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Gallery: Ireland seal Euro 2012 play-off spot

It wasn’t pretty but Ireland claimed their place in Thursday’s draw thanks to a win in Dublin. Here’s how it happened.

Gallery: Ireland seal Euro 2012 play-off spot
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  • Kevin Doyle and Karlen Mkrtchyan

  • Roman Berezovsky is dismissed

  • Richard Dunne celebrates scoring

  • Valeri Alenksanyan scores an own goal

  • Jonathan Walters backs into with Hrayr Mkoyan

  • Ireland supporters at the whistle

  • Richard Dunne celebrates with teammates

  • Ireland supporters celebrate during the match

  • Stephen Hunt collides with Valeri Aleksanyan and Arsen Petrosyan

  • Stephen Kelly celebrates at the final whistle

  • Robbie Keane celebrates with Stephen Hunt

  • Damien Duff consoles Arsen Petrosyan

  • Arsen Petrosyan at the end of the game

Pics: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan, Donall Farmer and Morgan Treacy

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