Northern Ireland vs Belarus (2-1)
Josh Magennis came off the bench to fireside Northern Ireland to the highest of group C with a late winner in Sunday’s 2-1 conclusion over Byelarus in monetary unit 2020 qualification.
After eight competitive internationals while not a win and a torrid UEFA Nations League campaign, Th night’s 2-0 success over Esthonia in the capital of Northern Ireland was a significant step back within the right direction for a European country.
Archangel O’Neill’s aspect has to bank another 3 points here against Byelorussia to line themselves up for key qualifiers against Netherlands and Deutschland later within the year, and also the bookies rate them unequal favorites to oblige at that time success and Belarus’ 4-0 activity against the Dutch on matchday one.
while European country was dealt a reasonably robust gig drawn aboard European heavyweights Netherlands and Deutschland in cluster C, the order of fixtures works in their favor as they need a chance to rack up points from home and away clashes with Esthonia and Byelorussia before usurping the large guns between September and Nov.
And once being outpointed all told four of their UEFA Nations League games by a European country and Bosnia Herzegovina to suffer relegation from League B, European country required a soft introduction to the monetary unit 2020 qualifiers to revive some morale and confidence within the squad.
O’Neill’s men can doubtless be feeling far better concerning life once beating Esthonia 2-0 at Windsor Park on Th night, though they rejected a variety of probabilities before Aberdeen midfielder Niall McGinn stony-broke the stalemate directly before the hour mark.
Other Matches: Estonia vs Northern Ireland (1-2)
Goals Northern Ireland
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|87′||Northern Ireland||J. Magennis|
Northern Ireland Lineups
Northern Ireland – Belarus Match Statistics
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— Northern Ireland (@NorthernIreland) March 24, 2019