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15.02.2006 at 19:00 Attendance:
Finland 1 - 2 Under 21
Referee: Tournament-match

Perparim Hetemaj Pen Stephen Ward (49)
Gary Dicker (92)
Opening squads
Darren Randolph
Christopher Deans
Keith Keane
Richard Keogh
James Hand
Stephen Ward
Roy O Donovan
Gary Dicker
Stephen Grant
Andrew Keogh
Anthony Stokes
None None.
Yellow cards
None None.
Red cards
None None.
Other statistics
0 Shots 0
0 Shots on goal 0
0 Offsides 0
0 Corner kicks 0
0 Free kicks 0
0 Penalties 0
Match report
Ireland 2-1 Finland RES
Ward 49
Dicker 89

The Republic of Ireland's Under-21 side
snatched a late winner to beat Finland
in the Madeira Invitational Tournament.

UCD midfielder Gary Dicker sealed the
victory for Don Givens' side with a
92nd-minute strike after seizing on an
error by Finnish keeper Niki Maenpaa.

Anthony Stokes was denied a second for
Ireland in the 64th minute when his
shot was deflected into the ground by
Maenpaa and hit the crossbar.

Finland equalised 3 minutes later when
Cork City midfielder Roy O'Donovan was
penalised for a foul on Jarno Parikka
and Perparim Hetemaj fired home.

The Irish team to play Finland will be (4-4-2):

Darren Randolph (Charlton Athletic),
Keith Keane (Luton Town),
Richard Keogh (Bristol City),
Christopher Deans (Waterford United),
James Hand (Huddersfield Town,
Roy O'Donovan (Cork City),
Gary Dicker (UCD),
Stephen Grant (Waterford United),
Anthony Stokes (Arsenal);
Stephen Ward (Bohemians),
Andy Keogh (Scunthorpe Utd).
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