for Turkey. Ozan Tufan plays the ball through to Camdal who finds himself all alone which gives him the easiest of finishes past Elliot.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
75' -

Hoolahan goes down in the box but the ref on this occasion says no peno.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
71' - Substitution - Tarik Camdal replaces Ahmet Ilhan Ozek for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
70' -

Out of the current 11 Irish players on the pitch a total of seven are former League Of Ireland players.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
65' -

Wasted chance by Glenn Whelan as he slices the ball high over the bar after Murphy knocked the ball down for him in the box.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
65' - Substitution - Daryl Murphy replaces Aiden McGeady for Republic of Ireland.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
65' - Substitution - Jonathan Walters replaces Shane Long for Republic of Ireland.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
65' - Substitution - David Meyler replaces Damien Delaney for Republic of Ireland.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
63' - Substitution - Olcan Adin replaces Hakan Calhanoglu for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
60' -

McGeady gets himself into a good position but is too slow to release the trigger as he has his shot blocked by a number of Turkish players.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
55' -

I'm afraid ladies and gentlemen ten minutes into the second half I still have nothing to report. I am on the verge of dozing off the football is so bad.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
50' -

Painfully slow start to the second half with neither side looking like they are going to give the fans some attacking football just yet. No changes from O'Neill and Keane but I would say that wholesale changes can't be far off.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
46' - Substitution - Ozan Tufan replaces Bilal Kisa for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
46' - Second Half - The second half between Republic of Ireland and Turkey has started.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
45' + 2' - Half Time - It is half-time between Republic of Ireland and Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
42' -

The game is easing its way towards half time with both sides happy to pass the ball around. O'Neill will be looking to instil some words of encouragment to his players at the half time break.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
37' -

A number of flares have just been let off by the travelling support. They have since been put out by the guards and the fire service.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
36' -

Ireland go close once again as McClean cuts inside down the left wing but his ball across the box can't be turned in by Shane Long.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
31' -

The Turks have done a good job taking the sting out of the early Irish attacks and they now look to have regained control of this match.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
26' -

McGeady once again causing problems for Turkey as his ball is met in the box by McClean but the Wigan man can't get his header on target.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
22' -

Aidan McGeady with a free kick that somehow is won in the air by the smallest man on the pitch in Wes Hoolahan. However he fails to steer it past Kivrak.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
20' - Substitution - Oguzhan Ozyakup replaces Selcuk Inan for Turkey.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
17' - Goal -

Ahmet Ilhan Ozek scores for Turkey. Ozek heads in at the near post after Gonul delivered a perfectly timed cross. It was poor defending though it does have to be said from Irelands point of view.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
15' -

How did that stay out as Long, Hoolahan and O'Shea all try their luck with a series of efforts but somee how a mixture of saves and goal line clearances manages to keep the game scoreless.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
12' -

The game has slowed down slightly after that hectic start. The turkish defence appears rattled and it's all Ireland as far as possession goes at the moment.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
7' -

Good start from Ireland as a poor Turkish clearance comes out to Hoolahan who plays it back to Ward on the edge of the box but his shot whistles just wide of Kivrak's post.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
5' -

BIG shout there. Long played through by McGeady. Long is then bundled over in the box but ref says no penalty. Big call and the ref has got it horribly wrong if the replays are to be believed. Stone wall penalty. Really poor decision.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
4' -

Both teams making early mistakes as this time its Turkey that gift Ireland a chance but Houlihan,McClean and Long are unable to muster up a shot.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 1 Turkey
3' -
Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
2' -

A bad lapse in concentration at the back nearly puts Turkey in but Ozek is unable to find a way past Elliot in the Irish goal.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
1' - Kick-off - The game between Republic of Ireland and Turkey has kicked off.
Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
0' -

Teams are out as they prepare to get the usual pre match duties out of the way. Martin O'Neill will not want to loose two games on the bounce so a result will be important for him here.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
0' -

15 minutes to go and the stadium is not anywhere near as full as the FAI will be hoping for come kick off.

Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Turkey
0' -

Hello and welcome to the Aviva Stadium for tonight's three friendly between the Republic Of Ireland and Turkey. The stadium is filling up nicely in eager anticipation of this one. I'm Gareth O'Reilly and along with Stephen Pollard we will be bringing you this evenings game.





Team Lineup
Onur Kivrak (G)
Omer Toprak (D)
Hakan Kadir Balta (D)
Gokhan Gonul (D)
Caner Erkin (D)
Nuri Sahin (M)
Bilal Kisa (M)
Selcuk Inan (M)
Ahmet Ilhan Ozek (M)
Hakan Calhanoglu (M)
Mevlut Erdinc (F)
Ozan Tufan (Sub)
Olcay Sahan (Sub)
Alper Potuk (Sub)
Mustafa Pektemek (Sub)
Oguzhan Ozyakup (Sub)
Aydin Karabulut (Sub)
Turgut Dogan Sahin (Sub)
Ishak Dogan (Sub)
Ugur Demirok (Sub)
Tarik Camdal (Sub)
Adem Buyuk (Sub)
Volkan Babacan (Sub)
Olcan Adin (Sub)
Tolga Zengin (Sub)