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Ireland defeat Andorra 3-1 in an unimpressive performance

Robbie Keane added a third goal for ireland in the second half to secure an unimpressive 3-1 win against one of the weakest sides in nternational football from a country of only 83,000 people.

Andorra scored a shock goal before half time to trail Ireland by 2-1 at the interval in the European Championship qualifying game in Dublin.

Ireland had gone ahead after sixteen minutes when Kevin Kilbane headed home a corner kick.

Soon after Kevin Doyle added a second with a thunderous shot from 30 yards.

In other action in the group Slovakia defeated Russia 1-0 in a shock result in Russia.

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