Ireland all but book flights to Euro 2012

Updated: November 11, 2011

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Estonia 0 – Ireland 4
90 min played


90 min Full time. Ireland 4-0 Estonia. Ireland all but assured of making it to Euro 2012
89 min Keane almost makes it five. Two mins stoppage time
86 min GOAL IRELAND. Robbie Keane makes it four from the pen spot.
85 min Penalty to Ireland. Hunt taken down in the area..
82 min Sting has been taken out of the game now.
80 min Ireland well in control now.
77 min Nice play from Walters. Ireland on top now.
75 min Estonia down to nine men. The captain Piroja sent off for handball
74 min ‘The Fields’ is been belted out now. Ireland have one foot in Euro 2012
71 min Hunt now on for Duff
70 min GOAL IRELAND. Robbie Keane gets the third with a simple tap in. Surely game over
68 min Free kick to Ireland, Andrews taken out when clear in the middle of the park
66 min McGeady gives away a free kick. Cool heads required from Ireland
64 min GOAL IRELAND. Walters gets a scrappy second goal. nice play from McGeady to Walters who bundles the ball home
63 min Duff seems ok and has returned to the game
61 min Duff looks in trouble. Down after a heavy collision with Glen Whelan
60 min Scrappy free kick is cleared.
59 min Bad foul on Duff. Free kick for Ireland twenty five yards out
57 min Nice cross from McGeady, comes to nothing. Game has stpepd up in pace and intensity
55 min Voskoboinikov shoots wide. Estonia have their tails up
54 min Estonia almost score ball deflected wide.
52 min Claims for a penalty turned down. Free kick right outside the area though.
50 min Andrews off the field with a busted nose
48 min McGeady annoyed as he wastes a good chance to get the ball into the box. Corner Ireland
47 min Ireland keeping hold of the ball. Great chance for Keane, well blocked down. Good start to the second half
46 min Nice play from Duff but drags shot wide.
45 min We are back. A huge chance for Ireland to kill the tie off in this 45 mins
45(1) min Half time. Ireland a goal and a man up. Estonia are there for the taken.
45 min 1 min added time
44 min McGeady with a cameo of his good and bad points. Good run but looses the ball
43 min Vassiljev sends it high and wide
42 min Free kick for Estonia 25 yards out
41 min Bad tackle on Stephen Ward.
39 min Throw for Ireland deep in Estonia’s half. Walters misses with the header
36 min Free kick for Ireland goes well over the bar. The Gods are smiling on Trap
34 min Estonia are down to ten men. Stepanov sent off for a shocking tackle on Keane. He gets a second yellow card and is off. Game is going Ireland’s way
32 min Walters shoots just over the bar. Great pace and shot from the big man
31 min Tempo has slowed a touch. If Ireland can restrict Estonia to long ranhe shots Trap will be happy
30 min Shot by Kink, easy stop for Given
29 min Great last ditch tackle by Ward on Kink. Corner Estonia.
28 min Nice through ball from McGeady, Keane fails to read the pass
25 min Kink is trying to up the tempo for Estonia. Ireland are winning the midfield battle however
24 min McGeady looks like the biggest threat Ireland have. If he only got his head up more.
22 min Estonia break from an Ireland free kick. Vassiljev is growing into the game
20 min Vassiljev with a great effort that just fades wide. Ireland need to get tighter.
18 min Nice defending from Glen Whealn who stops Estonia. The home side are on top now.
16 min Great run by McGeady until chopped down. Free kick comes to nothing
15 min Estonia almost in again. Poor defending from Kelly but shot comes to nothing
14 min Given denies Estonia a quick response. Terrific start for Ireland
13 min Goal Ireland. Keith Andrews with the opening goal. A great cross by McGeady. Ireland 1 up
11 min Andrews deflects a shot just over the bar. Estonia coming into the game
9 min Long ball play from Ireland. Walters seems to be the go to guy tonight.
8 min Free kick to Estonia rolls by Shay Given. Goal kick to Ireland
6 min McGeady gets the ball, puts head down and runs the ball out of play. Poor
5 min Estonia coming into the game now. Richard Dunne starting well.
4 min Cross from McGeady goes over the bar
3 min Nice interchange from Keane, Walters and McGeady comes to nothing.
3 min Walters with the first shot on goal. easy save for the keeper
2 min Clever flick from Walters comes to nothing. Good start from Ireland
1 min Good pressure from Ireland. Solid start from the away side
1 min Game is underway
0 min The teams are about to take the field. Here we go
0min the BIG news is that Trap has decided who will partner Robbie and its (drum roll…) Jon Walters.. good call.
0 min A massive massive night in Tallinn as Ireland take on Estonia in the first leg of their Euro 2012 play off.


Ireland team: Given, Kelly, Dunne, St Ledger, Ward, McGeady, Whelan, Andrews, Duff, Keane, Walters

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