Republic of Ireland 1 - Georgia 0: Seamus Coleman separates the two sides
The Everton defender, below, scored in the 50th minute in his first match as captain, giving them four points from two games in Group D.
But it was not all plain sailing for Martin O’Neill’s men.
Georgia’s Levan Mchedlidze and Guram Kashia were denied by the woodwork within seconds of each other.
Jonathan Walters lifted an effort over the bar seconds later, but the Irish laboured to create more openings before Coleman finally made the breakthrough.
The full-back surged into the penalty area.
His initial cross rebounded back to him and his second touch came off Solomon Kvirkvelia to leave... read more
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