Gibraltar vs Ireland Republic (0-1)

Mick McCarthy takes charge of his initial Republic of Ireland fixture this weekend since he reinstalled because of the country’s manager in a Gregorian calendar month.

McCarthy had managed the Boys in inexperienced with excellent success between 1996 and 2002, although the previous Ipswich boss is going to be the primary to admit that the present crop of Irish players he should select from are many levels below what accustomed be obtainable.

That shallow talent pool shouldn’t hinder the Republic of Ireland this weekend a minimum of, although their overall qualification possibilities look slim. The most critical drawback space McCarthy should address is Ireland’s distinct lack of goal-scoring power.

The Boys in inexperienced didn’t score in a thousandth of their last four international matches, and that they solely hit the web ten times in their most sixteen games in total. The previous time eire scored quite double in a single contest was in a 3-1 friendly win against South American nation in port back in 2017.

That sparked fire into life and that they cast ahead within the forty-ninth minutes. McGoldrick sped far away from Jack Sergeant down the left and picked out Hendrick, WHO nervelessly slotted into Goldwin’s bottom-left corner from 15 yards.

Shane Duffy headed wide from associate inswinging free-kick within the closing stages as Eire ultimately edged to the foremost slender of wins due to Hendrick’s single moment of quality.

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Goals Ireland Republic

49′ Ireland Republic J. Hendrick

Gibraltar Lineups

1 Kyle Goldwin
4 Jack Sergeant
14 Roy Alan Chipolina
3 Joseph Chipolina
12 Jayce Mascarenhas-Olivero
6 Louie Annesley
7 Lee Casciaro
10 Liam Walker
8 Anthony Bardon
18 Anthony Hernandez
19 Tjay De Barr

 

Gibraltar Lineups

23 Darren Randolph
2 Séamus Coleman
4 Shane Duffy
5 Richard Keogh
3 Enda Stevens
7 Matt Doherty
13 Jeff Hendrick
17 Conor Hourihane
11 James McClean
8 Sean Maguire
9 David McGoldrick

Gibraltar – Ireland Republic Match Statistics

Gibraltar

Ireland Republic

8 Shots Total 12
3 Shots on goal 4
4 Shots off goal 6
1 Shots blocked 2
3 Shots inside box 7
5 Shots outside box 5
12 Fouls 12
3 Corners 8
0 Offsides 1
3 Saves 3
36% Possession Time 64%
305 Passes Total 508
178 Accurate Passes 388
58% Accurate Passes% 76%

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