Republic of Ireland 4 Georgia 0: Robbie Keane strikes twice on night he equals Shay Given's record caps haul
Monday 03 June 2013
Robbie Keane celebrated equalling Shay Given's record caps haul with his 55th and 56th goals for the Republic of Ireland as they cruised to a 4-0 victory over 10-man Georgia in Dublin yesterday. The LA Galaxy striker, who was handed his 125th appearance as a second-half substitute, struck 13 minutes from time and then again with 88 minutes gone to cement a comfortable victory.
Goals from Derby's Richard Keogh, his first for Ireland, and Simon Cox either side of half-time had given Ireland the lead after Georgia had goalkeeper Giorgi Loria sent off for a 20th-minute foul on Shane Long.
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