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Wednesday, 11 October, 2000, 19:13 GMT 20:13 UK
Clockwatch: Iceland 1-0 Northern Ireland

Goals, red cards and major incidents from Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifying match against Iceland in Reykjavik.

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Full-time: Iceland 1-0 Northern Ireland. Iceland take their first points of the 2002 World Cup campaign after an injury-time blunder by keeper Roy Carroll gifts Thordur Gudjonssen the only goal of the game.

90: Gudjohnssen snatches victory for Iceland in injury-time after keeper Carroll comes for a long ball but is beaten to it by Helguson's whose head on is put into the empty net by the Chelsea man.

Steve Lomas
Steve Lomas misses next match

89: Northern Ireland skipper Steve Lomas is booked for kicking the ball away and misses next match against the Czech Republic in March.

85: Williams has to go off for treatment to a cut forehead but is soon back in action.

82: Northern Ireland make their second substitution with Phil Gray replacing Stuart Elliott.

79: Defender Williams booked for dissent.

79: Gunnarsson's shot bobbles in front of Carroll who is relieved to scramble the ball away for a corner.

76: Damien Johnson needs treatment after the Blackburn player collides with Hreidarsson.

69: In a rare foray down the left, Kevin Horlock feeds Aaron Hughes but the Newcastle defender's cross lands on top of the Iceland net.

Eidur Gudjohnsen
Eidur Gudjohnsen sliced shot wide

61: Keeper Carroll comes out to block Dadason as Iceland create more danger.

51: Iceland continue to look ominous and they miss another glorious opportunity when Dadason flicks the ball on and 4million man Gudjohnsen slices his right-foot shot side.

46: Northern Ireland, with Mark Williams on for the injured Gerry Taggart, make a sluggish start to the second half and were relieved to see Gudjonssen fire over form a good position.

45: Half-time: Iceland 0-0 Northern Ireland.

40: Magilton tries his luck with a shot from outside the box but the ball drifts wide.

27: Gudjohnsen's shot seems destined for the top corner but Carroll pulls off a fine save, clawing the ball away for a corner.

23: Healy wins a free-kick 30 yards out which Jim Magilton flights into the penalty area but, when the ball falls to Gerry Taggart, the Leicester City defender pulls it wide of the target from just six yards out.

18: Striker David Healy struggles for a while with an ankle injury after a challenge from Ipswich's Hreidarsson.

Stuart Elliott
Stuart Elliott was on the end of a heavy tackle

15: Vidarsson is booked for bad tackle on Stuart Elliott.

6: Watford's Helguson is found in a good position but his mishit shot goes well wide.

2 minutes: Helguson's weak header goes wide of Roy Carroll's goal.

1 minute: Gudjonssen's dangerous cross from the right is headed away by Gerry Taggart for a corner.

2030 BST: Iceland kick-off, seeking their first points after opening defeats against Denmark and the Czech Republic.


Iceland: B. Kristinsson, Vidarsson, Sverrisson, Hreidarsson, Helgason, Gudjonssen, Gunnarsson, R. Kristinsson, Helguson, Gudjohnsen, Dadason. Subs: Gottskalksson, Kolvidsson, Gudmundsson, Sigurdsson, Gretarsson, S. Jonsson, Bjarnason.

Northern Ireland: Carroll, A. Hughes, Taggart, Murdock, Lomas, Elliott, Magilton, Lennon, Johnson, Horlock, Healy. Subs: Wright, Gray, M. Williams, J. Quinn, McGibbon, Mulryne, J. Whitley.

Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

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