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Played
March 27, 2013 1:15 AM IST
Aviva Stadium — Dublin
Referee:‬ M. Strahonja‎
Attendance:‬ 35100‎
 
25′ (PG) Jonathan Walters
David Alaba 90+2′
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Republic of Ireland 2-2 Austria

Giovanni Trapattoni's side looked to be heading for a crucial victory before David Alaba struck in stoppage time at the Aviva Stadium

By Ronan Murphy

  • David Forde
    1
    0
    3.00

    David Forde

    Could not do much for the goals, but was commanding at corners and high balls. His kicking under pressure is still suspect though.

  • Ciaran Clark
    0
    1
    2.00

    Ciaran Clark

    Was at fault for the goal, but did well to come back from that and put in a good display before being forced off.

  • John O'Shea
    1
    0
    2.50

    John O'Shea

    A solid outing from the centre-back, who handled his captaincy duties well.

  • Marc Wilson
    1
    0
    2.50

    Marc Wilson

    Did well getting forward and closed down quickly when in defence.

  • Glenn Whelan
    0
    1
    2.00

    Glenn Whelan

    Back in the side for Green, and performed both his defensive and passing duties well in the first half. Didn't have as much of an impact after the interval.

  • James McCarthy
    1
    0
    2.00

    James McCarthy

    Made a couple of poor passes, and tired as the game went on. Not as effective as against Sweden.

  • James McClean
    1
    0
    3.50

    James McClean

    Caused lots of problems down the left-wing, and his crossing was much more effective than on Friday.

  • Seamus Coleman
    1
    0
    3.00

    Seamus Coleman

    Had one nervy moment under pressure, but aside from that, put in an assured display.

  • Conor Sammon
    0
    1
    2.00

    Conor Sammon

    Plenty of running up front, and showed good control at times, but never had any real chances to score.

  • Jonathan Walters
    1
    0
    4.00

    Jonathan Walters

    Took his penalty very well, and looked full of confidence before scoring his second.

  • Shane Long
    1
    0
    4.00

    Shane Long

    Chased down every ball, and won the penalty kick that got Ireland back into the game. His best performance in a green jersey.

Substitutions

  • Sean St Ledger
    0
    0
    2.00

    Sean St Ledger

    Came on for Ciaran Clark, and put in a few decent challenges.

  • Paul Green
    0
    0
    2.00

    Paul Green

    Worked hard after being introduced.

  • Heinz Lindner
    0
    0
    3.00

    Heinz Lindner

    Made a fantastic save in the second-half, but had little to do otherwise.

  • Aleksandar Dragovic
    0
    0
    2.50

    Aleksandar Dragovic

    Dealt well with Sammon, and won some crucial battles in the air.

  • Christian Fuchs
    0
    0
    2.00

    Christian Fuchs

    Didn't always defend well out wide, and the captain has had better games.

  • David Alaba
    0
    1
    4.00

    David Alaba

    Always looked a danger on the ball, and punished Ireland right at the end with a well-taken goal.

  • Emanuel Pogatetz
    0
    1
    1.50

    Emanuel Pogatetz

    Silly tackle to give away the penalty kick, and looked frustrated at times.

  • Gyorgy Garics
    0
    0
    2.50

    Gyorgy Garics

    Beaten by Long all too often, but added a threat up front for set-pieces.

  • Veli Kavlak
    0
    0
    2.00

    Veli Kavlak

    Was lucky not to be sent off after picking up an early yellow and following it up with another heavy challenge.

  • Zlatko Junuzovic
    0
    0
    3.00

    Zlatko Junuzovic

    Forced off early, but looked good until his injury.

  • Marko Arnautovic
    0
    0
    3.00

    Marko Arnautovic

    Looked good out wide and delivered in some dangerous crosses.

  • Martin Harnik
    0
    0
    3.50

    Martin Harnik

    Austria's most effective attacker, regularly getting himself into good positions.

  • Philipp Hosiner
    0
    0
    1.50

    Philipp Hosiner

    Virtually anonymous up front, and was rightly withdrawn for Janko.

Substitutions

  • Julian Baumgartlinger
    0
    0
    2.00

    Julian Baumgartlinger

    Got forward very well, and proved to be a more than adequate replacement for Junuzovic.

  • Andreas Weimann
    0
    0
    2.50

    Andreas Weimann

    The Aston Villa wideman injected much needed spark into the Austrian side.

  • Marc Janko
    0
    0
    2.50

    Marc Janko

    Was much better than Hosiner up front, and got into good positions.

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