Dublin (AFP) - Uruguay took victory in the drama of five goals in Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Wednesday pm when the Irish beat host of experimental and less experienced with the score 3-2.
The team from South America was going to lead 3-1, through one of the most impressive performances at the newly renovated stadium, and Ireland is unable to repair their two-goal deficit at halftime, as cited by AFP.
However, Ireland coach Giovanni Trapattoni will be quite pleased with the performance of his young team against a team ranked seventh in the world.
After losing 0-2 last Friday of Estonia, Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez down a team that is able to restore confidence, with the nine core players who appeared in the semifinals of World Cup South Africa 2010.
But the two players who did not take part in the match, captain Diego Lugano and young players Abel Hernandez, and Edinson Cavani, scored a success in a tense first half.
Hernandez, 20-year-old Palermo striker, appeared very impressive in the first half and get the first chance for "La Celeste" by controlling the feed from Diego Forlan in his chest, but his efforts failed to score Ireland's captain that night, Stephen Kelly.
On another occasion, Keith Fahey almost embarrassing Fernando Muslera Uruguay guarding the wicket, when long-distance attempt bounced in front of the goalkeeper, who can only watch the ball bounced off him and go beyond the crossbar.
Opening goal occurred in the 12th minute, but it is far from qualified. Forlan's free-kick headed away by Fahey, but the ball terpantulkan by Cavani and Lugano without making mistakes, fired the ball past Keiren Westwood.
Shane Long, Ireland's best players in the game, equalized three minutes later, get the ball from a long sweep of Clark, held for the fed to Paul Green who directed the ball to Liam Lawrence on the right wing.
He held it, and with a cross the left leg, received Long, who drove into the penalty box and high jump for the ball and scored his sixth international goal.
Judging from the score, the visitors clearly superior, and Maxi Pereira strengthen its dominance of the South American team to roam the right wing with a perfect feed Cavani.
Napoli players were mercilessly sent a ball past Westwood to the net to bring his team back the lead. Hernandez terrorize the Irish defense and the player nicknamed "The Jewel" was then scored a goal five minutes before halftime.
Created the last goal for the host, as Fahey did not have trouble doing a penalty kick in minute 48.